TORONTO—Ontario's Progressive Conservative government offered to pay up to $1 million for an outside contractor to help it cut costs in a sector supporting some of the province's most vulnerable residents.
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TORONTO—Ontario's Progressive Conservative government is reaching into its pockets for hundreds of millions of dollars to undo some of the damage caused by a year of cuts.
Where the spring budget—and last year's fall economic statement—cut from wide swaths of programs and services, yesterday's document tells the story of a host of recent reversals.
TORONTO—Elementary and high school teachers in Ontario's public system could be in a legal strike position later this month.
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario and the government met with a conciliator yesterday amid tense contract talks, and the union said there was no real movement.
TORONTO—A law mandating that gas stations display anti-carbon tax stickers “furthers the purposes of freedom of expression,” the Ontario government argues as part of its defence to a constitutional case.
TORONTO—Ontario's legislature returned Monday from an extended summer break, with politicians on their best behaviour in a delicate detente following a divisive federal election campaign.
TORONTO—People in Ontario will likely soon be able to drink around the clock in airport bars, take their dogs onto patios and into breweries, and bring home as much booze as they want from other provinces.
The proposed loosened alcohol restrictions were among dozens of measures in a bill tabled yesterday to ease red tape and regulations.
TORONTO—Images of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface and brownface have tarnished Canada's international reputation and he should have confronted them long ago, former Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne said on Friday.
TORONTO—Ontario's budget deficit now stands at $7.4 billion, nearly half of the $15 billion Premier Doug Ford claimed he inherited last year from the previous Liberal government—a figure critics have said was vastly inflated.
TORONTO—Proposed changes to ambulance rules in Ontario could see paramedics take patients to facilities other than a hospital emergency department, or treat them and release them on scene.
People calling 911 for medical assistance could also be directed to other facilities in the community.
TORONTO—Ontario college and university students are heading back to school with lower tuition fees, but accompanying cuts to government assistance mean many will have both less help paying for school and more debt.