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Brazilian pharmaceutical firm expanding to Mississauga with $57.4M...

A Brazilian pharmaceutical company is expanding operations to Canada and receiving up to $2.8 million from the Ontario government to help bring a facility and ...Ontario...

Peel municipalities make their pitch for Amazon HQ2

Mayor Linda Jeffrey: “Our youth, diversity and quality of life continue to make Brampton a great place for business to invest. And the city has...

Mississauga councillors approve $26.3 million in funding for Hurontario LRT

“As it stands, the province is going to pay somewhere between 0 and 100 per cent of the operations and maintenance costs and municipalities will...

Closing the gap on youth unemployment

Deb Matthews, Ontario Education and Skills Development Minister, called the expert panel's report “an aspirational document” that will build an education system reflecting the needs...

Mississauga MPP Charles Sousa defends Liberals cap-and-trade ...

Conservative Party leader Patrick Brown has his head in the sand when it comes to carbon pricing, says MPP and Minister of Finance Charles ...and...

Mississauga council demands province reinstates IBI therapy

Josie Chaves leads a rally outside MPP Charles Sousa's constituency office in April. Chaves and her family, including her 4-year-old austistic son Adam, joined...

Once 'bland' Mississauga now sold as poster child for growth

To support growth we must continue to create complete communities where people can live and work and businesses thrive,” said Ted McMeekin, minister of municipal...

Credit agency gives Ontario's fiscal plan a rating upgrade

Minister of Finance and South MPP Charles Sousa receives applause from Premier Kathleen Wynne as he introduces a budget in the legislature. His most...

Parents rally outside Mississauga MPP office to protest autism program changes

Parents of children with autism protested outside of Charles Sousa's South constituency office after the Ontario government announced a revision of funding for children...

Teachers' sick day 'bonus' will save boards money, Liz Sandals says

Toronto's Catholic board will still save money even if almost all of its elementary teachers qualify for an attendance bonus despite taking an average of...

Ontario Finance visits Mississauga school to educate students about new grant

Additionally, more than 50 per cent of students from families earning $83,000 or less will receive non-repayable grants, the government forecasts. Sousa said the Ontario...

Mississauga strengthens life sciences sector

Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure, announced today that Ontario is partnering with Baylis to support a research and development expansion project...

Ontario government invests over $4M in Mississauga bioscience firm

Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure Minister Brad Duguid announced Thursday bioscience firm Baylis Medical would be receiving a $4.22 million for research and development,...

Public consultation on provincial budget scheduled in Mississauga Jan. 22

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa and Premier Kathleen Wynne head to the legislature to present the Ontario budget last April. Sousa is scheduled to lead...

Province wants to know what culture means to Mississauga residents

musician Arlene Paculan in taking part in a moderated discussion about the value and place of art, culture and heritage in daily life at...

MISSISSAUGA-LAKESHORE: Sven Spengemann paints Mississauga-Lakeshore red with ...

South MPP Charles Sousa (left) congratulates fellow Liberal Sven Spengemann on his election win in the riding of -Lakeshore on Monday night. Sousa was...

VIDEO: Changes to Condo Act met with mixed reviews at Town Hall

The massive overhaul is aimed at dealing with the "serious level of concern" around everything from transparency of condo finances to poorly trained property managers,...

FEDERAL ELECTION: Are Brampton, Mississauga mayors quietly endorsing candidates?

Both Linda Jeffrey and Bonnie Crombie have said they will not be publicly endorsing and particular party or candidate as the federal election nears, even...

Wellspring Chinguacousy receives $200000 donation to expand services

Great Gulf president Christopher Wein (2nd from left) presenting a $200,000 donation cheque to CEO of Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation Christina Smith (3rd) in presence...

Is mayor Linda Jeffrey facing revolt on council?

BRAMPTON— As Brampton grows ever more divided on one of the biggest transit decisions in its history, observers and some of the mayor's sharpest critics...

