TORONTO—Jian Ghomeshi is set to return to court next week for his judgment and as his case resumes, so will the torrent of tweets that drew Canadians into the trial, giving them a full picture of the courtroom—except in the literal sense.
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TORONTO—Premier Kathleen Wynne says she worried about her government pitching a new student grant program as providing “free” tuition since there are caveats.
TORONTO—An upcoming provincial byelection east of Toronto is starting to vaguely resemble an “Abbott and Costello” skit.
One candidate legally changed his name to Above Znoneofthe so he appears last on the Whitby-Oshawa ballot, inviting voters to literally pick none of the above in both name and concept.
TORONTO—Ontario’s Liberal government yesterday trumpeted a lower deficit projection as evidence it is reining in spending.
In reality, though, much of the drop was due to a temporary accounting measure.
TORONTO—Medical marijuana users in Ontario now are legally able to use vaporizers just about anywhere in the province.
The Liberal government quietly exempted them this week from a law that bans the use of e-cigarettes anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited.
It means medical marijuana users can vaporize in restaurants, at work, or on playgrounds.
TORONTO—Ontarians may be able to buy beer at 60 grocery stores—from multinational big box stores to small, independent grocerS—across the province by the end of the year.
The Liberal government announced 13 grocery stores and chains that were chosen to sell beer in the first round of grocery beer sales that ultimately will be expanded to up to 450 outlets.
TORONTO—Ontario reached tentative contract deals yesterday with public elementary teachers as well as support staff in most schools, ending their work-to-rule campaigns.
TORONTO—Ontario elementary teachers and some support staff engaging in work-to-rule campaigns soon may see their pay docked.
The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario and support staff with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, who do not yet have contracts, have been on administrative strikes.
TORONTO—Ontario’s auditor general would question the timing of a new pension plan ad—which is running during the federal election campaign—if the Liberal government hadn’t changed the oversight rules.
TORONTO—Ontario’s Liberal government has released a new ad promoting an updated sex-education curriculum that is in schools this year.
The new curriculum has met with some opposition and controversy and has prompted protests by some parents, with some even threatening to pull their kids out of school this year.