Bhutila Karpoche MPP, Parkdale–High Park

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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
February 20, 2019

NDP MPPs stand with Toronto families devastated by Ford’s cut to autism funding

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPPs Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale-High Park), Jill Andrew (Toronto-St. Paul’s) and Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale) said it’s simply wrong for Doug Ford to plow ahead with his cu... More
February 12, 2019

NDP stands with advocate for Ministry of Mental Health call

TORONTO — MPP Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park), the NDP’s critic for Mental Health and Addictions, said the Ontario NDP stands with Noah Irvine and other mental health advocates, who are calli... More
January 25, 2019

Overdose prevention site permits set to expire while Ford stays silent

TORONTO — Doug Ford has yet to confirm which of the province’s overdose prevention sites (OPS) will be permitted to stay open, with all currently operating OPS sites’ licenses set to expire on Jan.... More
January 22, 2019

CAMH survey re-affirms Ontario’s need for mental health services overhaul

QUEEN'S PARK — New findings from a CAMH survey showing a rise in mental health challenges among Ontario adults re-affirms the province’s dire need for a mental health services overhaul, says NDP cr... More
December 23, 2018

Following inquest, NDP renews call for opioid crisis to be declared a public health emergency

Coroner’s jury inquest into the death of Bradley Chapman recommended declaring public health emergency More
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