TORONTO—Indigenous courses will not be a mandatory part of the high school curriculum in Ontario—a decision that has angered First Nations members.
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TORONTO—Ontario's fiscal watchdog says program spending under the Progressive Conservatives will drop to its lowest level in 30 years as the government tries to eliminate the deficit.
The Tories have said they don't expect to balance the budget until 2023-24—one year past their mandate—and have been announcing a slew of cuts as they chip away at the $11.7-billion deficit.
TORONTO—Ten former Ontario health ministers representing three political parties are urging the provincial government to reverse its cuts to public-health funding.
Six former Liberal ministers, three New Democrats and one Progressive Conservative have signed an open letter to Health Minister Christine Elliott, imploring her to stop what they call “drastic” cuts.
TORONTO—Public health units across Ontario are raising concerns about a sweeping amalgamation of their services planned by the province, saying the changes could affect the delivery of programs and lead to layoffs.
Newly published research has concluded that food insecurity in Nunavut grew after a federal program was brought in to fight hunger in the North.
TORONTO—Ontario's NDP education critic is criticizing the provincial government's decision to increase secondary school class sizes as more details emerge on the impacts of the move.
Marit Stiles said in a release Saturday that “kids continue to pay the price” for Premier Doug Ford's education cuts.
TORONTO—Boys in poor urban areas around the world are suffering even more than girls from violence, abuse and neglect, groundbreaking international research published yesterday suggests.
The study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, along with similar new research, suggests an adequate focus on helping boys is critical to achieving gender equality in the longer term.
TORONTO—Ontario's municipalities say they may be forced to raise taxes or cut services due to provincial government cuts that will likely equal well over half a billion dollars in lost annual funding and foregone revenue.
Fatalities are down significantly this year on roads patrolled by Ontario Provincial Police, the force said yesterday amid a cross-country traffic enforcement blitz.
The OPP said 58 people died on roads from Jan. 1 to May 5, compared to 97 road fatalities during the same time period last year ‚Äî a 40 per cent decrease.
KELLIHER, Sask.—RCMP in Saskatchewan are investigating a video on social media that they say shows someone burning a Nazi flag which a man claimed to have removed from a rural home.
The video posted on Facebook on Saturday shows a man, his face covered by what appears to be a Confederate flag, spreading a Nazi flag on the ground while a person out of the frame sets it on fire.