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Ontario PC Party Leadership Race Breakdown

Months before the provincial election, the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario (PCPO) has been thrust into the spotlight following the resignation of Patrick Brown and the launch of one of the most condensed leadership processes in Canadian political history. The on-again, off-again Brown leadership has created an

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Federal Government Awards Innovation Supercluster Funding

Navdeep Bains, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, has announced the winners of the $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative (ISI) – part of the government’s innovation agenda. The winning superclusters come from across the country and represent key sectors the government made a priority in

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Navigating the post OMB world

Ontario’s land use planning approvals system is changing signficantly under Bill 139.  Municipalities will have increased control over the policies that they implement and the decisions they administer. That means big changes for developers in Ontario. This presentation highlights some of these changes and was delivererd to

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Wynne’s Cabinet Shuffle Creates Election Sales Force

Today, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne rejigged her Cabinet in a long-anticipated shuffle. This likely represents the last shift in the Cabinet line up before the June 7 election. The Premier took the opportunity to increase gender parity, accelerate the generational change in the Cabinet and create the

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