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Decision on whether Brown can run in Ontario Tory leadership race expected Wednesday

The former Opposition leader stepped down from the job last month amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

Ontario PCs still ahead in provincial election despite rocky month: Ipsos poll

The PCs would receive 38 per cent of the vote if an election were held tomorrow, an Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News shows.

Doug Ford tours southeastern Ontario ahead of PC leadership election

Ontario PC leadership candidate Doug Ford toured eastern Ontario on Feb. 20, making stops in Brockville, Gananoque, Kingston and Belleville, to go...

Tory MPP demands Patrick Brown be investigated for alleged ‘financial improprieties’

 MPP Patrick Brown should be investigated for “financial improprieties,” including allegedly accepting gifts and travel funded by third parties and...

Chris Selley: Letting Brown run for his old job is bonkers. But bonkers hasn’t hurt the PCs yet

If poll numbers released Monday are to be even half-believed, then the Tories could be on their way to a majority government no matter who wins the...

Ontario woman’s SUV fills with smoke, Audi blames kids’ winter boots

A Mississauga woman is angry with Audi after she said smoke filled the backseat of her luxury SUV earlier this month. The reason for the smoke,...

Patrick Brown's Bid For PC Leadership To Be Determined By Committee

TORONTO — Patrick Brown is expected to find out Wednesday whether he will be able to continue his bid to lead Ontario's Progressive...

New evidence explains Forcillo’s error and should trigger a retrial for TO cop: defence

Lawyers for a Toronto cop convicted of attempted murder in the death of a troubled teen have filed fresh evidence they claim is “capable of tipping...

Doc Rod loses medical licence for fondling, stripping female patients: college

Barrie dermatologist Dr. Rod Kunynetz has lost his licence to practise medicine because of his breast fondling and unprofessional behaviour towards...

FUREY: Last week, Patrick Brown was leading the charge – now he’s back to playing defence

To read it on paper, it’s a phenomenal plot. Patrick Brown, at the height of his powers, knocked off just before winning the prize of becoming...

Party source says Patrick Brown must undergo Ontario Tories vetting only because he was stripped of his riding nomination

As an approved candidate for re-election in Simcoe North, Brown would have been exempt from the assessment, the source said

Police say Ontario farmer won’t be charged for shooting neighbour’s dog

ESSEX, Ont. – Provincial police say a farmer who shot and injured a dog in Essex, Ont., on the weekend will not face any charges. Police say they...

Hamilton looks to cap number of payday loan outlets

Hamilton is one of the few cities in Ontario to consider such legislation, adding to its ongoing crusade against payday loan companies.

Ontario Liberals to bring in bill retaliating against Buy American provisions

TORONTO — Ontario’s governing Liberals are expected to introduce a bill to retaliate against any state that adopts Buy American provisions as the...

Brown claims insiders trying to derail his bid to reclaim top Ont Tory job

TORONTO — The former leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives warned Tuesday that accounts questioning his integrity are likely to emerge in the...