Nine people died and 16 others were injured when a van mounted a sidewalk and struck multiple pedestrians along a stretch of one of Toronto's busiest streets, authorities said Monday, calling it "a horrific attack."
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, whose Liberals face an uphill battle in the spring provincial election after 15 years in office, countered her opponents' election promise of change with one of her own on Monday, March 20, 2018, saying only her party can deliver "big change."
Christine Elliott initially disputed Saturday's results, alleging they stemmed from "serious irregularities" in the vote. Her campaign had also said that she garnered a majority of votes and had won a majority of ridings in the leadership race. But on Sunday, she conceded following a private meeting with the winner, Doug Ford.
A band of masked vandals describing themselves as "ungovernables" roamed through a stretch of an Ontario city hurling rocks at small businesses and causing up to $100,000 in damage, local police said on Sunday, March 4, 2018.
Doug Ford's bold promises of government belt-tightening during the last Progressive Conservative leadership debate may win over some of the party's grassroots, but experts and critics say there isn't much substance behind his populist message.
One of the most polarizing figures in Ontario politics is officially launching his bid for the leadership of the provincial Tories on Saturday, February 3, 2018, with an expected attack on both the party he hopes to lead and the one he wants to topple.