The government will announce how it intends to raise the billions of dollars needed for public transit in the spring budget
The Canadian Press has learned the Liberals will introduce the bill to avoid an automatic pay increase for MPPs of five to six per cent that would kick in April 1
Less than a year after being sworn-in as premier, Kathleen Wynne is in no rush for a general election
Amid cries of corporate welfare, Premier Kathleen Wynne signed a 10-year deal with Cisco that she said will expand the company’s current Ontario workforce to 3,000 over the next six years and 5,000 within a decade
Ironically, a new watchdog created by this bill wouldn’t have been involved in $585-million cancelled gas-plant boondoggle that spawned the bill in the first place
One of the biggest chunks of the planned spending will go to transit—earmarked at $3.4 billion for the 2013-2014 fiscal year
University of Toronto’s Mowat Centre says Ontario continues to contribute a disproportionate amount to federal coffers, even though it’s no longer wealthier than the average province.
He also says the government should have new employees contribute to defined contribution pensions