QUEEN’S PARK – NDP Health critic France Gélinas (Nickel Belt) and MPP Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) have brought forward a bill to make Ontario’s top doctor an independent officer of the legislature.
QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario NDP Leader Peter Tabuns (Toronto—Danforth) and MPP Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) have re-tabled a bill to require the government to start preparing Ontario’s public health care system for the impacts of the climate crisis.
QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario is poised to make history as the NDP puts forward Jill Andrew (Toronto-St. Paul’s), Jennifer French (Oshawa), and Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale-High Park) for appointment as deputy speakers in the legislature.
QUEEN’S PARK — Bhutila Karpoche, MPP for Parkdale-High Park, will be tabling her private member’s bill the Pandemic Preparedness Act 2022 to ensure Ontario is better prepared for future public health crises.
QUEEN’S PARK — Bhutila Karpoche, MPP for Parkdale—High Park, will table her private member’s bill Monday calling for Ontario to establish a study on the four-day work week.
QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and Early Learning and Childcare critic Bhutila Karpoche are calling on the Doug Ford government to stop holding up a $10-a-day child care deal with Ottawa as Alberta signs its deal, leaving only Ontario and New Brunswick among the provinces. Horwath and Karpoche released the following statement:
QUEEN’S PARK — MPP Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) will re-table her bill on Thursday calling for the Ford government to review the status of mental health care for new parents in Ontario and expand available treatment, supports and awareness of perinatal mental health disorders.
QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Child Care critic Bhutila Karpoche said that while the Doug Ford Conservatives argue with the federal Liberals over signing a deal for $10-a-day child care, Ontario families are paying the price.