National Newswatch

Wynne to bring back legislature July 2

Jun 13 2014 — Maria Babbage and Keith Leslie — TORONTO - Still basking in the glow of an unexpected majority mandate, Premier Kathleen Wynne isn't wasting any time putting Ontario's newly elected politicians back to work.The legislature will return July 2 with a speech from the throne and a new cabinet, she said Friday. The governing Liberals will also reintroduce the same budget that […]

Ontario: Get ready for June 12 election

May 2 2014 — Maria Babbage and Keith Leslie — TORONTO - Ontario was plunged into a five-week election campaign Friday after Premier Kathleen Wynne decided it was better to pull the plug than wait for her minority Liberals to be defeated in the legislature on their brand new budget.She visited Lt.-Gov. David Onley to ask him to call a June 12 election after the […]

Ontario premier calls June 12 election

May 2 2014 — Maria Babbage and Keith Leslie — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has called a June 12 election instead of waiting to see her minority Liberal government defeated in a confidence vote on its budget. Wynne visited Lt.-Gov. David Onley this afternoon to ask him to dissolve the legislature after the NDP announced they would join with the Conservatives to vote against the […]