Rima Berns‑McGown MPP, Beaches–East York

Government of Ontario

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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
March 22, 2019

AUDIO: All in a Day with Alan Neal: Bill 83 Islamophobia

Thank you Alan Neal and CBC Ottawa for chatting with me today about my private member's bill to proclaim January 29 as a Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia. "Of course we need to get ri... More
March 22, 2019

NDP MPP introduces bill to mark Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia

QUEEN’S PARK — Rima Berns-McGown, MPP for Beaches-East York, introduced a private member’s bill this week proposing to proclaim Jan. 29 each year a Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia in ... More