Wayne Gates MPP for Niagara Falls, Fort Erie & Niagara-on-the-Lake

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February 5, 2021

Health care remains top issue in Niagara: Gates

Full article here.  “We’re seeing that we need to reinvest in our health care — we need to get our new (Niagara Falls) hospital built. That’s gone on way too long. I’ve been crying to the minister ... More
February 3, 2021

Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates takes on key official Opposition role

To read the full article click here.    Gates said he is “proud” to receive the new portfolio position. “My focus right now is on ensuring the health and safety of every worker in our province dur... More
January 28, 2021

Niagara MPP calls for province to take over 'disgusting' Greycliff Manor after 35-year-old dies

Read the full article here.  Niagara Falls NDP MPP Wayne Gates is calling for an emergency takeover by the province of Greycliff Manor retirement home after seeing "disgusting" images of a room whe... More
January 23, 2021

Where are Niagara's vaccines?

See more here.  "Gates wrote that he understands the difficulties around vaccinations, particularly given the enormity of the task and supply limits. However, he said Niagara deserves straight ans... More
January 14, 2021

NDP’s Gates: Paid sick days and workplace testing are needed alongside more inspections

January 14, 2021   NDP’s Gates: Paid sick days and workplace testing are needed alongside more inspections   NIAGARA FALLS – NDP Workpl... More
January 7, 2021

Reflecting on the U.S. Capitol attack, Niagara MPP asks Ford to disavow Canadian-founded 'Proud Boys'

Read the original here.  Niagara Falls riding MPP Wayne GatesSpecial to Niagara Now As a member of a democratic legislative body, yesterday was a heartbreaking day. I watched as one of the oldest h... More
January 4, 2021

The vaccine is on the horizon but the time to act is now.

The vaccine is on the horizon but the time to act is now. By Wayne Gates  As many of you know, I believe there are times when the Government and the Opposition can and must work closely together an... More
November 2, 2020

Gates demands immediate financial support for Niagara restaurants

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls) has demanded Doug Ford immediately release emergency funding for Niagara restaurants and bars, after new restrictions were introduced ... More
February 6, 2018

Open Letter to Transportation Minister McGarry

Hon. Kathryn McGarry, MPP Ministry of Transportation 3rd Floor, Ferguson Block 77 Wellesley Street West Toronto, Ontario M7A 1Z8 January 29th, 2018 RE: New Arrangement with Carillion   Minister Mc... More
March 8, 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the gains we’ve made together for women and girls. It is also an important opportunity to recognize how much more there is to... More