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Wynne says Hydro Cost Hikes “worth it”

OTTAWA – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says the soaring energy bills in the province are “worth the cost” if it means the air is cleaner. Read more...

Liberals promise to remove Ontario portion of HST from hydro bills

Ontario home owners, farmers and small businesses will get some relief from soaring electricity prices starting in January when the provincial portion of the harmonized sales tax is removed from hydro bills. Read more...

Ontario legislature to prorogue; throne speech Monday

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is proroguing the legislature so that her government can deliver a new throne speech Monday. Read more...

Ontario Liberals reverse course, say they will ban all MPP fundraising

Ontario Liberals now say they want to ban all elected provincial politicians from attending fundraisers, after months of criticism over their so-called cash-for-access events. Read more...

Ontario spent $44M to prepare for jail strike that never happened

TORONTO - Ontario spent more than $44 million preparing for a correctional strike that never happened, The Canadian Press has learned. Read more...

Enbridge customers to get break on gas bill of 7 per cent; about $63 a year

TORONTO -- Residential customers who buy from Enbridge Gas Distribution will be getting a break on their natural gas bill. Read more...

Ontario Liberals won't confirm published details of Climate Change Action Plan

Ontario's environment minister insists the province won't eliminate natural gas for home heating as part of an ambitious plan to fight climate change that will soon be released. Read more...

Ontario Liberals say sexual harassment complainants are free to speak out

TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals are denying suggestions that a woman who accused a now-former member of the legislature of workplace sexual harassment is prevented from speaking out about it. Read more...

Ontario Energy Board approves natural gas rate changes

TORONTO - The Ontario Energy Board has approved new rates for several natural gas companies and while some customers will see their bills rise, the changes will mean cheaper home heating for others. Read more...

Education minister insists teacher deals are 'net zero' despite extra $300M cost

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government insisted Wednesday that despite a $300-million price tag to set up new benefit trusts for teachers, their recent contracts are ``net zero.'' Read more...