Andrea Horwath

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Andrea Horwath said : “It really just looks like a desperate, desperate man who is doing everything he can to cling to power by muzzling his critics,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, June 11, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : "This is horrifying what he's doing," External link

CBC Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “this is Doug Ford’s desperate attempt to muzzle the very people he’s supposed to serve” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:13:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We don't know what tools we might have, how long we might be able to keep up the fight, but we will fight for every minute of every day to try to prevent this from happening," External link

barrie Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The premier’s position hasn’t changed. He’s still the one in charge. I’m going to be more focused on shuffling the premier,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Ontario is the only province with schools still closed because Doug Ford didn’t want to spend the money on smaller classes, better ventilation and testing,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Families and educators are burned out and frustrated with at-home learning. They need a solid safe-schools plan — not a premier that cuts and runs,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “People need a plan for faster second doses, not Doug Ford’s plan to just let the scavenger hunt continue,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “students and their parents have been left in limbo now, waiting for the details of the possible reopening of schools” External link

TorontoStar Monday, May 31, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “just doesn’t want to spend the money to fix these problems and give nursing home residents the care, attention and quality of life they deserve,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This long, painful lockdown is the result of Doug Ford’s poor pandemic choices — not the choices of local business owners,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We know that this government has a dismal track record of ignoring experts all the way along,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:45:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This government from day one has been very slow in its response to COVID-19 in every way,” “We can’t make the same mistakes again and end up in another wave of this virus” External link

thewhig Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We can’t make the same mistakes again,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “What I really want to make sure happens this time is that the government has learned its lesson and that it listens to the experts in developing that plan and listens to the experts in terms of the reopening we can’t make the same mistakes again,” External link

680news Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I'll be watching closely for the details, but one thing is certain: It's time to get shovels in the ground, and make people's commutes better with the Hamilton LRT," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I'll be watching closely for the details, but one thing is certain: It's time to get shovels in the ground, and make people's commutes better with the Hamilton LRT," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:28:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We still need to do our part,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : “Ontarians have learned that their loved ones perished in long-term care homes from the Ontario government’s failure to protect our most vulnerable seniors in their most critical moments of need, and these seniors and their families are owed justice,” “I am asking for the Ontario Provincial Police to evaluate whether a criminal investigation is warranted into these deaths” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “It’s something for police and the justice system to gauge,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “For him to flippantly say ‘I take responsibility’ but then not act, then not show the people of Ontario that he's prepared to fire the minister, who allowed all of this to happen. It's an insult,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “For him to flippantly say ‘I take responsibility’ but then not act, then not show the people of Ontario that he's prepared to fire the minister, who allowed all of this to happen. It's an insult,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “She actually said in this House that they were moving quickly and responsibly, literally while the Canadian Armed Forces were finding people dying of neglect,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This minister tried to save the Ford government and save her own reputation instead of saving people in long-term care,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We’ve never been more ready than right now,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Did they even consult their own COVID-19 experts and advisers when they drafted up this terribly inadequate plan?” “The scheme they announced yesterday has been widely panned by pretty much everybody. The science table, of course, wasn’t consulted because this government never listens to the science table,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 30, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “In the year it took the government to capitulate on paid sick days, 455,000 people were infected and nearly 8,000 died of COVID-19,” “This action is coming far too late. Too late to stop COVID-19 from getting out of control. Too late for workers who have already gotten sick,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 29, 2021 4:57:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “In the year it took the Ford government to capitulate on #PaidSickDays, 455,000 people were infected and nearly 8,000 died of COVID-19,” External link

680news Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We know that other jurisdictions have done much better and this government could have done better but chose not to and people will still have to make really difficult decisions because three days of paid sick leave is not enough if you are battling with COVID-19. It is simply not enough," "They came forward today with a back of the envelope kind of solution that is really not enough to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our workplaces" External link

cp24 Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:04:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Why would this government throw money at a failed federal program instead of stepping up and providing paid sick days to workers in this province and saving their lives?” External link

chathamdailynews Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “There’s things called Zoom and he needs to take advantage of that,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:02:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “There’s things called Zoom and he needs to take advantage of that,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "People are dying in this province because of the decisions this government has made because of the premier's unwillingness to take the advice of experts," "It's shocking how upside down the premier's priorities are" External link

barrie Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “I think there are serious questions about how that list was built,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “I hope that this list was not politicized because that would be unimaginably wrong,” “To imagine that a government, that a health minister would actually prioritize for political reasons and not for public health and not to save lives in the most significantly impacted areas of our province is unthinkable” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government has not been transparent. And they haven’t clearly shown where their decision-making is coming from,” External link

barrie Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government has not been transparent. And they haven’t clearly shown where their decision-making is coming from,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “I hope that this list was not politicized because that would be unimaginably wrong,” “To imagine that a government, that a health minister would actually prioritize for political reasons and not for public health and not to save lives in the most significantly impacted areas of our province is unthinkable” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:06:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “it’s frightening where we’ve ended up” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The province is going to hell in a hand basket. They can slough it off as a breakdown in communication. It is a breakdown in government. We fell off a cliff,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it’s shocking that Doug Ford decided to bring a police state to Ontario and then shut down the legislature,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I was proud to watch as one after another, police forces across Ontario said they had no interest in enforcing a police state in our province and I was proud to see that,” “I would like to see the government remove that regulation entirely and I hope that that happens” External link

citynews-ca Monday, April 19, 2021 8:02:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We are not prepared to help Doug Ford go home, leaving a police state in place while he allows COVID-19 to run rampant,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, April 19, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it’s shocking that Doug Ford decided to bring a police state to Ontario and then shut down the legislature,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it’s shocking that Doug Ford decided to bring a police state to Ontario and then shut down the legislature,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it’s shocking that Doug Ford decided to bring a police state to Ontario and then shut down the legislature,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We are not prepared to help Doug Ford go home, leaving a police state in place while he allows COVID-19 to run rampant, overrun hospitals, and steal the lives of Ontarians who would otherwise make it through this,” External link

globalnews Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:29:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told ( about Queen ) : “We’re going to go to Queen’s Park and we’re going to demand the things that experts demand and that we have been calling for, for sometime; paid sick days, paid time off for vaccinations, a real closure of non-essential businesses with financial supports for workers and the companies that will be affected,” External link

barrie Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We are prepared to discuss how we can run the legislature with the minimum number of staff and MPPs, and with the strictest possible health protocols,” External link

680news Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "People are laying in crowded hospital hallways, struggling to breathe, and many thousands more will join them if we don't replace Doug Ford's plan," External link

CBC Sunday, April 18, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He has been warned again and again by experts, and he is still choosing to push us all right into a long, deep, deadly catastrophe,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government has not been transparent. And they haven’t clearly shown where their decision-making is coming from,” External link

cp24 Friday, April 16, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : "I am increasingly concerned that the rollout of these vaccines, which every Ontarian deserves, is becoming a political issue rather than a public health one. I am seeking your office's review of the data so that Ontarians are assured the vaccines are going where they are needed the most," External link

CBC Friday, April 16, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : "Last week, the Government of Ontario prioritized certain neighbourhoods for the unveiling of a mobile distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. However, I am concerned the selection of these hot-spot zones is inequitable and does not match the need in the community to target the highest rates of infection," External link

CBC Friday, April 16, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government has not been transparent. And they haven’t clearly shown where their decision-making is coming from,” External link

cp24 Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath wrote : “I am increasingly concerned that the rollout of these vaccines, which every Ontarian deserves, is becoming a political issue rather than a public health one,” External link

globalnews Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : "I am increasingly concerned that the rollout of these vaccines, which every Ontarian deserves, is becoming a political issue rather than a public health one," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : "I am increasingly concerned that the rollout of these vaccines, which every Ontarian deserves, is becoming a political issue rather than a public health one. I am seeking your office's review of the data so that Ontarians are assured the vaccines are going where they are needed the most," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 14, 2021 6:01:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : "Last week, the Government of Ontario prioritized certain neighbourhoods for the unveiling of a mobile distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. However, I am concerned the selection of these hot-spot zones is inequitable and does not match the need in the community to target the highest rates of infection," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 14, 2021 6:01:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath replied : “It’s shameful that the premier keeps pointing his fingers at Ontarians instead of stepping up and fixing the mess he’s made here” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The government can use that opportunity to do what they should have done in the summer in preparation for the fall which is things like, bring those class sizes down, put caps on class sizes," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Today’s approach is basically more of the same. The same failed approach that we have been through already,” “It’s a too little, too late response by this government to what we knew was coming. The variants of concern, the speed at which they spread, the overwhelming of our hospitals and healthcare system. This is exactly what experts warned of back in February” External link

