Joel Harden MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

Government of Ontario

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Ontario must fund a safe and supportive return to Ottawa schools in Fall 2021: MPP Harden

OTTAWA - MPP Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre) is echoing the call from Andrea Horwath for the government to help students recover from the pandemic with new mental health supports and by hiring addi... More

MPP Harden calls for prioritization of people with disabilities for COVID-19 vaccination

MPP Joel Harden, Official Opposition Disabilities critic calls for prioritization of people with disabilities for COVID-19 vaccination  OTTAWA — Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden, the O... More

MPP Harden calls for prioritization of people with disabilities for COVID-19 vaccination

MPP Joel Harden calls for prioritization of people with disabilities for COVID-19 vaccination  OTTAWA — Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden is calling on Ontario to ​include people with d... More

COVID Update #57: All leaders make mistakes, but good leaders acknowledge them

COVID-19 has tested our political system unlike anything in recent memory. Our leaders have been under enormous pressure to act which, unsurprisingly, has often led to mistakes.  To er... More

MPP Harden denounces Doug Ford’s cuts to Ottawa teachers during ongoing pandemic

OTTAWA and QUEEN’S PARK — Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden is worried about looming education cuts coming from Doug Ford after learning that Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is expected to cut 16... More

MPP Harden denounces cuts to Ottawa teachers during ongoing pandemic

OTTAWA and QUEEN’S PARK — Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden is worried about looming education cuts after learning that Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is expected to cut 167 elementary and s... More

Harden’s motion “Voula’s Law” passes with unanimous support in legislature

QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre) released the following statement after MPPs voted in favour of his motion to protect the rights of family caregivers and their loved ones ... More

COVID Update #55: It's time for Voula's Law

  Next week I’m headed to the Legislature, and top of mind for me is Motion 129, a Private Members Motion we’ve put forward for debate. We’re calling the motion “Voula’s Law”.  Voula’s La... More

MPP Harden presents motion to protect rights of Ontario families to visit loved ones in care

OTTAWA – Ontarians have a right to visit and advocate for their family members in care, and the Ford government must ensure that right is protected, said MPP Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre), who pr... More

COVID Update #54: The Premier's mask drops

  Friend, I was there, I saw it up close.  Under questioning from Andrea Horwath, the Leader of Ontario’s Official Opposition, Premier Ford resorted to an old tactic: mocking and insultin... More