Michael Mantha’s News From The Park

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park for 190816

This week I was successful in arranging for some actual time to be in my constituency office to tend to a wide variety of matters that I am unable to attend to while on the road. As such, finding time … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park for 190809

I would hazard a guess that, next to access to clean air, the need for water is the most important need people around the world have. It is of the most basic of all human needs – even above food. … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park 190802

Most anyone who knows me or reads this column can be certain that I truly appreciate the honour the people of Algoma-Manitoulin have shown in me by re-electing me as the MPP for this riding. As well I freely admit … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park for July 26-2019

Ask any member of my office team what is the best part of their job and I’ll bet you dollars to doughnuts that they’ll say they love the feeling they get from helping people. The same can be said of … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park for 190719

A short while ago I allowed myself to be influenced by marketing and persuasion and purchased a kitchen appliance that guaranteed the best home cooked meals, requiring only a fraction of the time and effort to prepare, cook and clean … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park column 190712

As I write this column there are just over 100 days until Canada’s next federal election. In terms of experiencing such a countdown – been there – done that. All signs show this one, as with our own last provincial … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park column 190705

Recently I found myself in a local diner for lunch. I try hard to make sure that I avoid fast-food venues. Experience has shown me that while being a patron of such places from time to time is perfectly fine, … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park for 190628

It goes without saying that within every society and every culture exist elements that seem to tend to embrace what most understand are unfortunate, in some cases very dark, ideologies and behaviours. It is easy to come up with numerous … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park for 190614

Now that the Legislative Assembly has risen for the summer, MPPs can finally dust off from our battles in Queen’s Park and catch our breath. That’s not to say that we can sit back and lollygag until the House is … Continue reading

NDP’s Mantha calls on Ford to take action against spread of Lyme disease in Ontario

QUEEN’S PARK –  NDP MPP Michael Mantha introduced a motion on Thursday calling on the Ford government to stop delaying and take immediate action against the growing cases of Lyme disease in Ontario. “Ontario has the highest number of cases … Continue reading