Tim Hudak wants Ontario distillers treated the same as wineries, breweries

The former leader of the Progressive Conservatives wants to change Ontario's "antiquated" liquor laws so small distillers are treated the same as craft brewers and...

Hudak wants Ontario distillers treated the same as ... - iPolitics

Ontario Conservative MPP Tim Hudak says there's been an explosion of small distillers in the United States, including the Miami Club distillery, and worries Ontario's...

Distillers want same treatment as wineries

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)TORONTO — An Opposition member of the Ontario legislature wants to change the province's "antiquated" liquor laws so small distillers are treated...

NDP leader Andrea Horwath highlights impact of rising hydro fees on Whitby families

WHITBY -- Whitby-Oshawa NDP candidate Niki Lundquist, left, homeowner Amanda Conway, centre, and Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath met to talk about the impact skyrocketing...

Can Ontario's patient ombudsperson cure what ails health care?

He raises the spectre of Tim Hudak, the Tory leader who pledged that he would cut 100,000 public sector jobs if elected. The idea of...

Luzerne County officials scramble to fill election board vacancies before upcoming primary

Councilman Tim McGinley, who recently took over chairmanship of the committee that interviews applicants, urged citizens to apply. The application is on the boards and...

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath in Peterborough today

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath is starting her day at St. Peter Secondary School in Peterborough today, the first of five events. MPP Horwath was...

Invest in Ontario, says its Premier Kathleen Wynne to Indian companies

India.comPresenting her province, which has a huge and vibrant capital in Toronto, as a perfect place for Indian investment, Wynne said, "Ontario's competitive and stable...

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath tours St. Peter Secondary School in Peterborough

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath chats with Grade 10 student Zach Hatton who invited Ms. Horwath to St. Peter�s Secondary School on Wednesday January 27,...

Kathleen Wynne calls for sponsors to take on government-assisted refugees

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is pushing the federal government to match private groups wanting to sponsor Syrian refugees with government-assisted refugees who are stuck in...

Hear Gretchen Wilson Unveil Her Rock Roots on Buckcherry Duet

When L.A. gutter-rock outfit Buckcherry release the deluxe edition of their latest album, Rock 'N' Roll, on Friday, they'll do so with an unexpected nod...

Kathleen Wynne reveals more on new Ontario pension plan

The soon-to-be-implemented Ontario Retirement Pension Plan will be indexed to inflation, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced Tuesday during a news conference at a downtown...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne attends India Republic Day ...

Premier Kathleen Wynne, Michael Chan, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, R.K. Perindia, Acting Consul General of India, and other guests.

St. Catharines supports Region's call for ridesharing rules

Quirk said at the time that the discussion needs to be had at the provincial level to avoid a patchwork of regulations across the province.

Kathleen Wynne heads to India to boost trade

“By growing our presence in India, which is the world's second-biggest country and one of the fastest growing economies on the planet, we're diversifying our...

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath in Peterborough Wednesday

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will be touring St. Peter Secondary School in Peterborough on Wednesday morning. She is scheduled to be at the Medical...

Kathlenn Wynne set to embark on 10-day India trade mission

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne leaves this week for a 10-day trade mission to India, saying now is the time for Canada to foster more relationships...

Kathleen Wynne calls male-only campuses in Saudi Arabia 'unacceptable'

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says its "unacceptable" that two two publicly funded Ontario colleges have campuses in Saudi Arabia that don't allow women. Ottawa's Algonquin...

Premier Kathleen Wynne signals support for Energy East pipeline

Ontario appreciates the importance of the Energy East pipeline to the whole country, Premier Kathleen Wynne says. Her important voice countered the anti-pipeline sentiments emerging...

Reevely: With Ontario up and Alberta down, Kathleen Wynne still ...

Premier Kathleen Wynne wants a pipeline for Alberta oil across Ontario, it's now clearer than ever. She said it when Ontario was fading behind Western...

Reevely: With Ontario up and Alberta down, Kathleen Wynne still ...

Premier Kathleen Wynne wants a pipeline for Alberta oil across Ontario, it's now clearer than ever. She said it when Ontario was fading behind Western...

Men-only Ontario college campuses in Saudi Arabia unacceptable ...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says it is unacceptable to her that two Ontario colleges are operating campuses in Saudi Arabia that don't admit women students.

Notley's pipeline advocacy wins support from Wynne, Trudeau ...

The day started at a joint news conference in Toronto, where Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne warmly praised Notley for Alberta's climate change plan and gave...

Kathleen Wynne, Rachel Notley plan to 'work together' on climate change

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley met in Toronto Friday morning for a closed-door meeting in which the two discussed how best...

The upside of Kevin O'Leary's political ambitions

Rather than some strange deviation, Kevin O'Leary seems like a logical addition to the recent pack of extremists leading Canada's political right. What perhaps distinguishes...

NDP leader Andrea Horwath says her party will make youth jobs a priority in Whitby-Oshawa

WHITBY -- Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath along with Oshawa NDP MPP Jennifer French and Whitby-Oshawa NDP candidate Niki Lundquist toured the Centre for Food...