680news Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “it’s ridiculous the government is stringing us along again,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 1, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “it’s ridiculous the government is stringing us along again,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath responded : “To suggest that we’re simply going to throw up a bunch of field hospitals to deal with the increasing cases is pretty troubling,” “Field hospitals are physical structures, but we need people. You need nurses and doctors” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:26:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Why does the premier continue to ignore all of the warnings from hospitals, his own experts, from nurses, from doctors? Why does he continue to ignore the warning and refuse to act?" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The government has allowed the third wave to spiral out of control," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Students, parents, teachers are frustrated. They’re frustrated and confused and concerned," "The latest confusion came yesterday around the April Break" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The pandemic is not over. This budget doesn’t even mention the third wave let alone help people through it,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Doug Ford wasted hundreds of millions of dollars ripping down wind farms and tearing electric vehicle charging stations out of the ground, and he wasted time and money on this court challenge,” “We only have two choices: the federal price on carbon, or a provincial climate plan that benefits the people of this province. Doug Ford chose the federal carbon tax,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think the government missed the memo that the pandemic is still happening,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The pandemic is not over. This budget doesn’t even mention the third wave let alone help people through it,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think the government missed the memo that the pandemic is still happening,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told ( about Doug Ford ) : "Doug Ford just doesn't believe in workers, he doesn't want to spend the money to help working people get through," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:12:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s time to invest in people. If I were the premier today, I’d be using this budget to give people the help they need to make it to the other side of this pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath asked : "Is Oosterhoff fired, or is Doug Ford condoning his anti-choice crusading?" External link

CBC Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "It's clear that Doug Ford has given his MPP the green light to attend an event that compares every woman's right to choose to the horrors of the Holocaust," External link

CBC Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Something like that should never happen in Ontario, COVID or no COVID,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:51:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "A significant and uncomfortable amount of cases are being reported every day," "COVID-19 is essentially everywhere. It's in many different places and it's spreading" External link

CBC Thursday, March 11, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s really important that we don’t put up barriers — or, in fact, that we actually take down barriers — that prevent people from getting the vaccine,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 8, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Monarchies have never necessarily been my favourite system of government. I was pretty shocked at some of the things that were said in the interview last night,” External link

680news Monday, March 8, 2021 9:56:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate climate crisis,” “A just transition means we will really look after our people while we look after our climate” External link

cp24 Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate crisis," "A just transition means we will really look after our people while we look after our climate" External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate climate crisis,” External link

680news Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate climate crisis," "A just transition means we will really look after our people while we look after our climate" External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:33:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate climate crisis,” “A just transition means we will really look after our people while we look after our climate” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The climate crisis is the greatest threat our world faces, but it’s also an incredible opportunity ... to shift to a more sustainable job-rich and just economy,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath added ( about Doug Ford ) : “We still don’t have a working province-wide booking system or call centres up and running even though Doug Ford had months to get his act together,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 6, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Where’s the assurance that folks who are ... between 60 and 64, who are healthy, are not going to get that vaccine ahead of somebody in their 70s,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 5, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Where’s the assurance that folks who are ... between 60 and 64, who are healthy, are not going to get that vaccine ahead of somebody in their 70s,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 5, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s really clear from the minister’s testimony that she was flagging some concerns that the government then took weeks and sometimes months to act upon,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 2, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about David Walliams ) : “The Ford government and Dr. Williams are taking great pains to hide, bury and cover up how they dealt with COVID-19 in long-term care homes,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, February 26, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath charged : “the government is trying to cover up what went wrong in long-term care” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 26, 2021 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about David Walliams ) : “The Ford government and Dr. Williams are taking great pains to hide, bury and cover up how they dealt with COVID-19 in long-term care homes,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 26, 2021 12:31:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about David Walliams ) : “The Ford government and Dr. Williams are taking great pains to hide, bury and cover up how they dealt with COVID-19 in long-term care homes,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “If the government is purposely suggesting that that we're not going to be getting this vaccine rollout up and running until the middle of March, only that they can then claim victory because they did it sooner. That's really disrespectful to the people of Ontario,” External link

barrie Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Seniors, particularly vulnerable folks, need to know the information. When is it coming? What are the basics? And why is the province of Ontario so far behind,” “There’s no doubt this rollout is being botched by the Ford government” External link

thewhig Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:39:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about David Walliams ) : “Even Dr. Williams says he favours the idea of paid sick days,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The minister is clearly uncomfortable because the government got caught with their hand in the cookie jar,” “This deal stinks no matter how you look at it,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, February 22, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “If a public health unit needs something or is shy of resources that they need … that they can fall back on the government and the government has a plan on how to support those public health units. I don't hear that,” External link

barrie Monday, February 22, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “7-Eleven’s aren’t restaurants. How do they qualify for a restaurant license when they’re not actually restaurants?” “It’s very troubling to think that the government, that the Premier would even entertain the idea of people going to a 7-Eleven, gassing up their car, popping in for a beer and then hitting the road. The whole thing is just ridiculous and I strongly urge the Premier to back away from this absolutely wrong-headed and dangerous plan” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "When will the premier actually start listening to the hospitals, to the doctors, to his own experts, and prevent this province from going into yet another third wave and lockdown?" External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "I think every woman in Ontario deserves an apology for Mr. Ford's comments," "There's no way that the premier of Ontario should be using those kinds of sexist terms" External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "When will the premier actually start listening to the hospitals, to the doctors, to his own experts, and prevent this province from going into yet another third wave and lockdown?" External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "At the end of the day, when the premier doesn't like being questioned, being criticized, he goes to the worst possible place. That’s just who he is," External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Queen ) : "It's really not about me personally. It's about the fight that I have and that I bring here to Queen's Park on behalf of everyday families — the criticism as well as the proposals.... At the end of the day, when the premier doesn't like being questioned, doesn't like being criticized, he goes to the worst possible place. That's just who he is," "I think he owes the people of Ontario an apology," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath replied : “The premier always goes to the worst, worst places when he doesn’t like the questions the opposition is asking,” “That’s just who he is,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "At the end of the day, when the premier doesn't like being questioned, being criticized, he goes to the worst possible place. That’s just who he is," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The premier is simply refusing to listen to the advice of experts, even though he claims the opposite," "The premier is risking the spread of the COVID-19 virus, more deaths, more business closures, further lockdowns, because he is refusing to listen to the advice of experts and he's reopening too quickly" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “She just doesn’t want to be criticized ... if they don’t meet their targets,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We are reopening the economy whether Mr. Ford wants to call it a transition or not,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The premier is simply refusing to listen to the advice of experts, even though he claims the opposite," "The premier is risking the spread of the COVID-19 virus, more deaths, more business closures, further lockdowns, because he is refusing to listen to the advice of experts and he's reopening to quickly" External link

barrie Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We’re looking for the support of all MPPs, regardless of political stripe, to get these things all done urgently,” “Before this house adjourns on Thursday, we could pass these bills and motions to save lives, help stop the spread and give folks what they need to make it to the other side” External link

TorontoStar Monday, February 15, 2021 7:21:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “Let’s not wait until the variants have taken hold,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, February 13, 2021 12:03:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We have to find a way to give everyone a spring break that's safe. Just kicking the can down the road isn't a solution," External link

CBC Friday, February 12, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We have to find a way to give everyone a spring break that's safe. Just kicking the can down the road isn't a solution," External link

CBC Friday, February 12, 2021 1:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We’re literally on the brink of an explosion,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 12, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “What we’re calling on Doug Ford to do is to provide clarity around that sooner rather than later,” External link

680news Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "My heart remains with the Roberta Place community as families, workers and caregivers grieve tragic losses — some while also recovering from the virus themselves," External link

barrie Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “What we’re calling on Doug Ford to do is to provide clarity around that sooner rather than later,” External link

680news Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "My heart remains with the Roberta Place community as families, workers and caregivers grieve tragic losses — some while also recovering from the virus themselves," External link

barrie Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Barrie families deserve to have peace of mind that their loved ones in long-term care will receive the support they need to get through the pandemic," "And we need to give people hope that, in Ontario, you and your loved ones can have a great quality of life as you age" External link

barrie Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “We know people will travel into areas that are not locked down,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Doug Ford’s decision to end the state of emergency and send the signal that everything is business as usual and that Ontario will be opened up significantly in two weeks time is really a dangerous message for Ontarians,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I’ve talked to a lot of people and they are getting frustrated. They deserve to know that ending this lockdown means we won’t ever have to do another lockdown,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “People deserve hope that this time, when we open, we’re opening for good,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “Seniors and their loved ones have been crying out for an overhaul of long-term care for a very, very long time,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Other governments, both Liberal and Conservative, have not made this a priority. New Democrats will when I form the government next year. Absolutely as premier I am going to fix our long-term care system,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “They simply didn’t see it as a priority. They didn’t see the care and well-being of our seniors as something they wanted to spend dollars on,” “It’s absolutely shameful. Yes it is complex and yes there are many pieces to it but as you identify much of the details around the solutions, many of the details around the solutions are already available to us,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He needs to take the stranglehold off the commission, allow it to do its job, give it the extension that it requires and make sure that the government provides it with every single document that it asks for in order to complete its work,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The Ford government has dragged its heels and taken half-measures in long-term care. There are billions of dollars available to the government that are not being spent because Mr. Ford doesn’t want to spend it. He is refusing offers of military aid in long-term care homes struggling with horrible COVID-19 outbreaks. And he’s protected for-profit corporations — allowing them to put their bottom line ahead of the care and quality of life of seniors,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Long-term-care homes with underpaid temporary staff and residents crammed three and four to a room are leaving seniors vulnerable, and are resulting in more devastating illness and tragic death,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "Behind the walls of some nursing homes, there is a horrifying humanitarian crisis playing out," "Physicians are calling for help at Roberta Place, and we hear the urgency. We're asking Doug Ford not to let these people continue to suffer without the province doing anything to ease their struggle and help save lives" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “When we have over 3,200 people who have died in long-term care as a result of COVID-19, I am just speaking for them and their families,” “For the minister to downplay the crisis actually devalues those lives” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:29:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “When we have over 3,200 people who have died in long-term care as a result of COVID-19, I am just speaking for them and their families,” “For the minister to downplay the crisis actually devalues those lives” External link

