Canadian teachers begin rotating strikes

TORONTO, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Teachers in Canada's Ontario province kicked off a series of rotating strikes Monday to protest government action limiting union rights

Ontario premier to step down

TORONTO, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty said Monday he will resign his position and will no longer lead the Liberal Party.

Ontario heads square off with teachers

TORONTO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and his education minister have proposed legislation that would prevent teacher work stoppages for two years.
Canada fires force thousands to evacuate

Canada fires force thousands to evacuate

THUNDER BAY, Ontario, July 22 (UPI) -- Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty left a premiers' conference early to go to northwestern Ontario where forest fires have forced thousands of people to evacuate.
Hawking addresses Canadian think tank

Hawking addresses Canadian think tank

WATERLOO, Ontario, June 21 (UPI) -- Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking received a welcome befitting a celebrity as he prepared to give a lecture at a Canadian think tank, observers say.

Smitherman announces Toronto mayor bid

TORONTO, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure George Smitherman says he is resigning from that post to run for mayor of Toronto.

British royals reach Toronto

TORONTO, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- British Prince Charles and his wife Camilla's Canadian tour reached Toronto Wednesday afternoon.

Restrictions placed on lottery retailers

TORONTO, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Retail lottery ticket sellers for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission will be banned from selling themselves tickets, Canadian officials say.

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.

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.

Rights erosion seen in smoking driver ban

TORONTO, March 6 (UPI) -- Canadian opponents to a proposed Ontario ban of smoking while driving with children say obese people will be the next targets, the Toronto Star reported.

Ontario seeks to reinstate police charges

TORONTO, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The judge who dismissed charges against six former members of the Toronto narcotics squad ignored the complexity of the case, the government said Friday.

Schwarzenegger, McGuinty sign pacts

TORONTO, May 31 (UPI) -- California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty signed pacts Wednesday to promote stem cell research and fight global warming.

Canada angry at U.S. sex offender sentence

TORONTO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A New York state judge's sentencing of a U.S. sex offender to serve his probation in Canada has riled Canadian politicians.

Canadians deal with high gas prices

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Canadian motorists are faced with rising gas prices, sometimes long lines and stations with bone dry storage tanks.
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Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty
Britain's Prince Charles (R) shakes hands with Terri McGuinty, wife of Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty, at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Canada on November 4, 2009. The Prince and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrived in Toronto today as part of their 11-day tour of Canada. UPI /Christine Chew
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