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Category: Columns

Comforting the afflicted, afflicting the comfortable: my focus as your MPP

Submitted by Joel Harden, MPP Ottawa Centre – Friends in Ottawa Centre, The Ford Government has been busy, and we’ve seen an array of cuts this Summer. Modern sex-ed in schools, workers’ rights on campus, and nearly-completed renewable energy projects were the early casualties. Halving the number of Toronto’s city councillors was next, along with […]

Councillor’s Corner

Submitted by Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward Councillor –  Time flies Kitchissippi! August is already upon us and we in the ward are determined to make the most of the remainder of the summer. Read on to find out what’s happening in the area this month. Westboro FUSE is […]

Councillor’s Corner

Submitted by Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward Councillor –  It’s officially summertime now and Kitchissippi ward is hopping with fun events and new projects. With so many things that make our ward wonderful, it’s hard to choose just a few things to write about. Read on to find out […]

Councillor’s Corner

Submitted by Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi ward councillor – Welcome to summer Kitchissippi! With longer and warmer days, there are lots of things happening in our Ward and at City Hall. Read on to find out what we’re working on and what’s coming up next. The City recently posted […]

Councillor’s Corner

Submitted by Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi ward councillor – It’s springtime in Kitchissippi, and the Ward is coming alive! With so many fun events coming up, keep reading to discover what’s happening in our neighbourhoods. I’m teaming up with the Parkdale Food Centre to bring you an interactive theatre […]

A plan for care and opportunity

Submitted by Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre – I could not be more proud to serve a community like Ottawa Centre, that has helped advocate for change not just in our community, but across the province. Change as large as giving municipalities the tools to lower speed limits […]

Supporting middle class families

Submitted by Catherine McKenna, MP Ottawa Centre – For many Canadians, being a parent and raising a family is the most important part of their lives. That’s why our government has introduced new benefits, made changes to Employment Insurance, and invested in our youth to help ensure every […]