Canada’s treatment of Indigenous women not a ‘genocide’: Andrew Scheer

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says "genocide" isn't the right word to describe what's been done to generations of Indigenous women and girls...

Ontario to tie post-secondary funding to grads’ employment and earnings

TORONTO — Ontario's minister responsible for post-secondary education says institutions' future funding will depend on metrics such as graduates' earnings. The Progressive Conservative government announced...
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Minimum wage hike has more benefits for workers than tax credit: FAO

TORONTO — Ontario's financial watchdog says a planned minimum wage increase scrapped by the Tory government would have benefited workers more than a tax credit...

Wilson-Raybould and Philpott departures do not affect feminist agenda: Ng

OTTAWA — Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the departures of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from the federal cabinet have no impact on the Liberal...

“What the people of Ontario need right now is a leadership with a team...

Frequent readers of this column well know how much I value holding regular constituency clinics in communities across the riding. Having the opportunity to...
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Northern families and businesses shouldn’t be forced to settle for less service

MPP Mantha calls for expanded hours at northern Service Ontario and Drive Test locations QUEEN’S PARK— Algoma Manitoulin NDP MPP Michael Mantha said that the...

“We all know, without any doubt, that our future lies in the hands of...

Some of you will recall that I began last week’s column stating that the Legislature had just concluded one of THOSE weeks. As I...
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Hughes Recognizes Award-wining Family Doctors

Two award-winning family doctors that practice in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing were recognized for their achievements in parliament by MP, Carol Hughes. Hughes’ statement noted their accomplishments and...

“Where do I begin? That’s what it was like in Queen’s Park this week.”...

Wow…this was one of those weeks in Queen’s Park. We all have them from time to time. Everyone knows what I’m talking about.  You...
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Health Care in Ontario. We should all care.

Last month, Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath and MPP France Gélinas - Health Care Critic and Chief Opposition Whip, joined the Ontario Health Coalition...