Uber drivers in Ontario now insured automatically

The Liberal government doesn't appear keen to pass a private member's bill from Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak to regulate Uber, AirBnB and other services in...

Canada Pension Plan revamp popular across country, poll suggests

Indeed, in Ontario, both Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath immediately embraced the CPP changes, thereby ensuring pension reform will not...

An inside look at cash-for-access Ontario Liberal fundraisers

On the evening of March 2, 2015, Premier Kathleen Wynne gathered with eight guests who paid $10,000 each for exclusive face-time. Three months earlier, 22...

To stop Trudeau, Jason Kenney goes back to Alberta

OTTAWA - Jason Kenney wants to be Kathleen Wynne. Wait. Let me explain. Ministers in Stephen Harper's government spent the last few years watching the...

Ontario NDP leader pushing for anti-racism meeting in Hamilton

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath wants to see Hamilton included in a series of conversations aimed at ending racism in the province. The MPP for...

Kevin Libin: Big Labour is getting the same sweet deal from Trudeau that it gets from Kathleen Wynne

Ontario seems pretty chuffed with the way the Trudeau government has been marching to Queen's Park's tune lately, with Premier Kathleen Wynne openly taking credit...

DSBN will not change new name of Fenwick school

His group, however, plans to take the matter to the Ministry of Education, Ontario's ombudsman, and through MPP Tim Hudak to the Ontario legislature. More...

David Reevely: Kathleen Wynne's fundraising machine still has no time for those who can't pay

The problem for Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberal fundraising machine looks like Kory Earle. Earle is the president of People First of Canada, a group that...

Vocal parent lobby gets action as Ontario backs off controversial autism changes, boosts services

The changes are “a victory for families” and proof that speaking up and protesting can pay dividends, said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. “Parents and children...

Letters: Save us, Donald, from the likes of Kathleen Wynne

Reading Kevin Libin's column on Premier Kathleen Wynne's transformation of Ontario into a “Green Gulag” of re-education, I am more convinced than ever that Trump...

Premier Kathleen Wynne OK with photo radar in school zones

Photo radar could soon be coming to a school zone near you. Premier Kathleen Wynne said she agrees with a city proposal to allow photo...

Kathleen Wynne supports Scarborough subway, despite rising cost estimates

Premier Kathleen Wynne is reiterating her support for the one-stop Scarborough subway extension, despite rising cost estimates. Toronto city staff had previously pegged the project,...

Wynne 'deadly serious' about cleaning up First Nation mercury contamination

TORONTO -- Premier Kathleen Wynne insists she's "deadly serious" about wanting to clean up the mercury contamination that has plagued the Grassy Narrows First Nation...

BET Awards 2016: 20 Best and Worst Moments

The utmost respect to Spike Lee for honoring Prince from head to toe, but his purple suit and top hat combo definitely looked more like...

Ontario Considers Mandatory Work Co-Op Programs For All Students

kathleen wynne Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said she supports a recommendation calling for all Ontario students to participate in work co-op programs. (Photo: CP). Former...

Hudak wants to free the rye

“That's crazy!” Progressive Conservative MPP Tim Hudak's response to Ontario's new alcohol regulations was definitely sarcastic. The MPP, who represents the winery-rich riding of Niagara...

Hudak promoting Daughters of the Vote

Niagara West Glanbrook MPP Tim Hudak is encouraging young women to get involved in politics. The campaign is called, Daughters of the Vote. Daughters of...

Why Nicolas Winding Refn Had to Make 'Neon Demon'

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and when that eye belongs to Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn, it's a trait to both admire...

Bluegrass Great Ralph Stanley Dead at 89

The latter won a Grammy for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 2002, beating out Tim McGraw, Lyle Lovett, Ryan Adams, Willie Nelson and Johnny...

Don't count out Premier Kathleen Wynne yet

He's only at 22%, while New Democratic leader Andrea Horwath is at 33%. Voters don't know who Brown is. That's a blessing and a curse.

Wynne hits new ratings low, poll finds

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath remains the most popular of the three main party leaders, with a 33% approval rating. “Both Kathleen Wynne and Patrick Brown...

How Kathleen Wynne has Ontario going backwards

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne listens to remarks from Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger (not shown) at the opening of the Building Canada Up Summit in Toronto...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne dispatches cabinet ministers to Grassy Narrows

Kathleen Wynne is promising to "get to the bottom" of allegations there's a hidden pile of mercury barrels poisoning a northern Ontario river, but the...

Wynne warns of danger in U.S. election

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath also attended the event, praising the spirit of co-operation she saw between Hamilton and Burlington. "Good to see that co-operation...

Dreschel: Hamilton MPs, MPPs beat drum for LRT

Hudak says Hamilton deserves its share of transportation funding, but he'd prefer to see the money invested in local highway improvements, roads and expanded GO...

