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Assisted dying access service being created

TORONTO—Ontario is setting up a new service for people seeking medically-assisted death that will allow them to reach out for help directly, bypassing health-care providers who object to assisted suicide on conscience grounds.

Health minister Eric Hoskins says a “care co-ordination service” for medically-assisted death will be up and running as early as May.

'Sunshine' list grows

TORONTO—The CEO of Ontario Power Generation is the highest-paid public-sector employee in the province, earning nearly $1.2 million last year.

Jeff Lyash tops the so-called “sunshine list” of public-sector workers making $100,000 or more.

This year there are 123,410 workers on the list—up from 115,431 last year.

Those salaries and benefits total nearly $16 billion.