Tag Archives: Ontario politics

Humber Strike: IGNITE president to meet with Minister of Education on Thursday Features,Humber Strike,IGNITE

After penning an open letter to the provincial government, encouraging them to step in and get both the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council back to the bargaining table, student presidents of eight Ontario colleges, including IGNITE President Maja Jocson, will meet with Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb Matthews at Queen’s Park on Thursday.

Ontario Government takes steps to stop carding News,Politics

By Eric Wickham A Toronto activist has called the province’s stance against carding “symbolic” after the province passed a motion to stop carding by the end of 2015. Journalist and radio personality Desmond Cole said the motion to stop carding is a step in the right direction, but falls short of accomplishing anything significant. “The

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Wynne reaches out to Reddit users to ask her anything Politics

By Victoria Quiroz Tuesday marked one year since Kathleen Wynne’s appointment as leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, following the departure of premier Dalton McGuinty, who she subsequently replaced. To commemorate the anniversary, Wynne logged on to the popular social news website, reddit.com to take part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session. The session

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Wynne government urged to reduce tuition costs in budget News,Politics

As the Wynne government prepares the 2013 provincial budget, student groups in Ontario are making the case for a reduction in tuition costs.
According to Statistics Canada, Ontario has the highest average undergraduate fee at $7,180, and the lowest per-student post-secondary funding at $10,390.

Charles Sousa becomes Ontario’s finance minister News

Compiled by Amber Daugherty Premier Kathleen Wynne officially announced Charles Sousa as her finance minister during the swearing in ceremony today at Queen’s Park. Some other big spots were filled. Charles Sousa – Finance Minister The Mississauga MPP replaces Dwight Duncan, who announced last week he would resign. Sousa has been called the decision maker in

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