Bhutila Karpoche MPP, Parkdale–High Park

Government of Ontario

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April 29, 2019

NDP to Ford: listen to experts before cutting public health

QUEEN’S PARK — Bhutila Karpoche, Ontario NDP critic for Mental Health and Addictions, said the NDP has listened to experts describe the disastrous consequences if the Ford Conservatives go ahead wi... More
April 25, 2019

NDP MPP Bhutila Karpoche to introduce bill to stop taxes on medical supplies

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) will table a private member’s bill to exempt certain medical supplies from the Ontario portion of the HST at the cash register. More
April 18, 2019

Girls Government students urge province to fight period poverty

QUEEN’S PARK — Grade 8 students from Parkdale Junior and Senior Public School held a press conference Wednesday to call on the Ontario government to provide free menstrual products in public washro... More
April 16, 2019

Ford’s budget dangerously ignores mental health and addictions

TORONTO — Bhutila Karpoche, Ontario NDP critic for Mental Health and Addictions, said Doug Ford’s first budget ignores the desperate need to improve supports for those struggling with mental health... More
April 12, 2019

NDP MPP calls on Ford Conservatives to restore mental health and addictions funding

QUEEN’S PARK — Bhutila Karpoche, Ontario NDP critic for Mental Health and Addictions, released the following statement in the lead-up to the provincial budget Thursday: More
April 1, 2019

NDP slams Ford government’s reaction to outcry over shutdown of overdose prevention sites

QUEEN’S PARK — The Official Opposition NDP Leader, Andrea Horwath, and the NDP critic for Mental Health and Addictions Bhutila Karpoche called on the Ford Conservatives today in question period to ... More
March 29, 2019

Ford denies approval to six overdose prevention sites, risking lives

QUEEN’S PARK — Bhutila Karpoche, Ontario NDP critic for Mental Health and Addictions, released the following statement in response to news that the Ford Conservatives are approving only 15 overdose... More
March 26, 2019

Ford Conservatives stall on overdose prevention sites as death toll climbs

  QUEEN’S PARK — Especially in light of a shocking new opioid-related death-toll number, Bhutila Karpoche, Ontario NDP critic for Mental Health and Addictions, said it’s simply wrong for the Ford C... More
March 20, 2019

NDP MPP says Timbercreek Asset Management should stop exploiting tenants at West Lodge apartment buildings in Parkdale

TORONTO — NDP MPP for Parkdale-High Park Bhutila Karpoche is calling on the Ford government to pressure rental company Timbercreek Asset Management to carry out long-overdue repairs to two Parkdale... More
February 21, 2019

Children and youth need faster access to mental health services now: NDP MPP

Vote on NDP MPP bill to cap wait times for youth mental health at 30 days expected Thursday QUEEN’S PARK – With emergency department visits and hospitalizations on the rise among youth and children... More