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- Parents of children with autism call for Lisa MacLeod’s resignation during emotional telephone town hall
On Thursday, one of a number of telephone town halls took place where experts, stakeholders and parents weighed in with personal anecdotes, comments a
- Ford government’s anti-carbon tax ad mocked for sending opposite message when on mute
Political observers and social media users say the television ad prepared by the Progressive Conservative government, a vocal opponent of the tax that
- Doug Ford says the Toronto school board’s claims are ‘scare tactics’ and ‘out of control’
Ontario's premier says that the Toronto District School Board's claims are "scare tactics."
- Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires
Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she
- TDSB to announce Monday where it will cut over $50M next year: sources
Sources said the TDSB need to find $54.4 million in savings next year to make up for cuts by the Ford government and a structural budget shortfall.
- Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights
Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bo
- Cutting $16 million from Ontario office that prevents workplace deaths makes ‘no sense,’ advocates say
The bulk of the cuts will impact research projects on issues like occupational disease, as well as the province’s independent health and safety asso
- Ford government cuts eHealth, research budgets, spending documents show
The numbers are contained in a detailed spending plan that the government tabled Thursday following last month's budget.
- Ontario child-care advocacy says municipalities getting at least $80M less for child care
Carolyn Ferns, with the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, says once municipalities calculate additional changes to cost-sharing agreements, tha
- Ontario government call on OPP to investigate protest using guillotine to criticize Ford, PCs
Several photos show protesters with their faces covered alongside the guillotine as they allegedly carried out a mock execution of the premier.
- Ontario Chamber of Commerce asks government to abandon gas pump carbon tax sticker plan
Chamber president Rocco Rossi says the group's members - some of whom are gas station operators - believe the stickers violate their rights and freedo
- Ontario pot shops who failed to open by April 15 face more penalties
In all, eleven pot retailers have been fined $12,500 each for not opening their stores by April 15.
- Chris Selley: If loosening booze laws is just a distraction, why do Doug Ford’s opponents keep talking about it?
Some people who didn’t have strong views one way or the other about 9 a.m. mimosas, tailgate parties or beer at corner stores now can’t stop raili
- Ontario may allow developers to pay fee in lieu of taking action to protect endangered species
The Progressive Conservative government is proposing to create the Species at Risk Conservation Trust to oversee these charges and put the money towar
- Ontario government’s challenge of carbon-pricing law wraps up
In closing submissions, a federal lawyer warned that climate change posed an urgent threat. Ottawa, she said, has addressed an issue of national conce
- Ontario government may let pharmacists prescribe treatments for minor issues like sore throats
The Progressive Conservative government says in its recent budget that it intends to expand the scope of practice for certain regulated health profess
- Ontario government to allow community housing providers to turn criminals away
The province says it will now give municipalities the tools to turn those people away.
- Ontario government releases anti-carbon tax radio ad
The ad features a female narrator saying the tax will see people pay more to heat their home, drive their kids to school and for groceries - with the
- Federal government acting like ‘Big Brother’ on carbon price law, court told
The court is hearing from interveners today on Day 3 of Ontario's constitutional challenge to the federal law.
- Premier Doug Ford tells teachers not to strike as contract bargaining nears
When asked today if he was preparing for the possibility of a strike, Ford said teachers have waged job action against Ontario governments of every st