Feb 29th, 2008
Doug Ford doesn't like Trump comparison but praises his policies
Video: Doug Ford's interview with Power Play's Don Martin. Link below. Well spoken and committed. Doug Ford doesn't like Trump comparison but praises his policies Josh Dehaas, CTV News Newly elected Ontario PC Party Leader Doug Ford pushed back...
AGAR: Toronto council rewards racism
AGAR: Toronto council rewards racism Jerry Agar Published: March 12, 2018 Updated: March 13, 2018 7:51 AM EDT People from the Blacks Lives Matter movement march during the Pride parade in Toronto, Sunday, June 25, 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark...
Doug Ford narrowly elected new Ontario PC leader, sources say
The votes are in. I can't say that I like it, but the people have spoken. --- Doug Ford narrowly elected new Ontario PC leader, sources say Christine Elliott's campaign asked for a manual recount of some ballots, according to sources Doug Ford is...
Doug Ford wants free market for cannabis in Ontario
I rarely believe any election promises made until I see them. I understand why Ford wants to reduce government interference in our daily lives. It's easy to say, but it's harder to stop. The idea of helping low income people is nice to read, but...
Mar 12th, 2018 by Murphy
Why Doug Ford has a good shot at becoming Ontario PC leader
Why Doug Ford has a good shot at becoming Ontario PC leader Party nabobs may not want Doug Ford, writes Thomas Walkom. But his rage could appeal to the rank and file. By Thomas Walkom, National Affairs Columnist Dont count Doug Ford out. The...
'Phallic symbol' at Women's College Hospital causing a stir
'Phallic symbol' at Women's College Hospital causing a stir Jenny Yuen More from Jenny Yuen Published: March 9, 2018 Updated: March 9, 2018 2:09 PM EST Satellite view of Women's College Hospital from Google Maps.Google Maps When it comes to this...
WATCH: Man chased by wild turkey in Brampton
WATCH: Man chased by wild turkey in Brampton Jenny Yuen More from Jenny Yuen Published: March 9, 2018 Updated: March 9, 2018 4:58 PM EST A man in a Brampton neighbourhood is captured on video being chased by a wild turkey. The video was uploaded...
Toronto nightclub accused of racism for 'Stir Fry' event
Toronto nightclub accused of racism for 'Stir Fry' event Jenny Yuen More from Jenny Yuen Published: March 6, 2018 Updated: March 6, 2018 4:38 PM EST A Toronto nightclub is under fire after photos circulated on social media showing servers and bar...
Feb 27th, 2018 by Murphy
The last hours of Patrick Brown’s leadership
An interesting read. It outlines what happened the day that Brown learned CTV had evidence of Brown's sexual adventures. --- The last hours of Patrick Brown’s leadership - Stephen Maher From the CTV email that started it all to the chaotic...
Ontario PC Party to hold leadership race before spring election
I don't like to have a multitude of threads that are similar, so this will be for the upcoming PC leadership race. --- The PCs have decided to hold a leadership race. That was quick. I wonder if this is in their best interests? The only reason I...
Feb 22nd, 2018 by Murphy
Patrick Brown gets the green light to enter PC leadership race
The committee okayed his application. I think the party exec are giving him a shot, so they will not be accused of trying to torpedo him. They want the party members to reject him in favour of another. --- Patrick Brown gets the green light to...
Patrick Brown Resigns as Ontario's PC Leader
It seems like the easy way to get rid of a politician or anyone else who you do not like. Personally, I do not like Patrick Brown, but this kind of allegation is shameful. I hope that if these accusations are proven false, the individuals so far...
When are the labour strikes coming?
As the minimum wage rises, so will costs. People who used to earn more than the minimum wage will now be earning closer to the new minimum wage along with the inflation. Higher nominal wages will mean more people in higher tax brackets. It doesn't take...
Feb 9th, 2018 by Murphy
Carbon tax divides rivals for Ontario PC leadership
Rob Ford's brother is popular with the Toronto crowd. He doesn't want a carbon tax. That will widen his popularity to other parts of the province. The other two candidates might be committing political suicide saying that they would even consider it....
Feb 8th, 2018 by Murphy
Toronto to host first of two Ontario PC leadership debates
They don't have a lot of time. --- Toronto to host first of two Ontario PC leadership debates TVO host Steve Paikin will moderate the debate that will be taped next Thursday afternoon at the public broadcasters midtown studio --- The first of...
Feb 4th, 2018 by tay
Wynnetario to reverse Tories Draconian Labour Laws
Amazing what can happen when you are last in polling........ Mandatory sick pay, shifting the threshold for overtime, boosting the minimum paid vacation, advance scheduling, and making it easier to join a union are all under consideration. ...
PC Party president Dykstra resigns after sexual assault accusation
Dykstras resignation on Twitter made no mention of the allegations against him. As the process unfolds, I have made the decision to step aside as president and take a step back for someone else to lead us through the hard work, Dykstra tweeted. Dykstra...
