Doug Ford booed at Special Olympics opening ceremony
“I haven’t heard that much energy in a long time,” said Premier Ford to the already booing audience.
Ford government looking to cap public sector unions
The Ford government is currently engaged in consultation sessions on reigning in public sector spending. One of the ideas proposed by the province is setting a limit on wage increases via legislation.
$89K logo redesign “saving taxpayers’ money”: Ford government
In comparison, Nike co-founder Phil Knight obtained the sneaker company’s famous ‘swoosh’ design for just $35 (USD), or $220 inflation-adjusted dollars.
Doug Ford’s beer plan looks unlikely thanks to Kathleen Wynne
Doug Ford’s corner store beer promise could create hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties.
Ford government to tie university funding to “performance outcomes”
Ontario universities are about to see a serious shake-up when it comes to how they receive funding. According to the Ford government’s recent budget and the Minister involved on the file, performance standards will shift over the next five years.
Ford government redesigns Ontario driver’s license cards to combat identity theft
The Ford government is taking extra steps to combat fraud and identity theft with its new redesign of Ontario driver’s license cards. The last time the cards were updated was 12 years ago.
Ford government’s court challenge against carbon tax begins today
The carbon tax has become a reality in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and New Brunswick, as each had no carbon-pricing standards prior to the Ottawa law. The federal government says the legislation aims to “fill in the gaps” where provinces were not up to par.
Ford government auto insurance changes good news for Ontario drivers
These savings would be a welcome change for many Ontario drivers as auto insurance rates in the province have been among the highest in Canada for nearly a decade now.
Ford government unveils 2019 budget, promises to end deficit in five years
The Ontario government is ushering in a new era of spending in their first official budget.
Ford government to put an end to seniority-based hiring for teachers
Seniority based hiring will soon be a thing of the past for Ontario teachers. New teachers will be able to apply for full-time positions without having to do years of substitute teaching, as a new proposal for Education Minister Lisa Thompson is in the works.