Ontario is tabling back-to-work legislation to bring an end to a strike that has seen 500,000 students at the province's 24 colleges shut out of classes for five weeks, but it is not yet clear when students will be back in the classroom. The New Democrats refused to agree to a government request for all parties to support the legislation, forcing the Legislature to debate the bill through the weekend.
The Ontario government is offering a tax cut to small-business owners worried about an upcoming hike in the minimum wage and is warning that the housing market will slow down over the next year as the provincial Liberals prepare their bid for re-election. Finance Minister Charles Sousa promised a small tax cut and $500-million in new investments for businesses facing rapid increases in wage and energy costs.
Technological upheaval is threatening to upend Ontario's electricity sector faster than the government can revamp it. As the price of rooftop solar panels plummets and large-scale batteries become affordable for the first time, a future where Ontarians produce their own power and cut the cord to the wider grid appears to be approaching. While few Ontarians were aware of it at the time, Feb. 18 could be seen as the start of the province's electrical transformation.
Ontario's #CollegeStrike: After faculty rejects offer and continues strike, Premier Wynne "considering all options" and will meet this afternoon with College Employer Council and OPSEU "to discuss how we can resolve this situation immediately and get students back to class."
@JMcFarlandGlobe Kind of like the Tragically Hip, I don't think most of those got through to rural Quebec. Some may have been translated on RadCan. If I had to choose between Watatatow and les Debrouillards, now that would tear at my soul.
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