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Former Ontario Cabinet Minister Accused Of Sex Assault By Ex-Staffer: Lawyer

TORONTO — A former political staffer is alleging she was sexually assaulted by a Liberal member of Ontario’s legislature when she was working for him more than a decade ago, the woman’s lawyer said Friday. John Nunziata, who represents the woman, said he is not willing to release the name of the accused, but identified him as a Liberal politician ...

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Caroline Mulroney Open To Patrick Brown Running For Ontario PCs If He Clears His Name

Caroline Mulroney says Patrick Brown would be allowed to run for the Ontario Progressive Conservatives if she becomes party leader, provided he “can clear his name.” Mulroney made the remark during the first PC leadership debate Thursday, hosted by TVO. Her position echoes rival Christine Elliott, who <a href="https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/02/10/if-patrick-brown-can-clear-his-name-he-can-r… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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Doug Ford Says He Will Run In Ontario Elections Even If He Loses PC Race

OTTAWA — Doug Ford committed Saturday to running for a seat in the Ontario legislature this June even if he loses the leadership race for the province’s Progressive Conservatives. But Ford said he’s confident he can translate a history of electoral success in Toronto into a win provincially, not just for leadership but for the Ontario PCs as a whole. ...

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Police Share What Heartbreak Sounds Like After Ontario Road Rage Crash

An Ontario police officer took to Twitter Thursday to share the “heartbreaking aftermath” of a fatal crash caused by aggressive driving. Nicole Turcotte, 22, died after a driver switched lanes then suddenly slowed down. That caused a five-vehicle pileup on the Queen Elizabeth Way in Mississauga, Ont on Jan. 27. “We spoke to t… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All ...

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Buy American Retaliation Plan By Ontario To Include Bill, Talks With Other Provinces

WASHINGTON — Ontario is about to introduce a bill allowing it to retaliate against any state that adopts Buy American provisions, then plans to start a national conversation with other provinces about measures to punish new cases of procurement protectionism. Premier Kathleen Wynne shared details of the move in an interview with The Canadian Press. She said her cabinet has ...

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Caroline Mulroney To Announce Bid For Ontario PC Leadership

TORONTO — A source with Caroline Mulroney’s campaign says the Toronto lawyer and businesswoman will officially jump into the race to lead Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives on Monday, days after reports first emerged suggesting she was eyeing the party’s top job. Mulroney, the daughter of former prime minister Brian Mulroney, was pegged as a contender to replace Patrick Brown as soon ...

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8 Seriously Hurt After Ontario Crash Between Van And Bus

STAYNER, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say eight people — including six children — are in serious condition, after the passenger van they were in collided head-on with a bus about 125 kilometres northwest of Toronto. Sgt. Peter Leon says all of the injured were flown to hospitals in Toronto. Leon says the injured children were two four-year-olds, an eight-year-old, ...

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Ontario Minimum Wage Hike Driving Up Cost Of Cannabis, Pot Producers Say

TORONTO — It’s not just coffee chains and restaurants under pressure from Ontario’s minimum wage hike — marijuana companies say the higher provincial pay rate is driving up the cost to produce and sell cannabis products as well. Aphria Inc. says if the new $ 14 per hour minimum wage had been in place during its latest quarter, this would ...

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