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TorontoStar May 15
: A secret cabinet draft obtained by the Star shows that cuts to social services considered by Doug Ford’s government for its April budget provoked strong internal warnings of potential human suffering, legal peril and political fallout.
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TorontoStar Aug 4
: Canadians are split on whether the country is doing “better or worse” since the Liberal government of Justin Trudeau came into power, according to a Forum Research poll.
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TorontoStar Jul 14
: The patronage scandal that continues to batter Doug Ford’s office has hit home for voters. A new poll suggests almost 60 per cent believe the Ford government is corrupt and even more saying too many “cronies” have been hired. :
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TorontoStar May 29
: The Toronto public board is telling high school teachers they may be “bumped” out of their current positions — and possibly laid off — because of provincial cutbacks.
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Blacklock's Reporter Aug 1
That's odd: stands to win $115K/week in but we can't find any mention of it in their news pages.
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TorontoStar Jul 30
: The federal Liberals and Conservatives are running at a statistical tie nationally with less than three months to go before the national election, according to the latest numbers from Forum Research.
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TorontoStar Jun 26
: How much of your salary goes to rent? What if you want to a buy? From a construction worker 🚧 to a sous-chef 👩‍🍳 here are five jobs and the housing struggles that come with them — from renting a bachelor to buying a home in Toronto.
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TorontoStar Aug 1
: In 2017, a Health Canada study conducted on air quality in the TTC showed that the Toronto subway system had the worst air quality. Now, public transit unions are demanding that workers be allowed to wear face masks on the job.
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TorontoStar Jun 26
: In a letter, academics and activists says there is “credible evidence that Canadian weapons sold to Saudi Arabia are being used in the devastating war in Yemen,” where an estimated 70,000 people have died over the past three years.
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TorontoStar Jun 16
: Since 2017, a pilot project tackling workplace abuse has recovered over half a million dollars in unpaid wages for vulnerable workers who could not otherwise afford a lawyer. But the Ford government’s cuts threaten the initiative.
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TorontoStar Jul 16
: Asked whether “Doug Ford cares about people like me,” 67 per cent of respondents disagreed with that statement.
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TorontoStar Jun 18
Canadian corporations failed to pay between $9.4 billion and $11.4 billion in taxes in 2014, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the country’s corporate “tax gap" being released today by the CRA.
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The Star Vancouver Aug 3
First Nation police did not receive any notice of the B.C. murder suspect. What is clear is that the way things unfolded gave Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky a five-day head start from where their truck was found.
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TorontoStar Jul 5
Police said he had died. After 4-year-old Radi Chowdhury was severely injured in a hit-and-run he was left paralyzed and in a coma. Today, he's smiling, and healing, his father says. Doctors are hopeful for a full recovery.
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TorontoStar 19h
: In a rare legal case, a judge rules 19-year-old’s suit against Catholic Children’s Aid Society — alleging that false affidavits were used to take her into its custody — can proceed.
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TorontoStar Aug 12
“It’s really upsetting to me that this is a program that’s being cut, when it was clearly just so effective in so many ways,” said Mary Ellen McIntyre, the CSSP’s legal clinic director.
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TorontoStar Aug 13
: Despite Doug Ford's long history of opposing surface rails, Ontario has convened an expert panel that may bring part of two subway expansions above ground.
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TorontoStar Jul 15
: The Corbett Communications survey also found that just 10 per cent of respondents think the departure of chief of staff Dean French — whose friends and family members received plum postings — will undo the damage.
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TorontoStar Jun 12
: Premier Doug Ford poised to shuffle his cabinet in wake of discouraging polls  
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TorontoStar May 1
: A bike courier limped into Foodora's office, bleeding after being smashed by a car door. He hoped they could help, but he ended up bandaging himself. There's a possibly precedent-setting battle to unionize Foodora's independent contractors.
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