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Premier's open letter criticizes Kevin O'Leary's policies, comments

Premier's open letter criticizes Kevin O'Leary's policies, comments

Ontario's Liberal premier has written an open letter to newly announced candidate for Conservative leadership Kevin O'Leary criticizing his proposed policies and comments he made about Ontario's auto sector.

Toronto police investigating fatal shooting of man found in vehicle

Toronto's homicide squad is investigating a fatal shooting that left a 24-year-old man dead early Monday morning. Police say officers responded to calls in the city's northwest area for gunshots around 1 a.m.

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales gained 0.2 per cent in November

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada said Monday that wholesale sales gained 0.2 per cent in November to total $56.9 billion, as a drop in the auto sector limited overall gains for the month. The second consecutive monthly increase fell short of the 0.
New projects with Indigenous partners to tackle Poverty

New projects with Indigenous partners to tackle Poverty

Province Supporting Innovative Solutions to Help People Find Jobs, End Homelessness

Breakdown of annual inflation rate in December for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.5 per cent in December, Statistics Canada said Friday.

Trudeau asks mayors to do their part to maintain open trade border with U.S.

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging the mayors of Canada's biggest cities to keep close ties with their American counterparts to maintain an open border with the United States.

Canada's annual inflation rate rises to 1.5 per cent in December: Statcan

OTTAWA — Canada's annual pace of inflation ticked higher in December, but the rate was weaker than expected as lower food prices helped offset increases in the transportation and shelter groups.
Did coal phase-out help Ontario air quality?

Did coal phase-out help Ontario air quality?

Fraser Institute report questions Ontario's phasing out of coal.

Liberals look to create social finance strategy to help indigenous groups

OTTAWA — Damon Johnston admits his organization made a number of mistakes when it launched Mother Earth Recycling, a Winnipeg-based social enterprise that aims to help tough-to-employ indigenous peoples.
Q&A: Buffy Sainte-Marie talks activism and music ahead of Juno Awards honour

Q&A: Buffy Sainte-Marie talks activism and music ahead of Juno Awards honour

Q&A: Buffy Sainte-Marie talks activism and music ahead of Juno Awards honour TORONTO — Buffy Sainte-Marie has told the stories of outliers and underdogs throughout her career and organizers at the Juno Awards say it's time to recognize