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  1. Wynne denies ad campaign promoting Ontario Pension Plan was stealth electioneeringRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said her giovernment had no idea that the federal election was going to be called as early as it was and that the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan is a big piece of her government's plan and so it is going to let people know about it. Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending almost $600,000 spent on Ontario Retirement Pension Plan ads during last year's federal election as a coincidence.

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  2. Ex-Ontario premier's aides gas plant scandal hearing adjourned to Feb 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Toronto Star

    Police alleged in documents that David Livingston and Laura Miller hired Peter Faist to erase about 20 hard drives in premier's office Laura Miller is facing charges related to an Ontario government scandal over the cancellation of gas plants. Police say Miller's partner, Peter Faist was hired to wipe clean hard drives in former Premier Dalton McGuinty's office.

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  3. Wynne says young workers will be biggest beneficiaries of Ontario pension planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Toronto Star

    Premier Kathleen Wynne dusted off her pension sales pitch Tuesday, saying people entering the workforce will be the biggest beneficiaries in an era with fewer and fewer company retirement plans. “The working world has changed,” the premier said at an east-end coffee shop as her government released more details - these included survivor benefits and a clearer definition of which employees qualify - on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan as first reported by the Star .

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  4. Why our outdated pension plans need a fix now: CohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Toronto Star

    One year before its scheduled launch, the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan is leaving the CPP station. And leaving the other provinces behind.

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  5. Kathleen Wynne heads to India to boost tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Toronto Star

    India - where Premier Kathleen Wynne and a throng of ministers, MPPs, aides, academics, municipal and business leaders are headed this week - is top of mind at Queen's Park . The Star has learned Wynne will meet popular Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in a bid to boost trade relations with Ontario.

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  6. Police facing 'biggest transformation' in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Toronto Star

    The vows of public officials to change the way Toronto is policed follow an unparalleled period of turmoil for the thin blue line in this city. Criticism over carding and racial profiling, lingering resentment over heavy-handed tactics during the G20 Summit and a series of violent police interactions with vulnerable people have fuelled public distrust.

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  7. 16 Ontario Goodwill stores shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Toronto Star

    Donors attempting to dropping off clothes and other household goods at the Richmond St. store find a "closed" sign in the window. A small crude hand-written notice pinned to the front window of a Goodwill store in downtown Toronto was the harbinger of worse things to come later in the day. 1 comment

  8. Why cheap hydro was too good to be true: CohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | The Toronto Star

    But here's an inconveniently powerful truth about power rates: We may be suffering from hydro hysteria - and electricity amnesia. Yes, prices are going up faster than in recent memory.

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  9. Ontario taxpayers give their two cents' worth on crafting spring budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | The Toronto Star

    From tax credits for sex toys to ending taxpayer funding of Catholic schools and raising sin taxes, Ontarians are having their say online and in person about what should be in Finance Minister Charles Sousa's spring budget. Sousa on Tuesday launched public consultations on the upcoming fiscal blueprint, welcoming some ideas and shooting down others as the province strives to eliminate the $7.5-billion deficit within two years.

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  10. Kathleen Wynne backs Bill Blair to spearhead marijuana legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Toronto Star

    Premier Kathleen Wynne said she is pleased Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked former Toronto police chief Bill Blair , now Scarborough Southwest MP, to lead the marijuana legalization efforts. “I have a lot of respect for Bill Blair.

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  11. Ontario pension plan will launch in 2017 regardless of CPP changes, Kathleen Wynne saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Toronto Star

    "We're . . . not going to stop implementing the because we cannot guarantee what the outcome will be," Wynne told the Star, referring to talks between Canada's finance ministers in June and December.

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  12. Ontarians are a happy lot, says Forum Research pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | The Toronto Star

    Since at least the time of Aristotle, the desire for happiness - a state of mind characterized by contentment, satisfaction, pleasure or joy - has been deemed the central driver of human conduct. As 2016 dawns, a Forum Research poll commissioned by the Star suggests 63 per cent of Ontario adults are extremely or very happy with their lives.

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  13. Poll shows sports fans warmed up to Blue Jays but coldly indifferent to ArgosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Tyler Richard is a die-hard Argos fan who lives in Calgary. A year-end poll shows Ontario sports fans remain largely indifferent to the Argos.

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  14. How Ontario is changing in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Just as the Christmas bills are rolling in, Ontarians will be getting another jolt as the provincial government scraps a 10-per-cent rebate on electricity costs starting Jan. 1. There will also be help for low-income households needing assistance on hydro costs, as the Ontario Clean Energy Benefit, which saved consumers an average of $17 monthly, comes to an end. “It's always bad timing,” Progressive Conservative MPP John Yakabuski, his party's energy critic, said of the increased cost for most ratepayers, which will be offset slightly by an end to a smaller charge for the debt of the former Ontario Hydro.

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  15. More young adults in Ontario would smoke pot if feds legalized drug: PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    More young adults in Ontario say they would smoke marijuana if the federal government legalizes the drug, according to a new public opinion poll. The provincewide survey, released exclusively to the Star by Forum Research, found that 29 per cent of respondents aged 18 to 34 reported using weed in the past year.

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  16. 50 clinics across Ontario to offer subsidized fertility treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Women in Ontario will be able to get government-funded fertility treatments in 50 clinics across the province, starting today. The province made the announcement on Monday after a recent Star investigation found that the province's $50-million a year infertility program was being run with little direction, forcing clinics to run lotteries to accommodate demand for the program and patients onto long wait lists.

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  17. Ontarians urged to help province pay off its debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Former premier Mike Harris, a Progressive Conservative, created the Ontario Opportunities Fund to pay down debt that skyrocketed through five years of NDP rule under his predecessor Bob Rae, while a recession ravaged the province. “It's an unusual thing for someone to do, but I would encourage any Ontarian who wants to make a contribution to feel free to do so,” said Deb Matthews, deputy premier to Kathleen Wynne and chair of the government's treasury board.

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  18. Doctors seek input in Ontario's health-care overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    The Ontario Medical Association is considered about the rapid timeline involved in Health Minister Eric Hoskins' proposed overhaul of Ontario's health-care system, which involves among other things eliminating Community Care Access Centres in favour of regionally centralized Local Health Integration Networks. Ontario doctors are concerned the province will push ahead with a new plan to overhaul its “unco-ordinated,” $50-billion health-care system before physicians can get a deeper read of the proposals.

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  19. The plan to reboot health care, home care in Ontario: CohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Facing the biggest overhaul in a generation, Ontario's “fragmented” $50-billion health-care system will finally bring family doctors under closer control while blowing up its broken home-care network. Queen's Park is unveiling long-awaited proposals Thursday to streamline the way elderly and recovering patients receive care in their homes, winding down the controversial Community Care Access Centres that have become a lightning rod for complaints in recent years.

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  20. Thousands of Ontario businesses missing accessibility deadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Thousands of Ontario businesses have missed deadlines aimed at making the province accessible by 2025, but the government isn't using all its resources to crack down on them. Some 65 per cent of businesses with at least 20 employees did not file mandatory accessibility reports due in 2012, provincial documents disclosed to a disability advocacy organization through a freedom of information request revealed.

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