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Mike Crawley
Ontario provincial affairs reporter TV, radio & web. Dad, runner, XC skier, reader, cookie baker. Tips: DM or email mike.crawley(at)
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Mike Crawley 16h
Replying to @CBCQueensPark
“Our government will pay for independent experts who can look at the books line by line and find savings,” Ford announced at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Ajax.
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Mike Crawley 16h
As previously reported by CBC News, the Ford Government is offering municipalities support to conduct independent audits to find cost savings. Offer also extends to school boards.
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CBC Ottawa May 20
Pot shop cuts hours because it can't get enough cannabis
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CBC Sudbury May 20
Ministry of Education set to release Indigenous curriculum soon for Ontario high schools; partners' input to be added later.
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Mike Crawley May 19
Your read for the long weekend: What the Ford government’s booze sales adviser is considering
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Mike Crawley May 19
What Premier Doug Ford’s top adviser on alcohol sales is considering.
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Mike Crawley May 17
Health Minister Christine Elliott officially denies a rumour spreading on twitter this morning that the Ford govt has slapped a cap on OHIP-funded sex reassignment surgeries. (A clinic is reportedly telling patients this is why it has cancelled surgical consultations.)
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Mike Crawley May 16
Replying to @stephenfgordon
I write about this a month ago when I found the legislation in the Ford government’s budget bill:
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Mike Crawley May 16
Des Rosiers is a highly respected legal scholar, and this is an impressive achievement. But⁩ her loss + the impending resignation of MPP Marie-France Lalonde to run federally will mean the ⁦⁩ caucus downsizes from mini-van to hatchback
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Mike Crawley May 16
NEW: Premier Doug Ford's director of media relations and director of communications are off to Ottawa, to work for federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer.
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Mike Crawley May 16
Replying to @l_stone
Interesting goal. Here's the current state of crude oil imports to Canada (source: Natural Resources Canada)
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CBC News Alerts May 16
Air Canada has entered a 30-day exclusive negotiating period to purchase Transat. Transat says it has been appproached by several parties but says agreement with Air Canada represents 'best prospect' for continued growth.
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Mike Crawley May 16
A scientist whose stem-cell research focuses on preventing brain and lung damage in premature babies calls the Ford government’s move 'extremely short-sighted and uninformed'.
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Mike Crawley May 16
In the 10 provincial elections since the Trudeau Liberals took office in fall 2015, the incumbents have been tossed out 8 times
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Windsor Morning May 16
More cuts announced by the Ford government this week. Our provincial affairs reporter Mike Crawley will have an update at 8:12 Tune to 97.5fm or 91.9fm or stream live here -
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Mike Crawley May 16
Scrapping funding for stem cell research is the latest budget cut from the Ford government. I’ll have my weekly chat coming up on ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Mike Crawley May 16
I’ll be talking about this and the rest of this week’s news coming up after 6am on ⁦⁩ ⁦and
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Mike Crawley May 15
New figures suggest non-residents account for about 1.8 per cent of total home purchases in the GTA since the foreign buyers tax was imposed in April 2017.
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Mike Crawley May 15
Replying to @violentfemmes
Take note that I am *not* advocating for a ban on the best music ever to come out of Milwaukee,
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Mike Crawley May 15
Toronto radio stations need to retaliate by refusing to play anything by Milwaukee's Steve Miller Band. (Refusing to play them forever would actually be fine by me. )
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