680news Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Staying home can feel like an out-of-reach option for someone living paycheque to paycheque,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This document shows us all that we are on the path to heart-wrenching choices and devastating loss if we don’t make this lockdown count with stronger measures — paid sick days, more help in long-term care, and in-workplace and in-school testing,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "We're asking Doug Ford not to let these people continue to suffer without the province doing anything to ease their struggle and help save lives," External link

barrie Monday, January 18, 2021 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Behind the walls of some nursing homes, there is a horrifying humanitarian crisis playing out,” External link

cp24 Monday, January 18, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This government has the power to help and the power to save lives, and they’re choosing not to invest in that,” External link

cp24 Monday, January 18, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "Behind the walls of some nursing homes, there is a horrifying humanitarian crisis playing out," "Physicians are calling for help at Roberta Place, and we hear the urgency. We're asking Doug Ford not to let these people continue to suffer without the province doing anything to ease their struggle and help save lives" External link

CBC Monday, January 18, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “People are going to be confused,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "If your house is on fire on Friday the fire department doesn't wait until Monday before they try to put it out," "Disturbed that Ford and his cabinet refuse to limit the COVID-19 spread with tougher public health measures and financial supports for Ontarians" External link

barrie Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Doug Ford says the COVID-19 Ontario modelling data is shocking – but we'll have to wait until next week to actually see it," "Mr. Ford, show us the modelling today. And by the end of the day, tell us what you’re going to do about it without delay" External link

barrie Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath says : “To see that now we are exactly in that situation is a signal that this government has utterly failed to protect Ontarians from the impacts of COVID-19,” “Whether that’s the direct impact when it comes to actually getting virus and having to deal with that, or whether that’s the secondary impact” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “More than 2,800 people have suffered and died in long-term care during this pandemic, and now Doug Ford and his government are trying to cover-up the disaster,” External link

680news Monday, January 4, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath says : “Doug Ford and Minister Merrilee Fullerton have refused to provide information to the Long-Term Care Commission, and now they’re trying to shut down their work entirely. What are they hiding?” External link

680news Monday, January 4, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Long-term care homes are in a humanitarian crisis. Seniors are being forced to cry out to beg for food and water, while they’re left vulnerable to deadly infection,” External link

barrie Monday, January 4, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Doug Ford knew about Rod Phillips's trip to St. Barts two weeks ago. Not only did Ford not fire him then, he helped him keep the trip a secret. Phillips's resignation from cabinet today is not because of Phillips's vacation, it's because they got caught," External link

newsweek-USA Monday, January 4, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "It's not believable that a senior member of cabinet didn't tell the premier's office he was leaving the country for weeks during the height of a global emergency," External link

digitaljournal Friday, January 1, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Doug Ford knew about Rod Phillips’ trip to St. Barts two weeks ago. Not only did Ford not fire him then, he helped him keep the trip a secret. Phillips’ resignation from cabinet today is not because of Phillips’ vacation, it’s because they got caught,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Doug Ford knew about Rod Phillips’ trip to St. Barts two weeks ago. Not only did Ford not fire him then, he helped him keep the trip a secret. Phillips’ resignation from cabinet today is not because of Phillips’ vacation, it’s because they got caught,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 31, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Roy Phillips ) : “While the government demands sacrifice from everyday Ontarians, Rod Phillips chose to ignore public health advice, jet off to St. Barts, and create an elaborate cover-up on social media,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “Because of his lack of judgment and lack of honesty, Doug Ford must kick Rod Phillips out of cabinet,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This is a situation that is literally one that could save lives if we were ramping up that vaccine distribution instead of ramping it down,” “Other provinces managed to do that. But we have this huge problem with the government not being forthcoming in terms of its plan, so we don't know whether this was planned all along, or whether it wasn't because they're simply not providing the transparency that they should be providing” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s disheartening and frustrating to know that tens of thousands of life-saving vaccine doses have been sitting in freezers,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This is a situation that is literally one that could save lives if we were ramping up that vaccine distribution instead of ramping it down,” “Other provinces managed to do that. But we have this huge problem with the government not being forthcoming in terms of its plan, so we don't know whether this was planned all along, or whether it wasn't because they're simply not providing the transparency that they should be providing” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "It's disheartening and frustrating to know that tens of thousands of life-saving vaccine doses have been sitting in freezers," External link

CBC Monday, December 28, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “this is exactly the kind of thing people should be aware of,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government’s response has been inadequate so far,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “this is exactly the kind of thing people should be aware of,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government’s response has been inadequate so far,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “MPPs should be staying at the legislature and working to use the $12 billion in COVID funding (Ontario Premier) Doug Ford has been withholding from the people of Ontario. We can do so much more to stop the spread, and save lives – from paid sick days to supports for small businesses and a plan to hire thousands of staff in long-term care,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, December 9, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “MPPs should be staying at the legislature and working to use the $12 billion in COVID funding (Ontario Premier) Doug Ford has been withholding from the people of Ontario. We can do so much more to stop the spread, and save lives – from paid sick days to supports for small businesses and a plan to hire thousands of staff in long-term care,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “MPPs should be staying at the legislature and working to use the $12 billion in COVID funding (Ontario Premier) Doug Ford has been withholding from the people of Ontario. We can do so much more to stop the spread, and save lives – from paid sick days to supports for small businesses and a plan to hire thousands of staff in long-term care,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s horrifying to watch more families go through this anguish,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Parents are wondering what’s going on,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “For a lot of folks, home ownership has been out of reach, along with the stability and financial security that come with it,” “A lot of families are stuck in rental units that are run-down, or even unsafe. Other families are forced to live in cramped conditions, not able to afford a bigger home that can accommodate their growing families; sometimes are even forced to move away from family, away from the place where they grew up” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The money was meant for families and children. You have to be able to get money into the hands of people who need it as quickly as possible,” “People are suffering, families are suffering, kids are suffering, households are suffering,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “In addition to remembering, we have a duty to ensure that our province’s veterans and their families receive the utmost care, including support for PTSD or mental trauma, and making sure that caring and appropriate long-term care is available to veterans who can no longer live at home,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “He’s telling seniors and long-term-care staff — the heroes still there, working night and day — that they’re on their own now in the battle against COVID-19. Help is not on the way,” “Doug Ford’s budget doesn’t take any new actions to make everyday people safer, or healthier, especially in long-term care” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "A future hydro or tax cut won't help a boarded up business and it certainly won't help the folks that used to work there," "Those measures are great if you're a company that's doing really well ... but let's face it, main streets across Ontario are crumbling" External link

CBC Friday, November 6, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "A future hydro or tax cut won't help a boarded up business and it certainly won't help the folks that used to work there," "Those measures are great if you're a company that's doing really well ... but let's face it, main streets across Ontario are crumbling" External link

CBC Friday, November 6, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : "There's no action in the budget to urgently address this crisis and it's shameful," External link

CBC Friday, November 6, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This disappearing document reappeared yesterday on the internet but without 91 of the original pages that were first put on the internet, including statements that clearly show that Mr. McVety took loans of more than half a million dollars from the college,” “That information is now redacted. Why has this agency allowed Mr. McVety to remove the information?” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 30, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The premier has been harsh with most people who ignore the rules. In fact he said, 'They are two fries short of a happy meal.' He's just fined a music teacher for failing to wear a mask but the premier has nothing but excuses for the assistant to his minister of education,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The premier has been harsh with most people who ignore the rules. In fact he said, 'They are two fries short of a happy meal.' He's just fined a music teacher for failing to wear a mask but the premier has nothing but excuses for the assistant to his minister of education,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The premier has been harsh with most people who ignore the rules. In fact he said, 'They are two fries short of a happy meal.' He's just fined a music teacher for failing to wear a mask but the premier has nothing but excuses for the assistant to his minister of education,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath wrote ( about Doug Ford ) : "Mr. Ford interferes in democratic elections again and again. I'm committed to bringing back the right of municipalities to decide how to hold their own elections — including ranked ballots," External link

CBC Friday, October 23, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “COVID-19 revealed a disaster behind the walls of long-term care homes,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “What we’d like to see is a massive increase in supports for long-term care,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "This is a classic Doug Ford move," "On one hand he says he respects municipalities and now he's turning around and doing something that shows the opposite" External link

CBC Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This is a classic Doug Ford move,” “On one hand he says he respects municipalities and now he’s turning around and doing something that shows the opposite” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "COVID-19 revealed a disaster behind the walls of long-term care homes," External link

