Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Islanders pose questions to MPP hopefuls during Expositor’s All Candidates’ Night

Islanders pose questions to MPP hopefuls during Expositor’s All Candidates’ Night

And FOPL Board Member Sheri Mishibijima asked:

“Lastly, a librarian noted to the candidates that libraries have been severely underfunded. “Will you support the $7 million that’s been promised?”

NDP: Mr. Mantha spoke of the NDP policy that states that libraries would receive $3 million each year.

Liberal: “Most definitely,” Mr. Fox said.

Northern Ontario Party: Mr. Lee said it wasn’t in the NOP platform, but if it was the will of the constituents, then yes.

Green Party: Yes.”