Government of Ontario

Joel Harden

MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

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As your Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa Centre, our MPP office is committed to representing constituent issues at Queen's Park, amplifying local voices and community organizing, supporting our neighbours navigate provincial services and much more. 

Connect with us over phone or email if you need assistance or want to join us in our fight for a better Ontario, where everyone can live their fullest lives. 


En tant que votre député provincial d'Ottawa-Centre, notre bureau de député provincial s'engage à représenter les enjeux des électeurs à Queen's Park, à amplifier les voix locales et l'organisation communautaire, à aider nos voisins à naviguer dans les services provinciaux et bien plus encore.

Communiquez avec nous par téléphone ou par courriel si vous avez besoin d'aide ou si vous voulez vous joindre à nous dans notre lutte pour un meilleur Ontario, où chacun peut vivre pleinement sa vie.


The latest on the issues

September 29, 2022

MPP Update 127: The Kichi Zibi Parkway is a symbol for reconciliACTION

Tomorrow, on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, I will be marching with Albert Dumont, Algonquin Elder and Ottawa’s English Poet Laureate.  I am supporting Albert’s call (echoed by thou... More
September 22, 2022

MPP Update 126: Tomorrow we strike for climate action

Tomorrow (Friday, September 23) is the global climate strike led by #FridaysForFuture.  This is a youth-led environmental movement that started when 15-year-old Greta Thunberg and others students s... More
September 16, 2022

MPP Update 125: "Where do you steal your toilet paper?" (reflections about life on social assistance)

Last week, I wrote about an appeal to double social assistance rates. The appeal came from five MPPs (myself included) who pledged to live on a $47 food budget for two weeks. Why? We need a basic i... More