Tom Regina, a retired high school music teacher and candidate in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock for the Ontario Green Party, points to the lack of affordable housing and the need to protect of wetlands and farmlands as the two biggest election issues for him.
The New Democratic Party of Ontario is promising massive investments in housing, a fully public long-term care system and a $20 per hour minimum wage if elected on June 2. Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock candidate Barbara Doyle pointed out that housing costs have skyrocketed.
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock member of provincial parliament Laurie Scott thinks the provincial election this spring will be fought on the Ontario economy, the state of the province’s health care system, and how happy people are with the Progressive Conservative’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Don McBey, a retired United Church minister, lawyer and former vice-chair of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal of Ontario, says the Liberal Party of Ontario has the answers to the problems Ontario is facing.
The Ontario government is providing $641,771 to support the expansion and improvement of public transit services in the City of Kawartha Lakes.
The Ontario government is providing $4.5 million to help Kawartha Lakes build and repair critical infrastructure in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, according to a media release.
New Democrats in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock have selected Barbara Doyle, co-founder of the Kawartha Lakes Health Coalition, to be their NDP candidate in the 2022 provincial election.