Avoid COVID-19 hotspots if travelling for March Break: Medical expert

You don’t have to cancel your March Break because of coronavirus. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be vigilant. The medical director of infection prevention and control at the University Health Network said there are no broad travel advisories stating not to travel, so it’s up to people make a decision whether they’re comfortable with […]

Randall Denley: The Liberals screwed up hydro in Ontario and now Doug Ford has to clean up the mess

The Ontario government’s effort to eliminate its projected $9-billion deficit is a grim struggle that involves unpopular service changes, wage restraint and general penny-pinching. Imagine if there was one change that would cut that deficit nearly in half without raising taxes or taking away any services. As it turns out, there is. Have you heard […]

Premiers stay together — for the country

The country’s premiers — determined to stress unity after a divisive federal election campaign — tiptoed past any political minefields at a Toronto meeting to reach joint positions on some key issues. The Premiers declined an opportunity to speak out about Quebec’s religious symbols bill or some provinces’ opposition to new pipelines, and focused instead […]

LILLEY: Government workers take home more than the people paying the bills

Want a raise? Get a government job. That’s one of the takeaways from a review of public and private sector wages and benefits conducted by the Fraser Institute. Researcher Ben Eisen, a senior fellow at the Fraser Institute, reviewed the wages reported to the federal government last year and found public sector employees made more […]