CBC Monday, October 19, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Nursing homes are now lurching into another crisis without enough infection control in place,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Nursing homes are now lurching into another crisis without enough infection control in place,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We're going to guarantee a basket of services that will be the same in Thunder Bay, Ottawa, Windsor and Toronto," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Many communities are reliant upon services that come from other places," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I've watched as northwestern families have struggled to get access to the same level of care on every metric," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We have to take action now to make sure people are safe in nursing homes and during home-care visits throughout the second wave,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 9, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We've already had more deaths in long-term care. We've already had more outbreaks,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We’ve already had more deaths in long-term care. We’ve already had more outbreaks,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The wave is already upon us,” External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The wave is already upon us,” External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It just saddens me to see the premier go so low yet again. He’s focused on trying to hurt my feelings, he should be focused on fixing long-term care,” “I don’t care about his insults. I care about the people of Ontario. I want to him to get the job done” External link

simcoe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “People are going to be afraid to go into those pharmacies for fear of being exposed to COVID-19,” “Asymptomatic people can still spread COVID-19” External link

cknw Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “People are going to be afraid to go into those pharmacies for fear of being exposed to COVID-19,” “Asymptomatic people can still spread COVID-19” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "People are going to be afraid to go into those pharmacies for fear of being exposed to COVID-19," "Asymptomatic people can still spread COVID-19" External link

cp24 Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "People are going to be afraid to go into those pharmacies for fear of being exposed to COVID-19," "Asymptomatic people can still spread COVID-19" External link

simcoe Saturday, September 19, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “None of this makes much sense at all,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 18, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "This Ford government is once again reacting to a crisis instead of preparing and ensuring that things were in place before the crisis is upon us," "That has been the problem all along" External link

simcoe Friday, September 18, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “None of this makes much sense at all,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Families have been left in the dark,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “this is not what the people of Ontario deserve,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Across Ontario, parents are nervously watching COVID case numbers increase,” “So parents are of course very nervous as they prepare to send their kids back to school” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This pandemic took advantage of the gaps in underfunded services, including long-term care and our children’s schools,” “Cuts to education, long-term care and public health undermined the things that families needed to be safe. If I were premier today, I’d be doing the opposite — hiring thousands of teachers, education workers and nursing home staff to battle back against COVID-19, and protect the people we love,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, September 14, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath says ( about Doug Ford ) : “It’s really clear that [Ontario Premier] Mr. [Doug] Ford’s plan is not a plan that is one that sits comfortably with educators, with parents, with public health, and other experts in the health field,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath says : “It’s really clear for a safe back to school, children are going to need caring adults around them to help learn and maintain proper protocols around the pandemic and it’s really clear from these moms that they’re just not feeling comfortable the government has done everything they can to make sure their kids are going back to school in a safe manner, and that’s just not good enough,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it shows that Mr. Ford is, once again, turning to the federal government instead of stepping up to the plate with provincial dollars,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Mr. Ford should be listening to and responding to the legitimate fears of parents, teachers, education workers and health experts. Instead, he’s gaslighting them with ads promoting a bargain basement scheme,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Mr. Ford should be listening to and responding to the legitimate fears of parents, teachers, education workers and health experts. Instead, he’s gaslighting them with ads promoting a bargain basement scheme,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Mr. Ford should be listening to and responding to the legitimate fears of parents, teachers, education workers and health experts. Instead, he’s gaslighting them with ads promoting a bargain basement scheme,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Mr. Ford should be listening to and responding to the legitimate fears of parents, teachers, education workers and health experts. Instead, he’s gaslighting them with ads promoting a bargain basement scheme,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “The bottom line: we’re weeks in front of the opening of schools and the Ford government hasn’t done anything to try to source extra buses,” “It’s inevitable that kids are going to be cheek by jowl inside those buses” External link

cknw Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He’s trying to send kids back to school on the cheap,” External link

cknw Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He’s trying to send kids back to school on the cheap,” External link

cknw Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He’s trying to send kids back to school on the cheap,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This is the untenable situation parents are going to find themselves in,” External link

simcoe Friday, August 21, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This is the untenable situation parents are going to find themselves in,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 21, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We’re asking Mr. Ford to step up to the plate,” External link

barrie Monday, August 17, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “The bottom line is if we’re three weeks in front of the opening of schools and the Ford government hasn’t done anything to try to source extra buses then it’s inevitable that kids are going to be cheek by jowl inside those buses,” External link

barrie Monday, August 17, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We’re asking Mr. Ford to step up to the plate,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 17, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “The bottom line is if we’re three weeks in front of the opening of schools and the Ford government hasn’t done anything to try to source extra buses then it’s inevitable that kids are going to be cheek by jowl inside those buses,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 17, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "No woman should have her sense of security threatened in the home, workplace or in public," "I stand with my colleagues in denouncing these acts of hate towards women in the political community, and hope to see the perpetrators held fully accountable for their actions" External link

CBC Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Mr. Ford has put together a bargain-basement plan that pinches pennies on the backs of our kids,” “This isn’t unusual for the Conservatives. We know that Mr. Ford has been dealing with the education system since he’s been in office, but that’s not good enough for our kids or our families” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “What does that look like? Finding the extra spaces needed to create smaller class sizes to create opportunities for more classrooms to be up and running. That means hiring thousands of teachers and support workers, custodial staff,” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This does take investment and it takes effort, but I can tell you that school boards are wanting to do the right thing and they’re wanting to find a way to keep those class sizes small, particularly in the elementary grades,” “Unfortunately, Mr. Ford has decided that that is not necessary” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Mr. Ford has put together a bargain-basement plan that pinches pennies on the backs of our kids,” “This isn’t unusual for the Conservatives. We know that Mr. Ford has been dealing with the education system since he’s been in office, but that’s not good enough for our kids or our families” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “What does that look like? Finding the extra spaces needed to create smaller class sizes to create opportunities for more classrooms to be up and running. That means hiring thousands of teachers and support workers, custodial staff,” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This does take investment and it takes effort, but I can tell you that school boards are wanting to do the right thing and they’re wanting to find a way to keep those class sizes small, particularly in the elementary grades,” “Unfortunately, Mr. Ford has decided that that is not necessary” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It is very, very clear that for some reason, the minister of transportation and Mr. Ford were pretty much making stuff up when it comes to the LRT here in our city,” External link

globalnews Friday, August 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The numbers are nowhere near what the ministry has claimed," External link

CBC Friday, August 7, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "If I were premier right now, I would be capping class sizes for all students, and hustling to get temporary classroom spaces, teachers and education workers lined up for all those classes," External link

barrie Friday, August 7, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "If I were premier right now, I would be capping class sizes for all students, and hustling to get temporary classroom spaces, teachers and education workers lined up for all those classes," External link

cp24 Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "During this pandemic, parents have been doing the superhuman work of juggling parenting, working from home and supporting kids with at-home learning," "Knowing how incredibly difficult that's been, I'm shocked that Doug Ford appears not to be taking any action at all to get enough safe, small classrooms ready so every child can go back to school in the fall" External link

barrie Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “During this pandemic, parents have been doing the superhuman work of juggling parenting, working from home and supporting kids with at-home learning,” “Knowing how incredibly difficult that’s been, I’m shocked that Doug Ford appears not to be taking any action at all to get enough safe, small classrooms ready so every child can go back to school in the fall” External link

cknw Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "During this pandemic, parents have been doing the superhuman work of juggling parenting, working from home and supporting kids with at-home learning," "Knowing how incredibly difficult that's been, I'm shocked that Doug Ford appears not to be taking any action at all to get enough safe, small classrooms ready so every child can go back to school in the fall" External link

simcoe Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told ( about Doug Ford ) : "What it shows it that nothing's changed when it comes to the way Mr. Ford behaves. He simply cannot tolerate a difference of opinion and he punishes people severely when they dare to stand up to him," External link

barrie Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "What it shows it that nothing's changed when it comes to the way Mr. Ford behaves," "He simply cannot tolerate a difference of opinion and he punishes people severely when they dare to stand up to him" External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told ( about Doug Ford ) : "What it shows it that nothing's changed when it comes to the way Mr. Ford behaves. He simply cannot tolerate a difference of opinion and he punishes people severely when they dare to stand up to him," External link

barrie Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The NDP will keep fighting for an independent, find-and-fix public judicial inquiry into long-term care,” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The NDP will keep fighting for an independent, find-and-fix public judicial inquiry into long-term care,” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We need to see some real changes in long-term care, the government put an omnibus bill out the other day and not a peep in it about long-term care,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 15, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "It's this government's obligation to actually put a functioning workable plan together for parents and kids for the fall, a safe plan, and that's going to mean investment," External link

CBC Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT



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Andrea Horwath said : “It really just looks like a desperate, desperate man who is doing everything he can to cling to power by muzzling his critics,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, June 11, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : "This is horrifying what he's doing," External link

