Marit Stiles MPP for Davenport

Government of Ontario

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February 3, 2021

Don’t just open schools, make them safe to open

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Education critic Marit Stiles issued the following statement in response to news that schools will return to in in-class learning on Feb. 8 outside of Toronto, Peel and York and ... More
January 22, 2021

Internal documents show government ignored safe schools advice

QUEEN’S PARK — Internal government documents revealed by the Toronto Star show that the Doug Ford government was advised to have a classroom cap of 15 and a large in-school asymptomatic testing pro... More
January 12, 2021

State of Emergency Declared in Ontario

The Ontario government declared a provincial State of Emergencyunder the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA) on January 12, 2021. More
January 9, 2021

Meagre small business support program touted by Ford doesn’t exist yet

TORONTO AND WATERLOO — Davenport MPP Marit Stiles and the NDP's Economic Growth critic Catherine Fife (Waterloo) say Business Improvement Areas (BIA) are growing frustrated that the meagre and inad... More
January 7, 2021

Don’t just close schools – make them safe to re-open

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP responded to Thursday’s announcement that schools cannot open Monday, as planned, because they’re not safe enough for students with the following statement from Education cri... More
January 5, 2021

Calling for a COVID safety plan, with one week left until kids return to classrooms

QUEEN’S PARK — Not one action has been taken to prepare schools and classrooms for kids' safe return on Monday, said NDP Education critic Marit Stiles, who is calling for urgent action and investme... More
December 16, 2020

Letter: Small businesses need support

On December 15, I wrote the provincial and federal ministers responsible for small business to outline ongoing concerns I'm hearing from local businesses here in Davenport. More
December 8, 2020

Marit Stiles introduces bill to ban cat declawing in Ontario

Queen’s Park – Davenport MPP Marit Stiles has tabled a new bill in the Ontario legislature that would amend animal welfare laws to ban the declawing of cats in Ontario. More
December 7, 2020

Lack of support in schools causing alarming learning gaps

QUEEN'S PARK — NDP Education critic Marit Stiles says the Ford government must act now to address alarming learning gaps Ontario students are facing due to problems like out-of-date curricula and t... More
December 4, 2020

Killing of cyclists triggers demand for Vision Zero, road safety measures

I was also heartbroken to hear of the death of a young woman on Dufferin Street this Wednesday, killed after she was clipped by a vehicle and knocked into traffic. I know that Dufferin is an extrem... More