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Trump aside, auto sector sees 'disruption' as big opportunity

Hon. Brad Duguid, centre right, Minister of Economic Development and Growth signs his name on top of an Autonomous Intelligent Vehicle (AIV) to the delight...

Adam Ibrahim acclaimed as 2018's PC candidate for Windsor-West ...

Adam Ibrahim, right, meets with supporters as he is acclaimed as the Windsor-West PC candidate at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 143, Saturday, Nov.and more »...

Ontario ready to back potential Ford investment in Windsor engine plants

The Ontario government is willing to offer financial support for new investment in Ford's Windsor engine plants — the top priority set by Unifor in...

Windsor a hub for human trafficking | Windsor Star

As the Minister behind the comprehensive new “Ontario Strategy to End Human Trafficking”, I applaud the work of the Windsor police and social service groups ...and...

Hoskins pledges to continue working with doctors, refuses to resign ...

Ontario's Health and Long-Term Care Minister Eric Hoskins called on the Ontario Medical Association to make the next move after the organization rejected a ...Hoskins Prepared...

Ontario expands certified site program to lure new businesses ...

Local mayors applauded Ontario's move Tuesday to expand its certified site program designed to help municipalities market industrial land to international ...Ontario announces streamlined economic development...

Jarvis: Windsor's Sandpoint Beach is a gift that could be something "lofty"

Jarvis: Windsor's Sandpoint Beach is a gift that could be something "lofty"“When you improve the quality of life in your city,” Ontario Minister of Economic...

Queen's Park, Ottawa to spend $180M on high-speed Internet in Southwestern Ontario

“This project will bring critical broadband infrastructure to Southwestern Ontario,” Bob Chiarelli, Ontario minister of infrastructure, said in a statement Tuesday. “High-speed Internet will connect...

Windsor in Pictures: June 24, 2016

The school on Milloy Street will close after 61 years. Gary Galli, left, his daughter Melissa Beaton and grandson Cameron ... Abraham Nyamadi, left, John...

Essex County OPP unveil its newest patrol boat

“This is a fitting tribute to former commissioner Lewis, who dedicated his career to safeguarding our communities,” said David Orazietti, Minister of Community Safety and...

Windsor woman wins provincial award for work against human trafficking

Ontario Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur said she feels inspired by the recipients who have made a difference in the lives of victims. “We all have...

Medical emergency surgical wait 'appalling'

Deputy Premier Deb Matthews speaks at Queen's Park in Toronto on May 9, 2016. Dave Abel / Toronto Sun. Share Adjust Comment Print. Re: Anger...

NDP squandered its political leverage

I heard nothing from any of our local MPPs including former cabinet minister Teresa Piruzza. The NDP had the balance of power and did not...

Seven local firms land provincial grants worth $7.8-million for expansions

A $7.8-million provincial investment in seven local companies will result in the creation of 270 new jobs, one new plant and the retention of 1,180...

Online petition attracts 1500 signatures in support of retaining Herman in name of new combined school

McCallum was a teacher and a trustee for the board and had his named attached to what was then known as the Milloy Street School...

Windsor family seeking U.S. surgery, hoping six-year-old will walk

It “is considered an experimental procedure” and isn't covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, Health Minister Eric Hoskins said in a statement. “However there...

Union failed to do its job, loses work

In 2008, I was appointed by Training, Colleges and Universities Minister John Milloy to sit on the Provincial Advisory Committee for the electrical trade in...

OPP launch annual campaign to fight distracted driving

The OPP said studies have found that distracted driving — especially texting and talking on cellphones — is as dangerous as driving drunk or stoned.

Windsor now always out of the loop

Did we think that we would be on the outside looking in on this major project if we had the likes of Sandra Pupatello, Dwight...

Top Canadian business and labour leaders to talk auto jobs in Windsor

Among those attending the forum: Canadian Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Perrin Beatty; Unifor national president Jerry Dias; auto czar Tanguay and Ontario Minister...

Jewish group alleges Windsor Arabic newspaper promotes jihad

The Jewish group has forwarded the editorial to the newly appointed Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism Michael Coteau, Federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, provincial Community...

Jarvis: There's no way to spin this; it's bad

Scarborough Centre MPP and Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure Brad Duguid speaks with the media about the Chrysler Pacifica during the 2016...

Windsor faces further isolation with innovation snub, critics say

None of the funding comes to Windsor, but Brad Duguid, provincial minister of economic development, told the Star that Windsor won't be “ignored.” He said...

Budget leaves Windsor out of provincial innovation corridor

It's been our bread and butter in this community and we've got a world-class university right here.” Brad Duguid, provincial minister of economic development, said...

Vander Doelen: Dilkens' excellent Indian adventure

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 file photo, traffic moves at dusk in New Delhi, India. India launched the Air Quality Index Friday,...

