Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

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(Ont-Elxn-First-Debate)

The leaders of Ontario's three main parties took aim at one another in the first debate ahead of the provincial election.

Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne and N-D-P Leader Andrea Horwath both warned that Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford will make cuts to public services if he is elected premier.

Ford accused the other two leaders of taxing and spending, and said that he would save money by finding efficiencies in the provincial budget.

The debate sets the stage for the race that officially begins tomorrow, with Ontarians heading to the polls June 7th. (The Canadian Press)

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(Granic-Allen-Dropped)

A controversial former P-C candidate says her removal from the Tory roster is just another betrayal of social conservatives in Ontario.

Tanya Granic Allen says she wants to hold Tory Leader Doug Ford to commitments he made to repeal and replace the province's sex education curriculum.

Granic Allen slammed Ford for ousting her over the weekend and compared him to his predecessor Patrick Brown, who distanced himself from social conservative issues.

Ford turfed Granic Allen on Saturday, saying in a statement that her comments about certain groups were "irresponsible" and don't represent the views of the party. (The Canadian Press)

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(Stormy-Daniels-Windsor)

Stormy Daniels -- the porn star at the centre of a scandal involving U-S President Donald Trump -- will speak in Windsor next month.

Daniels will appear June 13th at a local cannabis lounge to about her life and work in the adult film industry.

Trump faces questions over more than 130-thousand dollars in hush money that was paid to Daniels by one of his lawyers.

Daniels, who is 39, has said she had sex with Trump in 2006.

Trump denies her allegations but has acknowledged reimbursing his lawyer for the payment to Daniels. (BlackburnNews.com)

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(York-Strike)

Ontario's governing Liberals acknowledge there is little chance that legislation to end a two-month strike at York University will pass before the upcoming election. …

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