Ottawa is allocating money to extend the subway system in Toronto’s east end, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced on Sunday. Today, they released the details of the funding.
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Compiled by Kaite Boivin Following a push for more UN sanctions, led by the United States, North Korea is threatening to cancel the ceasefire, which ended the Korean War over half a century ago. The statement came from North Korea’s Korean People’s Army Supreme Command Tuesday, as the U.S. and China reportedly agreed on a
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
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
Compiled by Sara Yonis Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan is resigning from his position after serving 25 years in office. Duncan, 54, said he is also going to resign as the Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Windsor-Tecumseh on Feb. 14. Duncan has been an MPP since 1995 and has won five straight elections since
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,
By Andrew Russell Today marks the 25th anniversary of the historic R. v. Morgentaler case that legalized abortion in Canada. On Jan. 28, 1988, in a 5-2 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada issued the landmark ruling that said the abortion provision under the Criminal Code was unconstitutional. Dr. Henry Morgentaler, a holocaust survivor and