Trillium gets $5M planning grant from province

Charles Sousa, local MPP for South and Ontario's Minister of Finance delivered the news of a $5 million planning grant for Trillium Health Partners...

Barriers to health care putting Ontario's trans community at risk, experts say

Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care, said in a written statement to the Star that he recognized there was more the...

Healthy Living Expo puts the focus on older adults

The Yee Hong's Healthy Living Expo date for 2012 was announced at a press conference at the Yee Hong Centre Thursday May 10. the Yee...

Judge rules Peel cop 'lied' to obtain warrant

In response to the investigation, then attorney general John Gerretsen established a policy requiring Crown attorneys to report such decisions to their hierarchy, which can...

Council poised to approve Linda Jeffrey's first...

BRAMPTON—City council is poised to vote on Linda Jeffrey's first budget as mayor of Brampton, which will include a substantial property tax hike aimed at...

Budget of axed bureaucrat will be a tough sell for...

Toronto StarAt budget subcommittee Wednesday, Mayor Linda Jeffrey blasted Corbett for tabling a 2015 budget document “last minute” and not giving committee members enough time...

The wrath of Hazel

Will Finance Minister Charles Sousa soon throw his considerable weight behind the Mahoney campaign? We already know that Don 'Grapes' Cherry, a long-time McCallion cheerleader,...

School trustees will see slight wage increase despite pay freeze

23 letter, sent to Ontario school board chairs from Education Minister Liz Sandals, trustees were told the Liberal government is extending a salary freeze first...

Sheridan College set for $67.3M expansion

... Sheridan's Hazel McCallion Campus expansion project will help students access innovative, state-of-the-art programs that will help them pursue their passions and learn the skills...

Hoskins says Ontario ready to deal with Ebola

TORONTO - Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins says Ontario is prepared and ready to treat any suspected cases of Ebola, but adds the risk of...

Plaque recognizing Jack Darling unveiled at Mississauga park

Mullin, meanwhile, brought greetings from Finance Minister and South MPP Charles Sousa, who was unable to attend. Mullin called Darling a “true inspiration” and...

Peel school board trustees hot over wage freeze

PEEL— Some Peel public school trustees got a little hot under the collar after receiving notice the provincial government would continue to keep their salaries...

Ministers announce $11.5M for senior centres

Mario Sergio, the Minister Responsible for Seniors Affairs, was at the Clarkson Community Centre today along with Finance Minister and South MPP Charles Sousa...

Mothers warn the D68 virus hits kids fast

Ontario's minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Dr Eric Hoskins, said health officials were "monitoring the situation" in Canada and the United States. "As a...

Home News Crown attorney with history of sexual harrassment...

Last month, during question period, Jones asked Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur whether a full investigation was conducted. "Minister, tell us why you chose to pay...

Home News Ministry puts spotlight on unnecessary duplication...

... can continue to move towards a system where institutions work together as complementary parts of the province's post secondary education system and avoid unnecessary...

Enabling Garden blooms with support from Ontario Trillium

... for our community and The Riverwood Conservancy's dedication to making a positive impact on the lives those with special needs is truly commendable,” said...

Toronto Star's View: Ontario attorney general must step in to 'extreme ...

Indeed, that's what Toronto lawyer Barry Swadron, on behalf of the woman's family, asked Ontario Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur to do in a July 14...

Questions for clarification repeatedly redirected

Granted, Morrison was on vacation during the last refusal, but emailed interviews of a number of questions have only produced minimal and short explanations. The...

Ontario urges action on Grassy Narrows mercury poisoning

Toronto Star Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer, who will travel to Grassy Narrows near Kenora on Aug. 6, met with Fobister for three hours Sunday to...

Peel Pride picnic to celebrate LGBT community

At the flag raising ceremony, from left: Cheryl Costello, chairperson, Peel Pride, Regional Councillor Elaine Moore, Councillor John Hutton, Mayor Susan Fennell, and Regional Councillor...