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Toronto planning to hire private security to prevent encampments in parks

Toronto planning to hire private security to prevent encampments in parks

TORONTO — The City of Toronto is planning to hire private security guards to monitor certain parks and prevent large homeless encampments from cropping up as they did earlier in the pandemic.
Doug Ford says he supports Lecce after candidate apologizes for frat 'slave auction'

Doug Ford says he supports Lecce after candidate apologizes for frat 'slave auction'

KITCHENER, Ont.
Where the Ontario leaders are on the campaign trail for May 12

Where the Ontario leaders are on the campaign trail for May 12

Here's where the leaders of Ontario's main political parties are today: ____ Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford Kitchener : Makes an announcement. 9:30 a.m. ____ NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Paris: Announces details of mental health plan. 9:15 a.
Ontario party leaders stopping across southern Ontario today

Ontario party leaders stopping across southern Ontario today

Ontario's main party leaders are making stops across southern Ontario today as they campaign for votes. Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford is set to make an announcement in Kitchener, then head west to London and the Windsor area.

Ontario Liberals drop candidate over scientifically baseless views on homosexuality

The Ontario Liberals have dropped a candidate who published a book detailing scientifically baseless views on homosexuality.
Ontario Liberals promise $1B to clear surgery backlog from pandemic

Ontario Liberals promise $1B to clear surgery backlog from pandemic

TORONTO — The Ontario Liberals would put $1 billion over two years toward clearing an overwhelming surgical backlog – a pledge that's part of all three major parties' election platforms.
Ontario NDP promises to lower auto insurance rates by 40 per cent if elected

Ontario NDP promises to lower auto insurance rates by 40 per cent if elected

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Ontario's New Democrats would lower auto insurance rates by 40 per cent if elected next month, leader Andrea Horwath said Wednesday.
Ontario Tory candidate Stephen Lecce apologizes after 'slave auction' report

Ontario Tory candidate Stephen Lecce apologizes after 'slave auction' report

TORONTO — Progressive Conservative candidate Stephen Lecce apologized Wednesday in the wake of a published report about a so-called slave auction during his time as a fraternity leader in university.

Ontario reports 29 new COVID-19 deaths, slight decrease in hospitalizations

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 29 new deaths linked to COVID-19 today, after reporting 19 new deaths on Tuesday. The province says there are 1,528 people hospitalized with the virus, down from 1,555 the previous day.
Where the Ontario leaders are on the campaign trail for May 11

Where the Ontario leaders are on the campaign trail for May 11

Here's where the leaders of Ontario's main political parties are today: ____ Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford No scheduled public events. ____ NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Brampton: Announces plan to put money back in drivers' pockets. 9:30 a.