Wynne byelection ad is a fantasy

She hasn't called the byelection yet, but Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is already touting her party's green energy record in a 30-second radio ad aimed...

Queen's students hold inaugural conference

Organizers have been able to secure a few high-profile female keynote speakers, including Julie Lindhout, Isabel Metcalfe, Andrea Horwath and Alison Redford. “We are over...

OAKLEY | Do You Support Kathleen Wynne's Stance on Jail Guards?

Toronto SunOntario's 6,000 Correctional, Parole and Probation Officers are ready to walk off the job and go on strike Sunday if negotiations don't go their...

Kathleen Wynne Liberals air radio ads for byelection she hasn't called

Premier Kathleen Wynne hasn't yet called a byelection in Whitby-Oshawa to fill a vacant seat in the Ontario legislature, but she's already running radio ads...

Kathleen Wynne In Liberal Radio Ads For Whitby-Oshawa Byelection She Still ...

TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne hasn't yet called a byelection in Whitby-Oshawa to fill a vacant seat in the Ontario legislature, but she's already running...

Insurance firm to offer coverage for part-time ridesharing drivers in February - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsInsurance firm to offer coverage for part-time ridesharing drivers in FebruaryCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe insurance announcement from Aviva was met with praise...

NDP angst goes public as MPP Cheri DiNovo calls for Tom Mulcair's head: Walkom

A former United Church minister, DiNovo has never been shy about confronting the authorities in her party — including her own provincial leader, Andrea Horwath.

Toronto Star declares Kathleen Wynne a 'loser' in 2015 over sex-ed and other ...

TORONTO, January 4, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Often considered a bastion of liberalism and the vanguard of leftist ideology, even the Toronto Star has abandoned the...

Ontario pension plan will launch in 2017 regardless of CPP changes, Kathleen ...

Ontario's controversial new mandatory retirement savings scheme — set to launch next Jan. 1 — is coming regardless of whether the existing Canada Pension Plan...

Toronto Labour Council President John Cartwright targets victories for 2016

(blog) (blog)The fight we undertook to stop Tim Hudak from bringing so-called "right to work" laws to Ontario was crucial. It revealed the gap...

OUR VIEW: Wynne Liberals have nerve asking for tax refunds

... with PC finance critic Vic Fedeli saying that such largesse would yield an amount too small to make a dent in the province's tab,...

Andrea Horwath's case for an anti-racism secretariat

Over recent weeks, I've watched Ontarians welcome Syrian refugees. It's real-life proof that Ontario is where people can set down roots and embrace diversity. We're...

Kathleen Wynne will be globetrotting again in 2016

“There is . . . increasing demand (from India) in areas where our province has expertise,” said Wynne, noting fast-growing India is planning to spend...

Ontario's 'Healthy Homes' tax credits go largely unused

“It's tough times for people out there,” said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. “People are having a hard time making ends meet and having that extra...

Reevely: This year, so help us, we'll figure out what to do about Uber

Former opposition leader Tim Hudak has a private member's bill of his own, the rather more enthusiastic Opportunity in the Sharing Economy Act, that's going...

Bill Cosby Charged With Sexual Assault

Prosecutors have charged Bill Cosby in connection with a sexual assault alleged to have taken place in 2004, the Montgomery County District Attorney's office announced...

Port Fuels deciding next step with its Hamilton gasification plant

There were a several requests to the ministry for a full environment assessment, including from NDP leader Andrea Horwath, Environment Hamilton, the city and some...

Wynne won't let facts deter costly pension

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne reads to Jacob Claessen, 2, while Duncan Kerry, 2, looks in from the outside at the child care centre at the...

The Observer looks back at stories making the headlines in July and August

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath brought her fight against the sale of Hydro One to a town hall meeting held in Sarnia in August. The...

"Voluntarily" Pay More Taxes To Cut Province's Debt - Zero Hedge

Christmas is a time for giving and that is what Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is asking of her citizenry. With almost $300 billion in debt,...

Hudak takes on role as elder statesman

In last year's election campaign, unions spent millions of dollars on negative advertising targeting then-Tory leader Tim Hudak. He was mocked, vilified and ultimately rejected...

Ontario should set up long-promised anti-racism secretariat: Editorial

That is why Premier Kathleen Wynne should give serious consideration to NDP Leader Andrea Horwath's call for an anti-racism secretariat. As reported by the Star's...

Wynne's plan? Higher payroll taxes, carbon pricing

One would think even Premier Kathleen Wynne's mathematically challenged government would understand why it's not a good idea to take almost $5 billion a year...

Wynne sees the positive amid the negative headlines

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, for her part, has found new life fighting Ms. Wynne's sell-off of Hydro One, banking that the privatization will help her...

Buddy, can you spare $300 billion?

