All Ontario high school, college and university students will have to participate in work co-op programs if the government keeps its promise to implement the recommendations from a panel of business and education experts.
Premier Kathleen Wynne promoted seven backbenchers to an expanded 30-seat Ontario cabinet table Monday while demoting the minister responsible for the autism file that created a public relations nightmare for her Liberal government.
Ontario's auditor general opened the education ministry's books to examine $3.8 million in payments to unions, but was "surprised" to find an additional $80 million in funding, about a quarter of that with "no strings attached."
The Progressive Conservatives won a byelection Thursday in Whitby-Oshawa, easily fending off the Liberals despite the governing party dropping Prime Minister Justin Trudeau into the campaign in the waning days.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to appear at a rally with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne next week to support her candidate in an upcoming provincial byelection that won't affect the status of the majority Liberal government.