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.
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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.
TORONTO—A basic income pilot project aimed at reducing poverty in Ontario is failing and many of the participants have dropped out, the province's Progressive Conservative government said yesterday as it defended its controversial decision to wind down the program.
TORONTO—A controversial decision by the Ontario government to scrap the sex-education curriculum before a new one is in place has left school boards in limbo with just weeks to go before students return to classes.
TORONTO—People across Ontario will be consulted before a new sex-education curriculum is drafted, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday in an attempt to quell concerns over his government's controversial decision to scrap the updated lesson plan.
TORONTO—The federal environment minister yesterday expressed disappointment that Ontario did not seem to have a plan to fight climate change, a conclusion she said she reached after her first meeting with her provincial counterpart.