CBC Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “this is Doug Ford’s desperate attempt to muzzle the very people he’s supposed to serve” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:13:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We don't know what tools we might have, how long we might be able to keep up the fight, but we will fight for every minute of every day to try to prevent this from happening," External link

barrie Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The premier’s position hasn’t changed. He’s still the one in charge. I’m going to be more focused on shuffling the premier,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Ontario is the only province with schools still closed because Doug Ford didn’t want to spend the money on smaller classes, better ventilation and testing,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Families and educators are burned out and frustrated with at-home learning. They need a solid safe-schools plan — not a premier that cuts and runs,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “People need a plan for faster second doses, not Doug Ford’s plan to just let the scavenger hunt continue,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “students and their parents have been left in limbo now, waiting for the details of the possible reopening of schools” External link

TorontoStar Monday, May 31, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “just doesn’t want to spend the money to fix these problems and give nursing home residents the care, attention and quality of life they deserve,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This long, painful lockdown is the result of Doug Ford’s poor pandemic choices — not the choices of local business owners,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We know that this government has a dismal track record of ignoring experts all the way along,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:45:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This government from day one has been very slow in its response to COVID-19 in every way,” “We can’t make the same mistakes again and end up in another wave of this virus” External link

thewhig Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We can’t make the same mistakes again,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “What I really want to make sure happens this time is that the government has learned its lesson and that it listens to the experts in developing that plan and listens to the experts in terms of the reopening we can’t make the same mistakes again,” External link

680news Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I'll be watching closely for the details, but one thing is certain: It's time to get shovels in the ground, and make people's commutes better with the Hamilton LRT," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I'll be watching closely for the details, but one thing is certain: It's time to get shovels in the ground, and make people's commutes better with the Hamilton LRT," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:28:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We still need to do our part,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : “Ontarians have learned that their loved ones perished in long-term care homes from the Ontario government’s failure to protect our most vulnerable seniors in their most critical moments of need, and these seniors and their families are owed justice,” “I am asking for the Ontario Provincial Police to evaluate whether a criminal investigation is warranted into these deaths” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “It’s something for police and the justice system to gauge,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “For him to flippantly say ‘I take responsibility’ but then not act, then not show the people of Ontario that he's prepared to fire the minister, who allowed all of this to happen. It's an insult,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “For him to flippantly say ‘I take responsibility’ but then not act, then not show the people of Ontario that he's prepared to fire the minister, who allowed all of this to happen. It's an insult,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “She actually said in this House that they were moving quickly and responsibly, literally while the Canadian Armed Forces were finding people dying of neglect,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This minister tried to save the Ford government and save her own reputation instead of saving people in long-term care,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We’ve never been more ready than right now,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Did they even consult their own COVID-19 experts and advisers when they drafted up this terribly inadequate plan?” “The scheme they announced yesterday has been widely panned by pretty much everybody. The science table, of course, wasn’t consulted because this government never listens to the science table,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 30, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “In the year it took the government to capitulate on paid sick days, 455,000 people were infected and nearly 8,000 died of COVID-19,” “This action is coming far too late. Too late to stop COVID-19 from getting out of control. Too late for workers who have already gotten sick,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 29, 2021 4:57:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “In the year it took the Ford government to capitulate on #PaidSickDays, 455,000 people were infected and nearly 8,000 died of COVID-19,” External link

680news Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We know that other jurisdictions have done much better and this government could have done better but chose not to and people will still have to make really difficult decisions because three days of paid sick leave is not enough if you are battling with COVID-19. It is simply not enough," "They came forward today with a back of the envelope kind of solution that is really not enough to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our workplaces" External link

cp24 Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:04:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Why would this government throw money at a failed federal program instead of stepping up and providing paid sick days to workers in this province and saving their lives?” External link

chathamdailynews Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “There’s things called Zoom and he needs to take advantage of that,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:02:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “There’s things called Zoom and he needs to take advantage of that,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "People are dying in this province because of the decisions this government has made because of the premier's unwillingness to take the advice of experts," "It's shocking how upside down the premier's priorities are" External link

barrie Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “I think there are serious questions about how that list was built,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “I hope that this list was not politicized because that would be unimaginably wrong,” “To imagine that a government, that a health minister would actually prioritize for political reasons and not for public health and not to save lives in the most significantly impacted areas of our province is unthinkable” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government has not been transparent. And they haven’t clearly shown where their decision-making is coming from,” External link

barrie Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government has not been transparent. And they haven’t clearly shown where their decision-making is coming from,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “I hope that this list was not politicized because that would be unimaginably wrong,” “To imagine that a government, that a health minister would actually prioritize for political reasons and not for public health and not to save lives in the most significantly impacted areas of our province is unthinkable” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:06:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “it’s frightening where we’ve ended up” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The province is going to hell in a hand basket. They can slough it off as a breakdown in communication. It is a breakdown in government. We fell off a cliff,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it’s shocking that Doug Ford decided to bring a police state to Ontario and then shut down the legislature,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I was proud to watch as one after another, police forces across Ontario said they had no interest in enforcing a police state in our province and I was proud to see that,” “I would like to see the government remove that regulation entirely and I hope that that happens” External link

citynews-ca Monday, April 19, 2021 8:02:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We are not prepared to help Doug Ford go home, leaving a police state in place while he allows COVID-19 to run rampant,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, April 19, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it’s shocking that Doug Ford decided to bring a police state to Ontario and then shut down the legislature,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it’s shocking that Doug Ford decided to bring a police state to Ontario and then shut down the legislature,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it’s shocking that Doug Ford decided to bring a police state to Ontario and then shut down the legislature,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 19, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We are not prepared to help Doug Ford go home, leaving a police state in place while he allows COVID-19 to run rampant, overrun hospitals, and steal the lives of Ontarians who would otherwise make it through this,” External link

globalnews Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:29:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told ( about Queen ) : “We’re going to go to Queen’s Park and we’re going to demand the things that experts demand and that we have been calling for, for sometime; paid sick days, paid time off for vaccinations, a real closure of non-essential businesses with financial supports for workers and the companies that will be affected,” External link

barrie Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We are prepared to discuss how we can run the legislature with the minimum number of staff and MPPs, and with the strictest possible health protocols,” External link

680news Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "People are laying in crowded hospital hallways, struggling to breathe, and many thousands more will join them if we don't replace Doug Ford's plan," External link

CBC Sunday, April 18, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He has been warned again and again by experts, and he is still choosing to push us all right into a long, deep, deadly catastrophe,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government has not been transparent. And they haven’t clearly shown where their decision-making is coming from,” External link

cp24 Friday, April 16, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : "I am increasingly concerned that the rollout of these vaccines, which every Ontarian deserves, is becoming a political issue rather than a public health one. I am seeking your office's review of the data so that Ontarians are assured the vaccines are going where they are needed the most," External link

CBC Friday, April 16, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : "Last week, the Government of Ontario prioritized certain neighbourhoods for the unveiling of a mobile distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. However, I am concerned the selection of these hot-spot zones is inequitable and does not match the need in the community to target the highest rates of infection," External link

CBC Friday, April 16, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government has not been transparent. And they haven’t clearly shown where their decision-making is coming from,” External link

cp24 Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath wrote : “I am increasingly concerned that the rollout of these vaccines, which every Ontarian deserves, is becoming a political issue rather than a public health one,” External link

globalnews Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : "I am increasingly concerned that the rollout of these vaccines, which every Ontarian deserves, is becoming a political issue rather than a public health one," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : "I am increasingly concerned that the rollout of these vaccines, which every Ontarian deserves, is becoming a political issue rather than a public health one. I am seeking your office's review of the data so that Ontarians are assured the vaccines are going where they are needed the most," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 14, 2021 6:01:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath writes : "Last week, the Government of Ontario prioritized certain neighbourhoods for the unveiling of a mobile distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. However, I am concerned the selection of these hot-spot zones is inequitable and does not match the need in the community to target the highest rates of infection," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 14, 2021 6:01:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath replied : “It’s shameful that the premier keeps pointing his fingers at Ontarians instead of stepping up and fixing the mess he’s made here” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The government can use that opportunity to do what they should have done in the summer in preparation for the fall which is things like, bring those class sizes down, put caps on class sizes," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Today’s approach is basically more of the same. The same failed approach that we have been through already,” “It’s a too little, too late response by this government to what we knew was coming. The variants of concern, the speed at which they spread, the overwhelming of our hospitals and healthcare system. This is exactly what experts warned of back in February” External link

680news Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “it’s ridiculous the government is stringing us along again,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 1, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “it’s ridiculous the government is stringing us along again,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath responded : “To suggest that we’re simply going to throw up a bunch of field hospitals to deal with the increasing cases is pretty troubling,” “Field hospitals are physical structures, but we need people. You need nurses and doctors” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:26:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Why does the premier continue to ignore all of the warnings from hospitals, his own experts, from nurses, from doctors? Why does he continue to ignore the warning and refuse to act?" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The government has allowed the third wave to spiral out of control," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Students, parents, teachers are frustrated. They’re frustrated and confused and concerned," "The latest confusion came yesterday around the April Break" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The pandemic is not over. This budget doesn’t even mention the third wave let alone help people through it,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Doug Ford wasted hundreds of millions of dollars ripping down wind farms and tearing electric vehicle charging stations out of the ground, and he wasted time and money on this court challenge,” “We only have two choices: the federal price on carbon, or a provincial climate plan that benefits the people of this province. Doug Ford chose the federal carbon tax,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think the government missed the memo that the pandemic is still happening,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The pandemic is not over. This budget doesn’t even mention the third wave let alone help people through it,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think the government missed the memo that the pandemic is still happening,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told ( about Doug Ford ) : "Doug Ford just doesn't believe in workers, he doesn't want to spend the money to help working people get through," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:12:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s time to invest in people. If I were the premier today, I’d be using this budget to give people the help they need to make it to the other side of this pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath asked : "Is Oosterhoff fired, or is Doug Ford condoning his anti-choice crusading?" External link

