TORONTO—Ontario is reviewing 82 municipalities—a move that raises the possibility of amalgamations and comes not long after the Progressive Conservative government slashed the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half.
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TORONTO—An Ontario court yesterday rejected a request to speed up a hearing into whether it should order an ombudsman investigation into the appointment of a friend of the premier's to the job of top cop.
OPP deputy commissioner Brad Blair has asked Ontario's Divisional Court to force a probe into the hiring of Toronto police Supt. Ron Taverner as the new OPP commissioner.
TORONTO—Ontario elementary teachers have taken the government to court over the province's sex-ed curriculum in part because of a warning to educators that came along with it, their lawyer said yesterday.
TORONTO—Ontario goes to the polls today in an election that could see a seismic political shift if Doug Ford's Tories beat out the NDP, their closest rival, and win a majority government, as the latest polls suggest.
Either way, the vote will bring an end to 15 years of Liberal government—as Premier Kathleen Wynne herself admitted last week in a stunning announcement.
TORONTO—Ontario Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne switched gears yesterday, from pushing for her party to be re-elected to instead using the last few days of the election campaign to try to save what Liberal seats she can.
Wynne admitted Saturday that her party won't form government after Thursday's election but pleaded with voters to at least elect some Liberals.
TORONTO—Doug Ford came under repeated attack from both the NDP and Liberal leaders during yesterday's provincial election debate for not yet presenting a full platform when Ontarians already are casting their ballots in advanced polls.
TORONTO—Doug Ford was the main target in the first debate ahead of Ontario's provincial election, with his rivals suggesting yesterday that the Progressive Conservative leader, who is leading in the polls, would slash jobs and shrink services if elected premier.
BARRIE, Ont.—Ontario's Liberal government has put millions of dollars toward helping licensed child-care centres and developmental services cope with a minimum wage increase, and the premier said help for other such publicly-funded sectors may be on the way.
TORONTO—Premier Kathleen Wynne shuffled several senior roles in her cabinet yesterday as she prepares for a provincial election less than five months away.
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.