Joel Harden MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

Government of Ontario

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Statement on the "freedom convoy"

Joel Harden, MPP for Ottawa Centre released the following statement in response to the actions of the "freedom convoy" participants in our city over the weekend:  “Politics is about persuasion, and... More

Email Update #99: Refusing to watch an accident happen

As a convoy of anti-vaccination protesters arrives in Ottawa, I’m feeling similar to protests at the Civic Hospital last September.  On the one hand, convoy participants rail against the Prime Mini... More

Harden & Rakocevic demand answers on Metrolinx conflict of interest and embedded consultant

OTTAWA – MPP Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre) and Official Opposition transit critic, Tom Rakocevic, released the following statement following a Toronto Star investigation into Metrolinx that found the... More

Email Update #98: Last Friday, we made a difference

Last Friday, we held a community fundraiser for Cooking for a Cause (CfC), and wow, I’m still in awe of what we did together.  It was a reminder of the level of empathy and generosity we have in ou... More

Email Update 97: When the game is in doubt, Minister Lecce moves the goalposts

I’ve been hearing from many parents, and the message is clear: you are exhausted, and tired of managing your childrens’ virtual school and work.  But many also wonder what kind of schools will be o... More

We're hiring!

We are currently hiring two full-time Constituency Assistants  Our office is currently hiring for two full-time constituency assistant positions. 1) Constituency Assistant - Casework (bilingual) ... More