Catherine Fife MPP, Waterloo

Government of Ontario

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June 5, 2020

Ford’s failures exposed by dismal job numbers

WATERLOO – Following today’s Statistics Canada Labour Force survey, which revealed that Ontario was the only province or territory in Canada to suffer job losses in May, the Official Opposition NDP... More
May 15, 2020

Fife says latest job numbers show the Ford government needs to step up right now with the supports small businesses need to survive

 WATERLOO – Catherine Fife, NDP critic for Economic Growth and Job Creation, has issued a statement following Friday’s latest job numbers released by Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office (FAO)... More
May 8, 2020

Women are bearing the brunt of the economic pain dished out by COVID-19

QUEEN’S PARK – The latest job numbers released Friday revealed that unemployment is surging during this pandemic, and that women in Ontario are bearing the brunt of the economic impact of COVID-19.... More
May 7, 2020

NDP calls for non-partisan select committee on Ontario’s economic recovery

QUEEN’S PARK – Catherine Fife, NDP Critic for Economic Growth and Job Creation and Sandy Shaw, NDP Finance Critic, are calling on the Ford government to strike an all-party select committee on the ... More
April 24, 2020

Ontario businesses need more support from Ford Conservatives

QUEEN’S PARK — The new commercial rent support program has got massive gaps that leave businesses out, and the provincial government should fill those gaps, according to Ontario’s Official Oppositi... More
April 20, 2020

FACT CHECK: Ford cut $25 million from the Health System Research Fund

QUEEN’S PARK — The Ford government’s announcement of $20 million for health research to look for a COVID-19 vaccine follows Doug Ford’s $25 million cut to the Health System Research Fund one year a... More