Coteau unveils new policy paper focused on rural economic development and environmental protection

GUELPH—In advance of Sunday’s Ontario Liberal leadership debate in Guelph focused on rural issues and Thursday’s debate in Windsor focused on southwestern issues, MPP and leadership candidate Michael Coteau released a policy paper outlining goals for rural economic development, environmental protection and public services.   Continue reading

"We must complete the promise of Medicare": Coteau

MPP responds to Wellesley Institute report finding 1.5 million Ontarians lack prescription drug coverage   TORONTO—Liberal MPP and Ontario LIberal leadership candidate reacted today to a new report from the Wellesley Institute ( finding that 1.5 million Ontarians lack prescription drug coverage.  Continue reading

Coteau offers real climate plan, in contrast to Ford's failures

TORONTO--Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s report released Wednesday confirmed that Ford’s court fight and propaganda campaign against Ottawa’s climate action was politically motivated and partisan. Lysyk also issued a scathing condemnation of the Ford government’s own environmental plan, saying it is “not yet supported by sound evidence,” designed its emission reduction targets in a way that “did not use best practices” and proposes a program that “is not likely to achieve” its targets. Continue reading