TORONTO - Ontario Premier Doug Ford declined to say Wednesday whether the province's newly launched commission into the effects of COVID-19 on the long-term care system would be empowered to make binding recommendations, prompting critics to question the value of the initiative.
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MONTREAL - Quebec authorities said Monday the COVID-19 pandemic in the province remains largely under control, but described what they said was a worrying increase of infections among teens and young adults.
TORONTO - Ontario municipalities will receive up to $4 billion in funding to help cover the costs incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with up to half earmarked for public transit, the province said Monday.
Premier Doug Ford said the money, provided in partnership with the federal government, will be doled out in the coming months.
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has paused legislation aimed at detaining youth under 19 in care after they overdose but the representative for children and youth joined advocates calling on the province to withdraw it altogether.
OTTAWA - Members of the House of Commons finance committee will meet this afternoon to figure out the details of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's planned testimony.
TORONTO - A former Progressive Conservative legislator ousted from the party caucus for voting against a sweeping new law that extends pandemic emergency orders said she opposed the measure because it gives Premier Doug Ford's government too much power.
TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) with $110,000 from the Ontario Together Fund to deliver online tools and resources that will support Indigenous businesses as the province implements its made-in-Ontario plan for renewal, growth, and economic recovery.
CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Indians will consult with Native American groups as they consider changing the name of their franchise for the first time since 1915.
Owner Paul Dolan gave more details on the steps the team is undertaking on a potential name change amid a national movement to remove racist symbols and monuments.
More than a dozen new jobs are being created in the region, thanks to provincial funding.
Yesterday, the provincial government announced $498,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to help increase tourism, boost economic development and create 13 new jobs in the Kenora-Rainy River region.
TORONTO, July 21, 2020 - Hydro One will be hosting a virtual community engagement session on Thursday, July 30, to inform and gather community feedback on the draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Waasigan Transmission Line project. Developing the ToR is the first step in the Environmental Assessment (EA) process for the project.