Here for Mushkegowuk—James Bay
Guy Bourgouin is the Official Opposition Critic for Francophone Affairs, and for Forestry
Guy is a proud champion of Francophone and labour rights and has been fighting for workers for over 20 years.
He has a diverse range of experience working in the forestry, sawmill, plywood mill, health, hardware store, housekeeping and social services sectors across northern Ontario.
At Queen’s Park, he pushed for improvements to winter road maintenance in Northern Ontario, and he remains committed to ensuring local families get better access to health care as well as good-paying jobs.
He continues to fight for resources to address the water, housing and mental health crises in First Nation communities.
Born in Northern Ontario and of Métis descent , Guy has been living in Kapuskasing for over 20 years with his wife his two children.
Stiles: A victory for Ontarians, but it doesn’t clear the air on a government that stinks
QUEEN’S PARK – Marit Stiles, the Leader of the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the Ford Conservatives’ eleventh-hour decision to reverse the Greenbelt Grab:
“This is a victory for Ontarians, who fought long and hard to get this government to reverse their corrupt decision to...
Stiles: “It makes you wonder what else they’re hiding”
QUEEN’S PARK – Marit Stiles, Leader of the Official Opposition NDP, issued the following statement after the Integrity Commissioner concluded his report into the appearance of conflict of interest at Ford’s family stag and doe:
“Things are not easy for Ontarians right now. We are in an affordability...
Harden's "Ride for Safety" sets the stage for safer roads and stronger communities
OTTAWA - Official Opposition NDP critic for Transit and Active Transportation, Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre), released the following statement as he cycles off on his upcoming initiative, "Ride for Safety":
"This ride signifies my relentless commitment to safeguarding vulnerable road users and forging safer...
Stiles: This government is spiralling out of control
QUEEN'S PARK — Official Opposition NDP leader Marit Stiles has issued the following statement in response to Minister Kaleed Rasheed's resignation:
This is the second Conservative cabinet minister in a matter of weeks to resign as a result of the Ford Conservatives’ corruption crisis. And we know...
"Enough is enough": Mamakwa denounces Ford Conservatives for ignoring Cat Lake First Nations’ right to free, prior and informed consent
TREATY 3 TERRITORY - Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong), Official Opposition NDP critic for Indigenous and Treaty Relations and Northern Development, issued the following statement as Cat Lake First Nation provided a response opposing the Ford Conservatives’ unilateral mining exploration permits in their...
Ontario NDP Queer Caucus: Anti-2SLGBTQI+ rhetoric hurts kids; Ford must ensure safe schools
QUEEN’S PARK — The Ontario NDP Queer Caucus —MPPs Jill Andrew, Terence Kernaghan, Lise Vaugeois, and Kristyn Wong-Tam—released the following statement condemning the so-called “Hands Off Our Kids” rallies taking place across Ontario today:
“Today’s demonstrations are driven by...
Stiles: “Leave kids alone”
BOWLING GREEN – Marit Stiles, the Leader of the Official Opposition NDP, issued the following statement as demonstrations—and counter-rallies in support of 2SLGBTQI+ people—are organized across Ontario for tomorrow morning:
“Transgender youth are five times more likely than their peers to think about...
Roaring applause for Marit Stiles’ NDP at the municipalities’ conference
The Ontario NDP turned heads and perked up ears at one of the most important local government gatherings of the year.
Your Leader of the Official Opposition Marit Stiles stole the show at the annual Association of Municipalities conference and met with 26 delegations. It’s a yearly event for...
Stiles promises to protect Ontario farmers’ right to farm
BOWLING GREEN – Leader of the Official Opposition NDP Marit Stiles committed to protecting Ontario’s farmers right to farm at the 2023 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo today.
The Ford Conservatives’ corrupt Greenbelt Grab and other land use policies are threatening vital agricultural and...
NDP proposes International Day of Sign Languages
QUEEN’S PARK – Ontario NDP MPP Chris Glover (Spadina – Fort York), Official Opposition Critic for Accessibility and Disability Justice Sarah Jama (Hamilton Centre), and MPP Peter Tabuns (Toronto – Danforth) announced their legislation today to proclaim September 23rd as the International Day of Sign...
Stiles: We won’t stop until all Greenbelt lands are returned
QUEEN’S PARK – Leader of the Official Opposition NDP Marit Stiles is taking meaningful steps to reverse Doug Ford and the Conservatives’ disastrous policy to bulldoze the Greenbelt. Stiles announced that on the first day when the Legislature returns next week, the NDP will table the Greenbelt Restoration...
In wake of Ford’s Greenbelt corruption, CMHC projects lower new housing starts
QUEEN’S PARK - The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp (CMHC) found Canada is short an eye-popping 3.5 million housing units for 2030 – and that Ontario has the biggest supply gap.
Ford has been continuously and...