The head of the union representing workers at a General Motors plant slated for closure said Premier Doug Ford offered assurances yesterday that he would pressure the automaker to change its plans for the facility in Oshawa, Ont.
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TORONTO—Work to rebuild Ontario's Liberals gets underway in earnest this year after their decimation at the ballot box last spring, but the party may wait until after the fall federal election to chose a permanent new leader.
TORONTO—Ontario kicked off its application process yesterday for the first 25 cannabis retail licences in the province, with the results of a lottery expected later this week.
The government said the firm cap on the number of stores that will open this spring was needed due to what it called serious cannabis supply issues that had to be addressed by the federal government.
TORONTO—An overwhelming majority of those who weighed in on Ontario's sex education on the first day of public consultations opposed Premier Doug Ford's repeal of a modernized curriculum introduced by the previous Liberal government.
TORONTO—Months after saying it would not cap the number of licences for retail pot shops after cannabis was legalized, the Ontario government has reversed course, saying it now will only be able to issue 25 licences by April.
TORONTO—The man about to become Ontario's top cop should step aside while a probe is conducted into allegations of political interference from Premier Doug Ford's office in his hiring, the leader of the Opposition said yesterday as the government stood firm on the appointment.
TORONTO—Ontario's social assistance costs ballooned under the previous Liberal government but the system failed to help recipients become self-reliant or consistently ensure that only those eligible received support, the province's auditor general said yesterday.
TORONTO—Union leaders and politicians who talk about saving a General Motors plant in Oshawa, Ont. are selling “false hope,” Doug Ford said yesterday, as the leader of the union representing the affected autoworkers accused the premier of undermining efforts to fight the job cuts.
Ford held a news conference after an emergency cabinet meeting on the GM closure yesterday afternoon.
TORONTO—The Ontario government will not move forward with a proposed policy that called for gender identity references to be removed from the sexual-education curriculum, Premier Doug Ford said yesterday after the issue surfaced at a weekend gathering of his Progressive Conservative party.
TORONTO—Days after his government delivered its first major fiscal update, Premier Doug Ford said his government “may” balance the province's budget in the final year of its mandate.
Ford made the comments during a “fireside chat” with Toronto Sun editor-in-chief Adrienne Batra at the Ontario Progressive Conservative policy convention in Toronto on Saturday.