Here for Niagara Falls
Former MPP since 2014, Wayne served as a Niagara Falls city councillor, 199 President, member of the Yellow Shirt Brigade to Save the Fort Erie Hospital and Campaign Co-Chair for the United Way.
A leader in the fight against Liberal and PC hydro privatization schemes, unfair hydro bills and gasoline price gouging.
Health care champion and seniors’ advocate, committed to protecting and expanding public health services in Niagara Falls, Fort Erie & Niagara-on-the-Lake
Tireless advocate for job creation with a successful track record of defending and securing jobs in manufacturing, transportation, tourism and other sectors.
Former critic for Labour-Workers Health and Safety; Training, Trades & Apprenticeships; and Auto Strategy.
NDP’s plan to end gas price gouging means relief for Northern drivers
NORTHERN ONTARIO – The NDP’s Northern team of candidates say Andrea Horwath’s plan released Friday means northern drivers will finally get some relief at the pumps.
“Northern drivers are paying the highest cost for gas in the province. The NDP’s plan to regulate gas prices means we will stop unfair...
NDP government would invest in Windsor-Essex health care
WINDSOR – NDP candidates Lisa Gretzky (Windsor West), Gemma Grey-Hall (Windsor—Tecumseh) and Ron LeClair (Essex) said that an NDP government would invest in making health care better for the families of Windsor and Essex.
“Families in Windsor-Essex deserve a health care system that actually meets their...
Ontario’s NDP will cap gas prices weekly and save commuters money
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP will regulate the price of gas — capping gas prices, outlawing gouging, and saving Ontarians money at the pumps.
“Every day, people are being gouged by oil and gas companies who are already making record profits,” said Horwath. “It’s time for Ontarians to get a...
Ford doesn’t get it done for drivers when meeting with Big Oil
Newly released freedom of information records show gas prices were not on Ford’s agenda in 2019 when he met with big oil and gas companies in Calgary. His own talking points didn’t even mention lowering gas prices.
Ford spent more than $10,000 on the trip to Calgary to meet with representatives from...
NDP will remove tolls for truckers on Highway 407 — reducing gridlock on 400-series highways
NDP candidates announce plan to reduce gridlock for Brampton drivers
BRAMPTON — An Ontario NDP government will immediately eliminate tolls on Highway 407 for all trucks and transport vehicles, reducing gridlock, shortening commute times and making commuting less expensive for Brampton drivers.
Horwath thanks CUPE Ontario for continued endorsement
SAULT STE. MARIE – NDP leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement of thanks to CUPE/SCFP Ontario President Fred Hahn, Secretary-Treasurer Yolanda McClean and the 280,000 public sector workers represented by CUPE Ontario, Ontario’s largest union, for their endorsement:
“I’m filled with joy...
Horwath releases plan for jobs that keep up with the bills – including making it easier to join a union
SAULT STE. MARIE – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath has a plan for higher wages, lower costs, and more respect for workers on the job.
“Everyday workers need to be able to afford everyday life. Together, we can lift wages up, bring costs down, and respect and protect working people,” said Horwath.
Doug Ford’s mandate to his Conservative ministers was always cuts
Doug Ford’s Conservative mandate letters should have been released publicly four years ago. They should be released today, immediately.
But make no mistake: Ontarians saw exactly what Doug Ford told his ministers to do, with no mandate from Ontarians to do it:
The Conservatives cut...
Del Duca continues to lie about NDP platform
The Ford/Del Duca gas scheme protects the oil companies, won’t guarantee lower gas prices and only rewards big oil who will continue to gouge drivers.
Andrea has a plan to permanently cap gas prices and stop the gouging at the pump, laid out clearly in the...
Statement from Ontario NDP on upcoming campaign events
“Andrea’s greatest strength is meeting people and connecting with them where they’re at. She listens, she cares, and it shows. We’re really disappointed that we’re going to lose that for a few days.
That said, we have always had contingency plans for this campaign, knowing that COVID is still among...
Horwath’s NDP would get corporations out of seniors care
SAULT STE. MARIE – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says that the Canadians for Tax Fairness blockbuster report on long-term care shows the urgent need to get for-profit corporations out of long-term care. The report shows that $4 billion in public funding was diverted away from improving care for residents, and into...
Statement from Horwath on positive COVID test
"Like so many others over the last couple years, I tested positive for COVID-19 this morning. We’ve been doing our best to keep everyone safe, and I’ll keep doing that by staying in isolation.
Over the next few days, we were scheduled to go to Sault Ste. Marie, Thunder Bay, Kenora, Sandy Lake First Nation...