Michael Mantha MPP, Algoma–Manitoulin

Government of Ontario

Latest News

May 3, 2021

News from the Park - May 3, 2021

The other day I had an opportunity to speak at length with a senior constituent about some concerns she needed assistance with.  At some point during our conversation, she mentioned that in her lif... More
April 26, 2021

News from the Park - April 26, 2021

I enjoyed a recent opportunity to connect with an old friend of mine who is a retired special education teacher.  We were sharing some experiences about occasions where we have come across question... More
April 22, 2021

NDP call for action on skyrocketing insurance for truckers, northern tourism industry

QUEEN’S PARK – Small trucking and tourism businesses that are struggling to stay afloat in Northern Ontario are being weighed down by brutal insurance costs and the Ford government must tak... More
April 20, 2021

NDP MPPs demand answers from Ford on Northern Ontario School of Medicine

QUEEN’S PARK -  Northerners deserve answers from Doug Ford on why his government wants to separate the Northern School of Medicine (NOSM) from Laurentian and Lakehead universities witho... More
April 19, 2021

News from the Park - April 19, 2021

Stress is not something that we generally think of in a positive light.  Stress, however, can actually have positive effect on our lives.  For example, stress can be a useful motivator in getting o... More
April 12, 2021

News from the Park - Arpil 12, 2021

Life is more enjoyable and significantly easier in many ways if you are a glass half full kind of person.  The meaning of the question, “Is the glass half empty or half full?” is a common proverbia... More
April 5, 2021

News from the Park - April 5, 2021

Without question, these days of this world pandemic are undoubtedly among the most challenging that some of us have ever seen, or might ever experience in our lifetime.  I cannot begin to list all ... More
March 29, 2021

News from the Park - March 29

I’m looking forward to the April constituency week.  I think I’m ready for some time away from Queen’s Park and a break from that long road I travel both ways every weekend.  I’ve always maintained... More
March 22, 2021

News from the Park - March 22, 2021

In recent years I’ve noticed somewhat of a resurgence in the phenomenon of superhero interest.  It’s in comic books still but also on the big screen.  Subscription TV moguls like Netflix and Prime ... More
March 15, 2021

News from the Park - March 15, 2021

One of the greatest things about being an MPP is enjoying getting to know an incredible array of people.  I use the word array because an array is a collection of things of the same type.  I tend t... More