TORONTO—Ontario's legislature plunged into chaos yesterday as protesters and most of the Opposition were ejected for disrupting the government's efforts to revive a bill slashing Toronto's city council nearly in half just days after a judge found the legislation unconstitutional.
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TORONTO—Ontario Premier Doug Ford yesterday took the unprecedented step of invoking a rarely-used charter provision known as the notwithstanding clause to push ahead with his plan to slash the size of Toronto's city council in the middle of an election—despite a court deeming the move unconstitutional.
TORONTO—The mayors of four Ontario cities are urging the federal government to take over a basic income pilot project that's being cut short by the province, arguing the program provides valuable data that could be used to address poverty.
MILTON, Ont.—Premier Doug Ford says his government will remove the cost of the now-repealed cap-and-trade system from natural gas bills but opposition critics counter the Tory government is not telling people the true impacts of cancelling the system designed to fight climate change.
TORONTO—Math test scores among public elementary students in Ontario have been decreasing over the last five years, indicating government efforts to reverse the trend have not worked, according to the agency administering standardized assessments in the province.
Toronto city council voted yesterday to mount a legal challenge against Ontario's decision to slash the size of the city's council.
The legislation, known as Bill 5, was passed last week and aligns Toronto's ward map with federal ridings, cutting the number of city councillors from 47 to 25 ahead of a fall municipal election.
TORONTO—Doug Ford's government has appointed a new lead negotiator for crucial contract talks with province's doctors, selecting a man who helped the premier's late brother secure a key labour deal during his term as mayor of Toronto.
TORONTO—A day after announcing plans to sell recreational cannabis in private stores, the Ontario government said Tuesday it still was working out how strict regulations governing the new system would be enforced.
TORONTO—Ontario has frozen the salaries of executives across the public sector as it reviews how raises are granted to top earners at agencies that include school boards, universities, and hospitals.
TORONTO—Recreational cannabis will be sold online in Ontario when legalized this fall and in private retail stores across the province early next year, the government announced yesterday, reversing the previous administration's plan to distribute cannabis through publicly-owned outlets.