Critics of Ontario’s Bill 23 say need for housing shouldn’t trump land protection
Ontario’s new law, known as Bill 23, makes it easier to break ground on the Greenbelt and its purpose is to offset the ongoing housing crisis and rise in immigration rates.
Nurses urge future mayors to support decriminalizing drugs for personal use
The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario is urging mayoral candidates to support decriminalizing possession of small amounts of drugs.
College Ward race wide open as controversial incumbent not running for re-election
With College Ward’s longtime councillor not seeking re-election, candidates for office feel the area needs to have a stronger voice in future.
New Barrhaven East ward offers an open field for candidates
New Barrhaven East ward has no incumbent running, which leaves the race wide open for the seven new candidates.
Five things to know about Gloucester-Southgate Ward
Top things you need to know about Gloucester-Southgate Ward to be prepared for the municipal election.
Local Ottawa restaurants struggle to find employees in ‘historic’ labour shortage
Some of Ottawa’s restaurants are having a tough time finding staff due to a labour shortage.
Police dismantle cross-border gun and drug trafficking network in southern Ontario
“Project Monarch” was a joint-forces operation resulting in 22 people facing more than 400 charges.
Ontario throne speech addresses stresses in health care, workforce, housing and transit
The Progressive Conservative government announced Ontario’s plans for the next term of government in the throne speech.
Keep online learning an option, Carleton law professor says
A Carleton University professor said online learning can be convenient for students with work or COVID concerns.
Half of Canadians would get a fourth booster if available while a quarter say they won’t, poll finds
More than half of those surveyed say they would get a fourth boost while about a quarter won’t, poll finds
Ontario expands second booster dose to all adults, extends rapid test rollout
Dr. Kieran Moore has announced that all Ontarians 18 and up can now get a second COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.
Most Ontarians pessimistic Ford government can fix health care, lower cost of living, poll shows
At least two-thirds of people in Ontario are pessimistic four more years of Ford will improve health care, cost of living following record low voter turnout.