Ontario

Ontario PC Party Leader Doug Ford and his wife Karla Ford react as they watch the early provincial election results start to appear in Toronto on Thursday June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Ontario Progressive Conservatives to form second majority government

Returning Premier Doug Ford shouted out auto workers, miners, students and newcomers,

 

A vote sign is displayed outside a polling station during advanced voting in the Ontario provincial election in Carleton Place, Ont., on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Polls officially open across Ontario for provincial election

Progressive Conservatives led by Doug Ford hoping to form a second majority government

 

Ontario Premier Doug Ford walks towards Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell's office at Queen's Park in Toronto, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Ontario's political party leaders are hitting the campaign trail today, as the provincial election gets underway. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Ontario leaders kick off election campaign by debating proposed GTA highway

Ontario leaders kick off election campaign by debating proposed GTA highway

Ontario Premier Doug Ford walks towards Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell's office at Queen's Park in Toronto, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Ontario's political party leaders are hitting the campaign trail today, as the provincial election gets underway. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Carleton Ravens and the University of Alberta Golden Bears play during the second half of quarterfinal action in the USports men's basketball national championship in Halifax on Friday, March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Ontario student athletes shut out from indoor play face more disruptions

Ontario student athletes shut out from indoor play face more disruptions

The Carleton Ravens and the University of Alberta Golden Bears play during the second half of quarterfinal action in the USports men's basketball national championship in Halifax on Friday, March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Cineplex employee cleans seats at movie theatre in Toronto as part of health and safety protocols put in place at Cineplex movie screens, due to the continued COVID19 pandemic, on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Ont. businesses, workers ‘disappointed’ in new round of closures, capacity limits

Ont. businesses, workers ‘disappointed’ in new round of closures, capacity limits

Cineplex employee cleans seats at movie theatre in Toronto as part of health and safety protocols put in place at Cineplex movie screens, due to the continued COVID19 pandemic, on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
People pray at a vigil outside the London Muslim Mosque for the victims of the deadly vehicle attack on five members of the Canadian Muslim community in London, Ont., on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Flags fly at half-mast on Ontario government buildings for slain London, Ont., family

The couple’s son was seriously wounded but is expected to recover

People pray at a vigil outside the London Muslim Mosque for the victims of the deadly vehicle attack on five members of the Canadian Muslim community in London, Ont., on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Ontario Premier Doug Ford walks to a press conference at Queen’s Park, in Toronto, Friday, April 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Ontario to give all workers three paid sick days, reimburse businesses

Pay retroactive to April 19 and will end on Sept. 25

Ontario Premier Doug Ford walks to a press conference at Queen’s Park, in Toronto, Friday, April 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
People shop for essential items at Costco as pallets block off aisles and sections that have been deemed non-essential during the COVID-19 pandemic, in Mississauga, Ont., Thursday, April 8, 2021. Retailers in Ontario are adjusting to new lockdown restrictions with stores like grocers, discount and big box chains roping off non-essential items from underwear to calculators. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Ontario retailers adjust to new rules, non-essential goods off-limits to shoppers

Ontario retailers adjust to new rules, non-essential goods off-limits to shoppers

People shop for essential items at Costco as pallets block off aisles and sections that have been deemed non-essential during the COVID-19 pandemic, in Mississauga, Ont., Thursday, April 8, 2021. Retailers in Ontario are adjusting to new lockdown restrictions with stores like grocers, discount and big box chains roping off non-essential items from underwear to calculators. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Ontario Premier Doug Ford answers questions from the media at a COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic in Toronto, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Ontario is expected to announce new public health restrictions to address surging COVID-19 case rates. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Ontario Premier Doug Ford answers questions from the media at a COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic in Toronto, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Ontario is expected to announce new public health restrictions to address surging COVID-19 case rates. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A Toronto city worker shovels snow outside of Toronto City Hall in Toronto, Saturday, Feb 29, 2020. The City of Toronto is telling the Supreme Court of Canada the Ontario government “trampled on” basic democratic norms when it slashed the size of city council during a municipal election. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Ford government trampled democracy with mid-election changes, Toronto tells top court

Supreme Court to hold hearing on the city’s challenge of the Court of Appeal ruling

A Toronto city worker shovels snow outside of Toronto City Hall in Toronto, Saturday, Feb 29, 2020. The City of Toronto is telling the Supreme Court of Canada the Ontario government “trampled on” basic democratic norms when it slashed the size of city council during a municipal election. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Queen’s University campus in Kingston, Ontario, on Wednesday March 18, 2020. Ontario will begin to gradually reopen its economy today starting with three public health units. Health units in Hastings Prince Edward; Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington; and Renfrew County will move into the least-restrictive green category today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Ontario to begin gradual reopening of its economy today with three health units

Toronto, Peel Region and York Region expected to be the last to make transition on Feb. 22

Queen’s University campus in Kingston, Ontario, on Wednesday March 18, 2020. Ontario will begin to gradually reopen its economy today starting with three public health units. Health units in Hastings Prince Edward; Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington; and Renfrew County will move into the least-restrictive green category today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
Ontario Premier Doug Ford, and Finance Minister Rod Phillips trade places at the microphone during an announcement in Ajax, Ont., on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Ontario finance minister resigns after tropical vacation

Rod Phillips was on a Caribbean vacation in St. Barts

Ontario Premier Doug Ford, and Finance Minister Rod Phillips trade places at the microphone during an announcement in Ajax, Ont., on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Ontario makes temporary change to layoff regulations to help businesses

Ontario makes temporary change to layoff regulations to help businesses

Military reports ‘shocking’ conditions in Ontario nursing homes

Military reports ‘shocking’ conditions in Ontario nursing homes

Military reports ‘shocking’ conditions in Ontario nursing homes

Military reports ‘shocking’ conditions in Ontario nursing homes
Ontario Premier Doug Ford answered questions during the daily briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic on April 2, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Premier Doug Ford to lay out plan today to reopen Ontario economy

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected today to lay out…

Ontario Premier Doug Ford answered questions during the daily briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic on April 2, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Premier Doug Ford will release the best and worst-case COVID-19 scenarios for his province, in an April 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ontario’s move puts pressure on feds to reveal national COVID-19 projections

OTTAWA — Canadians should brace for some grim numbers today as Ontario…

Premier Doug Ford will release the best and worst-case COVID-19 scenarios for his province, in an April 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Ontario students walk out of class to protest sex-ed curriculum changes

Ontario students walk out of class to protest sex-ed curriculum changes

TORONTO — Students across Ontario walked out of class on Friday to…

Ontario students walk out of class to protest sex-ed curriculum changes
Bystanders catch driver as van drives onto crowded Port Dover, Ont., beach

Bystanders catch driver as van drives onto crowded Port Dover, Ont., beach

PORT DOVER, Ont. — A 28-year-old woman says she was with her…

Bystanders catch driver as van drives onto crowded Port Dover, Ont., beach
Ontario government defends move to axe basic income pilot project

Ontario government defends move to axe basic income pilot project

TORONTO — As anti-poverty advocates denounced the Ontario government’s decision to scrap…

Ontario government defends move to axe basic income pilot project