Rima Berns‑McGown MPP, Beaches–East York

Government of Ontario

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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
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