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Tribute to the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada in the Ontario Legislature

The Premier of Ontario, MPP Yvan Baker and MPPs of all parties pay tribute to the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada.

January 19, 2017

Yvan Baker re 125th Anniversary of Ukranian Immigration to Canada 12 07 16

Yvan Baker’s Statement regarding "125th Anniversary of Ukranian Immigration to Canada” on Dec. 7, 2016

January 19, 2017

Yvan Highlights New OSAP at Silverthorn Collegiate Institute

Yvan Baker touts the new OSAP program at Silverthorn Collegiate Institute and demonstrates the new OSAP calculator to Grade 10, 11 and 12 students.

January 13, 2017


Click here to watch Yvan get an update from Minister Lalonde on the government's proposed bill to ban door-to-door sales

MPP Yvan Baker and Minister of Government and Consumer Services Marie-France Lalonde's exchange in question period about Bill 59, which would ban unsolicited door-to-door sales of certain products.

November 24, 2016

MPP Baker Gets Update on Banning Door-to-Door Sales From Minister Lalonde

MPP Yvan Baker’s exchange in question period with Minister Lalonde on door-to-door sales in question period.

November 24, 2016

Statement on the 2nd Reading of Bill 193, Door-to-Door Sales Prohibition Act

I spoke in the Legislature to discuss my Private Member's Bill 193, An Act to prohibit door-to-door sales of certain products. It passed 2nd reading on June 9th and has since been referred to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills.

June 09, 2016

Statement on the Commemoration of the Victims of the 1944 Deportation of Crimean Tatars

Today, I rose to speak about this morning's historical Crimean Tatar flag-raising at Queen's Park in commemoration of the victims of the 1944 Deportation. This was the first time a Crimean Tatar flag was flown at any Canadian Legislature.

May 19, 2016

Statement on Banning Door-to-Door Sales

I spoke in the house to discuss my Private Member's Bill 193, An Act to prohibit door-to-door sales of certain products.

May 05, 2016

Statement on Eglinton Corridor

Today, I rose in the Ontario Legislature to speak about the importance of the Eglinton corridor and to raise important questions about what this transit project means for our community.

April 20, 2016

MPP Baker asks about the 2016 Ontario Budget

Today, I rose in the legislature to ask the Minister of Finance how the 2016 budget will improve the lives of everyday Ontarians.

April 14, 2016

Statement on Silver Creek Public School

I rose in the Legislature to speak to an important issue in my riding of Etobicoke Centre. The Toronto District School Board is considering the sale of Silver Creek Public School.

April 12, 2016

MPP Yvan Baker introduces Mykola Nyzhnykovskyi

This week I had the opportunity to introduce Mykola Nyzhnykovskyi to Premier Kathleen Wynne at Queen's Park and recognize him and his mother Alla Nyzhnykovska and representative of the Canada Ukraine Foundation, Krystina Waler in the legislature.

April 11, 2016

Government and Community Services Fair

I organize a Government and Community Services Fair every February alongside MPP Peter Milczyn to help citizens connect with the community and government organizations that work hard to offer services in our neighbourhoods. This year, 112 exhibitors met w

March 10, 2016

Question about Business Growth Initiatives

I understand that investing in our economy and ensuring that businesses have the tools they need to grow and to create jobs is critical to the future of our province I asked the Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure, Brad Dugu

March 10, 2016

MPP Baker asks about the Cost Benefit Analysis of the ORPP

I asked Minister Hunter to elaborate on the cost-benefit analysis for the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

February 25, 2016

Statement regarding the Glen Agar Residents Association

I spoke in the House about the tremendous work being done by the Glen Agar Residents Association

December 10, 2015

Question Regarding Aboriginal Education

I had the opportunity to ask the Minister of Education, Liz Sandals, a question about Aboriginal education and a new framework agreement between the Anishinabek Nation and the Government of Ontario.

November 26, 2015

National Holodomor Awareness Week

Earlier today, I rose in the house to commemorate National Holodomor Awareness Week and also speak about the importance of educating Ontarians about the Holodomor to ensure that such a tragedy never occurs again.

November 26, 2015

Question Regarding FAO Report

Today I rose in the house to ask Finance Minister Charles Sousa about the Financial Accountability Officer Report released earlier this morning.

