Bhutila Karpoche MPP, Parkdale–High Park

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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
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