Tag Archives: Ontario

Hospital wait times drop 16 per cent in Ontario, report says Life,News

By: Kylie Vaillancourt The average waiting time of nine of ten patients that have waited in emergency has dropped 16 per cent, a new report says. Health Quality Ontario CEO and President Dr. Joshua Tepper says that the waiting times dropping shows good progress particularity in the context that the overall volumes in the emergency

Read more

Sam Oosterhoff becomes Ontario’s youngest MPP with byelection win Politics

By: David Tuchman Sam Oosterhoff, 19, was elected Thursday in one of two Ontario by-elections, making him Ontario’s youngest MPP ever. Oosterhoff won the riding of of Niagara West-Glanbrook. Meanwhile, to the relief of the governing Liberals, civil rights lawyer Nathalie Des Rosiers held Ottawa-Vanier in Thursday’s other by-election. Oosterhoff, a Progressive Conservative, was joined by Ontario

Read more

Finance Minister to release 2016 Ontario Fall Economic Statement News,Politics

By: Hunter Crowther The provincial Liberal government says only minor adjustments to the Greater Toronto Area’s housing market are to be expected in today’s fall economic statement. Finance Minister Charles Sousa will introduce Ontario’s 2016 Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review in Queen’s Park on Monday. Both he and Premier Kathleen Wynne said there would be modifications to the

Read more

Animal welfare a core Canadian value, speaker says News,Uncategorized

By Ieva Lucs and Irina Kouchnir Barbara Cartwright, an award-winning leader in animal welfare and CEO of the Ottawa-based Canadian Federation of Humane Societies, spoke to Humber’s journalism students on the hot topic of breed specific legislation. Cartwright pointed out the contentious divide in perceptions on pit bulls in Ontario. “As we criminalize pit bulls we drive

Read more

Construction boom in Toronto: pros and cons News

By: Sveta Soloveva While most Torontonians say they are unhappy with ongoing construction downtown, some engineers say it is great opportunity for the city’s development. A majority of Torontonians say continuous construction makes it inconvenient and difficult to get around, Toronto Star reports Monday. Forum Research released a telephone survey that shows almost half of

Read more