News from the Campaign

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How Ontario can Help the World Stay within its Climate Targets Recently,  the International Panel on Climate Change released its third and final report—highlighting steps the world can take to keep global warming to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels—and maybe even keep the dream of 1.5 alive.  On that list… Read more...
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By the Numbers: A Roadmap to Net-Zero A Climate Plan that Meets our Needs and is Fiscally Attainable The Ontario Greens’ climate plan is the most comprehensive of all the parties—and the result of exhaustive consultation with scientists, economists and other jurisdictions across the globe. We went… Read more...
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Three tools to Make Housing in Ontario Affordable Housing is Out of Reach While Ontarians did enjoy housing affordability once upon a time, that’s sadly no longer the case. Since around the late 1960s—when MacLean's magazine first wrote an article on the topic—housing affordability across the province has… Read more...
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Let’s solve the housing and climate crisis by making life affordable The following is an article written by Mike Schreiner that appeared in Guelph Today. On April 4, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) came out with its most recent climate report. And once again, its message was abundantly clear:… Read more...
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Ending Homelessness with a Housing First Strategy What’s a housing-first strategy? The premise behind the “housing-first” theory is relatively simple: to eradicate homelessness, you must put people in homes and then provide those people with wrap-around support and services. A bit of background Canadian psychologist Sam Tsemberis… Read more...
Six paper leaves with reasons why people are voting for Mike written on them. Text says, Mike has integrity. He's the real thing. To lessen my son's climate anxiety. Integrity. Real person, real ideas! A vision for a caring and sustainable economy.
How do you win a campaign? Put one foot in front of the other A pair of beat-up old sneakers have become a symbol for how to re-elect Mike Schreiner in June. Sean Yo, 2018 campaign manager for Mike, held up his travelled running shoes to… Read more...
Guelph needs more affordable housing and Mike has a plan What is Affordable Housing? When you hear the phrase “affordable housing”, what comes to mind? Subsidized housing that allows people to transition off the streets? Rent that can be paid on a minimum wage salary? Multi-bedroom residences where families can… Read more...
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How much of an impact can one MPP make? A lot - if it's the right one. A changing world calls for a new kind of politics. Mike Schreiner is showing the Province what's possible, and in Guelph, we are building the kind of community we all want to… Read more...
Guelph Green Party leader and supporters