Conservative leadership race: party members favor Poilievre, Canadians like Charest: poll

Conservative leadership race: party members favor Poilievre, Canadians like Charest: poll

Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:42AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:42AM EDT OTTAWA — Ontario MP Pierre Poilievre remains the heavy favorite to be the next Conservative party leader but he trails opponent Jean Charest for support among Canadians as a whole. A new Leger poll conducted … Read more

Ontario parents to get direct payments in 2022 budget

Ontario parents to get direct payments in 2022 budget

Some parents may get direct payments from the Ontario government yet again this year. The payments, which were previously not included in the 2022 budget, were first mentioned in the government’s throne speech on Tuesday afternoon. Speaking in the legislature, Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell said that when the budget is re-introduced, it will include an additional … Read more

Five per cent increase in ODSP funding to be available in September

Five per cent increase in ODSP funding to be available in September

The Progressive Conservative government has said that recipients of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) will start receiving their five per cent increases in September. As part of his re-election campaign—and to keep up with his opponents who were all committing to a drastic increase in ODSP payments–Premier Doug Ford promised a five per cent … Read more

Newmarket man wanted for first-degree murder after Toronto woman fatally shot

Newmarket man wanted for first-degree murder after Toronto woman fatally shot

A 23-year-old Newmarket man is wanted for first-degree murder following a homicide in that city last month. On July 29, at about 1:30 am, York Regional Police were called to a home near Prospect and Gorham streets for a report of an injured person. At the scene, officers found a 22-year-old woman with life-threatening injuries. … Read more

‘Train surfer’ from infamous video speaks about his stunts

‘Train surfer’ from infamous video speaks about his stunts

He’s been called an “idiot” and a “reckless adrenaline junkie” whose sky-high stunts have him knocking on death’s door. Now, the man who claims to be one of the people seen “surfing” on the roof of a moving subway train in Toronto is speaking out about his stunts and the looming threat of a police … Read more

Police identify man found with fatal gunshot wounds outside Toronto club

Police identify man found with fatal gunshot wounds outside Toronto club

Police have identified a man who was fatally gunned down at a social club in Toronto early Tuesday morning. Emergency crews responded to a shooting in the area of ​​Lawrence Avenue and Weston Road just before 3:30 am Two victims were located with gunshot wounds outside the club, police said. One victim was pronounced dead … Read more

Motorcycle-riding suspect allegedly robs 12 GTA gas stations, fast food joints

Motorcycle-riding suspect allegedly robs 12 GTA gas stations, fast food joints

Police from several jurisdictions are working to identify and apprehend a motorcyclist who allegedly committed more than a dozen armed robberies across the GTA in recent weeks. The incidents happened between July 13 and Aug. 5 and usually targeted gas stations and fast food restaurants. Investigators said the suspect typically enters a business, brandishes a … Read more

Southern Ontario hospital says it has to close emergency room again

Southern Ontario hospital says it has to close emergency room again

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, August 9, 2022 9:32AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, August 9, 2022 9:32AM EDT A hospital in southwestern Ontario will see another temporary closure of its emergency department due to ongoing staffing shortages. In a news release, the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance says Clinton Public Hospital will be closed on Thursday, … Read more

One dead and two injured in major crash on Toronto-Vaughan border

One dead and two injured in major crash on Toronto-Vaughan border

One person is dead and two others are in serious condition after a two-vehicle collision on the border between Toronto and Vaughan on Tuesday morning. Emergency crews were called to Steeles Avenue West and Bathurst Street at 5:29 am for a report of a two-vehicle crash. One person was pronounced dead, paramedics said, while two … Read more

What did Doug Ford promise in the 2022 Ontario budget

What did Doug Ford promise in the 2022 Ontario budget

The Progressive Conservatives are set to re-table their 2022 budget today, nearly three months after it was presented to Ontarians. The 268-page document was first tabled in late April, but before any debate or discussion could take place, the legislature was adjourned so that MPPs could campaign for the June election. The budget then became … Read more