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  1. Ontario reaches organ donation milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | InsideHalton.com

    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.


  2. Liberals propose lower donation capRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | InsideHalton.com

    Ontario's Liberal government is suggesting further lowering a cap on political donations in its election finance reform bill, but doesn't appear to be considering a ban on cash-for-access fundraisers. The Liberals introduced the legislation amid allegations they were selling access to cabinet ministers at high-priced dinners and receptions, though they denied that attendees at those functions influenced government decisions.


  3. Virgin Mobile launches home Wi-Fi in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | InsideHalton.com

    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

  4. Ontario pays for Canada Pension Plan adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | InsideHalton.com

    Ontario's Liberal government is defending a publicly funded ad that promotes an agreement to enhance the Canada Pension Plan - a federal program. The radio advertisement says, "Ontario has been working to help close the retirement savings gap" and "the improved CPP would help close the gap and strengthen retirement security for working Canadians."


  5. Ontario considers more gender changes for IDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | InsideHalton.com

    Ontario is considering more changes to the collection and display of gender information on government documents, not long after announcing gender-neutral driver's licences and health cards. Public consultations launched earlier this month look at how gender information is treated on government forms and identification documents, including birth and marriage certificates.


  6. Household incomes over $100K needed for homebuyers in PeelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | InsideHalton.com

    Ontarians can still offer the provincial government input on the review of the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and the Tarion Warranty Corporation.


  7. New pilot program brings acquired brain injury day services to OakvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | InsideHalton.com

    Nearly half a million Ontarians are living with a brain injury, with 18,000 new cases added annually, according to the Ontario Brain Injury Association. Acquired brain injury is 15 times more common than spinal cord injury, 30 times more common than breast cancer and 400 times more common than HIV/AIDS, it states.


  8. Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Arnott fights for better Internet accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | InsideHalton.com

    Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott is welcoming news that the Federal and Provincial Governments are finally partnering to expand access to high-speed internet in southwestern Ontario. On July 26, the Ontario Government announced that it is partnering with the Government of Canada to expand access to broadband internet in southwestern Ontario by delivering fibre optic coverage to over 300 communities.


  9. Halton chambers of commerce host Ontario finance ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    With a focus on jobs and growth that build opportunity and security, the Liberals have laid out a "responsible path to balance", said Charles Sousa in a breakfast speech to the Burlington, Oakville and Milton Chambers of Commerce yesterday at the Burlington Convention Centre. "Growth today cannot come at the expense of tomorrow so we're following and achieving our path to balance.


  10. Ontario debt to hit $350 billion by 2020-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    Ontario's financial watchdog warns the province's net debt will grow by another $50 billion to $350 billion in the next four years. The Financial Accountability Office says 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.


  11. Electric vehicle charging station coming to MiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    Last week, the Ontario government announced the expansion of its electric vehicle charging station network. The Province is working with 24 public and private sector partners to build close to 500 electric vehicle charging stations at over 250 locations. 1 comment

  12. Action Line: Cash Store customers to share $10-million settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    The payday cash advances were instant, but recovering the money consumers overpaid in interest and administration fees has taken years. It's estimated that as many as 100,000 Canadians - the majority of them Ontarians - overpaid when borrowing from Cash Store Financial after Sept.


  13. Province aims to boost support for low-income residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    As community and social services minister since 2014, Jaczek is determined to create only winners as she carries out her mandate to improve income security for vulnerable Ontarians, including almost 1 million living on social assistance. "I said as long as I'm here, there are no losers," she says, explaining the marching orders she has given to ministry bureaucrats.


  14. Canadians fish for free July 2 to July 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    Family Fishing Week will run from July 2 to July 10 in 2016. The celebration means Canadians are able to fish without having a license.


  15. Halton MPP's role as associate minister no longer needed, says PremierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    Premier Kathleen Wynne says Halton MPP Indira Naidoo-Harris's role as an associate minister overseeing the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan will no longer be needed now that the Canada Pension Plan is being enhanced. In light of the pension overhaul at the national level, the Province has decided to call off its plans to roll out an ORPP. 1 comment

  16. Queen's Park gearing up for legalized weed salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to allow recreational cannabis use as early as next year, Queen's Park has begun work on how distribution and retailing will eventually be handled. Finance Minister Charles Sousa says a working group has been struck comprised of bureaucrats from his department, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of the Attorney General.


  17. LCBO sales hit a record $5.57BRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    Champagne corks are popping at the LCBO after the provincial booze giant's record $5.57 billion in sales last year. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario announced Monday its sales were up 6.8 per cent , enabling it to deliver a $1.94-billion "dividend" to Queen's Park, $130 million more than in 2014-15.


  18. Pan Am Games $342M over budget: auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    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.


  19. New Ontario accessibility rules inadequate: criticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    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.


  20. Climate ad would violate old rules: auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    Ontario's auditor general says that a new government ad promoting an upcoming climate change plan would have been banned under the old advertising rules that the Liberals changed last year. Bonnie Lysyk had warned when the rule change was announced that it would reduce her office to a rubber stamp, even when she felt ads were partisan, and she says now that indeed is the case.


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