Liz Sandals grilled over $300M cost to set up benefits trusts for teachers, school staff

“It's another example of this government not being honest with Ontarians,” NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said after Sandals insisted the money will cut benefits costs...

Pot advocates bummed about end of Obama era

“We're getting rid of people in the electorate who have 35 percent support for marijuana reform and you're replacing them with people with 85 percent...

Hear Tom Hiddleston's 'Move It On Over' From 'I Saw the Light'

For his role as Hank Williams in the upcoming biopic I Saw the Light, actor Tom Hiddleston worked with singer-songwriter and Williams acolyte Rodney Crowell...

Pot advocates bummed about end of Obama era

“We're getting rid of people in the electorate who have 35 percent support for marijuana reform and you're replacing them with people with 85 percent...

Hudak, Wynne, Brown pay tribute to Rob Ford

Then PC leader Tim Hudak (left), then mayor Rob Ford and candidate Doug Holyday during the official opening of Holyday's Etobicoke Lakeshore campaign headquarters in...

Hudak, Wynne, Brown pay tribute to Rob Ford

“That Scarborough subway would not be happening without Rob Ford.” Premier Kathleen Wynne announced to gasps in the Ontario legislature Tuesday that Ford had died...

Brandy Clark Sets Release Date for New Album 'Big Day in a Small Town'

On June 10th, Brandy Clark will follow up her critically lauded 2013 debut 12 Stories with the release of Big Day in a Small Town,...

Rob Ford, former Toronto mayor, dead at 46

My most sincere condolences at this difficult time to the family of @TorontoRobFord. May he rest in peace. — Andrea Horwath (@AndreaHorwath) March 22, 2016.

Ontario's 2016 budget was sent for translation before public consultations ended

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said the initial translation date shows the consultations were a "sham." "They had no intention of listening to what anybody had...

Hear Thom Yorke's Haunting Vocals on Mark Pritchard's 'Beautiful People'

Producer Mark Pritchard premiered his achingly gorgeous "Beautiful People" via BBC Radio1 on Monday. The song, hailing from his forthcoming Under the Sun, features Radiohead's...

Kesha Appeals Injunction Denial, Likens Ruling to Slavery

Kesha has appealed a judge's decision last month to keep her in her recording contract. The pop star's lawyers filed a notice of appeal Monday...

Republicans Are Huge Hypocrites About Merrick Garland

At 63, Merrick Garland is one of the oldest Supreme Court nominees in modern history — no one older has been nominated since FDR was...

Ontario's carbon time bomb

Given that Premier Kathleen Wynne's government is going ahead with carbon pricing next year, it's chosen the wrong way to do it and the worst...

Launch first, ask questions later, say sharing economy entrepreneurs

While sharing-economy startups work together to ensure they're speaking with a collective voice, it's up to politicians to take down roadblocks, not put them up,...

See Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson Reform the Highwaymen

Any salute to Kris Kristofferson must nod to his time with the Highwaymen, the Eighties supergroup he formed with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny...

It's not too late to stop prescription changes

When NDP leader Andrea Horwath questioned Premier Kathleen Wynne on this issue, she admitted there might be a problem with these changes and she promised...

Premier Kathleen Wynne touts basic-income pilot project to help poor

Asked about the potential expense of a guaranteed income, Wynne noted that a 1974 federal test in Dauphin, Manitoba, led to fewer hospital and doctor...

No More Mr. Nice Guy: Buddy Hield Is Determined to Go Out on Top

Lon Kruger is in his 30th year as a college basketball head coach. He has taken five different schools to the NCAA tournament, punched his...

Watch Eric Church's Defiant Kristofferson Tribute 'To Beat the Devil'

Lady Antebellum, Rosanne Cash and Alison Krauss all paid poignant, elegant tribute to Kris Kristofferson last night at a filmed concert in Nashville. But it...

David Reevely: Patrick Brown tries to sell carbon pricing to conservatives

Former leader Tim Hudak gritted his teeth and said Brown's doing the wrong thing but can pursue the policy he thinks is right. Tory legislators...

Kathleen Wynne proud of government role in ketchup kerfuffle

. “When Heinz left Leamington and got out of the ketchup business in southwest Ontario, our government worked with a new company, (Highbury) Canco, to...

Hank Williams Jr., Chris Stapleton Anchor CMA Fest Lineup

A rowdy icon and the firebrand of the traditional-country resurgence are among the performers announced for CMA Music Festival. Hank Williams Jr. and Chris Stapleton...

Rachel Notley Let Off With A Warning After Ethics Probe On Fundraisers

EDMONTON — Alberta's ethics commissioner has cleared Premier Rachel Notley and the NDP in two fundraising investigations — including one in Ontario — but says...

'Free' tuition in Ontario doesn't mean there are no costs to students: Kathleen Wynne

Toronto SunTORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says she worries about her government pitching a new student grant program as providing “free” tuition, because there...

