8 min ago
MPP Miller pushes ahead with bill to widen Ontario highways for cyclists
QUEEN'S PARK - Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP is again going forward with proposed legislation that would see new and resurfaced provincially-designated Ontario highways include an extra metre's width for cylists.
2 hrs ago
GBTA Reveals Best And Worst Travel Taxes Across Top 50 U.S. Destinations
Taxes levied specifically on travel-related services increased the total tax bill for a traveler by 58% in 2013, according to a new report released today by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association .
6 hrs ago
Legal Aid Lawyers and Criminal Lawyers' Association Reach Historic Agreement
The CJPA strikes a binding relationship based on the mutual support of the two groups.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Selling off ONTC would have been $820-million boondoggle
Ontario's Auditor General said the provincial government misled Ontarians in its attempt to sell off the assets of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission .
Solid Waste and Recycling
Bill 91 still stalled at Queen's Park
Bill 91 is hanging on by a thread. Everyone agrees there is a problem; nobody can agree on a solution.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Toronto Star
New non-partisan anti-union group emerges as Tories push labour issues to the forefront
A new anti-union group has sprung up just as the Progressive Conservatives threaten to make labour issues a key ballot question in the next election.
Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization Announces Election of Arun ...
Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization , a non-profit organization that is Ontario's leading advocate for the life science sector, announces the election of three new members to its Board of Directors: Arun Menawat, Jim Graziadei, and Richard Meadows.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
A Good Beer Blog
Ontario: In 1998 "IPA" Did Mean Macro Gak?
This in interesting... well, to me at least. It is from the 1998 debate in the Ontario legislature on the imposition of regulation on the Brew On Premises trade.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Innsuites Hospitality Trust - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and...
GENERAL The following discussion should be read in conjunction with our unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements and notes thereto appearing elsewhere in this Form 10-Q.
Province offering Volunteer Service Awards
Do you know someone who volunteers in the community? The provincial government is calling on Selwyn and area residents to recognize volunteers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in the community.
One-liners and tie lines
Lisa MacLeod says Bob Chiarelli has a lot of nerve likening the cost of a cancelled gas plant to the price of a cup of coffee.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Rising Together Against Violence Against Women
As Ontarians gather in cities and towns across the province to remember the women victims of gender-based violence, Ontario's labour movement recommits to concrete actions to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls.
NDP seeks answers in breach of privacy
A number of people in southern Ontario have reported their privacy was violated when their personal health records were handed over to American authorities.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
More help with energy costs on the way, says Minister
Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli, in a teleconference Wednesday, touted the provincial government's updated Long-Term Energy Plan, "Achieving Balance," as a 20-year plan that will provide "reliable, clean and affordable" energy for Ontarians.
Recruitment Fees Banned for All Migrant Workers; Comprehensive Changes Still Needed
Banning recruitment fees for all migrant workers; removing the arbitrary monetary cap on reclaiming unpaid wages and tougher penalties for employment standards violations means that migrant workers gain a few more protections today, but comprehensive changes are still needed says the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change , Canada's largest migrant ... (more)
Be warned that the Ontario government has alr...
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is an open letter to the Honourable Jim Bradley, minister of environment, that has been reprinted here at the request of the author.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Fort Francis Times
Electricity rates set to soar
Ontario homeowners face a 33-percent hike in electricity rates over the next three years but that's lower than a previous government forecast, Energy minister Bob Chiarelli said yesterday as he unveiled the Liberals' long-term energy plan.
New Debt Settlement Legislation for Ontario
The Ontario government recently passed the STRONGER PROTECTION FOR ONTARIO CONSUMERS ACT, 2013, new legislation aimed at cracking down on unscrupulous debt settlement companies.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Windsor Star
Ontario electricity rates to rise 33% in three years under long-term energy plan
Although it emphasizes conservation and offers a vague plan to help Ontarians make their homes more efficient, the province's new energy strategy will come at a steep cost to consumers.
Electric Energy Online
Ontario Releases Long-Term Energy Plan
Toronto, ON, December 2, 2013 - Ontario's updated Long-Term Energy Plan, Achieving Balance, encourages conservation and lays out a plan for clean, reliable and affordable energy for Ontarians, where and when they need it.