Tag: Doug Ford
Plans to build, upgrade training centres announced ahead of Ontario budget day
The province plans to invest $224 million more to build and upgrade training centres, as well as $75 million more over the next three years to support the operations and programming at new and existing centres.
Letters to the Editor: February 4, 2023
Doug Ford: ‘Always open’ to ways to fix London’s paramedics budget crunch
Ontario Premier Doug Ford said his government is willing to work with London-area officials to improve workflow at the local paramedic service, as skyrocketing delays at emergency rooms, sicker patients and increasing calls force a multimillion-dollar increase in the ambulance budget.
Ford government’s Greenbelt plans subject of multiple investigations
The opposition wants investigations into whether PC insiders were given a heads up about the development of Greenbelt land.
Poverty Task Force joins growing list of voices concerned with Bill 23
The Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force has joined a growing list of local organizations that are speaking out against the province’s plan to build 1.5 million homes in the next decade through legislative changes intended to help streamline development. Bill 23, sometimes referred to as the “More Homes Built Faster” act, is the Doug Ford […]
Baranyai: Ford digs Greenbelt hole even deeper
The best thing about social media may be its endless catalogue of hypocrisy.
London-area Catholic schools will close Monday if deal not reached
Schools in the London District Catholic board will be closed if a deal between the province and the union representing education workers isn’t reached by early Monday, the board says.
Doug Ford extends gas tax cut for another year
Legislation passed earlier this year saw the gas tax cut by 5.7 cents per litre.
Doug Ford: ‘Improved’ contract offer looms for education workers
The Ontario government is presenting an “improved” offer to the union representing 55,000 education workers, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday as bargaining resumed and staff returned to their jobs following a walkout that shut schools.
London area students to learn from home as long as strike continues
Students across the London area wont be returning to in-person learning Monday morning.