November 05, 2015

Richmond Gardens Ratepayers & Residents Association

Today I rose in the house to speak about the great volunteerism and important contributions of the Richmond Gardens Ratepayers & Residents Association

October 26, 2015

Pathways To Post Secondary Excellence Act Introduction and Member's Statement

This is my address and introduction for Bill 127, the Pathways to Post Secondary Excellence Act. If passed, the bill tasks the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario with the creation of an online resource that would help students make more informed

October 07, 2015

Statement on the PKD Foundation of Canada

I was happy to speak in the House about the work done by the PKD Foundation of Canada

September 28, 2015

Ukrainian Heritage Day

Yvan Baker speaking on Ukrainian Heritage Day

September 14, 2015

Question Regarding Street Checks in Etobicoke

After holding a street check consultation in my riding, I asked the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services for an update on his ministry's street check review.

September 14, 2015

Statement on the Ontario Flag Day Act

On June 3, 2015, I rose to speak on my private member's legislation - Bill 101, An Act to Proclaim Ontario Flag Day. The bill, now passed, proclaims May 21st of each year as Ontario Flag Day. The Bill’s introduction came just one week prior to the 5

June 03, 2015

Statement on Holodomor Education

I rose to speak about the importance of remembering the tragic events that occurred during the Holodomor and educating Ontarians about it.

May 26, 2015

Statement recognizing the contributions of the Humber Valley Village Residents' Association

I had the pleasure of rising to recognize the contributions of the Humber Valley Village Residents' Association, an organization that is sustained by an extremely dedicated group of volunteers who are devoted to maintaining a vibrant, prosperous and safe

May 25, 2015


Question on Children’s Mental Health Week

I had the pleasure of asking the Minister of Children and Youth Services about what the government is doing to recognize Children's Mental Health Week

May 07, 2015

Statement regarding the Etobicoke Centre Seniors Advisory Group

I spoke about the Etobicoke Centre Seniors Advisory Group meetings that I host every month in Etobicoke Centre.

May 04, 2015

MPP Yvan Baker on Ontario's Trading Relationship with China (April 29, 2015)

Expanding trade can be a key part of developing and strengthening Ontario industries at home and abroad. Building relationships with foreign governments and businesses helps Ontario showcase and increase our exports. Today in Question Period, I asked Mini

April 29, 2015

MPP Yvan Baker on CARP Etobicoke (April 20, 2015)

Today I rose in the House to speak about the contributions CARP Etobicoke continues to make to our community.

April 20, 2015

MPP Yvan Baker's Member's Statement Calling for Support for Ukraine

Today I stood in the Chamber of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario and delivered a statement in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

March 11, 2015

MPP Yvan Baker on Creating a Better Quality of Life for All Ontarians (March 10, 2015)

Today I had the opportunity to speak to the Supply Act and touch on just some of the priorities I am working on at Queen's Park and in the community on behalf of the people of Etobicoke Centre.

March 10, 2015

MPP Yvan Baker on Investing in the Services that Ontarians Rely On (March 9, 2015)

Today I spoke on the Supply Act to argue for its passage so that we can continue the progress we've made for the people of Ontario, especially families in Etobicoke Centre.

March 09, 2015

MPP Yvan Baker's Statement on the 2014 Community Recognition Awards

Today I spoke in the Legislature about the privilege I had in January of presenting the 2014 Community Recognition Awards, recognizing the positive difference being made by individuals and groups in Etobicoke Centre.

February 23, 2015

MPP Yvan Baker on Keeping Ontario Roads Safe (February 19, 2015)

Ontario Hansard - 19-February 2015 Mr. Yvan Baker: I'm proud to speak to this issue today. I think this is a really important issue. I know that a lot of us, if not all of us, have been impacted by road safety, the importance of making sure that, as w

February 20, 2015

MPP Yvan Baker's Statement on the 2015 Government and Community Services Fair (February 17, 2015)

The 2015 Government and Community Services Fair is an annual event that offers constituents of our riding and those from communities across the region a chance to learn more about the services offered by the provincial government.

