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June 18, 2018 7:20 PM Auto tariffs would permanently scar Canada’s economy, TD warns

Canada’s economy will be permanently scarred if U.S. President Donald Trump imposes auto tariffs, with one in five Ontario manufacturing jobs at risk and the potential for a lasting reduction in output, according to new analysis by Toronto-Dominion Bank. TD Economics forecasts U.S. tariffs on automobile imports would lead to a short recession for Canada 6

June 18, 2018 6:29 PM The best Group of Seven work you’ve never seen — and it’s not a landscape

In hindsight, its single-mindedness produced damning exclusions, namely of Indigenous people inhabiting those disappearing wilds. This image, on view at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s “Director’s Cut” exhibition, is another of those things: A snippet of Canadian social and cultural history relegated to the margins while narrow myth-building 6

June 17, 2018 4:23 PM Ontario makes history with record number of female MPPs

“I’m just absolutely thrilled” by the number of female MPPs heading to Queen’s Park, she said. “A record number of women means that, collectively, we all bring something to the table that’s sometimes lacking.” Peckford said the record number of women in the house “really sets the bar” and she expects to see a “strong representation of women” in Premier-designate 7

June 17, 2018 2:10 PM Illinois man, 61, dead after race car crashes at Ontario motorsport park

Man lost control of his race car after turning a corner, it left the track and hit a wall A 61-year-old Illinois man is dead after he lost control of his race car and crashed into a tire barrier at a Formula 5000 race in Bowmanville, Ont. on Saturday, Durham police say. The crash occurred at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, 3233 Concession Road 10, at about 4

June 15, 2018 8:15 PM AHL championship bodes well for Marlies coach Sheldon Keefe

Toronto Marlies head coach Sheldon Keefe didn’t care to talk about his future moments after winning the Calder Cup. All he wanted was to celebrate his team’s accomplishment before having to think about his own career. “I’m going to party my (butt) off tonight and not think about anything else beyond that,” Keefe said after his Marlies downed the visiting 9

June 15, 2018 6:17 PM TWU law school ruling: 'limiting diversity' or 'a game-changer for LGBTQ rights'?

Supreme Court ruled that law societies do not have to accredit Trinity Western's students Trinity Western University says it is disappointed with a Supreme Court verdict that law societies in B.C. and Ontario can refuse to accredit its graduates because of the school's internal code of conduct. TWU, a small Christian university in Langley, B.C., has a community 4

June 14, 2018 6:56 PM Ontario home prices expected to rise moderately

OTTAWA— The recent easing of home prices in Ontario isn’t expected to last long, thanks to solid economic growth projections and rising interest rates. The province will see “moderate” increases in home prices driven by the state of the province’s economy, the lack of ownership affordability and the balance between supply and demand, predicted the Canada 10

June 14, 2018 6:06 PM Lawyer denies Elizabeth Wettlaufer was hired after being on a ‘do not hire’ list

Wettlaufer first tried to kill a nursing-home resident in 2007 while working at the Caressant Care home in Woodstock, Ont. She confessed, unprompted, to her crimes in September 2016, ending a two-decade-long career as a registered nurse marked by numerous medication errors, suspensions for incompetence, and murder. Wilmot-Smith said she had no idea Wettlaufer 10

June 14, 2018 4:01 PM Ontarians ‘pretty worried about what Doug Ford has in store,’ Horwath says

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says she and her MPPs have a “very important job ahead” to hold the Ford government accountable. “People are pretty worried about what Doug Ford has in store, and so am I,” said Horwath, speaking to both new and returning MPPs — there are 40 in total — for the first time since the June 7 election. The NDP doubled the number 10

June 14, 2018 12:50 PM Conflicting accounts over whether Wettlaufer was on a 'do not hire' list under maiden name, inquiry hears

Killer nurse confessed to killing 8 patients in her care and trying to kill or injure 6 others A public inquiry looking into how Elizabeth Wettlaufer was able to kill eight elderly patients in her care heard conflicting accounts Thursday about whether the ex-nurse was on a "do not hire" list used by one of Canada's largest nursing home owners early in her career 3