Government of Ontario

Bhutila Karpoche

MPP, Parkdale–High Park

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Bhutila Karpoche is the Member of Provincial Parliament for Parkdale—High Park. In June 2018, Bhutila made history by becoming the first person of Tibetan heritage to be elected to public office in North America. Bhutila is active on issues around social justice and public health. She is a longtime advocate of affordable housing, workers’ rights, and public health care. She has been voted Toronto's Best Local Politician by Toronto Star readers in 2019, Toronto's Best MPP by NOW Magazine readers in 2020 and 2019, and named one of Toronto's Most Inspirational Women of the year in 2019. Full bio.

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May 7, 2021

Parkdale—High Park demands action on paid sick days

PARKDALE—HIGH PARK — MPP Bhutila Karpoche and a coalition of community organizations have sent a letter to the Minister of Health and Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development demanding r... More
May 6, 2021

Del Duca talks child care after jacking up fees for 15 years

TORONTO — NDP Child Care critic Bhutila Karpoche released the following statement in response to Steven Del Duca’s campaign announcement: More
April 27, 2021

NDP celebrates child care worker vaccine change

QUEEN'S PARK — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and the NDP's Child Care critic Bhutila Karpoche released the following statement in response to news that child care workers are being ... More