Rima Berns‑McGown MPP, Beaches–East York

Government of Ontario

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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
March 17, 2019

Skating Party at Ted Reeves Arena

Thanks to everyone who came out to skate with me today at Ted Reeve Arena! We shared hot chocolate and treats; raced around the ice; sang happy birthday to a young constituent; and cheered on a yo... More
March 15, 2019

VIDEO: Rima speaks at the Toronto vigil for victims of the New Zealand mosque shooting

Thanks to Ginella Massa and City News for capturing some of what I had to say tonight.   More
March 1, 2019

March E-Newsletter 2019

Click here to read our March E-Newsletter!   More
February 25, 2019

Letter to Ministers MacLeod and Clark on the Housing and Homelessness Crisis

Hon. Lisa MacLeod Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues 6th Floor, 80 Grosvenor St. Toronto, ON M7A 1E9   Hon. Steve Clark Minister of Municip... More
February 23, 2019

Emergency Meeting on Autism Funding

On Saturday, February 23rd - I held an emergency community meeting at Centre 55 about the proposed changes to autism funding.  Thank you to all the amazing parents, therapists and advocates who cam... More
February 19, 2019

Families across Ontario and NDP speak out against callous cuts to autism support

QUEEN’S PARK—NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath and the NDP MPPs joined parents and families to take questions about Doug Ford’s callous cuts to autism supports to Queen’s Park Tuesday. ... More
January 18, 2019

Ford silent on homelessness crisis heading into one of the coldest weekends of the year

Rima Berns-McGown, Ontario NDP critic for poverty and homelessness, said it’s shameful that the Ford government is quite literally leaving vulnerable people out in the cold ahead of plunging tempe... More
January 13, 2019

Community Office Opening and Open House

Thanks so much to each and every one of you who came to our office opening yesterday! I am deeply grateful for our beautiful Beaches-East York community and the privilege to work on your behalf. He... More