Here for Peterborough—Kawartha
- Jen is President of the Elementary Occasional Teachers of KPR (ETFO KPR OT local).
- Jen is a long time board member and volunteer at Camp Wanapitei (youth canoe tripping camp).
- Jen is passionate about the environment and the outdoors, building trails in Warkworth, teaching Canadian Style Paddling, and runs rivers each Spring with the Peterborough canoeing group.
- Jen lives with partner Marcus in Peterborough and has two adult sons.
McCleave-Kennedy demands Romano return $5,100 of local donor money he used for Toronto parking space
SAULT STE. MARIE - Michele McCleave-Kennedy responded to Ross Romano’s refusal to acknowledge that taking more than $5,000 in Sault riding association money to pay for his Toronto parking spot is wrong. Romano told SooToday that he needs that parking space to do his job.
“Mr. Romano needs to acknowledge...
Horwath’s NDP will end hallway medicine in Ontario
BRAMPTON and KITCHENER – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will end hallway medicine in Ontario by stopping the cuts, and investing to train and hire staff, fix home care, deliver universal mental health care, build hospitals and more.
“When your mom is in the hospital, you want her to have privacy and a nurse call...
Andrea Horwath enters final week of campaign with record volunteers and new ads
New ad shows Horwath rallying supporters as volunteer crew surpasses 20,000 mark
TORONTO — More than 20,000 volunteers have joined NDP campaigns all over Ontario, and the party has launched a new energetic ad showing NDP Leader Andrea Horwath rallying a large crowd and calling for Ontarians to come together...
Liberals added 35,000 seniors to waitlist while building just 611 LTC beds
The last time the Liberals were in government, they put 35,000 more seniors on the waitlist for long-term care while adding just 611 beds, according to the Financial Accountability...
Statement on more than $125,000 in Conservative MPP Allowances
Regarding the more than $125,000 in MPP allowances pocketed by eight Conservative MPPs, the NDP released the following statement:
“Conservatives: Pay. It. Back.”
The eight Conservative MPP allowances:
Lisa McLeod -...
Will Del Duca denounce London candidate’s “terribly dishonest” push polling?
Honesty and integrity matter. London North Centre Liberal candidate Kate Graham posted what she called a “poll” - but it’s not legitimate, or even legal if it was a federal election.
Experts didn’t mince words on the Liberal...
Lisa MacLeod and Jeremy Roberts must explain appointment of convoy supporter to Ottawa Police Services Board
Conservatives need to explain why a new report says Robert Swaita, a convoy supporter, “had the backing of” PC incumbents Lisa MacLeod and Jeremy Roberts, for his Ottawa Police Services Board...
Liberal attack on OHIP-covered mental health is wrong and misguided
The NDP has a plan to expand OHIP to include mental health coverage.
Today, the Liberals tried to criticize it, but their math is wrong. They assume every person in the province, including new-born babies, will seek out care.
They divided funding by the entire population of Ontario and just took that...
Statement from NDP’s Laura Mae Lindo on Peterson event
KITCHENER— NDP candidate for Kitchener Centre Laura Mae Lindo released the following statement on the Jordan Peterson event in Kitchener:
“There’s no room for hate in Kitchener or Ontario. Mr. Peterson’s racist and transphobic worldview are simply not welcome here.
To the courageous people of...
NDP will protect students’ mental health
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP will help post-secondary students care for their mental health with a free and easily accessible mental health care.
“University, college and trade school is a stressful time — it’s always a stressful time, full of change,” said Horwath. “Right now, a silent...
PC’s Ross Romano sends donors his bill for $300/month Toronto parking spot
PC candidate Ross Romano may not live in Sault Ste. Marie, but he does have an expensive parking spot in Toronto paid for by the Sault Ste. Marie Conservative riding association.
Horwath will scrap Ford’s lawsuit shield for long-term care homes, fix LTC system
DURHAM and TORONTO – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will restore the right of long-term care residents and their families to seek justice against negligent nursing home operators for the horrors they endured. Then she’ll overhaul long-term care so it doesn’t happen to others.
“Seniors — our parents and...