For Ashley Stolk, Ontario’s new health and physical education curriculum came too late. “My mom was never open with me about intercourse,” Stolk said. In 2008, Stolk, then 17, gave birth to her daughter Hailey….
Liam Donnelly knows the names, faces, portfolios and ridings of all 107 Ontario MPPs. He’s not a high-powered political figure or a lifelong bureaucrat. Donnelly is 13 and served as a Parliamentary Page.
MacCharles said McGuinty’s resignation saddened her. Nevertheless, she said she respects how he has done his job with professionalism and integrity, particularly that he always put Ontario first.
Marsha Walker sat restlessly on her couch as she watched the news of premier Dalton McGuinty’s resignation and prorogation of the Ontario legislature. McGuinty announced he was quitting as Liberal leader and proroguing the legislature — essentially suspending the province’s parliament for a while — on Oct. 15.
The second of two community meetings to discuss the current state of child care, specifically full-day kindergarten, was recently held at St. Jude Catholic School in Toronto.
A student union representative says Ontario’s new tuition grant falls short of college and university students’ needs. Hundreds of students from across the GTA joined the annual National Day of Action, this year in Queen’s Park. They protested the 30-per-cent tuition grant. Some chanted, “We don’t want no mac and cheese, come on Dalton drop our fees!”
Scarborough now has full representation in the McGuinty cabinet. Earlier this month, MPPs Margarett Best of Scarborough-Guildwood and Scarborough Centre’s Brad Duguid were appointed Minister of Consumer Services and Minister of Economic Development and Innovation, respectively. Scarborough’s remaining four MPPs have been given roles of parliamentary assistants.
Flanked by his family, Premier Dalton McGuinty put a brave face on what was a disappointing night for the Ontario Liberal party. Though he kept his grip on power, the McGuinty Liberals lost 17 seats…
Scarborough has voted wisely by re-electing the Liberals for another term in all the six ridings in the Oct. 6 provincial election. A traditionally Liberal stronghold, Scarborough has benefitted under the Grits.
Ontario’s Green Energy Act got knocked around the political ring as the leaders of the province’s big three parties squared off in tonight’s televised debate ahead of the Oct. 6 election.