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Ford stuck in reverse
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Ford stuck in reverse

Let us hope that following Bill 124’s repeal, that this is the final time any provincial government — regardless of party — attempts to override the collective bargaining process.

Ontario repeals controversial Bill 124
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Ontario repeals controversial Bill 124

Bill 124 has been hugely controversial since it passed in 2019. Most notably, it capped salary increases for public sector workers to one per cent a year for three years.

Politicians of all stripes need to come together to condemn harassment and threats
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Politicians of all stripes need to come together to condemn harassment and threats

This rise in unsafe protests and physical threats is an alarming trend designed to intimidate and silence voices elected to speak on our behalf.

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Toronto gets $114 million boost from province for surpassing housing goals
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Toronto gets $114 million boost from province for surpassing housing goals

With 31,656 housing starts last year, Toronto surpassed its annual goal of 20,900 new houses by 51 per cent.

Ontario to fund new neonatal unit at St. Michael's Hospital
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Ontario to fund new neonatal unit at St. Michael's Hospital

The announcement comes a day after the Ontario Health Coalition released a report accusing the province of prioritizing private clinics over public hospitals.

New report accuses province of prioritizing private clinics over public hospitals
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New report accuses province of prioritizing private clinics over public hospitals

The report says government funding primarily favours private clinics over public hospitals, and showed a stark increase in fees charged by private staffing agencies, which worsens staffing issues within hospitals.

Ford's proposed carbon pricing referendum plan a 'desperate' distraction: Crombie
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Ford's proposed carbon pricing referendum plan a 'desperate' distraction: Crombie

Liberal Leader Bonnie Crombie on Tuesday called the Ford's government Get It Done Act a "desperate" attempt to distract voters from his government's abysmal record.

Ontario legislature resuming with Bill 124 repeal, politically charged omnibus bill
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Ontario legislature resuming with Bill 124 repeal, politically charged omnibus bill

The colleges and universities minister is also expected to announce the government's plan to address the financial struggles of the province's post-secondary institutions early in the session.

Ontario says it's simplifying the environmental assessment process but critics cry foul
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Ontario says it's simplifying the environmental assessment process but critics cry foul

Ontario is changing how it assesses the impact of new construction projects on the environment, aiming to build infrastructure quicker. Environmentalists warn the move may let harmful projects avoid scrutiny.

NDP call for better funding for primary care as 1,600 Toronto patients lose family doctor
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NDP call for better funding for primary care as 1,600 Toronto patients lose family doctor

Bell says 1,600 patients in downtown Toronto are now without care after their family doctor left to work in an exclusive medical clinic.

Who's Lobbying for Whom: Ag groups line up to advocate at Queen's Park
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Who's Lobbying for Whom: Ag groups line up to advocate at Queen's Park

The groups — representing everything from meat and egg producers to fruit and vegetable growers — were named in new lobbying filings over the past week.

Ontario French-language teachers reach deal with province
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Ontario French-language teachers reach deal with province

The deal guarantees no strikes for three years.