University of Toronto professor charged with child porn

TORONTO, July 8 (UPI) -- A University of Toronto education professor has been charged with child pornography possession and distribution, police said.

Ontario students protest teacher strikes

TORONTO, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Ontario high school students have begun protesting one-day strikes by teachers in the Canadian province.

Toronto shootings at 31 victims in 6 days

TORONTO, July 21 (UPI) -- Three shootings in Toronto late Friday and early Saturday hospitalized four people, bringing the embattled city's toll to 31 victims in six days, police said.

Second body found in collapsed mall debris

ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario, June 27 (UPI) -- Rescue crews found a second body Wednesday in the debris of a collapsed shopping mall in Elliot Lake, Ontario, and said there was "nobody else" inside.

Survivor search resumes at collapsed mall

ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario, June 26 (UPI) -- Cautious and delicate rescue operations resumed Tuesday at the scene of a Canadian shopping mall roof collapse in Elliot Lake, Ontario, officials said.

Canada enters regional election season

TORONTO, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The third of four Canadian provincial and territorial elections scheduled this week began in Manitoba Tuesday with socialists vying for a fourth term.

Samsung-Ontario massive green energy deal

TORONTO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Ontario signed a $7 billion deal Thursday with a consortium led by South Korean industrial giant Samsung Group and Korea Electric Power Corp. to build 2,500 megawatts of wind and solar power.

Farmers dump piglets at political offices

OTTAWA, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Angry Canadian pig farmers left 14 piglets in pens outside the offices of the premier of Ontario and his agriculture minister to protest pork prices.

Premier: Stop whining about wind farms

LONDON, Ontario, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The premier of the Canadian province of Ontario said he's fed up with people complaining and stalling alternative energy projects such as wind farms.

No political progress for York U strike

TORONTO, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- An Ontario provincial socialist opposition party has blocked legislation to end York University's 12-week-old teachers strike in Toronto.

Uproar over scrapping legislature prayer

TORONTO, May 7 (UPI) -- The Liberal provincial premier of the Canadian province of Ontario created an uproar over suggesting dropping the Lord's Prayer from legislative proceedings.

Wildcat strike paralyzes Toronto transit

TORONTO, April 26 (UPI) -- Thousands of Toronto commuters were stranded early Saturday morning by a wildcat strike by transit workers.

Canadian province phases in pesticide ban

TORONTO, April 22 (UPI) -- The Canadian provincial government in Toronto announced Tuesday a phased-in ban of consumer pesticides to take effect next spring.

Ontario offers funds to go green

TORONTO, April 10 (UPI) -- Ontario is helping municipalities green their buildings.

Archbishop angry over jailing of Indians

TORONTO, March 25 (UPI) -- Ontario's premier has been reprimanded by Canada's Anglican primate for jailing six Indian leaders in a mining land dispute, Toronto media reported.
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Dalton McGuinty

Dalton James Patrick McGuinty, Jr., MPP (born July 19, 1955 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian lawyer and politician and, since October 23, 2003, Premier of Ontario. He is the twenty-fourth premier of Ontario, and the second Roman Catholic to hold this office.

McGuinty is generally regarded as holding moderate views on economic issues, with his first budget raising personal taxes and planning to eliminate the province's tax on the capital of corporations. He holds liberal views on social issues, supporting abortion rights and same-sex marriage. In early 2005, his government passed legislation confirming the legal status of same-sex marriage in Ontario.

McGuinty was born in Ottawa. His parents are politician and professor Dalton McGuinty Sr. and full-time nurse Elizabeth McGuinty. Being the son of a francophone mother and an anglophone father, McGuinty became bilingual. He grew up in an Irish Canadian Catholic family with nine brothers and sisters, with younger brother David representing the riding of Ottawa South in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.

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