Here for Oshawa
First elected in June 2014, Jennifer French is the former MPP for Oshawa.
MPP French served as the official opposition critic for Infrastructure, Transportation and Highways. She is also proud to serve the Ontario Legislature as a presiding officer as Third deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House.
As a dedicated educator, Jennifer has over 10 years’ experience teaching in Ontario and abroad. She actively gives back to her community as an advocate for equity, social justice, and strong public services.
Jennifer also has a committed record fighting for workers’ rights. She has been an active member of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) in Durham, involved with the Ontario Federation of Labour, and the Durham Region Labour Council.
Jennifer works hard to ensure that people have access to good jobs, a strong publicly funded education system, and a voice in their community. She is a strong advocate for the people of Oshawa and is committed to bringing meaningful change to her community.
Since long before the Pandemic and throughout, former MPP French has worked alongside families, frontlines and seniors to improve access to quality healthcare, and caring and accountable long-term care and services for aging Ontarians.
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Our Campaign Office: 199 Wentworth St W., Unit 5/6, Oshawa, ON.
NDP will add 1,386 nurses in Scarborough, so people get care faster
SCARBOROUGH AND TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the Ontario NDP will fix the nursing shortage in Scarborough by filling the current 186 nursing vacancies, and adding 1,200 new nurses at Scarborough’s hospitals and public community health settings over Horwath’s first term.
“We can help people get care...
NDP’s plan to end gas price gouging means relief for Northern drivers
NORTHERN ONTARIO – The NDP’s Northern team of candidates say Andrea Horwath’s plan released Friday means northern drivers will finally get some relief at the pumps.
“Northern drivers are paying the highest cost for gas in the province. The NDP’s plan to regulate gas prices means we will stop unfair...
NDP government would invest in Windsor-Essex health care
WINDSOR – NDP candidates Lisa Gretzky (Windsor West), Gemma Grey-Hall (Windsor—Tecumseh) and Ron LeClair (Essex) said that an NDP government would invest in making health care better for the families of Windsor and Essex.
“Families in Windsor-Essex deserve a health care system that actually meets their...
Ontario’s NDP will cap gas prices weekly and save commuters money
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP will regulate the price of gas — capping gas prices, outlawing gouging, and saving Ontarians money at the pumps.
“Every day, people are being gouged by oil and gas companies who are already making record profits,” said Horwath. “It’s time for Ontarians to get a...
Ford doesn’t get it done for drivers when meeting with Big Oil
Newly released freedom of information records show gas prices were not on Ford’s agenda in 2019 when he met with big oil and gas companies in Calgary. His own talking points didn’t even mention lowering gas prices.
Ford spent more than $10,000 on the trip to Calgary to meet with representatives from...
NDP will remove tolls for truckers on Highway 407 — reducing gridlock on 400-series highways
NDP candidates announce plan to reduce gridlock for Brampton drivers
BRAMPTON — An Ontario NDP government will immediately eliminate tolls on Highway 407 for all trucks and transport vehicles, reducing gridlock, shortening commute times and making commuting less expensive for Brampton drivers.
Horwath thanks CUPE Ontario for continued endorsement
SAULT STE. MARIE – NDP leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement of thanks to CUPE/SCFP Ontario President Fred Hahn, Secretary-Treasurer Yolanda McClean and the 280,000 public sector workers represented by CUPE Ontario, Ontario’s largest union, for their endorsement:
“I’m filled with joy...
Horwath releases plan for jobs that keep up with the bills – including making it easier to join a union
SAULT STE. MARIE – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath has a plan for higher wages, lower costs, and more respect for workers on the job.
“Everyday workers need to be able to afford everyday life. Together, we can lift wages up, bring costs down, and respect and protect working people,” said Horwath.
Doug Ford’s mandate to his Conservative ministers was always cuts
Doug Ford’s Conservative mandate letters should have been released publicly four years ago. They should be released today, immediately.
But make no mistake: Ontarians saw exactly what Doug Ford told his ministers to do, with no mandate from Ontarians to do it:
The Conservatives cut...
Del Duca continues to lie about NDP platform
The Ford/Del Duca gas scheme protects the oil companies, won’t guarantee lower gas prices and only rewards big oil who will continue to gouge drivers.
Andrea has a plan to permanently cap gas prices and stop the gouging at the pump, laid out clearly in the...
Statement from Ontario NDP on upcoming campaign events
“Andrea’s greatest strength is meeting people and connecting with them where they’re at. She listens, she cares, and it shows. We’re really disappointed that we’re going to lose that for a few days.
That said, we have always had contingency plans for this campaign, knowing that COVID is still among...
Horwath’s NDP would get corporations out of seniors care
SAULT STE. MARIE – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says that the Canadians for Tax Fairness blockbuster report on long-term care shows the urgent need to get for-profit corporations out of long-term care. The report shows that $4 billion in public funding was diverted away from improving care for residents, and into...