Bhutila Karpoche MPP, Parkdale–High Park

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November 21, 2018

NDP tables bill for 30-day max waits for youth mental health

QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Bhutila Karpoche, Member for Parkdale—High Park and Official Opposition critic for Mental Health and Addictions, is tabling a bill this week that would cap the wait time for chil... More
October 25, 2018

Doug Ford refuses to listen to Opioid Task Force

Ford’s government hasn’t contacted expert panel in four months NDP MPP Bhutila Karpoche said Doug Ford is continuing to ignore the experts as Ontario’s opioid crisis worsens – so much so, that the ... More
October 22, 2018

OPS didn’t need to be paused to pick new name: NDP

NDP Mental Health and Addictions critic Bhutila Karpoche said Monday that while it’s a relief that Doug Ford has been convinced to allow Overdose Prevention Sites to operate, putting an arbitrary c... More
October 15, 2018

Ontarians dying in opioid crisis as government dithers on overdose prevention sites

With cold, wind and rain forcing the closure of a community-driven temporary overdose prevention site, Parkdale—High Park MPP Bhutila Karpoche rose in question period Monday to urge the Ford govern... More
October 10, 2018

World Mental Health Day statement from Ontario NDP Mental Health and Addictions Critic Bhutila Karpoche

“Today, on World Mental Health Day, communities around the world come together to raise awareness about the challenges faced by those living with mental health issues. Ontario children struggle wit... More
September 28, 2018

By delaying overdose prevention sites, Ford puts lives at risk: NDP

On Friday, NDP Mental Health and Addictions critic Bhutila Karpoche issued the following statement regarding news that the Ford government is continuing to delay the opening of overdose prevention ... More
September 27, 2018

NDP calls on Doug Ford to stop ignoring health care experts and frontline workers, putting lives at risk

Doug Ford has now held Overdose Prevention Sites on a 45-day "pause" against the advice of health care and addictions experts, and the NDP is calling for that pause to end. "Doug Ford has been badm... More
September 20, 2018

Ford Conservatives continue to put lives at risk by not declaring opioid crisis a public health emergency

With the Ford Conservatives’ backward priorities driving the Queen’s Park agenda, NDP Parkdale-High Park MPP, Bhutila Karpoche accused the Ford Conservatives of throwing away available public dolla... More
August 31, 2018

Statement on International Overdose Awareness Day

"Today, on International Overdose Awareness Day, communities around the world come together to raise awareness and commemorate those who have been lost to drug overdose. Here in Toronto, there was ... More
August 27, 2018

Statement on Beer Subsidies

“Doug Ford is more concerned about subsidizing big brewers than he is about families’ urgent priorities. Ford’s photo-op on Monday does nothing to help the families hurt by his cuts to education, h... More