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Trudeau pulls to front of Liberal leadership race News

By Amber Daugherty Justin Trudeau has pulled ahead to the front of the pack in the Liberal leadership race after Sunday’s debate in Halifax. After the debate, his team announced Trudeau’s campaign had acquired over 150,000 supporters. That number doesn’t include the supporters drawn from the other seven leadership campaigns. “To be fair, simply because

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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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Wynne good for post-secondary, Humber officials say News

  By Stephen Donkers and Kaite Boivin Post-secondary education in Ontario is in good hands with new Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne, Humber College officials said Tuesday. Humber President Chris Whitaker, said the new premier-designate has always been devoted to investing in post-secondary education in Ontario. “Given her background and previous role as minister of education,

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Wynne has busy schedule ahead of Feb.19 deadline News,Politics

By Amber Daugherty Time is already ticking for Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s new premier-designate. With Saturday’s celebration behind her, Wynne has already rolled up her sleeves as she begins working to accomplish everything needed in the next three weeks. Boxes to be checked off her to-do list before ending the prorogation of Parliament on Feb. 19

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Ontario Liberal leadership candidate profile: Dr. Eric Hoskins News,Uncategorized

By Julia Alexander Still a fresh face in the world of provincial politics, Dr. Eric Hoskins is one of six people vying for the leadership position of the Ontario Liberal Party. Hoskins was born on Nov. 29, 1960. He attended Simcoe Constitute School for his high school education and enrolled at McMaster University after graduation.

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Toronto casino comments deadline today News

Complied by Jenifer Alvarez Today is the last day for citizens of Toronto to submit their comments and concerns to City Hall about the establishment of a new casino. The online discussion listed on the City of Toronto website, called the Toronto Casino Consultation, was launched in December and officially closes Friday night with the

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Rob Ford ‘thankful’ he’s still mayor Uncategorized

[youtube id=”DBcL4yobNYk” width=”620″ height=”360″] Video by Ali Chiasson and Kristin Andrews With files from Shylo Adams Story by Jennifer Alvarez Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said he is “very happy” the Superior Court overturned his conflict of interest ruling. “I’d like to begin by saying this has been a very, very humbling experience. I have an

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