The Globe and MailThe Christmas season is a time to celebrate with family and loved ones, and to help the less fortunate and those in...

What makes a partisan tweet? Ontario MPPs warned to watch their social media posts

What about a tweet from former PC leader Tim Hudak calling on the government to regulate Uber — something he has a private member's bill...

Ontarians implicate Wynne in gas-plant scandal: poll

The survey was not all doom and gloom for Premier Wynne, however. Her Liberals remained in a statistical tie with the Tories when it comes...

Union leader calls for action on steel 'crisis'

Warren's initiative has the backing of Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath, who says it's past time for the provincial government to speak up for a...

Suspect in deadly Vegas crash stressed after living in car with child: police

Editorial · Commentary · Letters · Columnists · Cartoons · Newsroom Insider · Blogs · Commenting Guidelines. 10 hours ago The Spectator's View: Laws need...

Can Wynne win in 2018?

The OPP union used the image of a uniformed officer to urge people not to vote for then party leader Tim Hudak, which would have...

Province needs to act now on sharing economy

PC MPP Tim Hudak has a private member's bill at Queen's Park aimed at regulating the sharing economy. — Oct. 15: Tim Hudak holds a...

Wynne to focus on climate change after 2015's hydro, teacher battles

But when Premier Kathleen Wynne sat down with CBC Toronto's Mike Crawley this week, she focused on the fact that the government managed to negotiate...

'Ash vs. Evil Dead' Recap: Cabin Fever

As a general rule, Ash vs. Evil Dead has its tongue buried so far in its cheek it pokes through the side of its own...

Can Wynne win in 2018?

The OPP union used the image of a uniformed officer to urge people not to vote for then party leader Tim Hudak, which would have...

Kathleen Wynne wants supermarket wine sales to boost Ontario industry

. Premier Kathleen Wynne wants the expansion of wine sales on supermarket shelves to do for Ontario wineries what opening up beer retailing has done...

Full environmental assessment ordered for gasification plant

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, local councillors Matthew Green and Sam Merulla and Environment Hamilton have been calling for a full environmental assessment. "We have...

Gas plant scandal charges are latest trust problem for Kathleen Wynne

But as a former member of the McGuinty cabinet, Wynne stills wears the fallout from the decision to cancel two Greater Toronto Area gas-fired power...

Kathleen Wynne distances herself from former McGuinty aides

Those who face charges 'were never on my staff,' says Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.

Statement by Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath on OPP charges for more top ...

NorthernLife.ca“Ontarians have every reason to be disappointed by the news that more top Liberal aides to the Premier's Office are being charged by the OPP.

Anti-racism secretariat needed in Ontario, says NDP

Recent attacks on Muslims and the pending influx of Syrian refugees point to the need for Ontario to create an anti-racism secretariat, NDP Leader Andrea...

Liberals expected fallout over pay raises for civil service managers, Deb ...

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said it was “cynical” of the Liberal government to keep quiet the raises for civil servive managers until after it reached...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the start of beer sales at grocery ...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the start of beer sales at grocery stores, starting with 58 as of today. Wynne, speaking at a news conference...

Weed in every liquor store? What could happen when Trudeau legalizes marijuana

Even Tim Hudak, the former Tory leader who once mused about abolishing the LCBO, got in on the fun, tweeting that he was looking forward...

Auditor general to report on Hydro One, long-term care and infrastructure planning

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath called the situation unbelievable. The Ministry of Finance provides over $1.3 billion in corporate income-tax credits targeted to economic development and...

LCBO well suited to selling marijuana when legal, Kathleen Wynne says

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says it "makes a lot of sense" to use the LCBO to sell marijuana when the federal government legalizes sale of...

Tory, Wynne discuss transit, Uber and Syrian refugees at Queen's ...

Mayor John Tory and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said they touched on several key issues including transit, traffic congestion, Uber, Syrian refugees and climate change...

MPP Lisa McLeod much quieter these days under leader Patrick Brown

Known as a bit of pit bull in the Ontario legislature, MacLeod has been a thorn in the Liberals' side for years with her sometimes...

Premier Kathleen Wynne celebrates Chanukah at Baycrest! | Baycrest

Premier Kathleen Wynne celebrates Chanukah at Baycrest! December 11, 2015. The Hon. Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, joined residents of the Terraces of Baycrest yesterday...

Kathleen Wynne Defends $9.2-Billion Overcharge For Ontario's Green Energy

TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending the $9.2 billion extra that Ontario electricity ratepayers must fork out for the Liberal government's green energy initiatives.

Kathleen Wynne will be at Pearson airport to welcome Syrian refugees

Premier Wynne will be going to Toronto's Pearson International Airport tonight to welcome the first plane carrying Syrian refugees along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.