Jennie Stevens MPP, St. Catharines

Government of Ontario

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January 21, 2021

Voices of LTC Emergency Town Hall

On January 21st, 2021 Voices Of LTC and MPPs Jennie Stevens, Jeff Burch, and Wayne Gates gathered online to listen to the family members of residents in Long Term Care. Recording care of Voices of ... More
January 13, 2021

Open letter in support of Niagara Health Doctors and Front Line Health Care Workers

Jennie Stevens sent the following open letter calling on Premier Ford to support the efforts of Niagara Health in their ongoing fight against COVID-19 by immediately including Niagara in the urgent... More
February 21, 2020

‘Renoviction’ proceedings stopped against St. Catharines senior with terminal cancer

Ken Gogo wants only to spend the months he has left living in his home.  Instead, he has been living in fear he might soon be evicted. The 76-year-old St. Catharines man, diagnosed with Stage 4 lun... More
February 9, 2020

St. Catharines Transit now offers free rides to kids 12 and under and veterans

St. Catharines is opening its bus doors to veterans and children under 12 to ride free. The initiative was rolled out quietly last Monday. Some of the details of the program are being ironed out bu... More
January 30, 2020

Eviction notice issued over three cents: St. Catharines tenants feel ‘harassed’ by new landlord

Three cents. Karen Phelan couldn't believe what she was seeing when she read the notice threatening to evict her from her apartment at 2B Arlington Ave. "I just started to shake," she said. "This i... More
January 24, 2020

Opposition MPPs blast government over long-term care in Niagara

Not a single long-term care bed has been created in Niagara Falls in five years despite a growing wait list in the community, says Niagara Falls NDP MPP Wayne Gates. As of November, 434 people in N... More
November 19, 2019

NDP reps weigh in on homelessness underfunding

  Niagara's three New Democratic Party representatives have teamed up to demand "a fair deal" when it comes to provincial homelessness funding. MPPs Wayne Gates from Niagara Falls, Jennie Stevens f... More
August 27, 2019

Overwhelming support for St. Catharines man who needs $700,000 drug

Jared Wayland's hopes have been buoyed by the overwhelming support he has received from people across the province as he continues to wait for access to a "miracle drug" to treat the Type 3 spinal ... More
July 2, 2019

Funding agreement reached for St. Catharines overdose prevention site

After months of uncertainty, Positive Living Niagara has reached an agreement with the provincial government for the ongoing operation of its supervised injection site. "We are very pleased that th... More
November 1, 2018

St. Catharines MPP wants War Vets to be given priority access to long-term care beds

St. Catharines MPP Jennie Stevens has tabled legislation that will give Ontario’s veterans priority access to long-term care beds right across the province. The NDP Veterans, Legions and Military A... More