Ontario party leaders square off at first debate of election campaign

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Health-care, housing and highways were the major topics Ontario's main political party leaders sparred over on Tuesday as they squared off for the first...

Ontario PCs promise to boost disability support payment rates by five...

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TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservatives promised Monday to increase disability support payment rates by five per cent, if re-elected, a pledge that was not...

Ontario Liberals would draw from contingency funds to pay for promises

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A Liberal government in Ontario would count on a renegotiated child-care deal and "efficiencies" in procurement to pay for its promises, which include making...

Ontario NDP brings issue of hydro bills back to election campaign...

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Ontario's New Democrats promised to lower hydro bills on the campaign trail Saturday, reigniting the hot topic of 2018's election, though they're approaching the...

Ford pledges to restore Northlander passenger rail service, rebuild Highway 101

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Ontario's Progressive Conservatives are promising improvements to road and rail transportation in northern Ontario, including a $75 million campaign pledge to restore the Northlander...

Ontario budget projects larger deficit, billions for infrastructure ahead of election

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TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservatives are veering off a path to balance with an election budget loaded with billions of dollars in hospital, highway...

Ontario to extend mask rules in hospitals, LTC, transit past April...

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TORONTO — Ontario will extend its remaining mask mandate in high-risk settings until June 11 as the province deals with a sixth wave of...

Province pledges $24 million for new phosphorus recycling facility

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By Mike Anderson The province will provide $24 million over the next three years to help build a state-of-the-art phosphorus recycling facility in the Holland...

Changes including opt-out choice on blind bidding coming to home selling...

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TORONTO — The Ontario government is giving property sellers the option of disclosing the details of competing offers, but not going as far as...

Ontario takes step to bring all-day, two-way GO service to Greater...

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The Ontario government says it is one step closer to bringing two-way, all-day commuter train service to the Greater Golden Horseshoe region that includes...

Ontario Liberals promise handgun ban, offer few details

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TORONTO — An Ontario Liberal government would ban handguns across the province in its first year in office, party leader Steven Del Duca announced...

Financial watchdog says Ontario on track to balance budget by 2023-24

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TORONTO — Ontario is currently on the path to balance by next year, the province's fiscal watchdog said Tuesday, but it could well take...

Budget 2022: Housing supply gets $10B boost; Feds add measures to...

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TORONTO — The Liberal government will try to ease Canada's housing crisis with more than $10 billion in funding meant to speed up home...

Ontario creating ‘tidal wave’ of COVID-19 cases: Dr. Peter Juni

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TORONTO — If Ontarians wear masks indoors for another few weeks a "tidal wave" of COVID-19 cases could quickly recede, a top scientific adviser...

Olympic gold medalist receives warm homecoming in Keswick

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By Mike Anderson Fresh from her hockey team's gold medal win against team U.S.A. at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, Erin Ambrose, who grew up...