Musings on Canadian Politics: Rob Ford you are responsible for the province cutting funding

Ontario’s Liberal government is cutting close to $150 million in transfer payments to the City of Toronto. The payments, which are used to fund social programs, will be cut off in 2016. City bureaucrats and politicians are trying to push back against the provincial Liberals. They argue the province made an agreement in 2008 to ...

The Canadian Progressive: Ontario Public Service workers ratify new 2-year collective agreement

by Ontario Public Service Employees Union | Jan. 24, 2013 TORONTO – Unionized provincial government employees have ratified a new two-year collective agreement with their employer, the Government of Ontario. The two-year collective agreement covers 36,000 direct provincial government employees. Under the agreement, employees are subjected to a two-year wage freeze, but significant improvements were made ...

The Canadian Progressive: Métis Nation Welcomes Plans to Reform Aboriginal Child Welfare System

by Métis Nation of Ontario | Jan 18, 2013: Métis Nation of Ontario Encouraged by Plans to Reform Aboriginal Child Welfare System Today Laurel Broten, Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services announced the Government of Ontario’s intention to work with Aboriginal partners to develop a multi-year Children and Youth Strategy.  Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) ...