Joel Harden MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

Government of Ontario


Email Update #84: What I Learned From an Anti-Vaxxer this Week

Email Update #83: Imagine Yourself in Grade 7

Email Update #82: Civic Hospital - This is NOT a Done Deal

I have promising news to share from my column last week.  The Civic Hospital project at Dow’s Lake is not a done deal. We are speaking up and it’s making a difference -- don’t let anyone tell you o... More

Report on Safe Workplaces for Political Staff

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Email Update #81

I’m hearing a message loud and clear from residents: it is time to demand consultation and accountability on the new Civic Hospital development.  At risk are 524 trees, Queen Juliana Park, and dela... More

Email Update #80: Join Us for Safety-Palooza

Email Update #79: Housing is a Human Right

Ottawa residents cannot wait any longer for vaccine certificates: MPP Harden

OTTAWA — With the province of Quebec implementing vaccine certificates for non-essential services in September, Doug Ford needs to provide Ottawa residents with a vaccine passport now, said Joel Ha... More

Email Update #78: Back to school without a serious plan (yet)

This week the government claimed to offer a back to school plan for September. I know many of us are enjoying a novel this summer, but we don’t expect governments to write fiction in their public p... More

Email Update #77: Finding stillness this summer

By the time you read this email, I will be in the glorious woods of Algonquin Park, nestled in the bucolic scenery of Achray Campground.  Every year our family tries to make it to Achray, and there... More