At TEDxNASA, planetary scientist Joel Levine shows some intriguing -- and puzzling -- new discoveries about Mars: craters full of ice, traces of ancient oceans, and compelling hints at the presence, sometime in the past, of life. He makes the case for going back to Mars to find out more.
“As a result, each man, woman and child will owe an extra $5,700 to the banks,” said Chera.
Toronto, CFIB Last year, in the midst of the worst economic downturn in recent memory, Ontario’s small- and medium-sized businesses continued to do what they do best - create jobs. In what the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is calling a calculated “political” document, with the next provincial election just 19 months away, yesterday's Ontario budget effectively shut the door on the province’s job creators.
TORONTO - The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) said that today's Ontario budget announcement addressed some of the short term problems faced by universities but left many larger issues unanswered.
McGuinty Government’s Balanced Plan Protects Public Services And Outlines Measures To Eliminate Deficit
Kitchener-Conestoga, Leeanna Pendergast MPP, EMP - With the 2010 Ontario Budget, the McGuinty government is moving forward with its five- year plan to Open Ontario to new jobs and growth in Waterloo Region, while outlining measures to help eliminate the deficit caused by the global recession.
Kitchener Centre, John Milloy MPP, EMP - With the 2010 Ontario Budget, the McGuinty government is moving forward with its five-year plan to Open Ontario to new jobs and growth in Waterloo Region, while outlining measures to help eliminate the deficit caused by the global recession.
QUEEN'S PARK, Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak - Despite Ontario's urgent need for action in the face of unprecedented deficits, job losses and high unemployment, the 2010 McGuinty Liberal budget failed to put jobs first. While other economies are recovering from the recession, Ontario is being left behind.
TORONTO - The Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario is pleased to see the government respond to student pressure by injecting new funding to follow the Reaching Higher framework that expires this year. Today's Budget backs up the Throne Speech announcement of 20,000 new student spaces with $310 million in funding, but leaves open the question about what the government is planning for tuition fees and financial assistance.
TORONTO - The Independent Mortgage Brokers Association of Ontario (IMBA) held its Annual General Meeting at the Mississauga Convention Centre yesterday and elected a new President for the 2010 - 2011 term.
TORONTO - Ontario's provincial budget does little to address the jobs crisis in Ontario, say the United Steelworkers (USW). Indeed, the budget itself projects an even higher unemployment rate this year than last year.
TORONTO - The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) applauds the Ontario government on its 2010 budget, which recognizes the top priority placed on post secondary education and its importance to the economic growth of the province by providing base operating funds to meet the increasing demands for student spaces and capital funds for the buildings to house them.
Ontario's food banks put pressure on government to deliver on affordable housing, social assistance reform, and access to healthy food by the summer
TORONTO - The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) is concerned that the provincial government did not make necessary progress towards poverty reduction in the budget. Although the government maintained its key commitments, the OAFB believes it missed a vital opportunity to introduce strategic initiatives that fight poverty and improve economic conditions for all Ontarians.
TORONTO - The commitment to pick up over $63 million in outstanding child care costs is a positive and long-overdue move by the Ontario government, but the government needs to provide greater help to laid-off workers, CAW President Ken Lewenza said in reaction to today's provincial budget.
TORONTO - Plans by the McGuinty government to freeze public-sector wages in Ontario will hit women workers the most, including many who already work in low-paid jobs, the president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union says.
TORONTO - Colleges Ontario, which represents the province's 24 public colleges, applauds the provincial government's commitments and investments in postsecondary education in today's provincial budget.
TORONTO - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) greeted the 2010 Provincial Budget with some optimism for provincial commitments to child care funding, infrastructure stimulus maintenance and enhancing the capacity of Northern Ontario communities.
Queen’s Park, Sylvia Jones, MPP for Dufferin-Caledon, EMP - “Despite Ontario’s urgent need for action in the face of unprecedented deficits, job losses and high unemployment, the 2010 McGuinty Liberal budget failed to put jobs first,” said Sylvia Jones MPP (Dufferin-Caledon).
Ontario - The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996 (PSSDA) and the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Amendment Act, 2004 were passed to make Ontario's public sector more open and accountable to taxpayers.