June 7, 2016

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Liberals to formally unveil $8.3B 'climate change action plan'

Environment and Climate Change Minister Glen Murray will officially unveil the Liberals' new climate change action plan Wednesday morning at the Evergreen Brick Works on...

Bringing back driver's ed could be just the thing to get teens behind the wheel

“Four decades ago, 95 percent of teenagers in this country learned to drive in school-based driver's education coursework,” said John B. Townsend II, manager of...

After Tragically Hip ticket fiasco, attorney general consults industry on ticketing practices

Ontario Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur: Last week, Meilleur said she would look into the secondary ticket market in Ontario, after fans of the Tragically Hip...

Orazietti hopes to increase protection for consumers

... who use high-cost alternative financial services, such as payday loans, instalment loans, rent-to-own services and cheque-cashing services, and to better protect those with debts...

Ontario and Greenbelt Fund Helping to Bring Local Produce to Subway(R) Restaurants

... is helping expose people across this province to the great foods grown, harvested and made right here in Ontario while helping create new opportunities...

Always follow your gut, says Barrie 12-year-old who was recognized by the Attorney General

Ellie got to go inside the Ontario legislature, which was "really cool" and meet the Attorney General, Madeleine Meilleur. "Oh my gosh it was the...

Football: Hamann backs Spaniards to complete treble

"In the midfield, they can count on (Thiago) Silva and (Sergio) Busquets. "And (Andres) Iniesta is still going strong," he noted. "Also, in defence ...

DIAA/DOA names Neubauer as new DIAA Executive Director

Neubauer becomes the 7th executive director of DIAA/DSSAA since the organization's inception in 1945, taking over for the retiring Kevin Charles. “I am humbled and...

St. Mary's Dominican High School Class of 2016

Summa cum laude graduates: O'Brien B. Alley, Hanna M. Almoaswes, Reagan P. Arnett, Madeleine A. Bogart, Avrill M. Boudreaux, Abigail E. Buchert, Sophia O. Cacioppo,...

Booker Named to 2016 USA Men's Basketball Select Team

Only 19 years old, Booker totaled 1,048 points to become just the sixth teenager in NBA history to surpass 1,000 career points, joining LeBron James,...

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NDP MPP Teresa Armstrong (London-Fanshawe) brought up the walkout Tuesday at Queen's Park during question period, asking Ontario Deputy Premier Deb Matthews to commit to...

Special Feature: White House Correspondents' Dinner

... by STK had plenty of eye candy: Emily Ratajkowski (“Gone Girl”), Nina Dobrev (“The Vampire Diaries”), Rosario Dawson (“Daredevil”), Neve Campbell (“House of Cards”),...

MLB's 2011 redraft shows how awesome the Red Sox did

That's just what MLB.com and Jim Callis did in preparation for Thursday's 2016 MLB draft. They re-imagined the 2011 one -- which was stuffed with...

New college football coaches poised to win right away

New head coaches often walk into different situations. Some replace coaches who have jumped to better jobs, leaving stable—or downright successful—programs behind. Others take over...

Ontario Pension Plan Act changes welcomed

Two-thirds of Ontario workers do not have a workplace pension, said Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa. “Our main objective is to intensively look at ways...

Help Sought For Family with two one-in-a-million kids

A group of friends have launched a fundraising campaign to assist a family in need. Peter-Justin (age 21) and Avery (age 19) Navratil suffer from...

Ontario wants at least 40 per cent women on provincial boards by 2019

(subscription) (subscription)Ms. Wynne and Finance Minister Charles Sousa were in attendance. In its report, Catalyst says the most “efficient way” to improve female representation...

Ontario Sets Gender Diversity Targets

The committee, co-chaired by Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, and Tracy MacCharles, Minister Responsible for Women's Issues, includes Maureen Jensen, Chair and CEO of the...

Sovereign wealth funds throw funding lifeline to tech ventures

"Sovereign wealth funds are well placed to make large bets... given their deep access to capital and their risk appetite for growth investments," said Jacqueline...

Ted McMeekin Resigns as Ontario Minister to Allow Gender Parity - Oye! Times

Ted McMeekin Resigns as Ontario Minister to Allow Gender ParityOye! TimesOntario Premier Kathleen Wynne's veteran Minister for Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ted McMeekin, has announced...

Zimmer Biomet to Buy Fellow Medical Device Maker LDR Holding

Inside INdiana BusinessDavid Dvorak, chief executive at Zimmer Biomet, said the merger would enhance the company's position in the musculoskeletal health care space “by adding...

Peaky Blinders season 3 episode 6: Has the show become stale?

... happy", The Guardian says. "John shamelessly enjoyed himself, Arthur got drunk, broke his vows to Linda, and was thoroughly miserable, and Tommy and Tatiana...

Province considers options for autism treatment funding

Parents of more than 800 children removed from the wait list have been given eight-thousand dollars to pay for private treatment but they say that...

'Come to Canada': Ontario looks to woo, learn from Israelis

Canada's Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne and Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation Reza Moridi speak with The Time of Israel's Judah Ari Gross and...

Sought-after Mandarin program at SF elementary school divides siblings

“Ortega's Mandarin immersion program is too small,” Chan said. “While most Mandarin immersion schools have two classes per grade, Ortega only has one.” SFUSD spokesperson...

Hamilton's only provincial cabinet minister stepping down

Hamilton MPP Ted McMeekin says he will give up his spot at the Liberal cabinet table to make room for more women. The municipal affairs...

Ontario minister Ted McMeekin resigning from cabinet to help achieve gender parity

Wynne hailed McMeekin as a progressive and said “as we take steps towards gender parity in cabinet, selfless and bold action like Ted's is welcome.”...