August 31, 2023
Yasir Naqvi, Ontario Liberal Party leadership candidate, will fight climate change, create good paying jobs for the new economy, protect the Greenbelt and create an Ontario Farmbelt.
The impacts of climate change have evolved from a threat into a present-day reality. Every day this summer we are seeing new headlines about wildfires, floods and deadly heat waves in Canada and around the world. We are now living with the effects of a growing climate crisis... Read More
August 25, 2023
With today’s report in the Globe and Mail that Doug Ford and Steve Clark continue to try and pave the greenbelt through corrupt, backroom deals with their cronies, it is clear that the Auditor General’s Report, and ongoing investigations by the RCMP and the Integrity Commissioner are not enough to shame this government into doing the right thing...Read More
August 23, 2023
The RCMP is knocking on the doors of Queen’s Park over Premier Doug Ford’s shameful Greenbelt giveaway... Read More
August 17, 2023
Yasir Naqvi, candidate for the Ontario Liberal Party leadership, shares his vision to change the status quo and ensure everyone in Ontario can afford a safe place to call home
Housing affordability is the worst it has been in over 30 years.
Premier Doug Ford made big promises about millions of homes, but affordability has only gotten worse under his watch. Just another way FordNation is breaking the promise of Ontario... Read More
August 13, 2023
Published in the Toronto Sun
Like one-third of Ontarians, I am an immigrant.
At 15, my parents uprooted me and my two siblings from our life in Pakistan, where my father had been jailed for participating in a pro-democracy rally...Read More
August 9, 2023
The Auditor General’s findings point to serious corruption and trading of influence in the Premier’s Office. I am calling on the Ontario Provincial Police to launch a formal investigation into Premier Doug Ford... Read More
August 13, 2023
Yasir Naqvi, Ontario Liberal Party leadership candidate, announces a comprehensive strategy to ensure economic growth and prosperity across rural Ontario.
The rich and diverse communities of rural Ontario face unique challenges. Yet for far too long, rural Ontario has been taken for granted by Queen’s Park, diminishing its vast economic and agricultural potential. Doug Ford’s recently uncovered corrupt give away of prime farmland in Ontario’s Greenbelt to his buddies is but another example of him breaking faith with rural Ontario... Read More
August 2, 2023
Yasir Naqvi, Ontario Liberal Party leadership candidate, announces a comprehensive strategy to invest in Northerners
Ontario is regionally diverse with communities across the province facing unique challenges and needs. Northern Ontario is by far the largest region of our province and is home to vibrant cities, towns, and Indigenous communities, but yet is too often an afterthought when it comes to policy-making at Queen’s Park. As Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, Yasir Naqvi will not accept the status quo – Northerners deserve better... Read More
August 1, 2023
Published in the Toronto Star
Is Ontario ready for a Muslim immigrant premier?
It’s a question asked many ways since I joined the race to lead the Ontario Liberal Party.
“Can he really win a general election?” “Will he represent ‘regular’ Ontarians, too?” “What about that sharia law stuff?”... Read More
July 24, 2023
Yasir Naqvi, candidate for Ontario Liberal Party Leader, will introduce a new Ontario Mental Wellness Act to enshrine in law guaranteed universal access to mental health and addictions services and restore the promise of Ontario.
Ontarians know mental health is just as important as physical health. Strong mental healthcare is fundamental to our social and economic well-being. Under the Doug Ford government these vital services remain out of reach for too many people. His chronic underfunding and a lack of vision has made a bad problem worse. As Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, Yasir Naqvi will not accept this failing status quo – Ontarians deserve better... Read More
July 12, 2023
Yasir Naqvi, candidate for the Ontario Liberal Party leadership, announces a comprehensive plan to empower internationally trained medical professionals and restore the promise of Ontario.
Every day, Ontarians are struggling to access the nurses and doctors they need. Rolling emergency department closures across the province and unacceptably long wait times for essential services such as primary, emergency and mental healthcare are now the norm... Read More
July 10, 2023
With the guidance of Lucille Collard, Glenn Thibeault, John Wilkinson and Salma Zahid, Yasir will continue his work to transform the Ontario Liberal Party and restore the promise of Ontario.
With representation from across Ontario, Yasir Naqvi is proud to announce today the Co-Chairs of his campaign for Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party. Lucille Collard, Glenn Thibeault, John Wilkinson and Salma Zahid share Yasir’s belief in the need for Ontario Liberals to come together under an inclusive tent – one that reflects the Ontario of today, and one that is ready to defeat Doug Ford in 2026 and restore the promise of Ontario... Read More