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Ontario Confirms Second Presumptive Case of Wuhan Novel Coronavirus

TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed that the wife of the province’s first case of Wuhan novel coronavirus has tested positive for the virus at Ontario’s public health laboratory. Since arriving in Toronto with her husband, this individual has been in self-isolation. “We are working alongside Toronto Public Health, who […]

Historic Agreement for French-Language in Ontario

TORONTO — Today, Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Francophone Affairs and Mélanie Joly, Federal Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, signed a historic funding agreement on behalf of the governments of Ontario and Canada to support the Université de l’Ontario français, the first French-language university governed by and […]

Mike Harris’s ‘common sense’ attack on Ontario schools is back — and so are teachers’ strikes

This week, Ontario teachers have planned provincewide rotating strikes. The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario says this is the first time in more than 20 years that four education unions have moved into a strike position. This news comes after months of discontent among teachers’ unions and a December job action by the union representing Ontario secondary school teachers. For […]

Auditor general’s report finds Ontario not using ‘sound evidence’ in climate change plan

Ontario’s auditor general says the Ford government’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and battle climate change is not supported by sound evidence. Bonnie Lysysk’s 2019 report found that Ontario is overestimating the potential impact of its new environmental plan. She said the government has also miscalculated some estimates and made policy changes that could […]

Ontario Takes Action Against Opioid Manufacturers and Wholesalers

TORONTO — Attorney General Doug Downey issued the following statement regarding legal action to address Ontario’s opioid crisis: “Legislation to hold opioid manufacturers and wholesalers accountable for their role in our province’s opioid crisis has passed third reading in the Ontario legislature. The opioid crisis has cost the people of Ontario enormously, in lives lost […]

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