TORONTO—Premier Doug Ford's government is promising to strike a new tone when the Ontario legislature resumes session today, vowing to dial down behaviour that has often sparked nasty political fights.
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TORONTO—Ontario will move more government services online, redesign the way it makes bulk purchases, and sell off office space and land as part of its efforts to rein in a multibillion-dollar deficit, the province's treasury board president said yesterday.
TORONTO—The Ontario government is looking for public feedback on a proposal that would give registered nurses the power to prescribe certain medications including contraceptives, immunizations and smoking cessation drugs.
TORONTO—The union representing Ontario's public high school teachers filed for conciliation Friday, saying contracts talks with the provincial government have stalled.
The president of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation called the talks with the government and school boards, which started this month, “extremely frustrating and disappointing.”
TORONTO—The union representing Ontario public elementary school teachers asked for a conciliation officer yesterday to help with stalled contract talks with the government.
The president of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario said bargaining with Premier Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government has reached a virtual standstill.
TORONTO—Hundreds of affordable child-care spaces in Toronto could be put at risk next year due to funding cuts made by the provincial government, says a new report released by the city on Tuesday.
Recent changes to a child-care expansion fund will result in a reduction of $15 million—or as many as 760 affordable child-care spaces—as of Jan. 1, the report found.
TORONTO—Reaching a deal with education workers that put a cap on wage increases was a “significant success” for the Ontario government, the province's education minister said yesterday.
TORONTO—Tens of thousands of education workers across the province began a work-to-rule campaign yesterday as confusion mounted about when their union and the government would return to the bargaining table.
TORONTO—Ontario's education workers will head back to the bargaining table this weekend amid preparations for a work-to-rule campaign starting Monday.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees said in a statement Wednesday that talks with the province are set to take place Saturday and Sunday.
TORONTO—Community housing providers who have evicted tenants for criminal activity will now be able to ban them from returning under new rules introduced by the Ontario government yesterday.