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...

New Building Canada Plan – Open for Business

OTTAWA – Recently, the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for...

Hughes lauds community activists’ Christmas gift programs in Parliament

OTTAWA – The strength of our communities lies in the efforts of organizations, businesses, and individuals who give of themselves for the benefit of...

Ontario Strengthening Education Sector for Students

ONTARIO--Today, Bill 122, The School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014 passed third reading in the Ontario legislature. The legislation will allow the province to move forward...

Health care not on government’s radar say Carol Hughes

When Canadians are asked to rank items that should be a priority for the federal government, health care is always at or near the...

Angus disappointed by government’s position on palliative care motion

Still Hopeful MPs will Support Pan-Canadian Strategy OTTAWA- Parliament began its first round of debate last night (Tues) on the New Democratic Party's motion on...

Hudak Confirms 100,000 Job Cuts Include Municipalities

OTTAWA – Today, PC Leader Tim Hudak confirmed that his 100,000 Pink Slip Plan includes municipal job cuts: “So the size of the public service,...

Northerners pay the price for government-approved hydro and gas hikes: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP House Leader and Timmins-James Bay MPP Gilles Bisson says the government is failing hard working Ontarians who can’t afford to...

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...

Salt shortage and bad winter maintenance making northern Ontario roads treacherous: NDP

Wawa:  NDP Transportation critic Michael Mantha is demanding that the Liberal government explain why there’s a salt shortage and bad maintenance on northern Ontario roads...

Privatization and bad political decisions spell hydro bill hikes says NDP

QUEEN'S PARK – On Saturday, Ontarians will see their hydro bills go up yet again thanks to a decade of bad political decisions and...

NDP asking Jay Aspin to block unfair elections act

Conservative Bill C-23 would deny thousands of Canadians of their right to vote SUDBURY – If Conservative MP Jay Aspin is a true democrat, he...