Ontario

The World – Hundreds Of NYC Subway Cars Being Pulled From Service Due To Malfunctioning Doors

Hundreds Of NYC Subway Doors Are Being Pulled From Service Due To Malfunctions As many New Yorkers already know, nothing exemplifies government efficiency better than Manhattan’s Metro Transportation Authority. Complaining about it is part of what being a New York resident is all about – just ask the Wall Street Journal’s Charley Grant, who takes to […]

Ontario – Teachers To Challenge Pay Caps

Teachers to challenge pay cap in court Four unions representing hundreds of thousands of Ontario teachers and educators have launched a court challenge of the Doug Ford government’s 1% annual cap on pay and benefit increases. The four union leaders said they are fighting to protect the Constitutional right of their members to free collective […]

Ontario – Only The Ontario Government Can Screw Up Something As Lucrative As Marijuana

Disastrous cannabis rollout cost Ontario $325 million compared to Alberta: analyst The Cannalysts, an independent analysis firm, released data this week showing that if Ontario had followed Alberta’s model, the province would have stimulated an extra $325 million in economic activity. On a yearly basis, the analysis notes, the province is missing out on around […]

Ontario – Gravelle Calls For More Canadian Content In Mass Transit Vehicles

Gravelle calls for more Canadian content in mass transit vehicles MPP Michael Gravelle hopes his new private member’s bill, which lays out rules for Canadian content in mass transit vehicles purchased by Canadian public transportation companies, will help Thunder Bay’s Bombardier plant. Gravelle introduced the bill Monday at Queen’s Park. The bill calls for a […]

Ontario – Ford Motor Company Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs

Ford Motor Company is cutting hundreds of jobs at its Oakville, Ont., assembly plant, with layoffs set to begin in the new year. The company confirmed Monday that it is ending production of its Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT models at the facility, resulting in a loss of 450 positions starting in February 2020. A spokesperson […]

Ontario -The Government Created The Student Loan Bubble

I know the article deals with American colleges and universities and American student loan debt. I feel that the idea behind the article rings true for Canadian colleges and universities and Canadian student loan debt. The Government Created the Student Loan Bubble During a recent podcast, Peter Schiff talked about the student loan debacle. In […]

Ontario – U Of O Students Prepare To Sit Year Out Due To OSAP Cuts

U of O students prepare to sit year out due to OSAP cuts As the university year gets underway, the consequences of the cut to Ontario’s student grant and loan program are becoming clear — particularly for students from low-income families. A number of University of Ottawa students say they’ve had to alter their course loads because of the […]

Ontario – Ontario Waived Resolute’s Repayment Of $23 Million For Fort Frances Mill Project

Ontario waived Resolute’s repayment of $23 million for Fort Frances mill project A town councillor in Fort Frances wants the provincial government to reveal the details of an agreement the previous Liberal government struck with Resolute Forest Products. Douglas Judson has written current Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski requesting a copy of an agreement in […]

Ontario – New Polls Leaves Ford With Question

New poll leaves Ford with question Honeymoon? What honeymoon? One year after his election, Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s approval has dropped steadily by 11 percentage points since his June 2018 election when he won 40% of the popular vote. A new public opinion poll provided exclusively to the Sun shows Ford today has the approval […]

Ontario – The Game Of Political Budget Chess

Ontario Premier Doug Ford cancelling retroactive cuts to municipalities In the face of growing public opposition and sagging poll numbers, Ontario Premier Doug Ford cancelled retroactive cuts to municipalities for this year, setting the stage for a battle over next year’s funding. The decision prevents municipalities having to find hundreds of millions of dollars in […]