Ted McMeekin

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Governments of Canada and Ontario hold groundbreaking for ...

HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Ontario have partnered to help fund affordable rental housing for residents in Hamilton.and...

Ontario government supports poverty-reduction programs in Hamilton

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger, who along with Hamilton Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin took part in the announcement, said despite the city's economic revival poverty remains...

Ted McMeekin COLUMN: Incredible inspiration at Invictus

English poet William Ernest Henley closed his famous poem Invictus with the words, “I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of...

Ted McMeekin COLUMN: Celebrating our home and native land

Like most of you, Canada Day is a special day that makes me feel both proud and fortunate. This year, as both Canada and the...

Ontario election 1 year away

CBC.ca - 5 things that will matter for HamiltonCBC.caWill Ted McMeekin, MPP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Glanbrook, run again? Who will win the new riding of Flamborough-Glanbrook? And...

Paramedic clinics, home visits now a permanent program in Hamilton

Ted McMeekin, MPP for Ancaster Dundas Flamborough Westdale, made the funding announcement on Monday at the Limeridge Road East paramedics station. Hamilton's share is $260,000,...

Dreschel: Police board reappointments a diversity failure, say critics

According to Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin, the province is set on reappointing board members Madeleine Levy to another two-year term and Stan Tick for three...

Ted McMeekin to be honoured for public service

Hamilton-area Liberal MPP and former cabinet minister Ted McMeekin's 26 years of community service will be honoured Thursday evening with a testimonial dinner. His fans...

Mohawk College readies to take education on the...

Called the mobile City School, the construction of the trailer will be financed with $1.6 million from the provincial government that was announced Aug. 23...

Waking up with animals in Rockton

Ontario Minister for Sport, Culture and Recreation Eleanor McMahon, Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale MPP Ted McMeekin, Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas MP Filomena Tassi and Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger took a...

Waterdown public forum focuses on climate change

While introducing the forum, Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale MPP Ted McMeekin told participants that the number one contributor of greenhouse gases in North America is buildings, particularly older...

Wynne promises September start to $560M in infrastructure funding at AMO meeting

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)Late last year, then-minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Ted McMeekin ruled out giving other municipalities access to the land transfer...

QUEEN'S PARK: Our greatest competitive edge

Recently, I met with my post-secondary education advisory committee. They are a group of passionate young student leaders who meet to discuss how to make...

Women in politics: We're not as equal as we think we are

Even at the provincial level, Ted McMeekin, a Hamilton MPP, recently announced he was stepping down from Kathleen Wynne's cabinet to “make room at the...

Ontario PC leader says party's new centrist approach will win parts of Hamilton

Liberal Ted McMeekin currently represents Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale. McMeekin stepped down as Minister of Municipal Affairs in June, citing the desire for gender parity in cabinet. It...

Province to spend over $585K in upgrades and repairs to non-profit ...

The Catholic Children's Aid Society of Hamilton is among seven agencies locally who will receive $304900 from the...Hamilton non-profits get $585,000 from province | Talk...

Municipal vehicle registration tax: just say no

10, 2015, Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Ted McMeekin did not clarify whether the province of Ontario would grant municipalities the authority to charge a...

Ted McMeekin COLUMN: Home is where the heart is

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)With the summer upon us, and the legislature in recess until fall, I am looking forward to a few...

Hamilton Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin tapped to be premier's assistant

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton MPP Ted McMeekin will continue to be a familiar presence around the Ontario cabinet table. Premier Kathleen Wynne...

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Remembering my good friend...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Yogi Berra once said famously, “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” That's great advice,...

McMeekin: Smart planning and investment will drive regional prosperity

Ted McMeekin is the MPP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, and recently served as Ontario's Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Plans and proposals cited in this article...

Why Ted McMeekin quit Kathleen Wynne's cabinet (and is proud of it)

Just moments after Ted McMeekin was officially replaced in Kathleen Wynne's cabinet, senior communications adviser Mark Cripps held up two freshly printed pages. The pages...

Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Rental Housing in Hamilton

(press release)"Our government is committed to ending chronic homelessness. Through partnerships and programs like this one, we're helping people in need to gain access...

This is what equality looks like

Canadian politician Ted McMeekin is showing fellow white male feminists the way to affect change. As Annabel Crabb noted over the weekend, we're more likely...

Meanwhile, in Canada: a Cabinet minister just resigned to give his job to a woman

On Monday, Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Ted McMeekin announced he was stepping down from his post to do his part in achieving...

Gender parity not only reason Ted McMeekin leaving Ontario cabinet post

An Ontario cabinet minister who announced his resignation as a way to help the premier achieve gender parity said Tuesday that it isn't the only...

