Ontario's premier-to-be has yet to be sworn in, but newly minted Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne is already facing demands from opposition party leaders as she embarks on her quest to keep the minority government alive.
Becoming the first openly gay premier in Canada is "historic" and "exciting," but it shouldn't overshadow her role in governing the country's most populous province, Ontario Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne said Sunday.
As Ontario Liberals gathered inside Maple Leaf Gardens to select a new leader, thousands of union members assembled outside for a massive rally protesting an erosion of labour rights under the current Liberal government.
Former Windsor-West MPP Sandra Pupatello emerged as the front-runner in the race to replace Dalton McGuinty as Ontario premier and Liberal leader after a weekend of delegate selection votes across the province.
Ontario's Liberal government scored a victory against public elementary and high school unions Friday when planned one-day walkouts by teachers were called off because a labour tribunal ruled the demonstrations would be illegal.