TORONTO—Patrick Brown's quest to lead Ontario's Progressive Conservatives ended yesterday with the Barrie, Ont. politician saying the leadership race had taken a toll on his family and distracted from the party's ultimate goal of defeating the Liberals in the spring election.
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TORONTO—The leader of Ontario's New Democrats announced a pre-election swing through the province Friday in an effort to divert attention away from the Progressive Conservatives, who have dominated headlines with a fierce leadership race she likened to a train wreck.
TORONTO—Patrick Brown's denial of sexual misconduct allegations went up another notch yesterday as the former leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives challenged his accusers to go to police and file formal complaints.
TORONTO—Taxpayers would have saved $1.8 billion if the Ontario government had taken on traditional debt to fund infrastructure projects instead of partially privatizing Hydro One to pay for the work, the province's fiscal watchdog said yesterday.
TORONTO—Caroline Mulroney, the Toronto lawyer and daughter of former prime minister Brian Mulroney, is running to become the leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservative Party.
Mulroney confirmed the news, which has been rumoured for more than a week, in a series of interviews yesterday afternoon at a hockey arena in north Toronto.
TORONTO—Rising interest rates could have a “significant” impact on Ontario's economy as the already ballooning household debt is projected to continue to grow, the province's fiscal watchdog warns.
The Financial Accountability Office said in a report released Tuesday that an average Ontario household owed nearly $154,000 in 2016, up from $119,000 in 2010.
TORONTO—The union representing Ontario's college faculty has launched a charter challenge of legislation that ended a five-week strike and allowed 500,000 students to return to class.
TORONTO—Ontario's finance minister has launched a series of public consultations to develop this year's provincial budget, which he suggests will be delivered earlier than usual because of the upcoming election.
TORONTO—Ontario's premier is double-doubling down on her criticism of Tim Hortons franchisees who cut worker benefits amid the province's minimum wage hike, saying a couple that own a trio of coffee shops east of Toronto shouldn't use employees as pawns to push back against her government's actions.
TORONTO—Ontario is considering allowing licensed cannabis consumption lounges in the province once recreational marijuana is legalized this summer, and is asking the public to weigh in on the idea.