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Premier Kathleen Wynne to drop hydro rates 17% Business,News,Politics

Ontario’s will be seeing relief from high hydro bills following a decade of steadily increasing rates and the Liberals’ steady decline in approval ratings.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a new plan Thursday morning that will reduce hydro rates by about 17% on the average bill.

That’s on top of the 8% reduction announced at the beginning of the year, making rates drop by a total of 25% on average.

Wynne said the rate relief strategy—which will kick in this summer—is built to last.

Ottawa roundtable discusses murdered, missing Aboriginal women News,Politics

Rinelle Harper (L) and Perry Bellegarde (R)

Several Aboriginal leaders and provincial premiers met at a roundtable discussion in Ottawa on Friday to discuss the ongoing issue, supported by a presentation to the government by victims’ families.

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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Kathleen Wynne officially becomes Ontario’s new leader News,Politics,Uncategorized

  By Kate McCullough The torch was officially passed to Kathleen Wynne Thursday morning as she was named Ontario’s premier-designate. “It is a great honour and pleasure to be here. I am just here to accept this honour,” Wynne told The Globe and Mail Thursday. “I had the opportunity this morning to thank the premier

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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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Ontario Liberal leadership candidate profile: Harinder Takhar News

Compiled by Sara Miller Harinder Takhar is one of six candidates running for the Ontario Liberal leadership, which if won, would make him the next premier of Ontario. Born in Punjab, India, Takhar moved to Canada in 1974. A 30-year resident of Mississauga, Takhar is married to his wife Balwinder and has two daughters, Sharandeep

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