Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News as of 4 P.M. on May 23, 2014

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News as of 4 P.M. on May 23, 2014

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Ontario News Advisory

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Friday, May 23, 2014

As of 4 p.m.

ONTARIO NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the Ontario News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. ET. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory replaces The Canadian Press News Budget. Contact the Ontario Desk at 416-507-2159.

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TOP NEWS THIS HOUR

Liberals would keep Drive Clean: Wynne

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TORONTO -- Premier Kathleen Wynne says if the Liberals win the June 12 election they will keep the Drive Clean vehicle emissions test program. Speaking at a campaign event Friday in Toronto, the Liberal premier said her party would do whatever they could "to make sure the air is clean." AUDIO.

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Hudak rails at subsidies for big business

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LONDON -- Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak used a speech to a business audience to rail at what he called "corporate welfare." Speaking in London to the city's chamber of commerce, Hudak called grants and subsidies to big business "economically disastrous and morally wrong." Will be writethru

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NDP brushes off concerns of vote splitting

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OTTAWA -- Ontario's NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is brushing off concerns of vote splitting among left-leaning voters eager to keep the Progressive Conservatives out of power. Horwath says she doesn't see Tim Hudak's plan -- which includes cutting 100,000 public sector jobs -- gaining enough traction to warrant strategic voting come June 12. Will be writethru

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BUZZ

Kids ask Wynne about Rob Ford

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TORONTO -- How do you explain Rob Ford's "problems" to a kid?Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne struggled to do it in French as she fielded questions from students during a campaign stop Friday at an elementary school in Toronto.

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Windsor hum is real but mystery continues

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WINDSOR -- A federally funded study confirms a humming noise in Windsor, Ont., emanates from an island across the Detroit River but fails to completely solve the long-running mystery over the vibration. Essex Conservative MP Jeff Watson, who revealed the findings Friday, says the acoustic monitoring study shows the rumbling is real and reaches Windsor from heavily industrial Zug Island in River Rouge, Mich. …

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