Judith Monteith‑Farrell MPP, Thunder Bay–Atikokan

Government of Ontario

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August 5, 2021

Ford leaves Northerners stranded on driving test backlog

NORTHERN ONTARIO – After waiting over a year for their driving tests, Northerners will be forced to keep waiting after the Ford government left out Northern Ontario from a plan to open temporary ro... More
July 28, 2021

Ford refuses to declare state of emergency as fires burn and resources still aren’t in place

SIOUX LOOKOUT — It’s callous that Doug Ford is still refusing to declare a state of emergency to deal with more than 100 fires that have been burning for weeks in Northwestern Ontario, and denying ... More
July 22, 2021

Ford must declare immediate state of emergency in Northwestern Ontario

QUEEN’S PARK –  Doug Ford must stop ignoring the wildfire crisis in Northwestern Ontario, declare a state of emergency now, and see the devastation himself, said NDP MPPs Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong)... More
June 4, 2021

Ford hurts Northerners by ending NOSM partnership with Lakehead

THUNDER BAY – NDP MPP Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thunder Bay-Atikokan) issued the following statement in response to the Ford government’s passage of a bill that ends the partnership of the Northern ... More
May 27, 2021

Monteith-Farrell will vote to stop Ford’s bill to scrap NOSM partnership with Lakehead

THUNDER BAY —  NDP MPP Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thunder Bay- Atikokan) is fighting to keep the partnership between the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), Lakehead and Laurentian universiti... More
April 20, 2021

Monteith-Farrell calls on Ford for consultations on NOSM decision

 Doug Ford needs to listen to Lakehead University’s president and staff who are calling him to revisit his government’s decision to separate the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) from its ... More
April 1, 2021

Monteith-Farrell calls on Ford for more vaccines, child care support and more for Thunder Bay

QUEEN’S PARK – During Thunder Bay’s lockdown, Doug Ford needs to take action to help Thunder Bay with things like the shortage of child care and vaccines, said MPP Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thunder ... More
March 22, 2021

NDP bill to eliminate fees for birth certificates and photo ID to be voted on Monday

QUEEN’S PARK - It’s time for the Ford government to make birth certificates and Ontario’s basic photo identification card, free of cost, said NDP MPP Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thunder Bay – Atikokan... More
March 12, 2021

Ford must stop ignoring Thunder Bay, declare hotspot, send help now

THUNDER BAY -  As cases rose to a record-breaking 82 new cases in a single day in Thunder Bay, MPP Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thunder Bay – Atikokan) said Doug Ford must declare Thunder Bay a hot spo... More
March 10, 2021

Ford continues to fail Thunder Bay during COVID emergency