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Does the Oct. 21 federal election date trample on Orthodox Jewish rights? It’s now in a judge’s hands

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 03:27

Madam Justice Ann Marie McDonald considers a lawsuit to push back the date of the vote as a deadline for potential changes looms.
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Ford government urged to reverse child care cuts

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 02:01

Cuts impacting children and families called “a line we don’t cross in this province.”
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Cornwall Island residents sue over border crossing requirement within Canada

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:10

Mohawks who live on the island must pass through a border point of entry when they travel to the mainland, even though their trip never takes them outside the country.
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Poll suggests two thirds of Ontarians do not believe Doug Ford cares about people like them

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:21

Premier Doug Ford bills himself and his government as “for the people,” but a new poll suggests a majority of Ontarians do not believe he cares about people like them.
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Ron Tavener ‘disabled’ by concussion, unable to testify at sexual harassment hearing

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:20

Toronto police superintendent fell and hit his head a week before he was scheduled to appear before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
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Spy agency warns foreign states with nefarious aims are hiding their presence in Canada

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:28

Signals intelligence agency told Liberals in 2016 that foreign actors developing more “sophisticated covers” to mask their control of private sector companies.
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Ontario government writes off $445 million loan to Chrysler

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 19:55

The loan, originally made during the 2009 financial crisis, was recently deemed unrecoverable by the province following the carmaker’s restructuring
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The people in the cronyism scandal that has rocked Premier Doug Ford’s government

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:00

The scandal that has rocked the government and fuelled its tumble in a new public opinion poll has now claimed seven people.
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