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TRILLIUM TALK: Private colleges pony up for Doug Ford's PCs
TRILLIUM TALK: Private colleges pony up for Doug Ford's PCs
Every Sunday morning, one of our legislative reporters from The Trillium provides an inside look at the week that was in Ontario politics — and the week ahead
Trillium Talk
Ontario needs a renewed focus on making the province a global leader in higher education and training
Ontario needs a renewed focus on making the province a global leader in higher education and training
Public post-secondary institutions are Ontario's assets, writes Liberal Leader Bonnie Crombie
Opinion
The Weekender: International $tudent$
The Weekender: International $tudent$
Everything you need to know in Ontario politics from this past week
The Weekender Trillium Insiders
Builder taps lobbyists to preserve planned condo that's threatened by hospital helipads MZO
Builder taps lobbyists to preserve planned condo that's threatened by hospital helipads MZO
A weekly roundup of lobbying registrations in Ontario
Lobbyists Trillium Insiders
Ford says he wants 'tough' judges, advocates for partisan appointments
Ford says he wants 'tough' judges, advocates for partisan appointments
Ford defended appointing his ex-staffers to a committee that selects judicial candidates as a step toward getting tough-on-crime judges
Justice
Ford government repeals Bill 124
Ford government repeals Bill 124
The controversial legislation limited wage increases for many public sector workers to one per cent a year for a maximum of three years
Politics Trillium Insiders
Trillium Today: $1B for higher ed
Trillium Today: $1B for higher ed
Your Ontario politics agenda for Friday, Feb. 23
Trillium Today Trillium Insiders
New bill would overrule OEB decision on amortizing natural gas connections
New bill would overrule OEB decision on amortizing natural gas connections
The bill requires the OEB to reconsider its decision on forcing developers to pay the cost of connecting homes to the grid up front
Energy and the Environment Trillium Insiders
Ford, cabinet ministers deflect criticism over 'cash-for-access' event
Ford, cabinet ministers deflect criticism over 'cash-for-access' event
NDP Leader Marit Stiles said a PC minister raising $24k in political donations from stakeholders shows the Ford government has returned 'to the bad old days of Liberal cash-for-access culture'
Politics
Question Period Highlight: you read it here first
Question Period Highlight: you read it here first
The Trillium gets a shout out
Question Period Highlights Trillium Insiders
Government considering allowing teachers without tech ed qualifications to teach tech ed courses
Government considering allowing teachers without tech ed qualifications to teach tech ed courses
This comes after the government announced last year that high school students entering Grade 9 this fall will be required to take a technological education course to graduate
Education and Training Trillium Insiders
'The assembly doing assembly things': Crown urges court to uphold Jama's censure
'The assembly doing assembly things': Crown urges court to uphold Jama's censure
MPP Sarah Jama's lawyer argued the assembly cannot be allowed to discipline members for 'political speech outside the legislature'
Politics Trillium Insiders
Trillium Today: starved for choice?
Trillium Today: starved for choice?
Your Ontario politics agenda for Thursday, Feb. 22
Trillium Today Trillium Insiders
Steelworkers' union may take legal action over derostering of patients in Sault Ste. Marie
Steelworkers' union may take legal action over derostering of patients in Sault Ste. Marie
Union president Da Prat says GHC needs to recruit more foreign-trained doctors; 2251 leader joined by NDP politicians at Toronto press conference Wednesday as 10,000 GHC patients face losing family doctors by May 31
Health
No date set for legislation to hold municipal politicians accountable for violence, harassment
No date set for legislation to hold municipal politicians accountable for violence, harassment
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Paul Calandra said he's still planning to 'do something about it'
Municipalities, Transit and Infrastructure Trillium Insiders
Question Period Highlight: House leader heckle-off
Question Period Highlight: House leader heckle-off
Liberal MPP John Fraser was undeterred by warnings from the Speaker's chair
Question Period Highlights Trillium Insiders
Subtle moves inch Ontario Place redevelopment closer to fruition
Subtle moves inch Ontario Place redevelopment closer to fruition
The site’s just-released annual reports from 2019, 2020, and 2021 provide a look into how Ontario Place fared as its redevelopment shaped into form
Municipalities, Transit and Infrastructure Trillium Insiders
Colleges minister raised $24k from private college execs at meet and greet
Colleges minister raised $24k from private college execs at meet and greet
The PCs raised over $150k from executives with public-private college partnerships the government saved from extinction
Education and Training

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