Holly McKenzie-Sutter

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Ontario Liberals, NDP trade barbs as Ford defends candidate after homophobia allegations

Ontario's Liberal leader called on Wednesday for the New Democrats to stop criticizing his party's candidates, calling the strategy "desperation tactics" that he said would help the Progressive Conservatives' re-election efforts.
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Ontario Greens seek to build on Schreiner's debate performance, eye 2 ridings

Ontario's Green leader spoke about housing and youth issues Tuesday in two ridings where he sees the best chances of growing his party, seeking to build on the momentum from his fiery performance at the leaders' debate the night before.
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Ford pledges to rebuild Highway 101 in Timmins, restore Northlander passenger rail service

Ontario Progressive Conservatives are pledging to improve road and rail transportation in northern Ontario, including investing $75 million to restore the Northlander passenger rail service between Toronto and Timmins, Ont.
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Ontario Greens look to other provinces as they campaign to grow their caucus of 1

Ontario's Greens are hoping to build on momentum from their first-ever provincial win and grow their caucus of one this spring — or at least hold onto the seat they won four years ago.

Ontario Progressive Conservatives campaigning as if COVID-19 pandemic over, experts say

Ontario's Progressive Conservatives are campaigning as if COVID-19 is over — but experts say the pandemic will most likely colour the election campaign in some way, and it may even give the incumbent party a boost with voters when it comes to unmet promises.

Hospitals across Ontario grapple with virus-related absences amid 6th COVID-19 wave

As Ontario hospitals grapple with staffing pressures from the latest wave of COVID-19 cases, the provincial Opposition voiced concerns Wednesday that surgeries could again be cancelled, though health-care officials stressed that the current situation is manageable.

Ford government boosts foreign homebuyer tax to 20%, applying it provincewide

Ontario is increasing a speculation tax on non-resident homebuyers to 20 per cent.

Ontario parties react to federal NDP's move to support Liberals until 2025

Ontario's Liberals and New Democrats say the confidence-and-supply agreement between their federal counterparts demonstrates that voters want politicians to work together and get things done.

Ontario to table legislation making PSW wage increase permanent: Ford

The Ontario government is planning to soon make permanent an hourly wage increase for personal support workers that was brought in during the pandemic.

Ontario and feds to enter 'next phase' of child-care deal negotiations, officials say

The federal government says Ontario submitted its spending plan for billions of dollars in proposed child-care funding "late last week."