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,...

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...

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...

Moving Ontario Forward With Large New Investment

Premier Unveils Robust Plan to Create Jobs, Modernize Transportation Infrastructure ONTARIO--Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the Ontario government’s plan to build a seamless and integrated...

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...

NDP demands action on gas price spike

OTTAWA – As gas prices shock Canadians’ wallets, New Democrats are demanding Conservatives shift their consumer protection bandwagon out of idle and into action. Today...

NFU calls on Senate Committee to recommend five-year moratorium on neonicotinoid seed treatments

OTTAWA – Today the National Farmers Union (NFU) appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry to provide Senators with the organization’s analysis...

Drug safety bill could be made better if the government is interested

OTTAWA – If the Conservatives can put aside partisanship and work with the opposition, then their drug safety bill can become a great piece of...

Security threats are everywhere for this suspicious government

OTTAWA--Ever since the attack on the World Trade Centre, governments have been taking measures aimed at beefing up national security.  The arguments of rights...

Heartbleed virus shows government has work to do protecting privacy

Privacy concerns never leave the headlines for long anymore.   It seems the price we pay for digital convenience is that many details of our...

Ontario Liberals reintroduce pre-election ‘progressive’ budget

QUEEN’S PARK—Premier Kathleen Wynne introduced her Liberal government’s budget on Monday, a document that largely mirrored that on which her government fell sending the...

Private snow removal wreaking havoc: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK – Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof says privatised road clearing contracts are reducing safety standards and endangering lives across Ontario. “Lack of winter road...