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Highlights/Kathleen Wynne

Economy, Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Sweeping social benefits changes begin Monday in Ontario

Residents of Ontario, Canada’s largest and most affluent province, will see a wide-ranging spike in their social benefits beginning Monday. The changes include a hike in the minimum wage (to $14 an hour from its current $11.60 an hour), free» 

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

TD Bank report warns of job losses if Ontario moves too fast on minimum wage hike

A new report from TD Bank appears to be a cold shower for those in Ontario fighting for an increase in the minimum wage in the province. The provincial government announced in May it would increase the minimum wage to» 

International, Politics, Society

Female politicians dealing with sexist abuse (and worse) on social media

Canadians like to think of themselves as calm, rational and polite people. Some, it appears, are anything but. The disgruntled are taking to social media to vent their frustrations–sometimes in obscene fashion–with Twitter and Facebook being the communication of choice» 

Politics

Ontario premier’s letter to PM Harper calls for ‘collaboration’ and not ‘confrontation’

In a letter made public Thursday (December 11), the premier of Canada’s most populous province of Ontario Kathleen Wynne has once again asked for a face-to-face meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper writing that December 5th marked the one»