Ted McMeekin Resigns as Ontario Minister to Allow Gender Parity - Oye! Times

Ted McMeekin Resigns as Ontario Minister to Allow Gender ParityOye! TimesOntario Premier Kathleen Wynne's veteran Minister for Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ted McMeekin, has announced...

Hamilton's only provincial cabinet minister stepping down

Hamilton MPP Ted McMeekin says he will give up his spot at the Liberal cabinet table to make room for more women. The municipal affairs...

Ontario minister Ted McMeekin resigning from cabinet to help achieve gender parity

Wynne hailed McMeekin as a progressive and said “as we take steps towards gender parity in cabinet, selfless and bold action like Ted's is welcome.”...

Ted McMeekin, Ontario Minister, Resigns To Help Cabinet Reach Gender Parity

Ted McMeekin wrote in a Facebook post Monday that he will continue to serve as minister until Premier Kathleen Wynne names a replacement. Speculation about...

Ontario cabinet minister, Ted McMeekin, stepping down for gender parity

Ontario's minister of municipal affairs and housing says he will resign his cabinet post to help the premier achieve gender parity. Ted McMeekin wrote in...

MPP Ted McMeekin leaving provincial cabinet

Hamilton MPP Ted McMeekin says he is stepping aside from the provincial Liberal cabinet in the name of gender parity. The municipal affairs and housing...

Mayor John Tory pushes hotel tax to raise needed revenues

At Queen's Park, Municipal Affairs Minister Ted McMeekin said the call for a hotel tax has come only from the mayor. “Mayor Tory has asked...

Formal pitch needed for potential Toronto hotel tax

If Toronto wants to tax tourists renting hotel rooms, they're going to have to make a formal pitch to the province. So says Minister of...

Deal in the works for Toronto hotel tax?

According to the document, Tory asked for permission to tax hotel rooms in Toronto in a meeting with Municipal Affairs Minister Ted McMeekin on Nov.

Most Ontarians would hit brakes on car tax: Poll

Mark Cripps, spokesperson for Municipal Affairs Minister Ted McMeekin, said the ministry is currently looking at feedback received through an ongoing review of the Municipal...

FABIANO: Chambers get update from McMeekin

Ted McMeekin, minister of municipal affairs and housing, was in Niagara on May 11 as the keynote speaker at the annual Building Niagara Together event.

Halton Regional council lobbying the government to host open house in Halton on changes to provincial land use plans

A copy of council's request and resolution will be sent to Ted McMeekin, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Bill Mauro, the Minister...

Toronto Star's View: Ontario is right to ban corporate donations for municipal candidates

Only a day after introducing its long overdue ban, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ted McMeekin, made a welcome announcement that corporate and...

Ontario is right to ban corporate donations for municipal candidates: Editorial

Only a day after introducing its long overdue ban, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ted McMeekin, made a welcome announcement that corporate and...

How corporate and union donations affect municipal elections

Corporate and union donations could soon be a thing of the past in Ontario municipal elections, as changes to the Municipal Act make their way...

Ontario to ban corporate, union funding for municipal campaigns

But on Wednesday, a day after the province introduced legislation to ban corporate and union donations at the provincial level, Minister of Municipal Affairs and...

Ontario to ban corporate, union funding for municipal campaigns

But on Wednesday, a day after the province introduced legislation to ban corporate and union donations at the provincial level, Minister of Municipal Affairs and...

Province to give cities new affordable housing...

Developers would also be barred from launching Ontario Municipal Board appeals of inclusionary zoning official plan policies and zoning bylaws. The legislation, being introduced by...

Proposed law would restrict advocacy campaigns during city elections

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Ted McMeekin initially dismissed concerns about a chilling effect on advocacy when asked about the third-party provisions by NOW...

Province to give cities new affordable housing powers

Long-awaited provincial legislation would allow cities to force builders to include affordable homes in new developments. Scores of condo buildings have sprung up in Toronto,...

Ontario to ban corporate, union donations to council and school board candidates

Toronto StarBut Municipal Affairs Minister Ted McMeekin has told The Canadian Press that the government has heard from a number of individuals and organizations across...

Challenging Ontario Municipal Board costs big money, politician says

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Ted McMeekin has also said recommendations from the summit would be included in a review of the OMB, which...

Once 'bland' Mississauga now sold as poster child for growth

To support growth we must continue to create complete communities where people can live and work and businesses thrive,” said Ted McMeekin, minister of municipal...

High energy costs zapping new mine opportunities

Those taking part in the session included housing minister Ted McMeekin, natural resources and forestry minister Bill Mauro, government services minister David Orazietti and parliamentary...