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Ontario Liberals propose motion to preserve free well water testing in Ontario
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Ontario Liberals propose motion to preserve free well water testing in Ontario

The third-place party wrote to the governing PCs urging them to hold off on any changes that would prevent Ontarians from getting free water testing.

Stiles’ motion to reverse keffiyeh ban fails to win unanimous consent
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Stiles’ motion to reverse keffiyeh ban fails to win unanimous consent

The motion failed after at least one MPP was heard voicing their opposition.

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'Not focused on what matters to people' — Ontario government not impressed with federal budget
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'Not focused on what matters to people' — Ontario government not impressed with federal budget

“What we saw in yesterday's federal budget is a government whose spending is out of control, not focused on what matters to the people," Housing Minister Paul Calandra said.

Ontario Health Coalition report highlights deceptive practices and extra fees in private clinics
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Ontario Health Coalition report highlights deceptive practices and extra fees in private clinics

Some patients reported that the clinics informed them of excessively long wait times at public facilities as a way to trick them into taking the for-profit service.

Ontario, feds agree to scrap environmental assessment for Highway 413
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Ontario, feds agree to scrap environmental assessment for Highway 413

The Ontario and federal governments announced Monday that a court had approved their deal to end litigation over the proposed Greater Toronto Area highway, paving the way for a simplified assessment process for the project.

Premier Ford unveils GO service expansion in Milton ahead of byelection
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Premier Ford unveils GO service expansion in Milton ahead of byelection

“We're out there making announcements every single day in every region of this province. We're going to keep making announcements not just here, but everywhere in the province," Ford said, denying the announcement had anything to do with the upcoming vote.

Liberals say their plan to ‘solve the housing crisis’ will build 3.9M homes by 2031
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Liberals say their plan to ‘solve the housing crisis’ will build 3.9M homes by 2031

The 28-page document, which comes days ahead of the federal budget, is the minority government’s latest effort to set the agenda on affordability as it loses significant ground to the Conservatives over cost-of-living issues.

Asking rent prices in March up 8.8% from year ago, but down from February: Urbanation
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Asking rent prices in March up 8.8% from year ago, but down from February: Urbanation

The report by Urbanation, which analyzes monthly listings from Rentals.ca, says the average asking rent for all home types was $2,181 last month.

Former Thunder Bay police chief arrested and charged in misconduct probe
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Former Thunder Bay police chief arrested and charged in misconduct probe

Ontario Provincial Police said they arrested Sylvie Hauth, 57, and charged her with two counts of obstructing justice, one count of breach of trust and one obstruction count. 

When leaders speak of workers and their rights, hold them to it, CLC urges unions
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When leaders speak of workers and their rights, hold them to it, CLC urges unions

Bea Bruske, president of the Canadian Labour Congress, doesn't name names in a memo she sent Friday to the group's 50 affiliates, which include some of the country's largest unions, including the Public Service Alliance of Canada and the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

Boots and Hearts brings more than music to Oro-Medonte
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Boots and Hearts brings more than music to Oro-Medonte

Held annually on the Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Boots and Hearts has become the largest country music festival in Canada, attracting more than 40,000 festivalgoers each year.