You are here

Allison Jones

Province won't release bridge repair estimates

TORONTO—Repairs to a bridge in Northwestern Ontario will take nearly three years and delays have pushed the total cost well over the initial $8 million-$12 million estimate, according to documents obtained by The Canadian Press.

But the Ontario government is refusing to say just how much over—and whether taxpayers will have to foot the bill for fixes to the Nipigon Bridge.

New contract issued for college faculty

TORONTO—An arbitrator appointed to settle a contract dispute with Ontario college faculty after a five-week strike granted them a 7.75 percent raise over four years in a decision issued yesterday.

The 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians were legislated back to work last month and outstanding issues were sent to binding mediation-arbitration.