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A provincially appointed panel has issued a set of recommendations on which new taxes would be the best for transit funding.
Premier says Toronto must be able to run itself, but might give council greater decision-making powers to cope with the mayor.
Another attempt to open up beer and wine sales in Ontario, another quick refusal by Queen's Park.
The debate about which taxes and fees we might get to pay for new transit has been delayed; in the meantime many aren't sure we need any new money at all.
"We are sending the world a message that our differences don’t divide us, they unite us...No matter what symbols you wear or where you live, no matter what your gender, orientation or ability, there is only one Ontario."
Bill 88 would prevent children aged 16 or older from being denied age-appropriate aid.
"We’re the only level of government that’s putting money on the table. So we need to get moving."
Province decides to go it alone on transit and give Scarborough a shorter subway, rejecting both the City's subway plan and the original LRT plan.
Mitzie Hunter's win was a bright spot for the Liberal party, which lost seats in Thursday's by-elections.
Polls in today's provincial by-elections are open until 9 p.m.
The Tories have a shot at securing themselves a seat in Toronto.
The Scarborough-Guildwood by-election looks as though it may go to the Liberals.
Runner up for the NDP nomination says she's run out of time to get answers regarding reportedly unregistered voters.
Amarjeet Chhabra says she lost by four votes, and believes a dozen voters were ineligible.
Concerns raised about the process by which the NDP's candidate was selected.
On August 1, the riding of Etobicoke-Lakeshore will gain a new Member of Provincial Parliament, and Toronto will probably lose a councillor.
Four months after his release in 1990 from decades of imprisonment, Nelson Mandela visited Toronto.
If either one wins, he'll have to resign his council seat.