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News Government Manufacturing General
June 12, 2018  

Ontario Tory government in waiting transitioning to power

Public servants will have costed some of the Tories’ promises and will advise what could be implemented quickly and what will take more time.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 8, 2018  

Doug Ford rides populist wave to victory in Ontario, Tories form majority

Wynne resigns leadership, Liberals one seat short of official party status.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 6, 2018  

Candidate’s plan to bid for Liberal party leadership ‘a healthy thing’: Wynne

David Henderson, a manufacturer, said he would vie for the job if he wins in his riding.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 23, 2018  

Doug Ford to release fully costed Tory platform sometime before election

Polls suggest the Progressive Conservative party is tied for popular support with the NDP.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 23, 2018  

Ontario NDP target of attacks as polls even them up with Ford Tories

Liberals drop to third place, Ford lead slipping as election hits the half-way point.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 17, 2018  

Ford gasoline tax cut may be camouflaged by rise in crude prices: experts

Consumers may not notice because gasoline prices tend to be very volatile and driven by short-term fluctuations.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 17, 2018  

Ontario leaders’ election promises vague on details

Ontario leaders’ election promises vague on details

News Government Manufacturing General
May 14, 2018  

Ontario Liberals, NDP say it’s too early to talk about forming a coalition

NDP is gaining traction in the polls, some suggesting Horwath will be the top challenger to Ford’s poll-leading Tories.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 9, 2018  

Wynne offers consistency over change in uphill battle for re-election

Pinning her hopes on a plan she says is steeped in her values and builds on her party’s achievements.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 8, 2018  

Wynne, Horwath take aim at Ford in first Ont. election debate

Set the stage for the campaign and provided the leaders an opportunity to test drive their slogans.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 25, 2018  

Ontario government understates deficit by billions: AG

Has not accurately reflected the true cost of its borrowing plan to cut hydro rates by 25%.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 19, 2018  

Wynne calls PC Leader Ford a ‘bully,’ says he’s just like Trump

Compares his words to Trump’s attacks against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 28, 2018  

Debt mounts as Ontario moves back into deficit ahead of election

Deficit of $6.7 billion as Liberals’ decision reverses a key promise to stay in the black this year.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 19, 2018  

Ontario budget to include major investments in health care: throne speech

Offered no specific numbers, hinted at measures to address the cost of child care.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 7, 2018  

Tories call Wynne’s pushback against Buy American a ‘last ditch election ploy’

Premier’s move backed by federal Liberals, panned by trade analysts.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 7, 2018  

Ontario plans Buy American retaliation: will discuss with other provinces

Planned bill would reduce procurement opportunities for states that adopt Buy American provisions.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 6, 2018  

Caroline Mulroney touts change for Ontario Tories in first campaign event

Will also support cuts in hydro rates and child care rebates if elected as the next premier.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 17, 2018  

Wynne shuffles several senior cabinet posts ahead of election

Posts held by Matthews, Sandals and Duguid have been filled with politicians who are up for re-election.

Insight Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
January 10, 2018  

Who’s the bully when it comes to minimum wage hikes?

Government generally has little or no understanding of how small businesses operate.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 28, 2017  

Wynne calls $12B in savings in PC platform ‘ridiculous’

Says efficiencies has always been code for cuts with Conservatives.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 22, 2017  

Ontario reforms labour laws, boosts minimum wage to $15 in 2019

Businesses say the increase is too fast and will lead to job losses, but reform poplar with labour.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 22, 2017  

Fight for $15 minimum wage has businesses, economists question economic impact

Research suggests mass layoffs and other detrimental effects could be part of the fallout.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 15, 2017  

Small business tax cut never promised to offset minimum wage hike: Wynne

Says the government will have to assess the impact of the wage increase as it continues to roll out.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 18, 2017  

Wynne government obscuring true financial impact of cuts to hydro bills: AG

The plan’s total cost will be $39.4 billion over 30 years, but Ontario’s net debt and future deficits won’t reflect that.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
September 25, 2017  

Ontario to spend $5.5M advertising hydro bill cuts, documents show

Opposition accuses Wynne government of using taxpayers’ money to make the Liberals look good.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 13, 2017  

Wynne denies in court she offered NDP MP a job in her cabinet

She prefers giving caucus members time to learn the system first before entering cabinet.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 6, 2017  

Trial for two Liberals on Election Act bribery charges to start in Sudbury

Poor optics for the Liberals with a vote nine months away; risk of the focus being on integrity rather than policies.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 31, 2017  

Wynne promises unspecified relief for businesses amid planned minimum wage hikes

Businesses complain a 32% increase in less than 18 months will be tough to absorb.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 31, 2017  

Wynne shuffles cabinet as Glen Murray leaves for Pembina Institute

Ontario premier dismissed suggestions his departure is related to the Liberals’ electoral prospects, which polls indicate are hurting.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
June 22, 2017  

Wynne disappointed with New York’s Buy American agreement on steel

Will advocate for Ontario to receive an exemption from the policy before it comes into effect.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 14, 2017  

Ontario offers to extend more civil service contracts past next election

For four years with 7.5% raises, to avoid contentious bargaining in the months before June 2018.

News Government General
June 6, 2017  

Wynne government wants businesses to hire more disable employees

Strategy calls for businesses with at least 20 employees to hire one disabled person.