QUEEN’S PARK — Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to news that the government is issuing additional licenses for private surgical clinics to perform MRI and CT scans.

“Further privatization of Ontario’s public healthcare system will only lead to higher costs and poorer care.

Ontarians should never have to pull out their …

QUEEN’S PARK — Today, Mike Schreiner and Aislinn Clancy joined thousands of community members, healthcare advocates and frontline workers calling on the government to stop the privatization of our public healthcare system.

“Healthcare should be for people, not profits,” said Schreiner.

“It’s going to take people power and worker power to protect our healthcare …

GUELPH — MPP Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to news that the government’s review of supervised consumption sites is complete but results have not been shared publicly nor has provincial funding resumed.

“While this government drags its feet and withholds funding from supervised consumption sites, opioid deaths are continuing to …

GUELPH — Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to news that the government will pass legislation to ensure wildland firefighters have the same presumptive WSIB coverage for cancers, heart injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder as municipal firefighters.

“This is an important change that wildland firefighters have long been asking for and …

KITCHENER — MPP Schreiner and MPP Clancy released the following statement in response to news that dangerously high benzene levels have been detected near the Aamjiwnaang First Nation for weeks.

“No one in Ontario should be subjected to the kind of toxic air contamination that has become day-to-day life for the residents of …

QUEEN’S PARK — MPP for Guelph Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to an Ontario Healthcare Coalition report showing that dozens of patients who received privately funded cataract surgeries were pressured to pay more for extra services.

“The Premier promised that Ontarians would never have to use their credit cards to …

GUELPH — MPP for Guelph Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to news that a Hamilton primary care clinic is charging patients using a model that allows nurse practitioners to bill directly for access to primary care services.

“Ontarians should never have to pull out their credit card to access primary …

GUELPH — MPP for Guelph Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to news that the Ford government will pass legislation to block future provincial governments from implementing a price on pollution.

“Let’s call this what it is – a new round of performative political games from a government desperate to distract …

GUELPH — Mike Schreiner released the following statement in response to the signing of a healthcare agreement between the governments of Ontario and Canada.

“This long overdue deal will not be the silver-bullet solution to solving Ontario’s healthcare crisis if the government continues to disrespect healthcare workers and privatize public services.

Federal funding alone …

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