August 29, 2019

THUNDER BAY — NDP Northern Development and Mines critic, Michael Mantha, released the following statement in response to the Ford government ripping up the regional framework agreement between Ontario and the chiefs of the Matawa First Nations, which was designed to ad...

August 26, 2019

Il n’est pas nécessaire d’être un analyste politique ou un historien pour savoir que le jeu de la politique est en transition constante. Parfois, je suis certain que le terrain ressemble peu au jeu pratiqué à l'époque par d'anciennes personnalités politiques telles que...

August 26, 2019

One does not need to be some sort of political analyst or historian to know that the game of politics is in constant transition. At times I am certain the field bears little resemblance to the game played back in the day by prominent former political figures such as Pr...

August 19, 2019

This week I was successful in arranging for some actual time to be in my constituency office to tend to a wide variety of matters that I am unable to attend to while on the road. As such, finding time to actually be in my constituency office is no small task. Sometimes...

August 19, 2019

Cette semaine, j'ai réussi à m'accorder suffisamment de temps dans mon bureau de circonscription pour régler une grande variété de problèmes auxquels je suis incapable de m'occuper pendant que je suis sur la route. Comme tel, trouver du temps dans mon bureau de circons...

August 12, 2019

Je suppose qu’en plus de l’accès à l’air pur, le besoin d’eau est le plus important qui soit. C'est le besoin le plus fondamental de tous les humains - même au-dessus de la nourriture. Une personne normale, en fonction de sa situation géographique, économique ou autre,...

August 12, 2019

I would hazard a guess that, next to access to clean air, the need for water is the most important need people around the world have. It is of the most basic of all human needs – even above food. The average person, depending on their geographic, economic and other cir...

August 5, 2019

Most anyone who knows me or reads this column can be certain that I truly appreciate the honour the people of Algoma-Manitoulin have shown in me by re-electing me as the MPP for this riding. As well I freely admit that this is without question the best job I’ve had in...

August 5, 2019

La plupart des gens qui me connaissent ou qui lisent cet article peuvent être certains que j'apprécie sincèrement l'honneur que les habitants d'Algoma-Manitoulin m'ont montré en me réélisant député de cette circonscription. De plus, j’admets librement que c’est sans co...

July 30, 2019

Ask any member of my office team what is the best part of their job and I’ll bet you dollars to doughnuts that they’ll say they love the feeling they get from helping people. The same can be said of other jobs, especially first responders and healthcare workers. There...

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