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Doug Ford’s Tories treated your licence plates like political vanity plates. Until a cop caught them out

To understand the unbearable shallowness of Doug Ford’s Tories, there may be no better example than our ongoing licence plate fiasco. You may have heard (if not seen) the news: Ontario’s new licence plates are hard to read at night, according to a plain-spoken (and plain-tweeting) police officer with photos to prove it. Had the […]

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Scheer facing an internal audit over use of Conservative Party funds

OTTAWA–Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing an internal audit over the use of party funds to cover his children’s private school tuition. Two sources told the Star Friday night that the Conservative Fund board, which manages the party’s finances and counts former prime minister Stephen Harper as a member, has ordered a forensic audit […]

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Ontario High school teachers and the province to resume talks this weekend as threat of one-day strike looms

Talks resume this weekend between the province and the union representing public high school teachers in a bid to avert a day-long strike next Wednesday. The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) says its 60,000 members — including teachers, speech-language pathologists, social workers and office staff — will walk off the job Dec. 4 if […]

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