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Recent articles by Laura:

Conservatives too quiet on climate change, says Ontario Environment Minister

Jeff Yurek acknowledged more needs to be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, however said his government will continue its court challenge of the federal carbon tax → Read More

Ontario’s climate change plan will not hit emissions-reducing targets, says Auditor General

It’s her first report since Doug Ford’s government fired the province’s environmental commissioner last year, rolling the responsibilities into Bonnie Lysyk’s office → Read More

Doug Ford looks for unity, admits some ‘disagreements,' at coming premiers meeting

Canada’s 13 provincial and territorial leaders will gather in Toronto next week after a divisive federal election campaign in which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals were re-elected to a minority government → Read More

Ontario Premier Ford says he has no involvement in family labelling business

The Premier’s name was removed as president and secretary of Deco Labels & Tags in an amended filing on Tuesday following the Globe’s inquiry about his position in the company → Read More

Ontario Premier Ford still listed as president of family labelling business in Chicago

Mr. Ford is named as the president and secretary of Deco Labels & Tags Ltd. → Read More

Amplify: What my 97-year-old grandmother and her 99-year-old boyfriend taught me about love

In this issue of Amplify, guest editor Laura Stone interviews her grandmother and her boyfriend about their relationship → Read More

Ontario boosts spending on healthcare and education, revises deficit projection downward

Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government puts $1.3-billion more than planned into healthcare, education and social services → Read More

Doug Ford offers to host premiers’ meeting, lends support to Alberta on equalization fight

Mr. Ford has positioned himself as a unifying force among Canadian premiers in the wake of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s re-election to a minority government → Read More

Parks officials monitoring position of recently dislodged scow at edge of Niagara Falls

Strong river current and high winds dislodge an iron scow on the upper Niagara River, where it has been wedged for 101 years, moving it closer to the edge of the Horseshoe Falls → Read More

Opposition urges Ford government to release contract with Kinsella’s Daisy Group

A spokesperson for Autistics for Autistics said members began to suspect a connection between Daisy’s free media training and the Ontario government → Read More

Ontario to continue carbon tax challenge, despite election results

Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta launched constitutional challenges against the federal tax, and Manitoba has also taken the matter to federal court → Read More

Conviction in O’Leary boat crash would bring only a fine, prosecutors say

Linda O’Leary was charged last month with careless operation of a vessel under the Canada Shipping Act after a collision in Muskoka left two people dead → Read More

Jason Kenney campaigns for federal Conservatives in Greater Toronto Area

Alberta Premier was scheduled to stump for federal Tories at 23 events over the weekend to tout Conservatives’ immigration policies → Read More

Jason Kenney’s Ontario tour includes stop in Doug Ford’s political stronghold of Etobicoke

Mr. Kenney is attending 16 events in Ottawa and the Toronto area, which includes a $300-a-ticket fundraiser on Saturday in Etobicoke Centre, the area where Mr. Ford lives → Read More

Ontario police charge Kevin O’Leary’s wife in fatal boat crash in Muskoka

The OPP said Linda O’Leary, 56, has been charged with careless operation of a vessel under the Canada Shipping Act → Read More

Ontario police charge Kevin O’Leary’s wife in fatal boat crash in Muskoka

The OPP said Linda O’Leary, 56, has been charged with careless operation of a vessel under the Canada Shipping Act → Read More

Liberal candidates stand by Trudeau in wake of blackface photos, video

Some candidates said they were disappointed and disturbed by the images, some viewed it as an opportunity to learn about racism, and others said it wasn’t a big deal. But no one called for Mr. Trudeau to step aside → Read More

17-year-old boy killed in ‘ambush’ in Mississauga was innocent bystander, police say

Police say the shooters were armed with semi-automatic handguns and investigators believe the intended targets were among a group preparing to film a rap video. → Read More

Police probe continues as details emerge in Kevin O’Leary boat crash

Provincial police say both parties involved in last Saturday’s fatal collision on Muskoka’s Lake Joseph called 911 for help → Read More

Scheer allows MPs to speak their mind but won’t reopen debate on divisive issues

Last week, the Liberals circulated an edited video of Mr. Scheer arguing against the bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the House of Commons in 2005 → Read More