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Ontario warns Toronto Public Health to drop drug decriminalization application
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Ontario warns Toronto Public Health to drop drug decriminalization application

Toronto Public Health filed an application to Health Canada in early 2022 to decriminalize the possession of illegal drugs for personal use.

New way of funding $10-a-day child care in Ontario coming in 2025
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New way of funding $10-a-day child care in Ontario coming in 2025

Sarkaria rolls out proposed new penalties for impaired drivers
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Sarkaria rolls out proposed new penalties for impaired drivers

Transportation Minister Prabmeet Sarkaria on Wednesday said the Ford government would introduce legislation increasing penalties for drunk driving and car thefts.

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A New Era for Brampton: Phase 2 of the LRT is a feather in Premier Ford's cap
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A New Era for Brampton: Phase 2 of the LRT is a feather in Premier Ford's cap

Together, with sustained support from our provincial leaders, we can look forward to a city that is not only growing but thriving in its new era.

Ontario not expected to balance the budget until 2028-29: FAO
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Ontario not expected to balance the budget until 2028-29: FAO

The latest report from Ontario's fiscal watchdog also outlined the province's stagnating economic growth over the past 24 months, which FAO chief economist Paul Lewis called the "slowest non-recession growth over a two-year period going back to the 1980s."

Ontario realtors call on Ottawa to reject developer charge hike
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Ontario realtors call on Ottawa to reject developer charge hike

“This will have a disastrous impact on new housing supply and increase the cost of new homes,” read the statement from OREA president and former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak.

Ontario to suspend driver's licences for convicted car thieves for at least 10 years
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Ontario to suspend driver's licences for convicted car thieves for at least 10 years

Transportation Minister Prabmeet Sarkaria says those thrice−convicted of auto theft would have their licenses suspended for life.

Japanese firm Asahi Kasei invests $1.6 billion in new EV battery parts plant in Port Colborne, Ont.
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Japanese firm Asahi Kasei invests $1.6 billion in new EV battery parts plant in Port Colborne, Ont.

Construction of the plant is expected to be completed by the end of this year, but the federal government said details regarding the number of jobs created “are currently being finalized and will be announced at a later date.”

Ontario family physicians call for health minister's resignation
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Ontario family physicians call for health minister's resignation

The petition was started after the government claimed there was no family physician shortage during last week's rounds of arbitration with the OMA over doctors compensation.

Ontario's need for nurses, PSWs to top 33K and 50K by 2032: document
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Ontario's need for nurses, PSWs to top 33K and 50K by 2032: document

The Canadian Press requested a copy of the Long-Term Care transition binder after Stan Cho was named minister in September. Access was granted in February, and one of the pages — with no redactions — fully lays out the expected shortages.

Who's Lobbying for Whom: Therme registers to discuss Ontario Place plans
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Who's Lobbying for Whom: Therme registers to discuss Ontario Place plans

Therme Group RHTG GmbH was registered this past week by Tasnia Khan, a consultant with Amir Remtulla Inc., to collaborate with and provide briefings for Ontario government officials on Therme Group’s $350 million private sector investment in Ontario Place.

Ontario aims to protect children from harmful online content with new bill
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Ontario aims to protect children from harmful online content with new bill

Minister Lecce told reporters that he hopes big social media corporations will be willing to work with the government “to discuss some of the concerns around the algorithms, concerns around privacy, consent of imagery, and obviously the necessity to strengthen protections and safeguards for kids.”

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