CBC Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "It's clear that Doug Ford has given his MPP the green light to attend an event that compares every woman's right to choose to the horrors of the Holocaust," External link

CBC Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Something like that should never happen in Ontario, COVID or no COVID,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:51:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "A significant and uncomfortable amount of cases are being reported every day," "COVID-19 is essentially everywhere. It's in many different places and it's spreading" External link

CBC Thursday, March 11, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s really important that we don’t put up barriers — or, in fact, that we actually take down barriers — that prevent people from getting the vaccine,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 8, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Monarchies have never necessarily been my favourite system of government. I was pretty shocked at some of the things that were said in the interview last night,” External link

680news Monday, March 8, 2021 9:56:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate climate crisis,” “A just transition means we will really look after our people while we look after our climate” External link

cp24 Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate crisis," "A just transition means we will really look after our people while we look after our climate" External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate climate crisis,” External link

680news Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate climate crisis," "A just transition means we will really look after our people while we look after our climate" External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:33:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I think more and more people have come to the realization that we must tackle the climate climate crisis,” “A just transition means we will really look after our people while we look after our climate” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The climate crisis is the greatest threat our world faces, but it’s also an incredible opportunity ... to shift to a more sustainable job-rich and just economy,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath added ( about Doug Ford ) : “We still don’t have a working province-wide booking system or call centres up and running even though Doug Ford had months to get his act together,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 6, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Where’s the assurance that folks who are ... between 60 and 64, who are healthy, are not going to get that vaccine ahead of somebody in their 70s,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 5, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Where’s the assurance that folks who are ... between 60 and 64, who are healthy, are not going to get that vaccine ahead of somebody in their 70s,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 5, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s really clear from the minister’s testimony that she was flagging some concerns that the government then took weeks and sometimes months to act upon,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 2, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about David Walliams ) : “The Ford government and Dr. Williams are taking great pains to hide, bury and cover up how they dealt with COVID-19 in long-term care homes,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, February 26, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath charged : “the government is trying to cover up what went wrong in long-term care” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 26, 2021 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about David Walliams ) : “The Ford government and Dr. Williams are taking great pains to hide, bury and cover up how they dealt with COVID-19 in long-term care homes,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 26, 2021 12:31:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about David Walliams ) : “The Ford government and Dr. Williams are taking great pains to hide, bury and cover up how they dealt with COVID-19 in long-term care homes,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “If the government is purposely suggesting that that we're not going to be getting this vaccine rollout up and running until the middle of March, only that they can then claim victory because they did it sooner. That's really disrespectful to the people of Ontario,” External link

barrie Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Seniors, particularly vulnerable folks, need to know the information. When is it coming? What are the basics? And why is the province of Ontario so far behind,” “There’s no doubt this rollout is being botched by the Ford government” External link

thewhig Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:39:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about David Walliams ) : “Even Dr. Williams says he favours the idea of paid sick days,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The minister is clearly uncomfortable because the government got caught with their hand in the cookie jar,” “This deal stinks no matter how you look at it,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, February 22, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “If a public health unit needs something or is shy of resources that they need … that they can fall back on the government and the government has a plan on how to support those public health units. I don't hear that,” External link

barrie Monday, February 22, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “7-Eleven’s aren’t restaurants. How do they qualify for a restaurant license when they’re not actually restaurants?” “It’s very troubling to think that the government, that the Premier would even entertain the idea of people going to a 7-Eleven, gassing up their car, popping in for a beer and then hitting the road. The whole thing is just ridiculous and I strongly urge the Premier to back away from this absolutely wrong-headed and dangerous plan” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "When will the premier actually start listening to the hospitals, to the doctors, to his own experts, and prevent this province from going into yet another third wave and lockdown?" External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "I think every woman in Ontario deserves an apology for Mr. Ford's comments," "There's no way that the premier of Ontario should be using those kinds of sexist terms" External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "When will the premier actually start listening to the hospitals, to the doctors, to his own experts, and prevent this province from going into yet another third wave and lockdown?" External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "At the end of the day, when the premier doesn't like being questioned, being criticized, he goes to the worst possible place. That’s just who he is," External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Queen ) : "It's really not about me personally. It's about the fight that I have and that I bring here to Queen's Park on behalf of everyday families — the criticism as well as the proposals.... At the end of the day, when the premier doesn't like being questioned, doesn't like being criticized, he goes to the worst possible place. That's just who he is," "I think he owes the people of Ontario an apology," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath replied : “The premier always goes to the worst, worst places when he doesn’t like the questions the opposition is asking,” “That’s just who he is,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "At the end of the day, when the premier doesn't like being questioned, being criticized, he goes to the worst possible place. That’s just who he is," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The premier is simply refusing to listen to the advice of experts, even though he claims the opposite," "The premier is risking the spread of the COVID-19 virus, more deaths, more business closures, further lockdowns, because he is refusing to listen to the advice of experts and he's reopening too quickly" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “She just doesn’t want to be criticized ... if they don’t meet their targets,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We are reopening the economy whether Mr. Ford wants to call it a transition or not,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The premier is simply refusing to listen to the advice of experts, even though he claims the opposite," "The premier is risking the spread of the COVID-19 virus, more deaths, more business closures, further lockdowns, because he is refusing to listen to the advice of experts and he's reopening to quickly" External link

barrie Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We’re looking for the support of all MPPs, regardless of political stripe, to get these things all done urgently,” “Before this house adjourns on Thursday, we could pass these bills and motions to save lives, help stop the spread and give folks what they need to make it to the other side” External link

TorontoStar Monday, February 15, 2021 7:21:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “Let’s not wait until the variants have taken hold,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, February 13, 2021 12:03:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We have to find a way to give everyone a spring break that's safe. Just kicking the can down the road isn't a solution," External link

CBC Friday, February 12, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We have to find a way to give everyone a spring break that's safe. Just kicking the can down the road isn't a solution," External link

CBC Friday, February 12, 2021 1:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We’re literally on the brink of an explosion,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 12, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “What we’re calling on Doug Ford to do is to provide clarity around that sooner rather than later,” External link

680news Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "My heart remains with the Roberta Place community as families, workers and caregivers grieve tragic losses — some while also recovering from the virus themselves," External link

barrie Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “What we’re calling on Doug Ford to do is to provide clarity around that sooner rather than later,” External link

680news Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "My heart remains with the Roberta Place community as families, workers and caregivers grieve tragic losses — some while also recovering from the virus themselves," External link

barrie Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Barrie families deserve to have peace of mind that their loved ones in long-term care will receive the support they need to get through the pandemic," "And we need to give people hope that, in Ontario, you and your loved ones can have a great quality of life as you age" External link

barrie Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “We know people will travel into areas that are not locked down,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Doug Ford’s decision to end the state of emergency and send the signal that everything is business as usual and that Ontario will be opened up significantly in two weeks time is really a dangerous message for Ontarians,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “I’ve talked to a lot of people and they are getting frustrated. They deserve to know that ending this lockdown means we won’t ever have to do another lockdown,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “People deserve hope that this time, when we open, we’re opening for good,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “Seniors and their loved ones have been crying out for an overhaul of long-term care for a very, very long time,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Other governments, both Liberal and Conservative, have not made this a priority. New Democrats will when I form the government next year. Absolutely as premier I am going to fix our long-term care system,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “They simply didn’t see it as a priority. They didn’t see the care and well-being of our seniors as something they wanted to spend dollars on,” “It’s absolutely shameful. Yes it is complex and yes there are many pieces to it but as you identify much of the details around the solutions, many of the details around the solutions are already available to us,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He needs to take the stranglehold off the commission, allow it to do its job, give it the extension that it requires and make sure that the government provides it with every single document that it asks for in order to complete its work,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The Ford government has dragged its heels and taken half-measures in long-term care. There are billions of dollars available to the government that are not being spent because Mr. Ford doesn’t want to spend it. He is refusing offers of military aid in long-term care homes struggling with horrible COVID-19 outbreaks. And he’s protected for-profit corporations — allowing them to put their bottom line ahead of the care and quality of life of seniors,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Long-term-care homes with underpaid temporary staff and residents crammed three and four to a room are leaving seniors vulnerable, and are resulting in more devastating illness and tragic death,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "Behind the walls of some nursing homes, there is a horrifying humanitarian crisis playing out," "Physicians are calling for help at Roberta Place, and we hear the urgency. We're asking Doug Ford not to let these people continue to suffer without the province doing anything to ease their struggle and help save lives" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “When we have over 3,200 people who have died in long-term care as a result of COVID-19, I am just speaking for them and their families,” “For the minister to downplay the crisis actually devalues those lives” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:29:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “When we have over 3,200 people who have died in long-term care as a result of COVID-19, I am just speaking for them and their families,” “For the minister to downplay the crisis actually devalues those lives” External link

