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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.
Ontario party leaders square off at first debate of election campaign

Ontario party leaders square off at first debate of election campaign

Health-care, housing and highways were the major topics Ontario's main political party leaders sparred over on Tuesday as they squared off for the first time during the campaign in a debate about northern issues.
Toronto's SickKids hospital reports seven probable cases of mystery liver disease

Toronto's SickKids hospital reports seven probable cases of mystery liver disease

Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children says it has identified seven probable cases of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin. The research and pediatric hospital, also known as SickKids, says the mysterious cases were identified between Oct.
Promise tracker: What the Ontario parties are pitching on the campaign trail

Promise tracker: What the Ontario parties are pitching on the campaign trail

A running list of election promises announced by the Progressive Conservatives, NDP, Liberals and Greens in Ontario since late March: Progressive Conservatives May 9: Increase disability support payment rates by five per cent and introduce legislatio

RCMP officer charged with human trafficking, animal cruelty

A 44-year-old RCMP officer from Georgina, Ont., has been charged with several criminal charges including human trafficking and animal cruelty offences. The RCMP say the constable was arrested and suspended with pay.