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April 4, 2019  

Former cabinet minister Steven Del Duca running for Ontario Liberal leadership

Details surrounding the leadership race will likely be finalized at the Liberal’s annual general meeting in June.

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July 25, 2017  

Wynne to testify at trial of two Liberals facing bribery charges

Pair accused of offering a would-be candidate a job or appointment to get him to step aside in a 2015 byelection.

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December 7, 2016  

Ontario has been transparent on cap and trade costs, Wynne says

Costs won’t be a separate line item on energy bills because they’re considered a cost of doing business.

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November 28, 2016  

Ontario considering flexible rate electricity plans

Liberals say they want to be “technology agnostic” when they sign contracts for new electricity.

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November 2, 2016  

Two Ontario Liberals charged under Election Act

Allegations suggest the pair offered a would-be candidate a job or appointment to get him to step aside in a 2015 byelection.

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October 18, 2016  

Liberals spent $11.7M on consultants, media for hydro rebate plan, Tories say

About 137,000 of an estimated 500,000 families have been approved to get up to $50 a month taken off their hydro bills.

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October 17, 2016  

Ontario proposes new rules for bottled water companies

Stricter water taking permit requirements would include studies on the cumulative impact on local supplies.

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September 14, 2016  

CUPE sues Ontario to try to block sale of Hydro One shares

The province raised $3.2 billion from selling 30% of Hydro One so far.

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May 25, 2016  

Wynne won’t guarantee release of climate change plan before legislature rises

Leaked plan would eliminate natural gas for heating and provide handsome incentives for electric car purchases.

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May 18, 2016  

More deficits, debt coming in Ontario, financial accountability officer warns

Accumulated deficits and infrastructure plans could add $54 billion over five years to the province’s net debt.

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May 17, 2016  

Ont. Liberals won’t confirm Climate Change Action Plan details

Report suggests government would spend $3.8 billion on grants, rebates and subsidies to retrofit buildings.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
April 27, 2016  

Ontario changes EV program after Porsche buyers get $5,000 rebate

Spyder Hybrid sells for $1.1 million; only vehicles under $150,000 will be eligible for electric vehicle incentive.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
April 18, 2016  

Ont. opposition parties say corporate grants should be made public

Province defends grants as necessary to attract new business investment and expansions.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 30, 2016  

Ontario to tighten rules on corporate and union political donations: Wynne

There will also be new rules on so-called third party advertising.

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March 14, 2016  

Ontario to test guaranteed minimum income

Proponents say the program would be more efficient and less costly than existing social programs.

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March 1, 2016  

Ont. cap and trade details give big emitters four-year “holiday”

Price on carbon will be about $18 a tonne; emissions allowances to be capped at roughly 142 metric tonnes per year in 2017.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production Sustainability
February 10, 2016  

Ontario offering up to $14K in incentives to electric car buyers

For higher-end vehicles, such as Tesla’s Model S, the incentive is capped at $3,000.

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February 8, 2016  

Ontario adds 19,800 jobs in January, only province to show gains

Work remains scarce in stubborn pockets of the province, including the Windsor region.

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January 11, 2016  

OPG to announce $12.8B refurbishment of Darlington nuke reactors

Utility estimates it would need between 7.2 cents-to-8.1- cents-per-kilowatt-hour to recover the total cost of the refurbishment.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 6, 2016  

Former McGuinty aide crowdfunding legal expenses for gas plant scandal defence

Miller has been charged with breach of trust and mischief over the deletion of emails relating to the cancelled gas plants.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability
December 8, 2015  

Ontario spends $20M to build EV charging stations

Funding will come from the province’s $325 million green investment fund.

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December 4, 2015  

Bruce Power plans $13B refurbishment of six Kincardine, Ont. reactors

15-year project is delayed until 2020, an agreement that will save $1.7 billion from the Ontario government’s original plans.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 27, 2015  

Ontario projects $7.5B deficit in 2016

Province also downgrades 2015 growth expectations, dropping projected real GDP growth to 1.9% from 2.7%.

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November 26, 2015  

Ontario long-term climate strategy short on details, critics say

Five-year plan aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 15% from 1990 levels by 2020.

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November 16, 2015  

Ont. preps cap and trade system to put a price on carbon, reduce CO2

Province wants to reduce GHG emissions to 15% below 1990 levels by the year 2020.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
November 13, 2015  

Sale of 15% of Hydro One shares, special dividends net over $5B

Ontario Liberals raises about $1.8 billion from the sale; will be used to pay down stranded debt from Ontario Hydro.

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October 22, 2015  

Wynne optimistic Trudeau Liberals will work with provinces

Ontario premier says she is confident the new federal government will enhance the Canada Pension Plan.

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October 13, 2015  

Updated Hydro One prospectus estimates share price at $19 to $21

Ontario Liberals hope to raise $9 billion by selling 60% of the utility to pay down its debt and fund a $30 billion infrastructure fund.

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September 29, 2015  

Growing number of Ont. municipalities oppose Hydro One sale

More than 30% of the province’s municipalities have passed resolutions opposing the Liberal’s plans to sell the transmission utility.

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September 23, 2015  

Large employers want more clarification on Ontario pension rules

Chamber of Commerce warns the pension plan will cause almost half its members reduce their payroll or hire fewer workers.

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September 21, 2015  

Ontario takes next step to sell Hydro One

A filing prospectus values the utility’s total assets at $22.6 billion.

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September 16, 2015  

Liberals defend Hydro One sale they opposed when PCs tried it

Premier Wynne claims privatizing 60% of the utility would raise $9 billion for provincial infrastructure development.