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    Anti-carbon tax stickers will cost Ontario government at least $5K

    Anti-carbon tax stickers will cost Ontario government at least $5K


    The Ontario government says it will spend approximately $5,000 to create 25,000 anti-carbon tax stickers it has ordered gas stations around the province to...

    The Ontario government says it will spend approximately $5,000 to create 25,000 anti-carbon tax stickers it has ordered gas stations around the province to display.

    'Let the kids play': Raptors staffer calling on TDSB to keep basketball nets up after school

    'Let the kids play': Raptors staffer calling on TDSB to keep basketball nets up after school


    A Toronto Raptors staffer wants to make sure that local kids’ hoop dreams stay alive by stopping the practice at some schools of taking basketball nets down outside of classroom...

    A Toronto Raptors staffer wants to make sure that local kids’ hoop dreams stay alive by stopping the practice at some schools of taking basketball nets down outside of classroom hours.

    Ontario court upholds stay of legal proceedings against 3 tobacco companies

    Ontario court upholds stay of legal proceedings against 3 tobacco companies


    An Ontario court has upheld an order that suspended legal proceedings against three major tobacco companies, rejecting arguments from lawyers representing Quebec...

    An Ontario court has upheld an order that suspended legal proceedings against three major tobacco companies, rejecting arguments from lawyers representing Quebec smokers.

    Ontario may let pharmacists prescribe treatments for minor issues like pink eye

    Ontario may let pharmacists prescribe treatments for minor issues like pink eye


    The Progressive Conservative government says in its recent budget that it intends to expand the scope of practice for certain regulated health professionals, such as pharmacists, nurse practitioners, dental specialists and...

    The Progressive Conservative government says in its recent budget that it intends to expand the scope of practice for certain regulated health professionals, such as pharmacists, nurse practitioners, dental specialists and optometrists.

    Fleetwood Mac announces rescheduled concert dates in 5 Canadian cities

    Fleetwood Mac announces rescheduled concert dates in 5 Canadian cities


    Fleetwood Mac will play five Canadian venues in October and November after April dates had to be rescheduled when singer Stevie Nicks got the...

    Fleetwood Mac will play five Canadian venues in October and November after April dates had to be rescheduled when singer Stevie Nicks got the flu.

    35 years of Toronto transit that never happened

    35 years of Toronto transit that never happened


    The Ontario government's plan to build new subways and extend existing lines follows a time-honoured tradition of ambitious and often unfulfilled visions for the future of transit in...

    The Ontario government's plan to build new subways and extend existing lines follows a time-honoured tradition of ambitious and often unfulfilled visions for the future of transit in Toronto.

    Province, feds submit closing arguments in Ontario carbon tax court battle

    Province, feds submit closing arguments in Ontario carbon tax court battle


    Ontario's constitutional challenge to Ottawa's imposition of a carbon charge was left in the hands of five Appeal Court justices on Thursday after the hearing wrapped up with each side pressing the court to find in its...

    Ontario's constitutional challenge to Ottawa's imposition of a carbon charge was left in the hands of five Appeal Court justices on Thursday after the hearing wrapped up with each side pressing the court to find in its favour.

    Why much of this huge city park has been off limits for more than a decade

    Why much of this huge city park has been off limits for more than a decade


    Eleven years after access to one of the city's largest parks was severely choked off, local residents are insisting it's time to open the gates again. At 92 hectares, Rowntree Mills Park in north Etobicoke is the city's fifth largest...

    Eleven years after access to one of the city's largest parks was severely choked off, local residents are insisting it's time to open the gates again. At 92 hectares, Rowntree Mills Park in north Etobicoke is the city's fifth largest park.

    Council calls on city to fix swim instructor shortage as parents decry cancelled classes

    Council calls on city to fix swim instructor shortage as parents decry cancelled classes


    City swimming classes for kids are being cancelled just weeks or days before their scheduled start, according to parents across Toronto. Now council has unanimously backed a motion calling on staff to fix the system before the summer...

    City swimming classes for kids are being cancelled just weeks or days before their scheduled start, according to parents across Toronto. Now council has unanimously backed a motion calling on staff to fix the system before the summer season.

    Here's what's open and closed over the Easter weekend

    Here's what's open and closed over the Easter weekend


    The Easter long weekend is around the corner — here's what's open and closed over the next few...

    The Easter long weekend is around the corner — here's what's open and closed over the next few days.

    As fewer patients sue their doctor, the rate of winning malpractice suits is dropping too

    As fewer patients sue their doctor, the rate of winning malpractice suits is dropping too


    When patients try to sue their physician, a CBC investigation shows the rate of success is very low. CBC News obtained every annual report filed by the Canadian Medical Protective Association, which provides liability coverage and legal support to...

    When patients try to sue their physician, a CBC investigation shows the rate of success is very low. CBC News obtained every annual report filed by the Canadian Medical Protective Association, which provides liability coverage and legal support to physicians, dating back to 1901, and analyzed the last 40 years.

    Another 155 teachers receive surplus letters as Ford deflects questions about cuts

    Another 155 teachers receive surplus letters as Ford deflects questions about cuts


    Just one day after hundreds of teachers in Peel Region received word that they would no longer have permanent positions come September, more than 150 more in neighbouring Halton Region learned they face a similar fate, the union representing them...

