Rima Berns‑McGown MPP, Beaches–East York

Government of Ontario

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April 30, 2019

VIDEO: Rima on Protecting Our Health Care System

Hundreds of people are gathering outside Queen's Park right now to tell the Government they are not going to sit back and watch while our health care system is dismantled in front of us. I spoke in... More
April 25, 2019

NDP MPP Rima Berns-McGown hosts community meeting for tenants feeling squeezed by housing crisis

TORONTO — Rima Berns-McGown, NDP MPP for Beaches-East York, will hold a community meeting Thursday evening for tenants feeling squeezed by the worsening affordable housing crisis.The meeting comes ... More
April 25, 2019

Community Conversation on Housing

Big thanks to Suze Morrison, Geordie Dent from the Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations and Karen Andrews from the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario - ACTO for a wonderful community conversa... More
April 21, 2019

Beaches Easter Parade

Happy Easter, everyone! The Beaches Easter Parade is one of the things I most love about our community. It was wonderful to see so many constituents out and about on this beautiful day. More
April 17, 2019

VIDEO: Rima on the Government's Legal Aid Cuts

I've already heard from many of you who are outraged by the Government's 30 percent cut to Legal Aid Ontario.It is unconscionable and it is an action that is specifically targetting refugees and i... More
April 15, 2019

NDP establishes first official Black Caucus in Ontario History

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath and the NDP caucus announced the official formation of the NDP Black Caucus – Ontario’s first formal Black caucus in a political party. “Bl... More
April 8, 2019

April E-Newsletter 2019

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April 5, 2019

Bill to proclaim Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia passes second reading

QUEEN’S PARK — Ontarians are one step closer to recognizing Jan. 29 as a Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia after a private member’s bill put forward by Rima Berns-McGown, MPP for Beache... More
April 5, 2019

VIDEO: Rima's private member's bill - Bill 83 passes second reading

I am overjoyed and grateful that the legislature voted unanimously to support my private member's bill yesterday. A big thank you to all the members who spoke eloquently in favour of it.   B... More
April 4, 2019

VIDEO: Rima in Question Period - 2018 Poverty Reduction Strategy Report

During Question Period today, I asked the the Minister of Children, Community and Social services about the 2018 Poverty Reduction Strategy report released earlier this week. At only 9 pages long ... More