Toronto Mayor John Tory is urging Ontario's government to reverse what he calls “unilateral, retroactive” cuts to child-care funding, which he says will hurt families and strain the province's labour market.
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OTTAWA—Lynn Beyak cast herself as a defender of free speech and a victim of political correctness moments before senators voted summarily yesterday to suspend her without pay from the Senate for refusing to delete derogatory letters about Indigenous people from her website.
TORONTO—More than two decades after Ontario started phasing out its red-and-white health cards, the government is setting a firm end date to cancel all remaining ones.
VANCOUVER—Retailers across Canada are struggling with a shortage of all cannabis, but there's one product they're especially desperate to keep on shelves: cannabidiol or CBD, a non-intoxicating extract vaunted for its purported health benefits.
A new study suggests children from poorer areas of Ontario face a greater risk of getting hit by vehicles than those from wealthier areas, possibly because they are more likely to walk to school alone.
TORONTO—Ontario is planning to expand the use of mobile crisis intervention teams that help first responders, and increase mental health supports in schools.
TORONTO—The Ontario government has eliminated funding to an organization that researches problem gambling, ordering it to wind down operations by the summer.
Gambling Research Exchange Ontario was told last month that its entire $2.5 million annual budget had been cut by the province.
It will have to cease operations by mid-July and 14 staff members will lose their jobs.
TORONTO—Nearly 300 cats found in a Toronto apartment were breeding freely, occupying every room and littering the entire living space, city officials said yesterday as animal workers focused on moving the felines out of the cramped home.
TORONTO—Tensions between Ontario's premier and Toronto's mayor escalated yesterday as the two sparred over the province's recent cuts to public health services and child care funding.
TORONTO—One of the main nurseries for an Ontario tree planting program that's being scrapped by the province said it will likely have to destroy about three million trees because of the cancellation.