TORONTO—A former Progressive Conservative caucus member is denying defamation allegations from Premier Doug Ford's chief of staff, saying the official already had a “negative reputation” before a series of tweets in question.
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TORONTO—Shortly after Caroline Mulroney took the reins as Ontario's attorney general, she spoke to a judge about the often stymied process of modernizing the court system.
“I said, 'I heard you're still working with fax machines,' and the judge said, 'Oh please don't take away our fax machines, we worked really hard to get them,'” Mulroney said in a recent interview.
TORONTO—Premier Doug Ford's chief of staff is suing a former Progressive Conservative caucus member for defamation, alleging that Randy Hillier tried to “destroy” his reputation after being booted from the party.
TORONTO—A new concussion safety TV ad campaign prompted by the death of a 17-year-old Ontario girl was launched yesterday as millions of eyes were on the highly anticipated Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
TORONTO—Ontario has eliminated a fund supporting Indigenous culture as the government cuts tens of millions of dollars in arts funding ‚Äî a decision that is being slammed as short-sighted.
TORONTO—Ontario's Progressive Conservative government has backed down on retroactive funding cuts to municipalities after sustained pressure from local leaders, who warned of devastating impacts to public health, child care and ambulance services.
TORONTO—Indigenous courses will not be a mandatory part of the high school curriculum in Ontario—a decision that has angered First Nations members.
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.
TORONTO—Ontario is planning to cut about $46 million this year from the provincial police budget, as the Progressive Conservative government tries to trim the province's deficit.
The government's expenditure estimates for this year show the funding drop, as well as scores of other cuts, including to health research, Legal Aid Ontario, library services and tourism offices.
TORONTO—Ontario's high school teachers will start the early stages of contract talks next month in what could be a contentious round of bargaining.
Contracts for teachers and education workers at the province's publicly funded schools expire at the end of August, but Education Minister Lisa Thompson has asked unions to come to the table early.