Amy Fee, Ontario MPP and deputy house leader, facing assault with a weapon charge

Multiple sources tell Global News that Ontario’s deputy government house leader has been charged with assault with a weapon. The charges are related to two alleged domestic incidents at Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario MPP Amy Fee’s home in Kitchener.…

Ontario high school teachers union says contract talks with government have stalled

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 18, 2019 3:00 pm Updated October 18, 2019 3:01 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – The union representing Ontario‘s public high school…

Ontario commits $30 million to bring broadband internet to 5 northern Indigenous communities

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 18, 2019 1:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ THUNDER BAY, Ont. – Ontario says it will spend $30 million to help bring broadband internet…

Ontario’s financial watchdog says deficit ‘was never $15 billion’ as Doug Ford previously claimed 

Peter Weltman, Ontario’s financial accountability officer, says the province recorded an actual deficit in 2018-19 of $7.4 billion. Shortly after Premier Doug Ford was elected he claimed the province was strapped with a staggering $15-billion deficit because of the previous…

Ford government gives small and medium-sized hospitals more funding

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 17, 2019 11:47 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – Ontario is giving small and medium-sized hospitals across the province more money to…

7 protesters calling for workplace safety law changes charged after occupying Doug Ford’s office

Toronto police say seven of protesters have been fined after occupying Premier Doug Ford’s constituency office Wednesday evening. The protest started Wednesday afternoon after many people gathered in front of the office demanding changes to be made to Ontario’s Workplace…

Province abandons TTC subway upload with conditions for Toronto Council

Following months of negotiations over the potential upload of the City of Toronto’s subways, the Ford government will now let the City keep its existing framework. But the decision comes with several conditions and a lot of lingering questions. Matthew…

Ontario elementary teachers’ union say bargaining talks with province have stalled

By The Canadian Press Posted October 16, 2019 3:22 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – Elementary school teachers in Ontario have asked for a conciliation officer to step in…

Province agrees to drop upload of Toronto subway system, city backs Ontario Line

The City of Toronto has come to an agreement with the Ford government on retaining ownership of Toronto’s subway system while also securing funding on new transit expansions, Mayor John Tory has announced. According to a news release, the city…