Bhutila Karpoche MPP/Députée/གྲོས་ཚོགས་འཐུས་མི། Parkdale—High Park

Government of Ontario

At Queen's Park

As the Member of Provincial Parliament for Parkdale—High Park, Bhutila works hard to bring the voices of our community to Queen's Park. Read more about Bhutila's work below.

Watch all of Bhutila's questions to the government, members' statements, petition readings, and bill debates here.

43rd Parliament (June 2, 2022 – present)

Bill 48, Rent Control for All Tenants Act, 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
Read the text of the bill here.

Bill 47, Respecting Human Rights in an Emergency Act (Emergency Power Generators), 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
Read the text of the bill here.

Bill 40, Moving Ontarians Safely Act, 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
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Bill 34, Pandemic Preparedness Act, 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
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Bill 33, Maternal Mental Health Day Act, 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
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Bill 32, Black Mental Health Day Act, 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
Read the text of the bill here.

Bill 30, Menstrual Health Day Act, 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
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Bill 25, Rent Stabilization Act, 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
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Bill 14, No Time to Waste Act (Plan for Climate Action and Jobs), 2022
Status: Second Reading - vote deferred
Read the text of the bill here.

Bill 8, Anti-Money Laundering in Housing Act, 2022
Status: First Reading - Carried
Read the text of the bill here.


42nd Parliament (July 11, 2018 – May 3, 2022)

In the 43rd Parliament, Bhutila tabled the most number of bills of any MPP. Below is a list of Bhutila bills tabled in her first term:

  • Pandemic Preparedness Act
  • Four-Day Work Week Act
  • Protecting Vulnerable Road Users Act
  • Anti-Money Laundering in Housing Act
  • Early Years and Child Care Worker Advisory Commission Act
  • Rent Stabilization Act
  • Clean Trains Now Act
  • Day of Remembrance and Action Against Anti-Asian Racism Act
  • No Time to Waste Act (Plan for Climate Action and Jobs)
  • Climate Crisis Health Action Plan Act
  • Black Mental Health Day Act
  • Perinatal Mental Health Act
  • Tibetan Heritage Month Act
  • Ontario Food Terminal Protection Act
  • Menstrual Hygiene Day Act
  • Jennifer's Law (Retail Sales Tax Amendment Act Respecting HST Rebates for Medical Supplies)
  • Right to Timely Mental Health and Addictions Care for Children and Youth Act

42nd Parliament (July 11, 2018 – May 3, 2022)

Motion 45

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should empower the Opioid Emergency Task Force to re-evaluate the current policy to limit the number of OPS/CPS sites to 21, make recommendations for specific additional funding and resources in instances where there is an identified shortfall and declare a public health emergency in relation to the opioid overdose crisis.


Motion 44

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should take immediate action, informed by the Office of the Chief Coroner's Inquest into the death of Bradley Chapman, to address the growing poisonous drug and opioid overdose crisis through the development of a comprehensive provincial strategy that incorporates but is not limited to: the assignment of a provincial coordinator within the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; the approval and funding of all existing overdose prevention sites and Supervised Consumption Sites (OPS/SPS); and the resumption of regular meetings of the Opioid Emergency Task Force. 


Motion 88

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should provide free menstrual hygiene management products, such as tampons and pads, in all public-facing provincially-run and/or funded facilities and Government of Ontario workplace washrooms in an effort to address the health and social inequality caused by stigma, shame, or cost in accessing menstrual hygiene management.

43rd Parliament (June 2, 2022 – present)

First Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House
August 23, 2022 – present

Critic, Child Care
July 13, 2022 – present

Critic, GTA Issues
July 13, 2022 – present

Critic, Early Childhood Development
July 13, 2022 – present


42nd Parliament (July 11, 2018 – May 3, 2022)

Vice-Chair, Standing Committee on Social Policy
March 29, 2021 – May 3, 2022

Member, Standing Committee on Social Policy
March 26, 2021 – March 29, 2021

Member, Standing Committee on Social Policy
March 25, 2021 – May 3, 2022

Vice-Chair, Standing Committee on Social Policy
March 1, 2021 – March 25, 2021

Member, Standing Committee on Social Policy
February 16, 2021 – March 1, 2021

Critic, Early Learning and Childcare
February 2, 2021 – May 3, 2022

Deputy Opposition Whip
August 23, 2018 – August 30, 2019

Critic, Mental Health and Addictions
August 23, 2018 – February 2, 2021