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Friday Sep 12 | The Toronto Star

Kathleen Wynne mum on possibility of Doug Ford as Toronto mayor

Premier Kathleen Wynne won't tip her hand on how she'd deal with a potential Doug Ford mayoralty after a Friday switcheroo with his brother, the current chief magistrate. Wynne refused to deal with Mayor Rob Ford last year once city council limited his powers over a slew of scandals, but the entry of Doug Ford into the October 27 vote raises the possibility she'd have to deal with him despite previous tensions.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The London Free Press

Horwath rails against sale of government assets

Andrea Horwath leaves a meeting with Premier Dalton McGuinty at Queen's Park in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2012. MICHAEL PEAKE/TORONTO SUN The provincial government is looking to maximize profits from Ontario Power Generation , Hydro One, the LCBO and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission - all publicly-owned entities - but Horwath vowed she will fight any attempt to sell off major public assets.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Toronto Star

Apology to Dalton McGuinty hints at more 'fessing up: Cohn

A stunning front page apology to Dalton McGuinty in Friday's Ottawa Citizen reminds us that in the world of journalism and politics, everyone is fallible. And malleable.

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CBC News

What does the future hold for Ontario teachers?

The stakes are high for Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Education Minister Liz Sandals as they negotiate a new contract with teachers and try to avoid the kind of strike that has closed classrooms in B.C. A commentator with decades of experience covering Queen's Park, Robert Fisher writes about Ontario politics for CBC.ca. He is an award-winning broadcast journalist with more than 30 years of experience in public and private radio and television.

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The Toronto Star

Ontario aims to get Bell, Rogers to bid on lotto takeover

The cash-strapped provincial government is banking on a bidding war between Canada's largest telecommunications companies for its lucrative lottery business. Ontario Lottery and Gaming on Monday is to announce the next stage of the sell-off of its $1.3-billion-a-year lotto ticket trade.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Now Toronto

Rob Ford misrepresents role in Eglinton Crosstown

But it seems that in the course of unleashing that grand deception on the public , the mayor also slipped in a smaller but equally brazen untruth. In what appears to be a fresh attempt to mislead voters, during his subway announcement on Wednesday Ford tried to take credit for the decision to build the section of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT between Keele and Laird below ground.

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Canada.com

Too much information shielded from citizens: commissioner

TORONTO, ONTARIO: JUNE 25, 2013-- GAS PLANT -- Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Dr. Ann Cavoukian speaks at the Gas Plant cancellation hearings at Queen's Park in Toronto, Tuesday June 25, 2013. [Peter J. Thompson/National Post] [For National story Christie Blatchford/National] Politicians and bureaucrats are abusing loopholes in access-to-information laws to keep public information from the public, Ontario's information and privacy commissioner says in her latest report.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The London Free Press

Ontario 'recommits' to cutting child poverty

After failing to meet their own child poverty reduction strategy - and blaming it on the Stephen Harper government and the economy - the Ontario Liberals are now pledging to eradicate homelessness.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Lamphier: Students, here are some lessons you won't learn at school

Since I was a kid, I've always felt that the real calendar year starts on the Tuesday after Labour Day weekend, not Jan. 1st.

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InsideHalton.com

Toronto Star's View: Tackle Ontario's math deficit

Fresh from "math camp," 150 teachers in Peel region are returning to classroom this week, determined to improve student numeracy in the country's second largest school board.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Canada.com

Reevely: Solution to premiers' health-spending woes is in their own hands

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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Canada.com

Kathleen Wynne Robert Ghiz

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and Prince Edward Island Premier Robert Ghiz shake hands at the closing news conference of the annual Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown on Friday, August 29, 2014.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Premier will watch New Brunswick election results closely

As New Brunswick voters get ready for the pitter-patter of politicians on their doorstep, P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz will likely be watching the campaign closely.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Premier of Ontario

Quebec and Ontario Partner to Strengthen Central Canada's Economy

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met today and announced their commitment to reinvigorate and strengthen the relationship between the two provinces in order to reinforce regional partnership in central Canada.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Canada.com

Reevely: Sousa rejects call to break up LCBO and Beer Store monopolies

TORONTO, ON: FEBRUARY 13, 2012 -- A man enters the LCBO store located at 2 Cooper Street, near Yonge and Queens Quay, close to the Liquor Control Board of Ontario headquarters at 55 Lakeshore Blvd East in Toronto, Monday afternoon, February 13, 2012.

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Canada.com

Reevely: Sousa rejects call to break up LCBO and Beer Store monopolies

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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CFRB

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Premier Dad, and now Premier Mom, know what's best for us. Only a $25 per hour cashier at the LCBO can save our kids from turning into drunks because those greedy convenience store owners will sell to anyone .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Canada.com

Twenty years of security threats to politicians

Former Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien, left, and his wife Aline Chretien walk into a the room during his 80th birthday and marking 50 years in public service in Toronto on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

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