Robert Plant on Spirit Song in Led Zeppelin Trial: 'I Don't Remember It'

Other than appearances on the witness stand by Zep members, the most tantalizing moments came from Tim Gardner, a consultant to Zeppelin's business manager, who...

Kathleen Wynne Takes Credit For CPP Deal, Says She Was 'Thorn In The Side' Of Other Premiers

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne took credit Tuesday for the agreement reached by the country's finance ministers to enhance the Canada Pension Plan. It...

Ottawa yet to invest in Windsor's automotive future

This was by no means the “corporate welfare” that former PC party leader MPP Tim Hudak had declared back in 2014 when he turned the...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne takes credit for CPP deal

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne took credit Tuesday for the agreement reached by the country's finance ministers to enhance the Canada Pension Plan. It was Ontario's...

Kathleen Wynne, Andrea Horwath visit Hamilton on...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Meanwhile, Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath kicks off her day at the Inform Ontario's 41st Education and Networking Symposium...

Why this minister quit Kathleen Wynne's cabinet (and is proud of it)

Just moments after Ted McMeekin was officially replaced in Kathleen Wynne's cabinet, senior communications adviser Mark Cripps held up two freshly printed pages. The pages...

Wynne can win in 2018

By now you're probably wondering how can Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne possibly win the next election in June 2018? The answer is easily, despite recent...

Elizabeth Cook on Rehab, David Letterman and Piercing New Album

Even so, the lighter moments are tempered with harsh observations of her new reality, which includes the collapse of her marriage to musician Tim Carroll,...

Kathleen Wynne blasts Donald Trump as divisive 'misogynist'

(subscription) (subscription)Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne denounced Donald Trump on Thursday as divisive, a woman hater and blindly protectionist, warning his election as U.S. president...

Kathleen Wynne slams Donald Trump as 'dangerous for Canada'

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is a danger to Canada and the world, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said in Washington on Thursday in an unusual foray...

Kathleen Wynne: Premier to headline Bay Area Economic Summit on Tuesday.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will highlight the second annual Bay Area Economic Summit with a keynote address. The program is a joint initiative of the...

On Being Anti-Gun in Gun-Loving America

On Monday, I wrote an article for Rolling Stone advocating for the repeal of the Second Amendment. From my vantage point as a constitutional law...

Chuck D Talks 'Mein Trump,' 'Keeping Seat Warm' for Zack de la Rocha

It's understandable to be skeptical of Prophets of Rage, the new supergroup comprised of Public Enemy's Chuck D, Cypress Hill's B-Real and Rage Against the...

Kathleen Wynne announces nearly $86M Fiat Chrysler funding

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says the nearly $86 million in provincial funding handed out to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will help secure work at the company's...

FCA to get $80 million Canadian in grants

Editors note: Tim Hudak was the leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party in 2014 when he was running for Ontario Premier in 2014. An...

Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Emergency Plane Landing

Lil Wayne was hospitalized in Omaha, NE after his private plane made two emergency landings, according to Buzzfeed. Local station KETV reports the rapper suffered...

What Kathleen Wynne is aiming for with new cabinet

In Ontario's history, there's only been one cabinet larger than the one Premier Kathleen Wynne appointed on Monday. And that one didn't end well. During...

In Orlando, as Usual, Domestic Violence Was Ignored Red Flag

Early Sunday morning, Omar Mateen began killing people in what became the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Authorities will now study what may have...

Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry named to Kathleen Wynne's new cabinet

Local Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry has been named to Kathleen Wynne's Liberal cabinet, as minister of natural resources and forestry. The former critical care nurse...

Kathleen Wynne's shuffled cabinet features 40% women

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne introduced a new cabinet that welcomes seven new faces and more women to her inner-circle. Wynne introduced her new cabinet —...

Premier Wynne plans to shuffle Ontario's Liberal cabinet halfway through mandate.

Liberal politicians in Ontario are making sure their phones are fully charged as Premier Kathleen Wynne makes calls to let people know who's in —...

At Least 50 Dead in Orlando Nightclub Shooting

At least 50 people were killed and more than 30 hospitalized when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in Orlando early Sunday morning. Authorities...

Pantera Calls for Better Artist Protection After Christina Grimmie Shooting

The fatal shooting of Christina Grimmie brought back painful memories to members of Pantera, who lost their guitarist, "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, in a similar incident...

Wynne says she'll co-operate with privacy watchdog probe

Premier Kathleen Wynne says her government will work with Ontario's privacy watchdog as he investigates the destruction of Pan Am Games executives' hard drives. Wynne...

Ontario hydro rates make US attractive: Hudak

QUEEN'S PARK — Niagara West-Glanbrook MPP Tim Hudak fears the Liberals new cap and trade plan will drive business out of Ontario — and his...