Thursday, February 21, 2019

MPP Randy Hillier suspended from Ontario PC caucus after autism debate

Ontario Progressive Conservative MPP Randy Hillier has been suspended indefinitely from the Ontario PC caucus after making "disrespectful comments to parents of children with autism,"...

Ontario unveils mandatory retail pot training certificate

The groups behind Ontario's first cannabis retail training certification revealed details of the program in Toronto on Wednesday.  The CannSell certificate will be mandatory for...

OC Transpo ‘not a reliable system right now,’ Manconi says

The head of OC Transpo admitted Wednesday the city's public transit system is unreliable, a problem that will only be addressed once light rail is...

OC Transpo has ‘horrible reliability issue,’ Manconi says

The head of OC Transpo says the city's transit system has a "horrible reliability issue" that can only be addressed once light rail transit is...

Ontario homecoming football games limited to two weekends to deter student parties

Homecoming football games in Ontario will occur on just two weekends this fall in a bid to curb unsanctioned student parties, one university official...

Ontario to create new home warranty regulator to crack down on conflicts of interest

Ontario has announced changes for new home warranties, including moving oversight for new home builders and vendors away from the corporation that provides the...

Police launch human trafficking support line

A new 1-800 number launched today by police in Ottawa is offering support and assistance to victims of human trafficking. The number connects directly to...

Carleton raising big dollars with small donations

Carleton University's fundraising campaign hit the $300 million mark earlier this month and many of the dollars trickling into the school came in small...

Carleton raising big dollars through small donations

Carleton University's fundraising campaign hit the $300 million mark earlier this month, with much of that money trickling in one click at a time.  The university's "Future...

Prescott mayor sees new truck stop as a step toward safer roads

The mayor of Prescott, Ont., is praising a new truck stop along Highway 401 in eastern Ontario, but says there is still more to...