Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP announces new long-term care beds in region

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton was in Strathroy on Tuesday to announce 49 new long-term care beds in the region as well as upgrades to 203 existing beds. READ MORE: Elliott announces 1,157 new long-term care beds at facilities across Ontario…

Ontario Premier Doug Ford weighs in on beer sale battle

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the media is misleading the public when it comes to his government’s plan to extend beer and wine sales to corner and big box stores in the province. Story continues below In an unprompted call…

Feds asking Quebec, New Brunswick to send proposals to get money for flood help

Federal Infrastructure Minister François-Philippe Champagne says he is willing to fast-track reviews of projects that could help communities deal with floods as part of an offer to provinces and cities. READ MORE: More than 3,100 homes flooded across Quebec Champagne…

Unspecified threat at polling location prompts pause in voting: Elections PEI 

An unspecified threat targeting a polling station in Prince Edward Island forced the agency overseeing Tuesday’s provincial election to temporarily suspend voting in that location. Elections PEI provided no details about the threat other than to say it posed a…

Despite budget cuts, Ford ‘guarantees’ anyone who needs legal aid will get it

Despite cuts to Ontario’s legal aid system announced in the 2019 Ontario budget, Premier Doug Ford says he guarantees that anyone who needs legal aid will receive it. “If anyone needs support on legal aid, feel free to call my…

Ontario government cutting Toronto library support funding

April 22 2019 5:56pm The Ford government is defending its decision to slash funding for agencies that support libraries in the province. Travis Dhanraj reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” )…

Justin Trudeau impressionist talks about playing PM on The Simpsons

April 22 2019 5:29pm Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to have a cameo on “The Simpsons” Sunday and while the actual Canadian leader won’t be voicing himself, Toronto reporter Lucas Meyer spoke with Farah Nasser about being chosen to…