Marit Stiles MPP for Davenport

Government of Ontario

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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the Ford government must act now to address alarming learning gaps Ontario students are facing due to problems like out-of-date curricula and t...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
December 4, 2020

Toronto MPPs call on Ford government to help homeless residents

Read our statement regarding the clearing of encampments from Toronto parks: More
December 1, 2020

Letter to Education Health Advisor

On November 30, I wrote to the Ford government's new Education Health Advisor, Dr. Joshua Tepper to raise the Opposition's concerns about the pandemic response plan. More
November 26, 2020

New bill would give cities more say in cannabis shops' location

QUEEN’S PARK — Davenport NDP MPP Marit Stiles tabled a bill that would give Ontario’s municipalities a say in the location and distribution of private cannabis stores within their communities. The ... More
November 19, 2020

Scrap sneaky changes that let developers build on wetlands

On November 16, I spoke up about changes in the snuck into the Ford government's new budget bill that would have a big impact on the ability of Conversation Authorities to fulfill their mandate and... More
November 18, 2020

Cap class sizes to avoid school shutdown again

QUEEN’S PARK — With Doug Ford now admitting he’s considering school closures again, the NDP is urging the Ford government to take action and invest in the safety of students and school staff. NDP E... More
October 8, 2020

Update on Fairview Nursing Home

As you may have seen in the press, the Fairview Nursing Home, a private long-term care home in Little Portugal, has been dealing with a significant COVID-19 outbreak that has affected residents, ma... More
October 7, 2020

Why didn't Ford prepare our schools for a second wave?

QUEEN'S PARK — Ontario NDP Education critic Marit Stiles made a statement in response to reports that parents are pulling their kids out of in-person school en masse, with at least 7,000 students b... More
September 17, 2020

Stop Renovictions!

A new bill announced today would crack down on landlords who use the excuse of renovations — otherwise known as renovictions — or the guise of a relative moving in as an excuse to evict a tenant an... More