    Just one day after hundreds of teachers in Peel Region received word that they would no longer have permanent positions come September, more than 150 more in neighbouring Halton Region learned they face a similar fate, the union representing them says.

    Notley is 7th female Canadian premier turfed from office in 6 years

    Notley is 7th female Canadian premier turfed from office in 6 years


    The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada's premiers raises questions about society's willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said...

    The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada's premiers raises questions about society's willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said Wednesday.

    Ford government's anti-carbon tax ad hits the airwaves — but leaves out some key details

    Ford government's anti-carbon tax ad hits the airwaves — but leaves out some key details


    Ontario's Progressive Conservative government released a new ad against the federal carbon tax Wednesday that the opposition decried as publicly funded partisan advertising — something the Tories railed against before they were in...

    Ontario's Progressive Conservative government released a new ad against the federal carbon tax Wednesday that the opposition decried as publicly funded partisan advertising — something the Tories railed against before they were in power.

    'We're not going away': Labour groups criticize Doug Ford's education changes, protest job cuts

    'We're not going away': Labour groups criticize Doug Ford's education changes, protest job cuts


    An organized labour group in Ontario wants to derail some of Premier Doug Ford's plans to axe thousands of full-time teaching positions through attrition, while phasing in an increase to intermediate and high school class sizes under the province's...

    An organized labour group in Ontario wants to derail some of Premier Doug Ford's plans to axe thousands of full-time teaching positions through attrition, while phasing in an increase to intermediate and high school class sizes under the province's education revamp.

    Pass it on, provinces: Cities say provincial governments hoarding marijuana tax cash

    Pass it on, provinces: Cities say provincial governments hoarding marijuana tax cash


    Some of Canada's largest cities are not getting the money they were promised from taxes on cannabis, despite the increased costs they face from dealing with legal recreational marijuana use in their...

    Some of Canada's largest cities are not getting the money they were promised from taxes on cannabis, despite the increased costs they face from dealing with legal recreational marijuana use in their communities.

    Province slashes Ontario Library Service funding by 50%

    Province slashes Ontario Library Service funding by 50%


    Southern Ontario Library Service says its budget will be reduced by just over half, as well as the Ontario Library...

    Southern Ontario Library Service says its budget will be reduced by just over half, as well as the Ontario Library Service-North.

    Maybe Leafs should've taken 'Drake curse' advice from Italian soccer club

    Maybe Leafs should've taken 'Drake curse' advice from Italian soccer club


    The "Drake curse" reared it's ugly head yet again, only this time Italy's A.S. Roma decided to take matters in their own hands. The soccer club has banned all players from taking photos with the Canadian and Grammy award-winning artist following the...

    The "Drake curse" reared it's ugly head yet again, only this time Italy's A.S. Roma decided to take matters in their own hands. The soccer club has banned all players from taking photos with the Canadian and Grammy award-winning artist following the worst defeat in recent history by a team in the French league.

    Ford government promises $1B to fix Ontario's affordable housing crisis

    Ford government promises $1B to fix Ontario's affordable housing crisis


    Premier Doug Ford's government has earmarked more than $1 billion to repair Ontario's languishing affordable housing and to end...

    Premier Doug Ford's government has earmarked more than $1 billion to repair Ontario's languishing affordable housing and to end homelessness.

    City pushing for closure of 21 illegal cannabis shops but still faces uphill battle

    City pushing for closure of 21 illegal cannabis shops but still faces uphill battle


    A total of nine officers from Toronto's Municipal Standards and Licensing department are assigned to probe individual locations, issue closure orders and seize cannabis products and...

    A total of nine officers from Toronto's Municipal Standards and Licensing department are assigned to probe individual locations, issue closure orders and seize cannabis products and money.

    Federal climate law crucial to Indigenous constitutional rights, court told

    Federal climate law crucial to Indigenous constitutional rights, court told


    The federal government has to tackle climate change given the catastrophic impact unchecked global warming will have on Canada's Indigenous people, Ontario's top court heard on...

    The federal government has to tackle climate change given the catastrophic impact unchecked global warming will have on Canada's Indigenous people, Ontario's top court heard on Wednesday. 

    369 Peel teachers learn they won't have permanent spots in September

    369 Peel teachers learn they won't have permanent spots in September


    More than 360 teachers with the Peel District School Board have learned they will no longer have permanent positions heading into the new school...

    More than 360 teachers with the Peel District School Board have learned they will no longer have permanent positions heading into the new school year.

    SickKids shuts down Motherisk helplines after grants, donations 'reduced to zero'

    SickKids shuts down Motherisk helplines after grants, donations 'reduced to zero'


    A statement posted late Tuesday afternoon on the Hospital for Sick Children's website says funding through grants and donations has dropped to zero over the last three years, forcing SickKids to shut down its Motherisk helplines for pregnant women and...

    A statement posted late Tuesday afternoon on the Hospital for Sick Children's website says funding through grants and donations has dropped to zero over the last three years, forcing SickKids to shut down its Motherisk helplines for pregnant women and new mothers.

    Bruins' Pastrnak returns to 1st love — beating the Leafs

    Bruins' Pastrnak returns to 1st love — beating the Leafs


    Boston's David Pastrnak proved a nemesis again for the Toronto Maple Leafs, sparking the Bruins to a crucial Game 4 win on...

    Boston's David Pastrnak proved a nemesis again for the Toronto Maple Leafs, sparking the Bruins to a crucial Game 4 win on Wednesday.