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Does Ontario's Black Youth Action Plan do enough?

On Oct. 13, Ontario's Minister of Children and Youth Services Michael Coteau—along with other speakers and community representatives—announced an expansion of the province's four-year Black...

Provinces spend health transfer on health care, says Eric Hoskins

Toronto StarTORONTO — Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins said Tuesday he is “most disappointed” by Ottawa's suggestion that federal health dollars require greater transparency at...

Women in politics: We're not as equal as we think we are

Even at the provincial level, Ted McMeekin, a Hamilton MPP, recently announced he was stepping down from Kathleen Wynne's cabinet to “make room at the...

Ontario looking 'very closely' at B.C. tax aimed at foreign homebuyers

... Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa says he will be examining British Columbia's new tax aimed at foreign homebuyers “very closely” as he looks for...

Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins announces help for Attawapiskat

Eric Hoskins visited Attawapiskat, near James Bay in northern Ontario, and met with leaders to discuss the crisis. He announced that the province will provide...

Ontario's 'free tuition' promise doesn't add up

Minister for Training Colleges and Universities Reza Moridi has an explanation for the discrepancy: Ontario doesn't count more expensive programs when determining its average. For...

Date for 2016 Ontario budget to be announced by finance minister

Wynne says the budget will focus on jobs and the economy, and confirms that Finance Minister Charles Sousa will announce the budget date during a...

Ontario says parents opposed to sex ed curriculum can pull kids from class

TORONTO — Ontario's education minister says those parents who are still opposed to the province's new sex-ed curriculum being taught in public schools this year...

Ontario high school teachers' union reach tentative deal with province

Education Minister Liz Sandals said negotiations were “challenging for all sides.” “It speaks to the dedication and commitment of everyone involved that collaboration prevailed and...

The Tories on big-city transit: Buy support now, pay later

Macleans.caMPP Bob Chiarelli, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and MP Royal Galipeau pound silver stakes into a rail line during a press conference at the new...

Yasir Naqvi says Ontario will regulate controversial police stops

Ottawa CitizenCommunity Safety Minister Yasir Naqvi says it's not acceptable for police to stop and question a member of a racialized community for no reason...

Liz Sandals defends her government's new sex-ed curriculum

Liz Sandals: The actual curriculum is the expectations—so whenever it says “expectations,” that's what the student needs to learn as part of the curriculum. And...

Can the oil sands really be the saviour of Ontario manufacturing?

“It's a challenging fine line, no question,” Brad Duguid, Ontario's economic development minister, says. “All of us, obviously, are interested in ensuring that, whatever projects...

The PM's latest secret weapon: Joe Oliver

... the quality is evident when he shares the list of people he challenged: John Tory, the Toronto mayoral candidate, “because he needs the exposure”;...

Canada not 'intimidated' by Russian food ban

RT Provincial Agriculture Minister Jeff Leal and International Trade Minister Michael Chan promised to support Ontario pork producers in the face of the sanctions. The province...

Proposed raceway aims to save a stretch of Ontario's rust belt

... project has the potential to deliver,” says Ontario Minister of Economic Development Brad Duguid. Yet the development of the Canadian Motor Speedway project bucks...