Marit Stiles MPP, Davenport

Government of Ontario

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March 9, 2021

Stiles motion would centre children and youth in pandemic recovery

QUEEN'S PARK--Ontario NDP Education critic Marit Stiles will introduce a motion Tuesday to establish a Child and Youth Recovery Action plan to mitigate the pandemic's impacts on children, youth and... More
February 26, 2021

Small businesses still waiting for promised grant money

This week, I wrote  a letter along with my colleague in the Ontario NDP caucus, and the Official Opposition’s Critic for Small Business Recovery, MPP Ian Arthur, on the issue of the prolonged waits... More
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