Ontario 2021 budget highlights

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government tabled its second pandemic-era budget Wednesday. Here are the highlights: ___ BILLIONS IN SPENDING, LONG PATH TO BALANCE The budget contains $186.1 billion in spending, with … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario classifies municipalities in new, more targeted COVID-19 category system

The Ontario government unveiled its new plan of proposed measures for the province’s municipalities on Tuesday, in the wake of calls for more fair and targeted shutdowns and/or restrictions amid … Read More

Ontario, Toronto seemingly at odds on how to tackle COVID-19 surge in the city

TORONTO — Ontario and its largest city appeared at odds Wednesday on how to tackle a spike in COVID-19 in Toronto that local health officials warned could quickly surpass the … Read More

Ontario MPP puts forward bill to make Daylight Saving Time standard time

An Ontario MPP has put forth a bill that would essentially make Daylight Saving Time standard time, ending the practice of changing clocks back and forth by an hour twice a year. … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec and Ontario premiers, cabinet ministers to meet during 2-day summit

The Ontario and Quebec premiers will meet during a two-day summit next week to discuss an economic recovery in the two provinces amid COVID-19. Ontario Premier Doug Ford will host … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario government expands virtual mental health services

The Ontario government says it has expanded virtual mental health service to help those suffering throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement alongside Minister of Health Christine … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario government announces ‘enhanced’ self-assessment tool for COVID-19

The Ontario government announced a new “enhanced and interactive” self-assessment tool on Sunday for people to use in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. “This new easy-to-use tool takes the … Read More