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Rent control proposal coming soon: Wynne

TORONTO—Ontario's premier says she isn't buying an argument from the development industry that stricter rent control will do more harm than good for renters in the province.

Kathleen Wynne's comments Tuesday came amid reports of some residents in Toronto seeing their rents double—a situation the premier called “unacceptable.”

Autism coalition calls for boost in supports

TORONTO—The Ontario Autism Coalition is calling on the Liberal government to boost supports for the 20,000 children with autism in the province's schools.

In a report released Tuesday, the group recommends the province review special education funding, and provide more training for teachers and educational staff who work with children on the autism spectrum.