Kathleen Wynne on the year that was: 'I'm not surprised that there's criticism coming at us'

One of the dumbest moves in contemporary politics in Canada is being too quick to discount Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. Ever since she launched her...

Kevin Libin: The false 'choice' of Kathleen Wynne's high-cost, low-carbon Utopia

Towards the end of the 86-page “Five Year Climate Action Plan,” officially released by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Wednesday, is an artist's representation of...

How Hillary Clinton Made Women's History

A misty-eyed Hillary Clinton strode onto the stage at Brooklyn's Navy Yard Tuesday evening, shortly after clinching the New Jersey primary, with promising leads in...

Ontario's climate change plan keeps natural gas, but offers home and car incentives

"Contrary to what you've heard, we are not banning natural gas," Wynne said in an announcement at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto. She said natural...

Andrea Horwath stands up for North Bay

North Bay Now (press release) (registration) (blog)North Bay Now (press release) (registration) (blog)During Question Period today, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, demanded Premier Wynne listen to...

Hillary Clinton Clinches Democratic Nomination

Hillary Clinton clinched the Democratic nomination for president Monday, reaching the delegate threshold needed to all but mathematically eliminate rival Bernie Sanders from winning, according...

Wynne accused of awarding Grit pal lucrative contract

Opposition leaders are accusing Premier Kathleen Wynne of rewarding a top Liberal strategist with a lucrative government contract. Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown and the...

Ontario Municipal Affairs Minister Ted McMeekin to leave Premier Kathleen Wynne's cabinet

The first domino fell Monday in what is expected to be a mid-term cabinet shuffle for Premier Kathleen Wynne. Minister of Municipal Affairs Ted McMeekin...

Kathleen Wynne: Critically Ill Ontarians Can Seek Assisted Dying Now

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says critically ill people in the province can seek a doctor's help to end their life even before the...

Muhammad Ali Was a Hero, But His Enemies Have a Legacy Too

When I was growing up, it was impossible to imagine anyone cooler than Muhammad Ali. He had the perfect looks of a rock star, was...

Wynne resorting to emotional blackmail

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne doesn't seem to understand that her cap-and-trade carbon pricing scheme isn't an environmental policy but an economic one. That's suggested by...

Kathleen Wynne says crash of the carbon market in Quebec and California could lower Ontario's revenue from cap-and ...

Premier Kathleen Wynne now says she may have to lower her estimate that cap-and-trade will raise $1.9 billion in new revenue for her government next...

Premier Kathleen Wynne's Residential Schools Apology: Ontario's Commitment to Reconciliation

Editor's note: On May 30, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn rose before the provincial Legislative Assembly and delivered a heartfelt apology for Ontario's part in the...

Madonna Wins 'Vogue' Lawsuit in Appeals Court

Madonna has won the appeal of a copyright infringement lawsuit over a tiny section in her song "Vogue." The suit alleged that one of the...

Was Premier Kathleen Wynne's apology to First Nations the right move?

CBC.caMs. Wynne's apology to the First Nations for past abuses would have been far more convincing if it had not occurred on the same day...

Why Kathleen Wynne is deceptively unpopular: Cohn

Mid-term blues have hit Ontario's Liberal government hard. Voters are giving the opposition a second look. Kathleen Wynne is waning in the polls. At the...

Wiz Khalifa Files Lawsuit Against Label, Former Manager

Wiz Khalifa has filed a lawsuit against his former manager in an effort to terminate the 360 deal the then-up-and-coming Pittsburgh rapper signed in 2005.

Kathleen Wynne offers indigenous people 'a formal apology for the abuses of the past'

Premier Kathleen Wynne formally apologized Monday for the mistreatment of indigenous peoples and pledged to right the wrongs from one of the darkest chapters in...

Wildrose attack on Wynne backfires: Steward

National PostOntario Premier Kathleen Wynne found herself at the centre of a major political explosion in Alberta last week that left her unscathed but delivered...

Kathleen Wynne officially apologizes to Indigenous communities for 'generations of abuse'

Premier Kathleen Wynne has officially apologized to Ontario's Indigenous communities for the decades of mistreatment of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people. Wynne gave the...

Out gay Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne accepts apology over 'vicious' personal attack by opposition member

The Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne has accepted the apology of a member who congratulated a constituent who misgendered her. Wynne said she accepted the apology...

Ontario party leaders should focus their attentions at home: Cohn

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath stays closer to home, but wades deeper into world affairs, courting controversy while cultivating local voters. This month she rendered her...

Kathleen Wynne suggests she was under 'vicious' attack in Alberta legislature because she's a woman

WINNIPEG — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has suggested she was insulted in Alberta's legislature last week because she is a woman. Wynne received a hostile...

Wynne defends raids of illegal weed dispensaries

Premier Kathleen Wynne: For months she has been expressing concern about the plethora of storefront drug dealers exploiting the fact that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Naheed Nenshi Apologizes To Kathleen Wynne Over Wildrose Comments

PinkNewsOntario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley hold a media availability in Edmonton on Thursday. (Photo: Codie McLachlan/CP). He told the house "Will...

