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Poll suggests Ontarians feel ‘more depressed’ and ‘upset’ after a year of COVID-19

After a year of COVID-19, most Ontarians are feeling more depressed and more upset than they were before the pandemic, a new poll suggests. The Campaign Research survey for the Toronto Star found 50 per cent of respondents feel “more depressed” than they did before… Read More »Poll suggests Ontarians feel ‘more depressed’ and ‘upset’ after a year of COVID-19

Metrolinx knew Hamilton LRT would cost far more than $1 billion years before it was cancelled, auditor general says

Three years before Premier Doug Ford’s government cancelled the Hamilton LRT over what it described as skyrocketing costs, Metrolinx and the Ministry of Transportation knew the project would be significantly more expensive than the $1 billion public estimate, according to Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk.… Read More »Metrolinx knew Hamilton LRT would cost far more than $1 billion years before it was cancelled, auditor general says

Highlights of the auditor general’s annual report to the legislature

This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about permissions/licensing, please go to: www.TorontoStarReprints.com By Queen’s Park Bureau Mon., Dec. 7, 2020timer2 min. read Here are some… Read More »Highlights of the auditor general’s annual report to the legislature

Ontario needs better consumer oversight on everything from condos and coffins to cannabis, auditor general says

Cannabis, condominiums, and coffins. In her annual report to the legislature, auditor general Bonnie Lysyk argued that the Ontario needs better oversight of the marijuana trade, the financial implications of condo fees, and the funeral industry. The watchdog also expressed concern about blood and treasure.… Read More »Ontario needs better consumer oversight on everything from condos and coffins to cannabis, auditor general says