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Ontario government supports poverty-reduction programs in Hamilton

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger, who along with Hamilton Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin took part in the announcement, said despite the city's economic revival poverty remains...

Alectra Utilities officials enters negotiations to merge with Guelph Hydro

Members of various Greater Toronto municipalities, Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger (centre, front row) and St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik sit for a photo after signing...

Mohawk College readies to take education on the...

Called the mobile City School, the construction of the trailer will be financed with $1.6 million from the provincial government that was announced Aug. 23...

TED MCMEEKIN COLUMN: Home is where the heart is

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)With the summer upon us, and the legislature in recess until fall, I am looking forward to a few...

Hamilton Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin tapped to be premier's assistant

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton MPP Ted McMeekin will continue to be a familiar presence around the Ontario cabinet table. Premier Kathleen Wynne...

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Remembering my good friend...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Yogi Berra once said famously, “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” That's great advice,...

Hamilton Liberal cabinet minister Ted McMeekin...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Standing among other dignitaries during a news conference at Mohawk College June 8, Hamilton Liberal cabinet minister Ted McMeekin...

Hamilton's creative industries draw economic investment for city

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Pipeline Studios' success was one reason Ontario Culture Minister Michael Coteau toured the four-story building May 27, during a one-day visit to...

Hamilton Liberal minister Ted McMeekin reject...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton Liberal cabinet minister Ted McMeekin slapped down Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown's call for the government to hold a public inquiry...

Ontario's 2016 budget is “bold, transformative,”...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)“I'm over the moon,” says Hamilton's Liberal cabinet minister Ted McMeekin. “It's very bold and transformative.” McMeekin said providing...

Liberals provide funding for Mohawk College skills...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin announced Feb. 19 about $4.5 million will be provided to Mohawk College, the John...

Affordable housing, protecting tender fruit lands, creating provincial park on ...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton Liberal cabinet minister Ted McMeekin is cautioning municipalities if they want to remove agricultural land from the Greenbelt,...

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger to focus on...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)At the provincial level, Hamilton's Liberal cabinet minister Ted McMeekin, who was at the levee, is proposing to include...

QUEEN'S PARK: Much to celebrate

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)For Christians, Advent marks the time when Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ. Christmas Day, Dec. 25,...

Ontario homelessness report urges province to end homelessness within 10 years

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Ontario Minister of Housing Ted McMeekin, and Deb Matthews, deputy-premier, released the export panel's report Oct. 28 in Toronto.

Ontario poverty report will be “transformative,”...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Ontario's much-anticipated expert panel's report on how to end homelessness will be “transformative,” says Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister...

TED MCMEEKIN COLUMN: Have your say on Ontario's...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Each day our community is enriched by the arts and culture professionals who call this city home. We are...

Classy Tassi rides Liberal majority wave to Ottawa

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)LIberal MPP Ted McMeekin coined the term as he introduced Filomena Tassi, Monday night, to a full house of...

TED MCMEEKIN COLUMN: Improving retirment security

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)CIBC World Markets deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal recently noted Canadians born in the 1980s will see a 30...

Ontario to reform how councillors spend campaign...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)There needs to be more stringent controls over how municipal politicians spend their campaign money, and clear enforcement measures...

Ontario's municipal affairs minister says feds...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Ontario's municipal affairs minister, Ted McMeekin, took aim at the federal Conservatives for ignoring municipalities during their years in...

Ted McMeekin Column: Ontario is a leader in global fight against climate change

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Over the past few decades, the global-warming debate has become climate-change reality. The more greenhouse gases we put into...

More cash for disability services

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)On Tuesday, Minister Reza Moridi announced the extra $6 million allocated for summer programs and accessibility improvement initiatives. "To...

Horwath slams McMeekin for Hydro One sale

AM900 CHMLHamiltonNews (press release) (registration)"I'm glad to hear there is going to be a demonstration at McMeekin's office and I hope everyone in this room...

Ted McMeekin Column: Liberals make historic investment with 2015 budget

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)The Ontario government has released the 2015 budget, which makes possible an historic investment in infrastructure to support economic...

Elementary teachers set to work to rule Monday

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Public school teachers, pictured here at a protest outside Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin's office in 2012, are again at...