Lisa Xing

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Ontario Votes 2022

Ford's PCs are focused on Windsor-Essex this election. Here's why

Windsor-Essex has become a battleground region in the lead-up to the June 2 Ontario election as the Progressive Conservatives try to pick up several ridings that have traditionally been Liberal or NDP.

Ontario Green Party promises 20% tax on domestic homebuyers with multiple properties

Ontario’s Green Party is promising to tackle housing affordability by implementing a tax on domestic buyers who own multiple properties if elected June 2.

He wasn't allowed to visit as his mother died in hospital. Now he's calling for compassion.

A Markham, Ont., man wants answers after his mother died in hospital in early March and was denied visitors during her 10 day stay because of the hospital’s COVID restrictions. The hospital network says it is reviewing its visitation policies.

Canadian singer accuses Toronto police, Crown of neglecting her sexual assault report

Canadian pop singer Jade Naraine from Toronto has filed an application for a judicial review after a Crown attorney stayed sexual assault charges against her alleged attacker. She believes the Crown attorneys did not do their due diligence when dealing with her case.

Judge awards Toronto singer $105K in sex assault lawsuit

A judge has awarded singer Jade Naraine $105,000 after she sued her alleged perpetrator for sex assault because Toronto police dropped her criminal case.

Ukrainian Canadians frustrated by federal visa program for loved ones abroad

Some Ukrainian Canadians say they're frustrated by the federal program that's bringing their loved ones to the country, citing cumbersome applications and slow processing times.

Will the latest interest rate hike cool off Canada's housing market? Experts aren't so sure

While Canada's housing market is already starting to cool in the short term as a result of the Bank of Canada raising its benchmark interest rate, some mortgage experts are questioning how much long-term impact the move will really have.

Federal budget is all 'smoke and mirrors' on housing affordability in Ontario, critic says

The measures to tackle the soaring cost of housing in the federal budget will do little for those who need the most help, according to several experts.

Ford government left key strategies out of housing legislation, critics say

Critics of the Ford government's plan to make housing more affordable say the government shied away from including some key measures that would make the goal a reality.

Ontario Indigenous communities hope visit with Pope Francis will bring 'concrete action'

Ahead of a meeting with Pope Francis next week, some Indigenous communities in Ontario are hopeful the trip will not only lead to an apology from the Roman Catholic Church for its role in Canada's residential school system, but also concrete action.