Joel Harden MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

Government of Ontario

Seniors and Accessibility

Joel Harden demands Premier Ford to apologize to people on ODSP

It's time for Premier Ford to apologize to people on ODSP, most of whom can't work full-time, for telling them to "get a job" and restore their $100 per month benefit that he took away. Watch ... More

NDP Seniors critic asks Ford government to investigate retirement homes barring relatives’ visits

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP’s critic for Seniors, Joel Harden, has sent the following open letter to Minister for Seniors and Accessibility Raymond Cho, calling on the Minister to initiate an investigat... More

NDP MPP for Ottawa Centre calls on Ford to implement recommendations from AODA third review

Published on May 27, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK — The Ontario NDP critic for Accessibility and Persons with Disabilities, Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre), held a press conference today to introduce his privat... More

Open Letter to Minister Fullerton on Accessibility Services for Post-Secondary Students

  The Hon. Merrilee FullertonMinistry of Training, Colleges and UniversitiesMowat Block 3rd Floor, 900 Bay StreetToronto, ON M7A 1L2 March 29, 2019 Dear Minister Fullerton, Yesterday, you told Glo... More

Open Letter to Minister Cho

  Hon. Raymond Cho Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility Frost Building South6th Floor7 Queen’s Park Cres.Toronto, ON M7A 1Y7   March 6, 2019 Dear Minister Cho, On Jan. 31, 2019, the Honourable D... More

February Update

We’re continuing to meet with organizations working on accessibility and seniors’ issues, including Easter Seals, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, CUPE Workers with Disabilities Committee (include pictu... More

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

  December 3 was the International Day for Persons with Disabilities. Joel spoke on behalf of our official opposition caucus at a breakfast hosted by March of Dimes Canada and Spinal Cord Injury O... More