February 8, 2016

Today marks the beginning of Chinese New Year- a fifteen day celebration that will bring people together across the province and around the world.

On this holiday, communities come together at temples and family gatherings to mark the beginning of the year of the fire monkey - the ninth animal on the Chinese zodiac calendar. 

The fire monkey symbolizes the virtues of intelligence and innovation. This seems especially relevant in a year where the intelligent implementation of innovation will be essential to solving economic and environmental challenges. 

February 4, 2016

"So many residents of our community have been left out of the government’s mailing of potassium iodine (KI) pills. These pills protect us from thyroid cancer if there is a radiation leak - we need to make sure that everyone at risk will have them," says Stacey Leadbetter.

February 1, 2016

Black History Month is a time to recognize and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Ontarians of African and Caribbean descent. During this period, let us all appreciate the unique cultural contributions of African and Caribbean communities and the effect they have had in shaping the beautifully diverse province in which we live.

January 29, 2016

The other parties at Queen's Park need to work together on a funding solution for transportation that does not include selling Hydro One.

January 28, 2016

“The Ontario government should not be for sale,” says Stacey Leadbetter, running for the GPO in the Whitby-Oshawa by-election. “It’s time to end corporate and union donations to political parties.”

The GPO continues to call for a provincial ban on corporate and union donations to political parties as a way to reduce the shady influence of money in politics. The federal government and other provinces ban such donations. 

January 19, 2016

This article was originally posted on Huffington Post on January 19, 2016.

Would you renovate your house without comparing costs and design/build options? Would you use outdated technology instead of modern building practices? For most people, the answer is no.

January 14, 2016

(OTTAWA) Today, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party and MP (Saanich-Gulf Islands) and Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Ontario Green Party, issued a joint statement opposing the Ontario government’s decision to rebuild the first of four nuclear reactors at the Darlington Nuclear Power Plant.

January 13, 2016

Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner is thrilled to welcome Stacey Leadbetter, nominated on Wednesday as the party’s candidate for the by-election in Whitby-Oshawa. 

January 11, 2016

(Queen's Park, ON): The Liberal government plans to lock Ontario into an expensive and risky nuclear rebuild - without reviewing costs and alternatives. 
“It’s Groundhog Day in Ontario,” says GPO leader Mike Schreiner. “Another billion dollar Liberal boondoggle without any public review of costs or alternatives to a Liberal electricity decision.” 

December 23, 2015

Season's Greetings from Mike, Sandy, Isabelle and Beata