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Money coming to Belleville, Ont., for overdose crisis, Premier Ford says

Money coming to Belleville, Ont., for overdose crisis, Premier Ford says

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — An eastern Ontario city dealing with an acute overdose crisis will soon be getting provincial funding, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday while also pledging to discuss longer-term solutions for the community.
Ford says Bill 124 repeal comes amid high cost of living

Ford says Bill 124 repeal comes amid high cost of living

Ontario Premier Doug Ford expressed frustration Tuesday with an Appeal Court ruling that declared his public sector wage-restraint law unconstitutional, but said he has agreed to repeal it amid a high cost of living.
Tuition increases ruled out as a way to help post-secondary finances, Ford says

Tuition increases ruled out as a way to help post-secondary finances, Ford says

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford has completely ruled out tuition fee increases as a way to ease financial struggles faced by the province's colleges and universities.
Thirteen men charged after human trafficking investigation in Niagara Falls, Ont.

Thirteen men charged after human trafficking investigation in Niagara Falls, Ont.

A total of 13 men have been arrested and charged after a human trafficking investigation in Niagara Falls, Ont.
Ford uses announcement of carbon tax referendum bill to take digs at Bonnie Crombie

Ford uses announcement of carbon tax referendum bill to take digs at Bonnie Crombie

Ontario plans to introduce a law requiring any future government to put a new provincial carbon pricing program to a referendum, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday while using the opportunity to take shots at the new Liberal leader.
Ontario making licence plate renewals automatic, Ford says

Ontario making licence plate renewals automatic, Ford says

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Drivers in Ontario will soon no longer need to renew their licence plates, as the government is moving to an automatic system.
Two people dead after falling through ice on eastern Ontario lake

Two people dead after falling through ice on eastern Ontario lake

CHARLESTON LAKE, ONT. — Two people who were reported missing after falling through ice on a lake in eastern Ontario have been confirmed dead.
Ontario to repeal wage-cap law after loss in Appeal Court

Ontario to repeal wage-cap law after loss in Appeal Court

TORONTO — Hours after the province's highest court ruled an Ontario wage-restraint law unconstitutional, Premier Doug Ford's government announced Monday that it would repeal the controversial bill in its entirety.
Ontario projecting $4.5B deficit this year in third-quarter finances

Ontario projecting $4.5B deficit this year in third-quarter finances

TORONTO — Ontario is projecting that it will end this fiscal year with a $4.5-billion deficit, while also so far hanging onto a large contingency fund.
Belleville seeks money from province to establish detox centre, new community hub

Belleville seeks money from province to establish detox centre, new community hub

After declaring a state of emergency over an ongoing drugs crisis last week, the mayor of Belleville, Ont.