Final Truth and Reconciliation Commission report released

OTTAWA—Weighing in at six volumes, 4,000 pages and 25-pounds, the final report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission was presented at a ceremony conducted...

Provincial budget follows on heels of the feds

TORONTO—Faced with a stubbornly burgeoning deficit, the Ontario government released a $131.9 billion provincial budget hot on the heels of the nominally balanced federal...

Green Party applauds American-Chinese commitment to climate action

OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada welcomes the historic climate deal reached between the United States of America (U.S.) and the People’s Republic of China. Today,...

Changes to Ontario’s Cabinet

Bill Mauro and Kevin Flynn Join the Cabinet Team Premier Kathleen Wynne announced changes today to her cabinet that will see two new ministers join...

NDP demands Liberals act on coroner’s report to prevent further domestic violence tragedies

QUEEN"S PARK – Today, the NDP’s critic for women’s issues, Sarah Campbell, demanded the Liberals act on the recommendations made in Ontario’s chief coroner’s report...

Increase access to transit in Northern Ontario say NDP

Queen’s Park – Ontario NDP MPP for Timiskaming-Cochrane John Vanthof called on the Acting Premier in the legislature this morning to address cuts to...

Helping Aboriginal Families Make Healthy Choices

Ontario Expanding Healthy Active Living Programs for Aboriginal Children and Youth ONTARIO--Ontario is helping more Aboriginal children, youth and their families adopt healthy lifestyles with...

NDP Leader demands improvement of government mining safety review

QUEEN'S PARK– Today NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said the government needs to provide adequate resources for its mining safety review panel to do its...

Program to combat poverty on first nations cut in half says Hughes

OTTAWA – Cost cutting measures are creating big holes in First Nation Budgets for programs and services that combat poverty, says Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. Hughes...

Horwath says Ontarians have lost confidence in Liberals and deserve government that makes sense

QUEEN'S PARK – Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, says she has lost confidence in the Liberal government amid mounting scandal and waste and...

Supreme Court decision ‘muddies’ the water for First Nations people

NIPISSING FIRST NATION—Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee commented today on the Supreme Court of Canada in the Daniels case relating to the...

Election could be on the horizon as Ontario releases the budget

The following is the text of Ontario Finance Minister George Sousa's 2014 budget speech: Mr. Speaker, I rise to present the 2014 Ontario Budget. Before I...
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