TORONTO—Doug Ford came under repeated attack from both the NDP and Liberal leaders during yesterday's provincial election debate for not yet presenting a full platform when Ontarians already are casting their ballots in advanced polls.
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TORONTO—Doug Ford was the main target in the first debate ahead of Ontario's provincial election, with his rivals suggesting yesterday that the Progressive Conservative leader, who is leading in the polls, would slash jobs and shrink services if elected premier.
BARRIE, Ont.—Ontario's Liberal government has put millions of dollars toward helping licensed child-care centres and developmental services cope with a minimum wage increase, and the premier said help for other such publicly-funded sectors may be on the way.
TORONTO—Premier Kathleen Wynne shuffled several senior roles in her cabinet yesterday as she prepares for a provincial election less than five months away.
TORONTO—Repairs to a bridge in Northwestern Ontario will take nearly three years and delays have pushed the total cost well over the initial $8 million-$12 million estimate, according to documents obtained by The Canadian Press.
But the Ontario government is refusing to say just how much over—and whether taxpayers will have to foot the bill for fixes to the Nipigon Bridge.
TORONTO—Ontario's largest and recently-privatized electricity utility has spent $9 million to redesign its bills—and is proposing to spend an additional $6 million on the project.
Hydro One has come under fire for spending since the Liberal government sold more than half of the company, notably for its CEO's $4.5-million pay.
TORONTO—Ontario drivers soon could find themselves motoring along the highway next to a car with no one in the driver's seat.
The province's Liberal government is proposing to change the rules of its 10-year automated vehicle pilot project to allow for driverless testing.
TORONTO—The new year is expected to start the unofficial countdown to Ontario's June election, with key pledges from the governing Liberals kicking in and the Tories working hard to sell their early platform.
TORONTO—An arbitrator appointed to settle a contract dispute with Ontario college faculty after a five-week strike granted them a 7.75 percent raise over four years in a decision issued yesterday.
The 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians were legislated back to work last month and outstanding issues were sent to binding mediation-arbitration.
TORONTO—Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne sued the Opposition leader for defamation yesterday, less than six months away from the June provincial election.