Kathleen Wynne

TTC riders group says commuters need 'overcrowding relief kits' on Yonge line

A TTC riders group plans on handing out “overcrowding relief kits” to passengers Thursday morning at King Station to send a message that “transit …

Toronto

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 17

<b>WHAT A SHAME</b><br>I would like to comment on the cancellation of the nude swim. My family comes from Europe and I was born and raised in Montreal. I have …

Andrew Scheer

Canadian Officials Refuse to Admit That the Muslim Hate Attack Hoax Was a Crime

In a strange turn of events, the alleged hate crime that reverberated across Canadian and American media over the weekend turned out to be a complete …

Conservative View

Opinion | Puzzling poll questions spur worry for Ontario PCs

Patrick Brown is toasting the new year with big news; his Progressive Conservatives have signed up a record 200,000 members.<p>The Tories are also …

Elections

Most Ontarians back minimum wage hike, say it will benefit the economy

Two-thirds of Ontario residents support the province’s minimum wage increase, although the perception of whether it will benefit the economy breaks …

Tim Hortons

Ontario’s doctors at impasse with province in talks for new contract

Ontario’s doctors have reached an impasse with the province in talks for a new contract and will trigger a mechanism sending the negotiations to …

Iran

Trudeau’s carbon-price threat might backstop more foes than friends

It's not going to be so easy for Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to manage federal-provincial affairs in 2018. It's starting with a warning shot.<p>The new federal carbon tax legislation doesn't just threaten consequences for naysayers, such as Saskatchewan, or serve as a flashpoint for a …

Canada

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 16

<b>FANTASY WORLD</b>Re “Part-time staff at Ontario’s colleges vote to unionize: OPSEU” (The Canadian Press, Jan. 11): Ah, to live in the fantasy world of …

Omar Khadr

Toronto police say hijab-cutting incident never happened, investigation is closed

Toronto police say an 11-year-old girl’s report of having her hijab cut by a scissors-wielding man as she walked to school last week did not …

Crime

Hijab attack claim a hoax: Toronto cops

Toronto Police say an alleged attack on an 11-year-old girl wearing a hijab last week was a hoax.<p>Khawlah Noman claimed last week that she was walking …

Crime

Scissors attack on girl in hijab 'did not happen': police

Toronto police are saying an incident reported last week, involving a 11-year-old girl who claimed to have her hijab cut by a stranger on the street, …

Extremism

FATAH: A hijabi hoax that fooled Canada

The moment the first pictures appeared of 11-year-old Khowlah Noman at a press conference, flanked by her mother in niqab and a Muslim activist from …

Islam

BREAKING: Trudeau Jumped On Bandwagon To Condemn Attack On Muslim Girl. The Attack Never Happened.

Last Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jumped on the bandwagon and condemned a purported attack in Toronto in which an 11-year-old …

Conservative View

U.K. builder involved in Saskatchewan Hospital project in North Battleford to be liquidated

The U.K.-based builder involved in the construction of the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford has filed for liquidation.<p>Carillion, one of the …

Saskatoon

AGAR: The strange priorities of Premier Wynne

Two news stories on Monday showed what is and what is not important to Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal government. At a press conference held …

Canada

You Said It: Tip troubles, no driving on Sparks

<b>NO TIPS</b>Back before the minimum wage went up, I would go to Montana’s to have my favourite lunch. Twenty dollars paid for my meal and a little over $5 …

Indigenous Peoples

Bus rapid transit gets $170M boost from the provincial government

It’s another piece of the BRT funding puzzle: the city of London is receiving up to $170 million for its rapid transit plan from the provincial …

Transit

NICHOLLS: Don’t be fooled by Liberals’ promises

For Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals, 2017 wasn’t a good year.<p>Wynne’s approval ratings have barely budged, and most people have a very low opinion …

Canada

A girl’s hijab story isn’t true. But we’d be fools to believe anti-Muslim hatred doesn’t exist in Canada

There was relief. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory expressed it.<p>For some of us, there was bewilderment.<p>Then, there was …

Islamophobia

You Said It: Trudeau goes on tour

<b>WRONG FOR THE JOB</b>Rick Gibbons was right on in his recent article.When we hire someone such as an electrician a plumber or a mechanic, we expect that …

Justin Trudeau

Today's letters: Long-term care, wonderful Citizen reads

<b>Staffing numbers key to long-term care</b><i><br>Re: Release elder care home list, Jan. 13</i><p>Rather than releasing the elder care home list of medium- or high-risk …

Omar Khadr

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 15

I was extremely impressed with the thread throughout the evening — of honouring and listening and honouring diverse opinions.

Southwestern Ontario

COMMENTARY: How does boycotting a business help those who work there?

Based on the headlines from this past week, one might get the impression that people choose to buy coffee based on their perception of which coffee …

How the minimum wage hike is playing out politically

Heading into Ontario election on June 7, Liberals seek an issue to galvanize voters<p>The steep hike in the minimum wage is the dominant political issue …

Canada

GUNTER: After all this government meddling, it’s surprising Canada has any entrepreneurs left

Sometimes I wonder why entrepreneurs stick with it. As if the risks of starting a small business — finding customers, providing product or services, …

Business (Canada)

EDITORIAL: Beware of Wynne’s election promises

Here’s something for voters to consider as we head toward the fast-approaching June 7 provincial election.It’s how can we trust any election promise …

Canada

MARIN: From grandma to tyrant, the two sides of Wynne

Premier Kathleen Wynne is Ontario’s very own version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.<p>And it’s not by mistake. She has always cultivated a bipolar …

Canada

WALLACE: Liberals OHIP+ prescription drug election plan needs 911

The Ontario Liberals “free” OHIP+ prescription drug plan for children and youth, it turns out, is yet another political con from a government …

Health Care (Canada)

BATRA: What plans will Wynne and Liberals hatch to cling to power?

In just under five months, Ontarians will head to the polls. And though much of the chatter is focused on Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government being …

Canada

Jan. 13: Wages, inequality, anger. Plus other letters to the editor

<i>Letters to the Editor should be exclusive to The Globe and Mail. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. Try to keep letters to fewer than 150 words. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. To submit a letter by e-mail, click here:</i> …

Tim Hortons