February 17, 2015

VIDEO: 2014 Community Recognition Award Recipient Odile Sahl

Awarded for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community

January 21, 2015

VIDEO: 2014 Community Recognition Award Recipient Barbara Hayworth

Awarded for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community

January 21, 2015

VIDEO: 2014 Community Recognition Award Recipient Bruce Gleeson

Awarded for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community

January 21, 2015

2014 Community Recognition Awards - Jim Fielding

Awarded for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community

January 19, 2015

2014 Community Recognition Awards - Oksana Cherchyk

Awarded for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community

January 15, 2015

2014 Community Recognition Awards - Brian Brennand

Awarded for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community

January 14, 2015

Christmas Greeting from MPP Yvan Baker (2014)

A holiday greeting from Yvan Baker, Member of Provincial Parliament for Etobicoke Centre.

December 25, 2014

MPP Yvan Baker's Remarks on the Ontario Immigration Act (December 4, 2014)

Bill 49, if passed, would help us achieve three goals. First, it would make possible a stronger immigration partnership between Ontario and the federal government in the areas of recruitment, selection and admission of skilled immigrants. Second, it would

December 04, 2014

Yvan Baker on the Agriculture Insurance Act (December 3, 2014)

MPP Yvan Baker on the Agriculture Insurance Act.

December 03, 2014

Yvan's Statement on the Markland Wood Homeowners Association Christmas Caravan (December 3, 2014)

MPP Yvan Baker's statement on the Markland Wood Homeowners Association Christmas Caravan.

December 03, 2014

Silvercreek Park Rejuvenation Project (November 26, 2014)

Watch my November 26 statement on the Silvercreek Park Rejuvenation Project.

November 28, 2014

Minister Chan on Holodomor Memorial Day (November 19, 2014)

Minister Michael Chan's statement on Holodomor Memorial Day.

November 19, 2014

Yvan Baker Speaking at the Albanian Heritage Month Celebration at Queen's Park (2014)

Yvan Baker Speaking at the Albanian Heritage Month Celebration at Queen's Park (2014)

November 17, 2014

Yvan Baker's Lead-Off Speech on the Accountability Act (October 29, 2014)

Yvan Baker ’s speech in the Legislature regarding "Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act - 2nd Reading” on Oct. 29, 2014.

November 07, 2014

Yvan Baker's Lead-Off Speech on the Accountability Act (October 29, 2014)

Yvan Baker ’s speech in the Legislature regarding "Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act - 2nd Reading” on Oct. 29, 2014.

November 07, 2014

Yvan Baker's Lead-Off Speech on the Accountability Act (October 29, 2014)

Yvan Baker ’s speech in the Legislature regarding "Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act - 2nd Reading” on Oct. 29, 2014. For the Hansard record on this speech visit http://goo.gl/ueU63H.

October 29, 2014

Yvan's Statement on the Crisis in Ukraine (July 21, 2014)

On Monday, July 21 Yvan spoke about the crisis in Ukraine and the need to provide greater support to the Ukrainian government as it seeks to preserve Ukraine’s independence, democracy, and freedom from violence.

July 21, 2014

Yvan's Request for a Moment of Silence for the Victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 (July 21, 2014)

On July 21 Yvan rose in the House to ask for Unanimous Consent for a moment of silence out of respect for those who lost their lives in Malaysian Airways Flight MH17.

July 21, 2014

Yvan's Statement on the Etobicoke Guardian's Urban Hero Awards (July 17, 2014)

Yvan was proud to stand in the House to congratulate 25 remarkable individuals and organizations in Etobicoke who were recently honoured during the Etobicoke Guardian's Urban Hero Awards.

July 17, 2014

Yvan's Maiden Speech

Watch Yvan's first speech in the Legislature as the MPP for Etobicoke Centre.

July 15, 2014

Yvan's Statement on Rotary Etobicoke (July 9, 2014)

On July 9 Yvan recognized Rotary Etobicoke for organizing Toronto Ribfest and helping celebrate Canada Day, their contributions to causes in Etobicoke and around the world and for their shared value "Service Above Self" - something Yvan hopes to

July 09, 2014

1st Reading of the Public Sector MPP Accountability & Transparency Act

In his role as Parliamentary Assistant to President of the Treasury Board Hon. Deb Matthews, Yvan joined the Minister as she introduced the "Public Sector and MPP Accountability & Transparency Act” on July 8, 2014.

July 08, 2014

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