Marit Stiles MPP for Davenport

Government of Ontario

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August 21, 2020

Back to School Update - August 21

I know there is still a lot of uncertainty about what school will look like in just a few short weeks. My colleagues and I have been working non-stop to push the government to do better and parents... More
August 13, 2020

Education non-announcement won’t save kids from crowded classrooms

QUEEN’S PARK – Ontario NDP Health critic France Gélinas issued the following statement in response to the announcement made by the Minister of Education Stephen Lecce on Thursday: More
August 11, 2020

Safe Return to School

On August 10th, I was joined on the lawn of Queen’s Park by Kelly Iggers, a parent in my riding of Davenport,who started a petition campaign calling on the Ford government to urgently introduce a s... More
August 7, 2020

Toronto Public Health affirms parents’ fears about Ford’s risky back-to-school scheme

QUEEN’S PARK — Marit Stiles, Ontario NDP Education critic, released the following statement in response to Toronto Public Health raising concerns about class sizes and physical distancing as the Fo... More
August 6, 2020

Statement by Andrea Horwath in response to Doug Ford’s commitment to keeping class sizes big in September

QUEEN’S PARK — Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition New Democrats, released the following statement in response to Premier Doug Ford’s news conference Wednesday, in which he defended h... More
July 31, 2020

Ford set up thousands of tenants to face evictions, starting this weekend

QUEEN’S PARK — Doug Ford has created a perfect storm for thousands of evictions to begin this weekend, and NDP Tenant Rights critic Suze Morrison is calling on him to reverse course today, before p... More
July 30, 2020

Ford’s low-budget school scheme increases risk to save money

QUEEN’S PARK — The Ford government’s back-to-school scheme stacks kids in overcrowded classrooms, while forcing many high school students to do half their education alone at home with little to no ... More
July 23, 2020

Letter to Transportation Minister and Metrolinx

Following the news that Metrolinx would renege on an agreement to provide surplus land for the creation of a community centre in the Jane and Finch area, I wrote the Minister of Transportation and ... More
July 20, 2020

Action Alert: Stop Ford's Eviction Bill

COVID-19 is one of the worst health crises we’ve ever faced.  Thousands have been thrown out of work, and that’s put tremendous pressure on people to make ends meet -- especially here in Davenport ... More
July 16, 2020

Action Plan for a Safe Return to Schools

QUEEN’S PARK — As the Ford government sits on its hands instead of taking action to ensure a full return to schools in September, the Ontario NDP is putting forward an emergency action plan that wo... More