Jan 17th, 2018 by Hoid
Strapped-in patient breaks through ice as rescue goes awry
What began as a relatively routine call nearly ended in tragedy for members of the Britt and Area Fire Department and West Parry Sound OPP. Police were called to a cabin off of the Key River in the evening of Jan. 13, after a 48-year-old man had...
Dec 23rd, 2017 by tay
Wynnetario urged to cancel water bottlers permit
Environmentalists are urging the Ontario government against renewing one of Nestle's water-taking permits in a southwestern Ontario town, saying "water should be for life, not for profit." Wellington Water Watchers says the permit for Nestle Waters in...
Dec 22nd, 2017 by Walter
Hydro Helicopter Crash Reason Pinpointed
I don't know how they figured this out but I'll take their word for it....... In a conference regarding the fatal helicopter crash which took the lives of 4 Hydro One employees on December 14th, 2017 in Tweed, Ontario, about 100km northwest of...
Influential Jew/Lawyer charged in bat attack
CBC News has learned the man charged in connection with a baseball bat attack on an immigrant family is a Toronto personal injury lawyer and the great-grandson of former Toronto mayor Nathan Phillips. Mark Phillips, 36, was charged on Dec. 8 with...
Dec 12th, 2017 by Hoid
OPP say they're putting truck drivers on notice
Provincial police say they're putting transport truck drivers ``on notice'' after laying charges in three horrific collisions involving big rigs that claimed the lives of six people. OPP Commissioner Vince Hawkes says two of the collisions occurred on...
Dec 11th, 2017 by tay
Private company 'gamed' $100M from Ontario's electricity system
Hydro customers shelled out about $100 million in "inappropriate" payments to a natural gas plant that exploited flaws in how Ontario manages its private electricity generators, CBC News has learned. The company operating the Goreway Power Station in...
Why wasn't she charged with 'dangerous'?
I recall some years ago someone was driving 60 in an 80 heading to cottage country for a long time., hwy 12 maybe. Eventually an OPP pulled them over. In court they won because there was no sign saying what the minimum speed was. If the following is...
Dec 2nd, 2017 by Murphy
Mayor Tory, PC Leader Brown to talk transit
With Tory knowing the Liberal's plans going forward, I suppose the mayor wants to check in with Brown. He must feel the PCs will form the next government. --- Mayor Tory, PC Leader Brown to talk transit Antonella Artuso Toronto Mayor John Tory...
Ontario working to ban eye tattoos after mishap
The procedure, called scleral pigmentation, is made by lancing a small needle into the top layer of the eye and injecting diluted ink. The process and ink formula are both considered cosmetic and are currently unregulated by the province. Within hours,...
Wynners Move To Crush Vaping
Its war, thats what representatives from the Canadian vaping industry say following the Ontario Liberals sudden and shockingly obstinate legislative position on vaping. Dashing to capitalize on recreational cannabis, the Ontario Liberals introduced...
Nov 12th, 2017 by Murphy
Unions using Patrick Brown's ad against him
A coalition of unions is using Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown own campaign commercial in a new attack ad against him. Working Families funded by public- and private-sector unions released its latest TV spot Thursday, entitled Can...
Wynnetario is looking for your ideas to improve Wynnetario
Well besides the obvious one. But even the Star gloomily admits they likely won't get enacted........ Some Ontario Liberal activists are calling for an end to public funding of Catholic schools, improvements to the recognition of foreign...
Cannabis legalization - Ontario Government
This is the Ontario government's policy, which outlines the sale and distribution of pot to Ontarians. --- Learn about our safe and sensible approach to preparing for the federal governments legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada. ...
Ontario names first cities to host government-run marijuana shops
Ontario names first cities to host government-run marijuana shops Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press Published Friday, November 3, 2017 TORONTO -- Ontario has named the first 14 cities where it will set up government-run marijuana stores by July...
Libs would win Ontario again if they shed Wynne
Ontarios governing Liberals could well win another majority if they send leader Kathleen Wynne packing. A new poll from Mainstreet Research for Postmedia, released Thursday, asked respondents how theyd vote if the Liberals called an election with...
11 or 17
What highway is better to travel on this time of the year? Im leaving on the 30th. I'm travelling from Thunder Bay to Sudbury. I drive a Toyota Matrix and still have my summer tires on. I'm thinking of 11. I know there's a snow belt from...
Assisted living type of home
For seniors and people with disabilities that are willing to relocate we are an assisted living type of home in the quaint little town of Listowel Ontario. We offer private rooms, some with private baths, three meals a day and evening snack. There is...
Oct 28th, 2017 by tay
Man held in TO basement for 25 years
A horrific story... The alleged captors, Gary Willett Sr. and his wife, Maria, are facing multiple charges. Willett Sr. is charged with forcible confinement and assault of the man to whom he allegedly didnt provide the necessaries of life for nearly...