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  1. Quiet departure in keeping with Harper's characterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    Like so much of Stephen Harper's last years in politics, his final resignation as member of Parliament for Calgary Heritage was surprising only for a moment. Once it happened, it perfectly fit an extended pattern of behaviour.

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  2. Mayors must stop water diversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Chronicle-Journal

    If the eight U.S. states adjoining the Great Lakes go ahead with a plan to allow Waukesha, Wis., population 70,000, to divert water from Lake Michigan, the small city could pose a big threat to the future of the Great Lakes. Waukesha recently became the first city outside of the Great Lakes Basin to get permission to draw from the freshwater bodies. 2 comments

  3. PC leader tours NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Whether it's energy, health care or justice, Northern Ontario is on a substandard level compared to the rest of the province, charges the Official Opposition leader. That was an allegation levelled Tuesday by Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown, who is in the middle of a tour of Northwestern Ontario.

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  4. City with giant heart donates oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Thunder Bay is one of the top municipalities in the province when it comes to organ donation though the rest of Northwestern Ontario lags behind. On Tuesday, the Trillium Gift of Life Network announced 30 per cent of Ontarians had signed up to be an end of life organ and tissue donor.

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  5. 1 in 3 registered as organ donors in Ontario, Crown agency saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Chronicle-Journal

    It says eight communities in Ontario have 50 per cent of residents registered as donors, all in central and northern Ontario. And in the 2015-16 fiscal year, more than 340,000 Ontarians registered as donors, which the agency says is the highest number ever recorded in one year.

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  6. Virgin Mobile launches home Internet in Ontario starting at $50 per monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Customers who fall within Virgin's coverage map in the province can sign up for a 300 GB plan for $50 per month or an unlimited plan for $65 per month. The company says both plans have no activation or installation fees. 1 comment

  7. Gender neutral documents - won't erase barriers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Chronicle-Journal

    The province is taking steps to make government documents more gender neutral, but the director of communications for Thunder Pride believes there's a bigger picture at play. Earlier this summer, the Ontario government announcement changes on how gender and sex information was displayed on government documents.

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  8. All Canadians owe the Montagues a debt of gratitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Bruce and Donna Montague's 10-year fight to save their home from the Government of Ontario is finally over. They have accepted a settlement and the Honourable Mr. Justice Shaw of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice completely dismissed the civil forfeiture action against their home.

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  9. Holdup in bridge reports questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Ontario's opposition parties are demanding the release of expert reports into the $106-million Nipigon River Bridge, which failed last January less than two months after it opened. The steel decking on the bridge lifted about 60 centimetres, causing a 24-hour closure of the east-west link on the Trans-Canada Highway and forcing about 1,300 trucks a day to detour for several weeks.

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  10. Financial watchdog warns Ontario's debt will grow to $350 billion in four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Ontario's financial watchdog warns the province's net debt will grow by another $50 billion to $350 billion in the next four years, and predicts a return to deficit budgets even if the books are balanced next year. The Financial Accountability Office said Tuesday that the net debt will keep growing largely because of the Liberal government's $160-billion, 12-year plan to invest in infrastructure and public transit projects.

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  11. Ontario being overly generous with discounted hydro stock for First NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ONTARIO'S First Nations have been given such a gift in the form of loans to buy discounted Hydro One stock it is a wonder they say they may need two years to decide whether to accept. In a move that seems at odds with its intention to raise as much as it can to pay down hydro debt and pay for infrastructure renewal, the provincial government this week said it will loan First Nations up to $268 million to buy up to 15 million shares at $18 per share. 1 comment

  12. Northwest charging up for electric vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    The stations are to be fully operational by next March under a $20-million plan to encourage more motorists to purchase smog-free EVs without worrying about a shortage of places to power up, the province announced Wednesday. Thunder Bay Nissan dealer general manager Marcus Luft said his salespeople continue to sell a "handful" of EVs every year.

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  13. Ontario building nearly 500 electric vehicle charging stations across provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Ontario is building nearly 500 electric vehicle charging stations across the province with hopes they will encourage more residents to use electric vehicles. The provincial government says the network of public stations will help address "range anxiety" among electric car drivers who may be concerned about the distance their vehicles can travel compared to traditional vehicles.

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  14. Ontario won't release cause of Nipigon Bridge failure until the fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Two reports on a bridge failure in northern Ontario that severed the critical Trans-Canada Highway link between Eastern and Western Canada are in provincial government hands, but won't be made public until the fall. The steel decking on the newly constructed Nipigon River Bridge lifted about 60 centimetres on Jan. 10, forcing a 24-hour closure of the bridge, which is crossed daily by about 1,300 trucks, carrying an estimated $100 million worth of goods.

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  15. Wilderness Discovery petition ignoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    At this time last year, a petition was hand-delivered to Premier Kathleen Wynne and MPPs Michael Gravelle and Bill Mauro. More than 29,000 petitioners demanded the Ontario government designate a small, 2.5-hectare parcel of publicly-owned Crown land as permanently protected for use by citizens with disabilities.

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  16. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Ontarians drank billions of dollars of booze last year, with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario reporting record sales of $5.57 billion. The LCBO says it marks the 21st straight year of record sales and that a $1.9-billion dividend was transferred to the Ontario government.

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  17. Wynne sets her sights long term; experts call it a risky strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne dreams of a rosy future of cleaner air, pensions for all and billions of dollars of gleaming new infrastructure. But she is now halfway through her mandate, and her hopes of re-election in 2018 may depend on voters sharing her long-term view.

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  18. Environmentalists, car makers applaud Ontario's $8.3-billion climate change planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Ontario's climate change action plan, which will provide billions of dollars in subsidies and incentives to businesses and homeowners, was greeted with cautious optimism Wednesday by environmentalists and businesses. The province will spend up to $8.3 billion on a range of programs to encourage people and companies to switch to more energy-efficient heating systems, buy electric or hybrid cars, convert big trucks to natural gas, add more bio-fuel to gasoline, and help the agriculture and industrial sectors adopt low carbon technologies.

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  19. Pan Am Games $342M over budget: Ontario auditor generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Ontario's auditor general says last summer's Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto came in $342 million over budget, but the province still paid more than $5 million in performance bonuses. Officials had said spending for the Games was within the $2.4-billion budget, but Bonnie Lysyk's audit found that the total cost was about $2.5 billion.

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  20. New Ontario customer service accessibility rules inadequate, advocacy group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Coming changes to the rules governing accessible customer service in Ontario are being decried as inadequate by at least one group representing the clientele the regulations are meant to help. They argue that changes increasing the number of workers requiring accessibility training, and expanding the number of professionals authorized to vouch for the need for a service animal, do little to directly impact the lives of people with disabilities.

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