Dilkens criss-crosses globe for new jobs and FINA, skips meeting with PM

Dilkens and Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure Minister Brad Duguid were in Delhi to attend Auto Expo 2016 during a side-trip from Premier Kathleen Wynne's...

Facing long wait for funding, family pays $3700 monthly for son's autism therapy

A spokeswoman for Child and Youth Services Minister Tracy MacCharles said ministry officials are concerned about the wait lists and committed to making improvements. Aly...

Updated: Leamington's Lakeside Produce expanding, adding 203 jobs

Agriculture Minister Jeff Leal, who was in town to make Tuesday's announcement, praised the company, which owns greenhouses in Mexico and California, for choosing to...

Updated: Leamington's Lakeside Produce expanding, adding 203 jobs

Agriculture Minister Jeff Leal, who was in town to make Tuesday's announcement, praised the company, which owns greenhouses in Mexico and California, for choosing to...

Jarvis: So what's next?

So the conversation is changing. But are we there yet? No. Duguid suggested the auto industry already believes Ontario is more competitive. Who's he talking...

Dilkens to offer city as test site for Ford's autonomous vehicles

1, to allow the testing of self-driving cars. Ontario Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid said this week at the auto show that the province wants...

Ontario needs to talk up auto industry, says Duguid

DETROIT — Ontario is seeking a partnership with Michigan to promote the region's auto industry, says provincial Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid. “We're going to...

Corrections officers vote against contract, possible strike looms

In a joint statement, Deputy Premier and President of the Treasury Board Deb Matthews and Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Yasir Naqvi said...

Pilot project in Windsor aimed at matching workers with local employers

... seekers as well as employers,” Reza Moridi, minister of training, colleges and universities, said in a statement. Windsor is saddled with one of the...

Bob Duff: Ex-Spit Claude Julien accustomed to being on the hot seat

When Peter Chiarelli was ousted as general manager in Boston last spring, new GM Don Sweeney handed Julien and his staff one-year contract extensions. If...

Pelee Island tourism on the rise

Masse said he wanted to thank the Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation and Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island for the marketing campaign, and Michael Coteau, minister...

Provincial committee consulting on wage inequality to make stop in Windsor

“While women participate in all parts of the workforce, there are still barriers that prevent (them) from achieving their economic potential,” said Tracy MacCharles, Minister...

Hydro sale only benefits Toronto

WINDSOR, ONTARIO - JUNE 23, 2015 - Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy met with local greenhouse operators at WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation to talk about...

Vander Doelen: Carding ban serves no one

Yasir Naqvi, Ontario Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, explains a draft regulation for public input that would prohibit the random and arbitrary collection...

Health Minister Hoskins hints at big health-care changes ahead

Health Minister Eric Hoskins roughly outlined a vision for the system's transformation at the 2015 HealthAchieve Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, but he repeatedly...

Duguid slams NDP push for Premier Wynne to rein in support for TPP

Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure, told the that the NDP is off base. “The suggestion by the NDP to pull...

Ontario government invests in expansion of Windsor auto parts supplier

“Our government is pleased to support Ground Effects' plans to enhance the competitiveness of their plant in Windsor,” said Brad Duguid, minister of economic development.

$800000 boost to student entrepreneur program

Deputy Premier Deb Matthews, centre, and University of Windsor alumni Scott Nguyen, 24, and Jimmy Truong, 24, during a tour of the school's business incubator...

Once-mighty Windsor Liberals seek way back in from political wilderness

But Windsor's federal heyday is more than a decade past, and the last remnant of the local Liberal dynasty disappeared with last year's provincial election,...

Henderson: Windsor can't afford to isolate itself

... in the last provincial election when they sent Liberal cabinet minister Teresa Piruzza packing — replacing her with nearly invisible opposition backbencher Lisa Gretzky...

Henderson: Windsor can't afford to isolate itself

(blog) (blog)... in the last provincial election when they sent Liberal cabinet minister Teresa Piruzza packing — replacing her with nearly invisible opposition backbencher...

East vs. West: Canadian regional differences on display at TPP trade talks

Brad Duguid and Jeff Leal said the province was "extremely concerned" by signals being sent about the auto industry. Across the continent and on the...

After 60% hike over 10 years, Oct. 1 cut for doctors a 'modest discount ...

(blog) (blog)But Health Minister Eric Hoskins insists that patient care shouldn't suffer. Contrary to claims that doctors will leave or retire early, the number...

Stop politicizing health care

(blog)For several years now, there has been a calculated and recurring pattern of deception employed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, first...

ETFO threatens strikes while two other teachers' unions ratify deals

(blog) (blog)Despite the escalation, Education minister Liz Sandals said Friday the government isn't moving off its last offer. “It is a proposal that mirrors...