Erik White

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Erik White is a CBC journalist based in Sudbury. He covers a wide range of stories about northern Ontario. Connect with him on Twitter @erikjwhite. Send story ideas to erik.white@cbc.ca

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Nipissing candidates call for more funding for colleges and universities, more supports for students

The candidates hoping to unseat Nipissing Progressive Conservative Vic Fedeli say the provincial government has to do a lot more to support college and university students and the schools they attend.
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Giving credit where credit is due: NDP and PC candidates clash during Timmins debate

The candidates running to the next MPP for Timmins agree some good things are happening in the city. But they disagree on who deserves the credit for that. 
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Health care a hot topic at Algoma-Manitoulin debate

While the Ontario party leaders were on stage in Toronto, it was also debate night in Espanola, where the three leading candidates in Algoma-Manitoulin spent a lot of time talking about health care.
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Mushkegowuk-James Bay candidates get feisty talking forestry jobs and francophone rights

The candidates running in Ontario's smallest riding spent much of their only English-language debate attacking the brand of opposing parties.
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Nickel Belt Liberal and NDP candidates want province to start 'rebuilding' Laurentian University

The NDP and Liberal candidates running in Nickel Belt say their parties would take a very different approach to Laurentian University.
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Liberals fail to field full slate of candidates, but brand-new New Blue Party does

The ballots are off to the printers for the June 2 provincial election. And for the first time in many years, the Liberals failed to field a full slate of candidates.
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Timiskaming-Cochrane candidates debate gas prices, COVID restrictions

Provincial election candidates running in Timiskaming-Cochrane covered many different issues in Wednesday night's debate, but they say gas prices are what voters are most worried about.
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The other Ontario: Would-be premiers blame each other for the 'broken' north

In a debate all about northern Ontario issues, the four major leaders for the June 2 provincial election spent most of their time arguing about which party has ignored the region the most.
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MPPs and your money: Are elections about which party can deliver the most cash for your riding?

Every election campaign, we hear incumbents bragging about how much government funding they've brought to the riding and challengers promising they could bring even more. But is this what elections should be about?

COVID-19 has dominated our lives for 2 years, so why isn't it a top provincial election issue?

The Ontario election campaign is now officially underway. And it will look a little different because of the ongoing pandemic, but that doesn't mean many voters will be thinking about COVID when casting their ballot.

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