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Countdown to the Convention (guests, Ruth Grier, Richard Mahoney, MacPenney) Major changes at Queen's Park this week. Premier Mike Harris announced he's stepping down as the MPP for Nippissing after 21 years. And he called together his cabinet for the last time, in what was described as an emotional walk down memory lane. Within 24 hours, Ernie Eves announced he'll hit the campaign trail immediately to win a seat in the Legislature. The premier designate called double by-elections for May 2nd in Nippissing, Harris' riding, and Eves' new riding of choice, Dufferin-Peel-Wellington-Grey.
Apr 07, 2002
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This big bull represents the region’s history of farming livestock — and stands as a tribute to the legacy of one man.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: Fifty years ago, the province made big moves on alcohol consumption and regulation. It’s well past time that happened again.
OPINION: New research suggests that public education is changing minds on the vaccine. Can more people be reached in the weeks ahead?
OPINION: We’re heading into a new stage that will be less scary — but more complicated.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. 

Almost 130 years ago, it wowed audiences in Chicago and across the Atlantic. Today, you, too, can be wowed — by a replica of a mammoth cheese.

To dig out from the pandemic-related backlog, the province aims to spend $324 million to run hospital operating rooms and diagnostic facilities longer.

Fifty years ago, the province introduced new legislation that lowered the age of majority, letting 18-year-olds drink. But that change wouldn’t last the decade.