Premier Kathleen Wynne takes aim at Conservatives, NDP while addressing Whitby business community

WHITBY -- Premier Kathleen Wynne stopped at the General Store with Tony Sibley and Myria Sanderson during a visit to the Village of Taunton Mills...

Sure the Senate is dead, but could the dead be in the Senate? And other reasons to fear for humanity

The PC's Tim Hudak seemed closest to hitting the nail when he explained: “It was to buy the NDP support to extend the government for...

Wynne defends $140Gs for Pan Am salon

Premier Kathleen Wynne says she's OK that $140,000-plus was spent on haircuts and nail art for Pan Am athletes. “It was provided for them as...

Kathleen Wynne says pledge to cut auto insurance 15 per cent was a 'stretch goal'

TORONTO – Premier Kathleen Wynne says her government's target to cut auto insurance rates by 15 per cent by last year was a “stretch goal.”...

Wynne wants Whitby-Oshawa to go Liberal red

Could Whitby-Oshawa turn Liberal red next month? Premier Kathleen Wynne thinks so. On the byelection campaign trail on Saturday, Wynne made it clear she thinks...

Tim Hudak's sharing economy bill proposal endangers STA laws in Blue Mountains ...

While Wasaga Beach council – and mayor Brian Smith – have advocated a crackdown on homeowners who rent their houses on a short-term basis, Progressive...

LIST: 5 ways Trump's campaign could come to an end

I think we were wrong about Donald Trump's voters," said John Hudak, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. "He's been a better politician than we...

NDP leader Andrea Horwath says Whitby-Oshawa voters can send a message to ...

WHITBY -- Abilities Centre director Leo Plue spoke about exercise equipment as Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath, right, toured the Abilities Centre with Niki Lundquist,...

Premier Kathleen Wynne 'very worried' about Nipigon Bridge

Premier Kathleen Wynne says it's too early to start blaming the contractor for problems with the Nipigon River Bridge in northern Ontario, which failed on...

Who's guarding Ontario's public purse?

“Every OPSEU member will pay a high price if [then-PC leader] Tim Hudak is elected,” he said in a message to union members. “We have...

Who is Justin Trudeau meeting with? - Macleans.ca

Barack Obama releases a detailed schedule online. Kathleen Wynne sends her itinerary to the media daily. Trudeau's meetings? Listed as 'private.'...

Premier Kathleen Wynne will let Durham hospital merger process play out

OSHAWA -- Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Lakeridge Health Oshawa alongside Elizabeth Roy, the Liberal candidate in the Whitby-Oshawa provincial byelection. Elizabeth Roy, a medical...

The Steel City meets the Big Smoke: meeting w/ NDP leader Andrea ...

... leaders in Ontario. After a couple months of getting used to the legislature, we were excited to kick off this series by meeting with...

UberPOOL ridesharing service to launch in Toronto

Earlier that month, Niagara West-Glanbrook MPP Tim Hudak called on Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa to develop “affordable, comprehensive insurance” specific to ridesharing services like...

Nearly 2 years later, Ontario's promised $120M OpenText grant unspent

Over a year-and-a-half after the Ontario government announced a $120 million grant to Waterloo's OpenText to create 1,200 jobs in the province, none of the...

Statement by Andrea Horwath regarding Liberal Progress Reports

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)Last year saw this Liberal government grow more and more out of touch with the needs of Ontarians. Today's announcement shows...

Kathleen Wynne can't guarantee correctional worker deal won't cost province more

The Canadian Press Posted: Jan 11, 2016 4:54 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016 5:06 PM ET. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said a new...

Kathleen Wynne backs Bill Blair to spearhead marijuana legalization

. Premier Kathleen Wynne said she is pleased Prime Minister Trudeau has asked former Toronto police chief Bill Blair to lead legalization of marijuana. Share...

Whitby-Oshawa Byelection To Be Held Feb. 11: Kathleen Wynne

TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne says she will ask the lieutenant-governor to call a byelection in the riding of Whitby-Oshawa for Feb. 11. The seat...

Kathleen Wynne says Ontario preparing protocols for physician-assisted death

. The Supreme Court of Canada is hearing testimony in the federal government's request to extend the deadling for doctor-assisted death legislation by six months.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan is a 'monumental leap'

"Sure, it is absolutely risky to change the name, but that's how confident we are," said Tim Kuniskis, head of Chrysler, Dodge and Fiat. "We...

Nonsense from Andrea Horwath - Subway to Damascus

In what will shock zero people, Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath tells a bunch of female student activists at Queen's University that she wants to...

Horwath urges young females at Kingston conference to believe in themselves

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath speaks to delegates about her experiences in politics at the inaugural Queen's Female Leadership in Politics conference at the Isabel...

'Truck Driver' Singer Red Simpson Dead at 81

Red Simpson, an architect of the Bakersfield Sound with contemporaries Merle Haggard and Buck Owens and a champion of truck drivers, has died after suffering...