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New Democrats to release costing for platform ahead of debate

TORONTO – Ontario’s New Democrats are set to release costing for their election campaign platform today. The party unveiled its plan for the province late last month, but didn’t attach price tags to its promises. Leader Andrea Horwath says the costing will offer “evidence” that it’s possible for a government …

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Where the Ontario leaders are on the campaign trail for May 15

Here’s where the leaders of Ontario’s main political parties are today: ____ Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford No scheduled public events. ____ NDP Leader Andrea Horwath No scheduled public events. _ Ontario NDP Candidate for Waterloo Catherine Fife Toronto: Makes announcement on platform costing. 1 p.m. 260 Sackville Street ____ …

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NDP double initial ODSP promise, pledge 40 per cent increase

Maltese vote in general election with some firsts for nation

BRAMPTON, Ont. – Ontario’s New Democrats say they’ll double their planned increases to the province’s disability support program. The change follows criticism that the initial 20 per cent increase the party promised would keep those who rely on ODSP for their income below the poverty line. Now, NDP Leader Andrea …

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Thousands Gather at Marches for Abortion Rights

WASHINGTON — Thousands of marchers converged in the nation’s capital and across the country on Saturday to show their support for abortion rights nearly two weeks after the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. A crowd of protesters gathered near the Washington Monument …

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