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A returning Office has been opened in Fort Frances for the provincial election. The office will be open until June 1, at St Micheal’s School, 820 Fifth Street E, Fort Frances. The location is fully accessible. Those hoping to vote early can head down with their ID before June 1 […]

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The leaders of Ontario’s four main political parties are in North Bay for a debate Tuesday afternoon on issues that affect residents in northern Ontario. They’re expected to be asked about regional matters that include municipal revenue tools, addiction and mental health, and highway maintenance and safety. Progressive Conservative Leader […]

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A returning Office has been opened in Fort Frances for the provincial election. The office will be open until June 1, at St Micheal’s School, 820 Fifth Street E, Fort Frances. The location is fully accessible. Those hoping to vote early can head down with their ID before June 1 […]

By Brett Bundale
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Chanakya Ramdev has changed where he shops for groceries, he no longer goes to restaurants and he cooks all his meals at home.  But the Waterloo, Ont., resident says he’s still struggling with soaring food prices.  “The cost of living is up across the board, especially with food,” Ramdev says.  […]

By Holly McKenzie-Sutter
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Ontario’s New Democrats are promising free or low-cost dental care for all low- and middle-income families if elected next month. The party’s plan would speed up coverage promised under a developing federal program and expand it to include more people. It also earmarks money to set up low-barrier clinics and […]

By Liam Casey
THE CANADIAN PRESS

The Ontario Liberals would spend $1 billion to cap class sizes at 20 students for every grade across the province and hire 10,000 teachers if elected in June, party leader Steven Del Duca announced Thursday. Del Duca said it would ensure every student gets the focus and attention they deserve. […]

Today is the first full day of the provincial election campaign. Voting day is June 2. The Kenora-Rainy River riding has two confirmed candidates as of press time. Left, Greg Rickford is representing the Progressive Conservative Party. On the right is Catherine Kiewning, who is running under the Green Party […]

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford is set to meet with Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell today at 3 p.m. to officially start the provincial election period. She will likely accept his recommendation to dissolve provincial parliament, and the writs for the provincial election can then be officially signed. The campaign is expected […]