'Free' tuition isn't exactly free, Wynne notes

Premier Kathleen Wynne says she worried about her government pitching a new student grant program as providing "free" tuition, since there are caveats. The Liberal...

Andrea Horwath Winds Up Northern Ontario Tour

THUNDER BAY – POLITICS – Andrea Horwath is winding down her listening tour of Northwestern Ontario. The NDP leader has toured communities across the region...

See Chris Janson's Fiery 'Positive Drinkin' on 'Seth Meyers'

Currently on tour with Blake Shelton, Chris Janson has been gaining more fans with his high-energy live show. Anchored by his breakthrough hit "Buy Me...

Patrick Brown – iPolitics

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Time to consider recall legislation in Ontario | Editorial | Opinion ...

On May 9, a small group known as “Liberate Queen's Park” plans to hold a rally at the provincial legislature calling for the creation of...

Kenny Rogers on Working With George Martin: 'The Highlight of My Career'

In 1985, Kenny Rogers released his 13th studio album The Heart of the Matter, a record overseen by legendary Beatles producer George Martin. Martin, who...

Should Columbus, Ohio Build a 'Macho Man' Randy Savage Statue?

It's been nearly five years since wrestling icon "Macho Man" Randy Savage died, and in that time, he's been immortalized by the WWE Hall of...

'Nearly doubling' drug costs goes in 'wrong direction'

BayTodayQueen's Park – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath called on the premier today to explain why the Liberal government is increasing drug costs for struggling...

NetNewsLedger - Thunder Bay News - NDP Concerned Over Price ...

THUNDER BAY – POLITICS – Today, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said that families in the north deserve fair access to healthcare, and called on...

George Martin: 20 Great Non-Beatles Productions

The tirelessly experimental, gorgeously grandiose production of George Martin is synonymous with the Beatles — and understandably so. His studio stewardship of the group for...

How George Martin Changed the World

The most important day of George Martin's career — the day he proved himself the only genius who could have produced the Beatles — was...

Kathleen Wynne Defends $6000-A-Head Fundraising Dinner

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne denies a $6,000-a-head dinner co-sponsored with a high-powered lobbying firm is selling access to herself and her cabinet ministers.

Some Ontarians Annoyed Amber Alert Interrupted 'Downton Abbey,' But Not Kathleen Wynne

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsKathleen Wynne says she's all for anything authorities can do to find a missing child. The provincial police says it is dismayed...

How Georgia Satellites' 'Keep Your Hands to Yourself' Changed Country Music

Thirty years ago, the Georgia Satellites released one of the simplest yet most quietly influential songs ever put to tape: the Southern-rock love-and-marriage ultimatum "Keep...

Justin Trudeau And Kathleen Wynne First To See Baby Pandas At Toronto Zoo

CBC.caPrime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will be among those getting the first glimpse of the cubs who have been held in...

'Deadpool': Watch Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Fight Footage

He says that working on Deadpool was "a long time coming," having collaborated with director Tim Miller frequently over the past eight years. Giving fans...

Today in Toronto: Daughter, Books On Film, Drag Race at the ...

Today in Toronto you can celebrate International Women's Day early by heading the Toronto Reference Library to catch a talk by Premier Kathleen Wynne. If...

For $6000, donors get face time with Kathleen Wynne and Bob Chiarelli

The Ontario Liberal Party is teaming up with a high-powered lobbying firm to sell “one-on-one” access to Premier Kathleen Wynne and Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli...

On the Charts: The 1975's New LP Cruises to Number One

British rockers the 1975 earned their first Number One album on the Billboard 200 as their second LP I Like It When You Sleep, For...

Shortage of Luzerne County Election Board members may be resolved this week

Councilman Tim McGinley, who chairs the council committee that publicly interviews board and authority applicants, said Friday the county has received five applications. His committee...

ROY GREEN | Kathleen Wynne Accuses Majority of Canadians as Racist

In November of 2015, Premier Kathleen Wynne accused Canadians who have concerns about the security screening of Syrian refugees as 'closet racists' using this security...

OPP union attacked PCs in 2014, now sponsoring party's convention

Toronto Star (subscription)The OPPA union claimed at the time that the “anyone but Tim Hudak” ads weren't an endorsement of the Ontario Liberals. However, the...

OPP union attacked PCs in 2014, now sponsoring party's ... - iPolitics

The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party and the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) are on good terms again, two years after the union ran ads aiming...

What Kathleen Wynne was thinking when she saw the now-infamous 'pink blob'

I was just watching kids do a science experiment, so it was a great opportunity to talk to some young people about what their future...

Horwath Sounds Alarm On Health Care

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath meets with nurses in London, March 2, 2016. Photo by Miranda Chant, Blackburn News. Andrea Horwath says Ontario's health care...

WTF Happened on Super Tuesday, Explained

Any candidate who can take primary elections in both Massachusetts and Alabama — the yin and the yang of American political life — is probably...