Laura Stone

Laura Stone


Canadian politics, based at Queen’s Park in Toronto. I like to lunch. Find me @globeandmail; @YourMorning Tuesday am; former @ctvqp and @ctv_powerplay

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NEW: Pfizer Canada rep says the company listened to Premier@DougFord2014  concerns and reiterated the delay in supplying vaccines is “short-term.” Adds Canada’s supply will continue from Belgium for the rest of the year. Did not answer my q about talking @JustinTrudeaut  #cdnpolio 

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NEW: Students in 7 Ontario public health units are going back to school next week. No timeline on the others not named here. (Other than known delays in TO, Peel, York, Windsor-Essex and Hamilton) #onpoli 

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Caveats here on some school boards - the government is telling parents to reach out to public health units directly #onpoli 

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Statement from Education Minister @Sflecce  : “On the advice from the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the government is allowing seven public health units and over 100,000 students to return to class on Monday, January 25.” #onpoli 

NEW: @JustinTrudeau ⁩ statement on Keystone XL pipeline: “We are disappointed but acknowledge the President’s decision to fulfil his election campaign promise on Keystone XL.” #cdnpoli 

Independent review of Rideau Hall harassment will challenge Governor-General Julie Payette’s tenure, sources say, via @RobertFife ⁩ #cdnpoli 

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#BREAKING : Ontario has ID’d the first two confirmed cases of the COVID-19 variant first identified in the UK. “The cases are a couple from Durham with no known travel history, exposure or high-risk contacts. #onpoli 

#BREAKING : The Ontario Hospital Association is calling for a four-week lockdown in every public health unit with an infection rate of 40/100,000 population or higher #onpoli 

NEW: The Premier’s Office has sent out an FAQ about yesterday’s stay-at-home announcement in Ontario. Answers below 👇🏼 #onpoli 

#BREAKING : Ontario's 42 rape crisis centres say they have been informed by @douglasdowney '>Attorney-Genera @douglasdowney  that their additional $1-million in one-time funding for frontline services is NOT being renewed #onpoli  (background here: )

#BREAKING : Liberal ⁦⁦⁩ Caesar-Chavannes opens up to ⁩ about her tweet, says she was met with ‘hostility, anger’ in private Trudeau talks. She says she’s speaking out because she owes it to her constituents. #cdnpoli 

Very emotional scrum with parents of autistic children outside of the legislature after they screamed down the hall at PC MPPs. They say they haven’t been able meet with Minister or talked to about the government’s changes. #onpoli 

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