680news Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Staying home can feel like an out-of-reach option for someone living paycheque to paycheque,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This document shows us all that we are on the path to heart-wrenching choices and devastating loss if we don’t make this lockdown count with stronger measures — paid sick days, more help in long-term care, and in-workplace and in-school testing,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "We're asking Doug Ford not to let these people continue to suffer without the province doing anything to ease their struggle and help save lives," External link

barrie Monday, January 18, 2021 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Behind the walls of some nursing homes, there is a horrifying humanitarian crisis playing out,” External link

cp24 Monday, January 18, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This government has the power to help and the power to save lives, and they’re choosing not to invest in that,” External link

cp24 Monday, January 18, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "Behind the walls of some nursing homes, there is a horrifying humanitarian crisis playing out," "Physicians are calling for help at Roberta Place, and we hear the urgency. We're asking Doug Ford not to let these people continue to suffer without the province doing anything to ease their struggle and help save lives" External link

CBC Monday, January 18, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “People are going to be confused,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "If your house is on fire on Friday the fire department doesn't wait until Monday before they try to put it out," "Disturbed that Ford and his cabinet refuse to limit the COVID-19 spread with tougher public health measures and financial supports for Ontarians" External link

barrie Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Doug Ford says the COVID-19 Ontario modelling data is shocking – but we'll have to wait until next week to actually see it," "Mr. Ford, show us the modelling today. And by the end of the day, tell us what you’re going to do about it without delay" External link

barrie Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath says : “To see that now we are exactly in that situation is a signal that this government has utterly failed to protect Ontarians from the impacts of COVID-19,” “Whether that’s the direct impact when it comes to actually getting virus and having to deal with that, or whether that’s the secondary impact” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “More than 2,800 people have suffered and died in long-term care during this pandemic, and now Doug Ford and his government are trying to cover-up the disaster,” External link

680news Monday, January 4, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath says : “Doug Ford and Minister Merrilee Fullerton have refused to provide information to the Long-Term Care Commission, and now they’re trying to shut down their work entirely. What are they hiding?” External link

680news Monday, January 4, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Long-term care homes are in a humanitarian crisis. Seniors are being forced to cry out to beg for food and water, while they’re left vulnerable to deadly infection,” External link

barrie Monday, January 4, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Doug Ford knew about Rod Phillips's trip to St. Barts two weeks ago. Not only did Ford not fire him then, he helped him keep the trip a secret. Phillips's resignation from cabinet today is not because of Phillips's vacation, it's because they got caught," External link

newsweek-USA Monday, January 4, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "It's not believable that a senior member of cabinet didn't tell the premier's office he was leaving the country for weeks during the height of a global emergency," External link

digitaljournal Friday, January 1, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Doug Ford knew about Rod Phillips’ trip to St. Barts two weeks ago. Not only did Ford not fire him then, he helped him keep the trip a secret. Phillips’ resignation from cabinet today is not because of Phillips’ vacation, it’s because they got caught,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Doug Ford knew about Rod Phillips’ trip to St. Barts two weeks ago. Not only did Ford not fire him then, he helped him keep the trip a secret. Phillips’ resignation from cabinet today is not because of Phillips’ vacation, it’s because they got caught,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 31, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Roy Phillips ) : “While the government demands sacrifice from everyday Ontarians, Rod Phillips chose to ignore public health advice, jet off to St. Barts, and create an elaborate cover-up on social media,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “Because of his lack of judgment and lack of honesty, Doug Ford must kick Rod Phillips out of cabinet,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This is a situation that is literally one that could save lives if we were ramping up that vaccine distribution instead of ramping it down,” “Other provinces managed to do that. But we have this huge problem with the government not being forthcoming in terms of its plan, so we don't know whether this was planned all along, or whether it wasn't because they're simply not providing the transparency that they should be providing” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s disheartening and frustrating to know that tens of thousands of life-saving vaccine doses have been sitting in freezers,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This is a situation that is literally one that could save lives if we were ramping up that vaccine distribution instead of ramping it down,” “Other provinces managed to do that. But we have this huge problem with the government not being forthcoming in terms of its plan, so we don't know whether this was planned all along, or whether it wasn't because they're simply not providing the transparency that they should be providing” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "It's disheartening and frustrating to know that tens of thousands of life-saving vaccine doses have been sitting in freezers," External link

CBC Monday, December 28, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “this is exactly the kind of thing people should be aware of,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government’s response has been inadequate so far,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath added : “this is exactly the kind of thing people should be aware of,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The government’s response has been inadequate so far,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “MPPs should be staying at the legislature and working to use the $12 billion in COVID funding (Ontario Premier) Doug Ford has been withholding from the people of Ontario. We can do so much more to stop the spread, and save lives – from paid sick days to supports for small businesses and a plan to hire thousands of staff in long-term care,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, December 9, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “MPPs should be staying at the legislature and working to use the $12 billion in COVID funding (Ontario Premier) Doug Ford has been withholding from the people of Ontario. We can do so much more to stop the spread, and save lives – from paid sick days to supports for small businesses and a plan to hire thousands of staff in long-term care,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “MPPs should be staying at the legislature and working to use the $12 billion in COVID funding (Ontario Premier) Doug Ford has been withholding from the people of Ontario. We can do so much more to stop the spread, and save lives – from paid sick days to supports for small businesses and a plan to hire thousands of staff in long-term care,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It’s horrifying to watch more families go through this anguish,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Parents are wondering what’s going on,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “For a lot of folks, home ownership has been out of reach, along with the stability and financial security that come with it,” “A lot of families are stuck in rental units that are run-down, or even unsafe. Other families are forced to live in cramped conditions, not able to afford a bigger home that can accommodate their growing families; sometimes are even forced to move away from family, away from the place where they grew up” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The money was meant for families and children. You have to be able to get money into the hands of people who need it as quickly as possible,” “People are suffering, families are suffering, kids are suffering, households are suffering,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “In addition to remembering, we have a duty to ensure that our province’s veterans and their families receive the utmost care, including support for PTSD or mental trauma, and making sure that caring and appropriate long-term care is available to veterans who can no longer live at home,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “He’s telling seniors and long-term-care staff — the heroes still there, working night and day — that they’re on their own now in the battle against COVID-19. Help is not on the way,” “Doug Ford’s budget doesn’t take any new actions to make everyday people safer, or healthier, especially in long-term care” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "A future hydro or tax cut won't help a boarded up business and it certainly won't help the folks that used to work there," "Those measures are great if you're a company that's doing really well ... but let's face it, main streets across Ontario are crumbling" External link

CBC Friday, November 6, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "A future hydro or tax cut won't help a boarded up business and it certainly won't help the folks that used to work there," "Those measures are great if you're a company that's doing really well ... but let's face it, main streets across Ontario are crumbling" External link

CBC Friday, November 6, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : "There's no action in the budget to urgently address this crisis and it's shameful," External link

CBC Friday, November 6, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This disappearing document reappeared yesterday on the internet but without 91 of the original pages that were first put on the internet, including statements that clearly show that Mr. McVety took loans of more than half a million dollars from the college,” “That information is now redacted. Why has this agency allowed Mr. McVety to remove the information?” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 30, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The premier has been harsh with most people who ignore the rules. In fact he said, 'They are two fries short of a happy meal.' He's just fined a music teacher for failing to wear a mask but the premier has nothing but excuses for the assistant to his minister of education,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The premier has been harsh with most people who ignore the rules. In fact he said, 'They are two fries short of a happy meal.' He's just fined a music teacher for failing to wear a mask but the premier has nothing but excuses for the assistant to his minister of education,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The premier has been harsh with most people who ignore the rules. In fact he said, 'They are two fries short of a happy meal.' He's just fined a music teacher for failing to wear a mask but the premier has nothing but excuses for the assistant to his minister of education,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath wrote ( about Doug Ford ) : "Mr. Ford interferes in democratic elections again and again. I'm committed to bringing back the right of municipalities to decide how to hold their own elections — including ranked ballots," External link

CBC Friday, October 23, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “COVID-19 revealed a disaster behind the walls of long-term care homes,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “What we’d like to see is a massive increase in supports for long-term care,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "This is a classic Doug Ford move," "On one hand he says he respects municipalities and now he's turning around and doing something that shows the opposite" External link

CBC Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This is a classic Doug Ford move,” “On one hand he says he respects municipalities and now he’s turning around and doing something that shows the opposite” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "COVID-19 revealed a disaster behind the walls of long-term care homes," External link