Kathleen Wynne says Ontario won't phase out natural gas for home heating

Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario won't ban the use of natural gas for home heating as part of its climate change action plan. The plan...

Kathleen Wynne Ridiculed By Wildrose Party During Visit To Alberta Legislature

EDMONTON — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne came to Alberta to talk environment but instead found herself publicly ridiculed on the floor of the legislature as...

Kathleen Wynne says Ontario will not phase out natural gas for home heating

But in her strongest statement yet on the issue, Wynne called the report “false,” and said natural gas will “absolutely” be used to heat Ontario...

Premier Wynne Making Life Harder For Ontario Taxpayers

For many, a topic of conversation over dining tables or dockside drinks was the state of the province and revelations from the past week of...

Wynne hoping for a 'final answer' from Hamilton on LRT

"We're going to let – once again – Hamilton council have this conversation," Wynne told reporters during a stop at Toronto Western Hospital. "I honestly...

Private member's bill over boycott of Israel defeated by MPPs

After an emotional debate Thursday while Premier Kathleen Wynne was in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on a trade mission, a private member's bill from Progressive...

Ontario bill targeting boycott movement against Israel voted down

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MPP Mike Colle and Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak jointly presented the private members' bill, with Hudak calling the BDS movement “the insidious...

Vaxil Board Member Joins Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's Business Mission to Israel

Canadian Jewish News (blog) (press release)TORONTO, ONTARIO and REHOVOT, ISRAEL--( - May 19, 2016) - VAXIL BIO LTD. (TSX VENTURE:VXL), an Israeli biotechnology company specializing...

Scarborough's 'silent crisis' in health care unacceptable: Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath

Standing on Wednesday morning with France Gelinas, the NDP's health critic, Horwath ran through a list of Scarborough hospital frustrations, including operating rooms half the...

Andrea Horwath to host cash-for-access fundraiser next month

(subscription) (subscription)Donors willing to pay nearly $10,000 can buy access to Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath at a “private reception” in Ottawa next month.

Bill before Ontario legislature falsely claims 'primary purpose' of BDS is to boycott Jewish Canadian businesses

The bill that was brought forward by Tim Hudak currently passed first reading which implies that it was brought forward and immediately given this status...

Kathleen Wynne talks trade with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is being greeted in the Middle East more like a visiting head of state than a provincial leader on a trade...

Matt Gurney: Kathleen Wynne has a new green plan. What could go wrong?

Premier Kathleen Wynne's government wants 12 per cent of all new vehicles sold in 2025 to be electric. To have hit that goal last year,...

Liberals' legislation bans union, corporate donations, reforms fundraising in Ontario

Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberals are banning union and corporate donations, lowering contribution limits for individuals, and introducing partial public funding for parties. In the wake...

Wynne's climate strategy will drive millions into energy poverty

Small wonder Premier Kathleen Wynne is in Israel this week. That's where I'd want to be if my so-called Climate Change Action Plan was leaked...

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath blasts health care in Windsor

"Actually talking to nurses and talking to patients and getting a sense of the humanity — or the inhumanity — of what's happening across the...

Stop creating uncertainty and move on with LRT, says Andrea Horwath

And Andrea Horwath, Ontario NDP leader and Hamilton Centre MPP, wants Hamilton to move ahead as well. 'LRT is the right thing for the city,...

Kathleen Wynne's Middle East Trade Mission To Focus On Research, Life Sciences

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne begins a week-long trade mission Sunday to the Middle East, with a focus on the life sciences and research...

Premier Kathleen Wynne heading to Middle East for trade mission

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne begins a week-long trade mission Sunday to the Middle East, with a focus on the life sciences and research sectors. The...

Andrea Horwath to Visit London Saturday

The Leader of the Ontario NDP met with health care's front line workers during her visit to London on Saturday. Andrea Horwath discussed the government's...

Ex-Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak is finding his groove in new radio show

(subscription) (subscription)As host of the brand new and less-than-imaginatively named The Tim Hudak Show on Toronto radio station Newstalk 1010 and on Ottawa's CFRA,...

Philip Cross: It's official. Kathleen Wynne's Liberals have made Ontario's economy as pathetic as the Maple Leafs

Canadian Press//Chris Young Ontario now resembles the Toronto Maple Leafs of economic development—a perennial also-ran, writes Philip Cross. Only it has traded away its future...

Dear Kathleen Wynne: Electric cars “are unpopular for a reason”

Now Ontario Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne is seeking approval for a plan to make more of us buy electric cars. The trouble is, these cars...

Wednesday's H.S. agate

Andy Ng-Tim Yuen 6-0, 6-0; Charlie Lyden-Conrad French (EL) def. Chris Lo-Kevin Chen 6-1, 6-1; Mark Powers-Eric Gu (EL) def. Todd Ng-Allen Feng 6-1, 6-1.

Kathleen Wynne promises to ban daycare waitlist fees

Ontario will ban daycare waitlist fees in new provincial regulations to be posted “very soon,” Premier Kathleen Wynne says. Wynne made the commitment in the...