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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.

QUEEN'S PARK — Ontario NDP Child Care critic Bhutila Karpoche said the Ford government must follow the Government of British Columbia's example and make an agreement with Ottawa to create $10-per-day-child care in Ontario.

QUEEN'S PARK — The Ontario NDP's critic for Child Care Bhutila Karpoche released the following statement on today's National Day of Action for Early Learning and Child Care:

Nearly half of child care workers have considered leaving sector
QUEEN'S PARK — The NDP's critic on Early Learning and Childcare Bhutila Karpoche released this statement in response to a survey by the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care and the Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario showing child care workers at a breaking point due to neglect, overwork and poor pay, with close to 50 per cent considering leaving the sector at some point during the pandemic:
Ford government refused to pass it Monday, but NDP won’t give up
QUEEN'S PARK — The NDP has tabled a bill to make May 10 an annual provincial Day of Action on Anti-Asian Racism. On Monday, Doug Ford’s Conservative MPPs prevented its immediate passage — but the NDP says it won’t give up.

TORONTO — NDP Child Care critic Bhutila Karpoche released the following statement in response to Steven Del Duca’s campaign announcement:

Opportunity: Digital Engagement Coordinator

We are seeking a paid consultant Digital Engagement Coordinator to support the Parkdale—High Park Provincial NDP constituency association. 

Support for our Neighbours in Encampments

The Parkdale—High Park NDP stands with our neighbours living in encampments, affirms their right to live with dignity and agency, and calls on the provincial and federal government to take definitive action to end homelessness. 

 

Andrea Horwath releases new long-term care plan

TORONTO — Starting in 2022, Andrea Horwath will create 50,000 new long-term care spaces, ending the wait for home care and long-term care, and within eight years will make the entire system public and not-for-profit.

QUEEN’S PARK — A bill tabled by NDP MPP Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) to mark July of each year as Tibetan Heritage month passed unanimously in the Ontario Legislature today.

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