CBC Monday, October 19, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Nursing homes are now lurching into another crisis without enough infection control in place,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Nursing homes are now lurching into another crisis without enough infection control in place,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "We're going to guarantee a basket of services that will be the same in Thunder Bay, Ottawa, Windsor and Toronto," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "Many communities are reliant upon services that come from other places," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "I've watched as northwestern families have struggled to get access to the same level of care on every metric," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We have to take action now to make sure people are safe in nursing homes and during home-care visits throughout the second wave,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, October 9, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We've already had more deaths in long-term care. We've already had more outbreaks,” External link

cp24 Friday, October 9, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We’ve already had more deaths in long-term care. We’ve already had more outbreaks,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The wave is already upon us,” External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told : “The wave is already upon us,” External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It just saddens me to see the premier go so low yet again. He’s focused on trying to hurt my feelings, he should be focused on fixing long-term care,” “I don’t care about his insults. I care about the people of Ontario. I want to him to get the job done” External link

simcoe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “People are going to be afraid to go into those pharmacies for fear of being exposed to COVID-19,” “Asymptomatic people can still spread COVID-19” External link

cknw Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “People are going to be afraid to go into those pharmacies for fear of being exposed to COVID-19,” “Asymptomatic people can still spread COVID-19” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "People are going to be afraid to go into those pharmacies for fear of being exposed to COVID-19," "Asymptomatic people can still spread COVID-19" External link

cp24 Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "People are going to be afraid to go into those pharmacies for fear of being exposed to COVID-19," "Asymptomatic people can still spread COVID-19" External link

simcoe Saturday, September 19, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “None of this makes much sense at all,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 18, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "This Ford government is once again reacting to a crisis instead of preparing and ensuring that things were in place before the crisis is upon us," "That has been the problem all along" External link

simcoe Friday, September 18, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “None of this makes much sense at all,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Families have been left in the dark,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “this is not what the people of Ontario deserve,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Across Ontario, parents are nervously watching COVID case numbers increase,” “So parents are of course very nervous as they prepare to send their kids back to school” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This pandemic took advantage of the gaps in underfunded services, including long-term care and our children’s schools,” “Cuts to education, long-term care and public health undermined the things that families needed to be safe. If I were premier today, I’d be doing the opposite — hiring thousands of teachers, education workers and nursing home staff to battle back against COVID-19, and protect the people we love,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, September 14, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath says ( about Doug Ford ) : “It’s really clear that [Ontario Premier] Mr. [Doug] Ford’s plan is not a plan that is one that sits comfortably with educators, with parents, with public health, and other experts in the health field,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath says : “It’s really clear for a safe back to school, children are going to need caring adults around them to help learn and maintain proper protocols around the pandemic and it’s really clear from these moms that they’re just not feeling comfortable the government has done everything they can to make sure their kids are going back to school in a safe manner, and that’s just not good enough,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “I think it shows that Mr. Ford is, once again, turning to the federal government instead of stepping up to the plate with provincial dollars,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Mr. Ford should be listening to and responding to the legitimate fears of parents, teachers, education workers and health experts. Instead, he’s gaslighting them with ads promoting a bargain basement scheme,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Mr. Ford should be listening to and responding to the legitimate fears of parents, teachers, education workers and health experts. Instead, he’s gaslighting them with ads promoting a bargain basement scheme,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Mr. Ford should be listening to and responding to the legitimate fears of parents, teachers, education workers and health experts. Instead, he’s gaslighting them with ads promoting a bargain basement scheme,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “Mr. Ford should be listening to and responding to the legitimate fears of parents, teachers, education workers and health experts. Instead, he’s gaslighting them with ads promoting a bargain basement scheme,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “The bottom line: we’re weeks in front of the opening of schools and the Ford government hasn’t done anything to try to source extra buses,” “It’s inevitable that kids are going to be cheek by jowl inside those buses” External link

cknw Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He’s trying to send kids back to school on the cheap,” External link

cknw Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He’s trying to send kids back to school on the cheap,” External link

cknw Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “He’s trying to send kids back to school on the cheap,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This is the untenable situation parents are going to find themselves in,” External link

simcoe Friday, August 21, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “This is the untenable situation parents are going to find themselves in,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 21, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We’re asking Mr. Ford to step up to the plate,” External link

barrie Monday, August 17, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “The bottom line is if we’re three weeks in front of the opening of schools and the Ford government hasn’t done anything to try to source extra buses then it’s inevitable that kids are going to be cheek by jowl inside those buses,” External link

barrie Monday, August 17, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “We’re asking Mr. Ford to step up to the plate,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 17, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “The bottom line is if we’re three weeks in front of the opening of schools and the Ford government hasn’t done anything to try to source extra buses then it’s inevitable that kids are going to be cheek by jowl inside those buses,” External link

cp24 Monday, August 17, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "No woman should have her sense of security threatened in the home, workplace or in public," "I stand with my colleagues in denouncing these acts of hate towards women in the political community, and hope to see the perpetrators held fully accountable for their actions" External link

CBC Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Mr. Ford has put together a bargain-basement plan that pinches pennies on the backs of our kids,” “This isn’t unusual for the Conservatives. We know that Mr. Ford has been dealing with the education system since he’s been in office, but that’s not good enough for our kids or our families” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “What does that look like? Finding the extra spaces needed to create smaller class sizes to create opportunities for more classrooms to be up and running. That means hiring thousands of teachers and support workers, custodial staff,” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This does take investment and it takes effort, but I can tell you that school boards are wanting to do the right thing and they’re wanting to find a way to keep those class sizes small, particularly in the elementary grades,” “Unfortunately, Mr. Ford has decided that that is not necessary” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “Mr. Ford has put together a bargain-basement plan that pinches pennies on the backs of our kids,” “This isn’t unusual for the Conservatives. We know that Mr. Ford has been dealing with the education system since he’s been in office, but that’s not good enough for our kids or our families” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “What does that look like? Finding the extra spaces needed to create smaller class sizes to create opportunities for more classrooms to be up and running. That means hiring thousands of teachers and support workers, custodial staff,” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “This does take investment and it takes effort, but I can tell you that school boards are wanting to do the right thing and they’re wanting to find a way to keep those class sizes small, particularly in the elementary grades,” “Unfortunately, Mr. Ford has decided that that is not necessary” External link

thewhig Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “It is very, very clear that for some reason, the minister of transportation and Mr. Ford were pretty much making stuff up when it comes to the LRT here in our city,” External link

globalnews Friday, August 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "The numbers are nowhere near what the ministry has claimed," External link

CBC Friday, August 7, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "If I were premier right now, I would be capping class sizes for all students, and hustling to get temporary classroom spaces, teachers and education workers lined up for all those classes," External link

barrie Friday, August 7, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "If I were premier right now, I would be capping class sizes for all students, and hustling to get temporary classroom spaces, teachers and education workers lined up for all those classes," External link

cp24 Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "During this pandemic, parents have been doing the superhuman work of juggling parenting, working from home and supporting kids with at-home learning," "Knowing how incredibly difficult that's been, I'm shocked that Doug Ford appears not to be taking any action at all to get enough safe, small classrooms ready so every child can go back to school in the fall" External link

barrie Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : “During this pandemic, parents have been doing the superhuman work of juggling parenting, working from home and supporting kids with at-home learning,” “Knowing how incredibly difficult that’s been, I’m shocked that Doug Ford appears not to be taking any action at all to get enough safe, small classrooms ready so every child can go back to school in the fall” External link

cknw Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "During this pandemic, parents have been doing the superhuman work of juggling parenting, working from home and supporting kids with at-home learning," "Knowing how incredibly difficult that's been, I'm shocked that Doug Ford appears not to be taking any action at all to get enough safe, small classrooms ready so every child can go back to school in the fall" External link

simcoe Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath told ( about Doug Ford ) : "What it shows it that nothing's changed when it comes to the way Mr. Ford behaves. He simply cannot tolerate a difference of opinion and he punishes people severely when they dare to stand up to him," External link

barrie Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said ( about Doug Ford ) : "What it shows it that nothing's changed when it comes to the way Mr. Ford behaves," "He simply cannot tolerate a difference of opinion and he punishes people severely when they dare to stand up to him" External link

cp24 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath told ( about Doug Ford ) : "What it shows it that nothing's changed when it comes to the way Mr. Ford behaves. He simply cannot tolerate a difference of opinion and he punishes people severely when they dare to stand up to him," External link

barrie Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The NDP will keep fighting for an independent, find-and-fix public judicial inquiry into long-term care,” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “The NDP will keep fighting for an independent, find-and-fix public judicial inquiry into long-term care,” External link

simcoe Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : “We need to see some real changes in long-term care, the government put an omnibus bill out the other day and not a peep in it about long-term care,” External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 15, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Andrea Horwath said : "It's this government's obligation to actually put a functioning workable plan together for parents and kids for the fall, a safe plan, and that's going to mean investment," External link

CBC Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader73.93%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
Leader21.93%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
democratic party leader1.78%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
premier0.30%EN10/31/201631/10/2016
leader of the ontario0.15%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
democrat0.15%EN08/19/201619/08/2016
chef du npd0.59%FR06/01/201401/06/2014
new democratic party leader0.59%EN12/02/201302/12/2013
new democrat leader0.59%EN09/16/201316/09/2013
Names Lang Count
Andrea HorwathEN81.60%
Andrea HorwathFR18.40%


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