Michael Mantha’s News From The Park

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park 190510

It seems to be an unfortunate sign of the times that almost all of the news people are exposed to is, to be quite frank, of an extremely negative nature. Some like to put the blame on media, but in … Continue reading

MPP Michael Mantha media statement: National Police Week: May 12th – 18th, 2019

Queen’s Park – No matter where you live in North America, hardly a day goes by that people can open their newspaper or tune in to the news without learning of some man-made or natural tragic event in which people … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park for 190426

Walkerton. – In the words of the great Yogi Berra, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Recently some of my Northern region colleagues and I were discussing concerns regarding Doug Ford’s deep cuts to public health. Later as I was … Continue reading

MPP Michael Mantha media statement: Ontario Education Week: May 6th-10th, 2019

April 29, 2019 Queen’s Park- This year Ontario School Boards have designated May 6th – 10th as Education Week. With the onset of spring and the greater portion of the year’s curriculum under their belts, this is a great time … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park column 190418

If you were a kid who had to take your lunch to school with you, did you ever experience “lunch bag let down?” Most of us did from time to time. As a kid you would sit in class all … Continue reading

MPP Michael Mantha media statement: International Earth Day: April 22nd, 2019

ELLIOT LAKE – Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha says, “Every day the news we read and hear focuses a great deal on peoples’ differences. But thankfully we set aside one day a year to focus on something that all of us … Continue reading

MPP Michael Mantha media statement: Ontario Coaches Week

ELLIOT LAKE – Since 2015, the second week in April in Ontario is recognized as Ontario Coaches Week. This special awareness week provides us with an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the life-long, positive impact that these noble volunteers can … Continue reading

MPP Michael Mantha media statement: National Volunteer Week: April 7-13, 2019

ELLIOT LAKE – Each year Canadians sets aside the third week in April to recognize the incredible contribution that volunteers make to the success of our nation. Many people are surprised to learn that the roots of Volunteer Week go … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park column 190405

You know those sci-fi movies and television programs in which the story revolves around a portal adjoining two worlds. Often the plot is based on the idea that whatever the main character does in one world has some sort of … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park 190329

How many times has Canada been chosen as the best place to live or placed at least in the top ten best nations to live in the entire world? There have been many surveys based upon responses to a large … Continue reading