Joel Harden MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

Government of Ontario

Policing & Justice

Statement on Ottawa police accosting Black youth at gunpoint outside a local mall

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre) and Ontario NDP Anti-Racism Critic and Black Caucus Chair Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre) released the following statement in response to repor... More

Letter to Diane Deans re: Nov 21 Ottawa Police Interventions on Protestors

Councillor Diane Deans, Chair Ottawa Police Services Board 110 Laurier Avenue WestK1P1J1 Dear Councillor Deans,  I write to you in my capacity as Ottawa Centre’s Member of Provincial Parliament.  ... More

NDP statement on the verdict in the trial of Const. Daniel Montsion, accused of manslaughter in the death of Abdirahman Abdi

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement along with the Ontario NDP Black Caucus and NDP MPP for Ottawa Centre Joel Harden, in response to Ottawa Po... More

Email Update: From Abdirahman Abdi to Anthony Aust: we must end police violence in Ottawa

Next Tuesday (October 20), a verdict will be rendered in the criminal trial of Const. Daniel Montsion, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) officer charged with manslaughter, aggravated assault, and ass... More