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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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Ireland drinking and driving plan meets with opposition News

  By: Sara Yonis A proposed law allowing drinking and driving in rural Ireland is getting reaction around the world, including in Toronto. “Any amount of alcohol impairs your ability to drive.” That is the message that Connor Cullen, a spokesperson from Alcohol Action Ireland, wanted people to know after news broke that councillors from

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Ontario Liberal leadership candidate profile: Gerard Kennedy News,Politics

By Kaite Boivin and Stephen Donkers Gerard Kennedy is hoping his long career in both federal and provincial politics will land him the top job as Premier of Ontario. Kennedy is one of seven candidates vying for the premier position after Dalton McGuinty announced his resignation last fall. Kennedy born July 24, 1960 in The

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Obama pushes for unity in inauguration speech News,Politics

By Amber Daugherty President Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, was inaugurated to his second and final term today. The recitation of the oath of office was followed by a speech that targeted issues such as healthcare, gay and lesbian rights, and the economy. He highlighted the importance of the country coming

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McGuinty successor: 6 candidates, so far Politics

The list of candidates seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberal party continued to grow Tuesday with the entry of MPP Eric Hoskins, the sixth person to enter the race. Hoskins, who is also a former family practice doctor, announced his candidacy in front of supporters in his St Paul’s riding in midtown Toronto. He

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