TORONTO—Ontarians will be paying a net $21 billion over the next three decades to get short-term savings under the Liberal government's hydro plan, which is designed to make the province's bottom line look better, two watchdogs said yesterday.
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A high-speed rail corridor between Toronto and Windsor, Ont. is in the works—an idea floated in Ontario for decades but the premier says this time it's happening.
A government-commissioned report looking at the feasibility of such a project pegs the cost around $20 billion and suggests looking to the private sector for opportunities to partner on funding.
TORONTO — Ontario families of children with autism will be able to choose between using government-funded services or receiving funding to pay for private therapy, as part of an overhauled program, The Canadian Press has learned.
TORONTO—The NDP is calling on Ontario's budget watchdog to examine how the Liberal government's hydro relief plan will affect consumers' bills, particularly in light of leaked cabinet documents suggesting large increases after an initial drop.
TORONTO—Ontarians will see lowered hydro bills for the next 10 years, but then will pay higher costs for the following 20 years, under new legislation tabled yesterday.
TORONTO—Ontario's Liberal government finally has eliminated its deficit, but its debt is rising to new heights.
The province's first balanced budget in a decade gets rid of a deficit that had reached about $20 billion at one point, and the government is projecting that balance will continue through to 2020.
TORONTO—Ontario's Liberal government was to release its first balanced budget in a decade today, with a host of new spending measures focused on pocketbook issues it hopes will resonate with voters heading into an election year.
TORONTO—Ontario's New Democrats are promising to bring in a $475-million pharmacare plan if they win the election next year, which they say could be introduced without program cuts or new taxes—although they're not ruling them out.
TORONTO—Ontario's NDP is pledging to create a provincial pharmacare plan, appealing to the grassroots about a year out from the start of next year's election campaign.
Leader Andrea Horwath announced the policy Saturday in a speech to about 1,000 delegates at the party's convention.
TORONTO—Ontario is following British Columbia's lead, promising to introduce a tax on foreign homebuyers that the province hopes will help cool the frantic housing market—easing concerns about a potential bubble in Canada's fastest-growing urban region.