Rob Ferguson Reporter
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Rob Ferguson has been a reporter covering provincial politics in the Queen's Park Bureau of the Star since 2004 and is in his third term as president of the Ontario Legislative Press Gallery. Prior to Queen's Park, he was a business reporter for the Star on the banking, mutual funds, stock market and personal finance beats. He has also written for the Star's Food, Wheels and Travel sections. Rob came to the Star after stints at The Canadian Press, the Windsor Star and Stratford Beacon Herald. Rob is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism, studied at the University of Western Ontario's Economic Institute for Journalists, and successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course.

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about 7 hours ago

Five MPPs followed the welfare diet. Here is what they found

New Democrat MPPs who went on a $95-a-week “social assistance diet” this fall say doubling rates paid to people livin...

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2 days ago

Doug Ford’s government under fire after Red Cross asked to help at children’s hospital

The teams will allow some hospital staff to return their regular roles as doctors and nurses cope with a wave of seri...

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8 days ago

AG report says doctors paid 5 times more than nurses to give COVID injections, slams Ford for ‘ig...

The finding comes a day after an Ontario Superior Court justice struck down the Ford government’s Bill 124 wage restr...

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8 days ago

‘Yes or no?’: Housing minister pressed to say whether developers were tipped to Greenbelt changes

Ontario’s embattled Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister, Steve Clark, insisted proper procedures were followed but...

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14 days ago

Ontario asks health clinics to stay open longer to take pressure off ERs

Ontario’s Health Ministry is asking family health team and nurse practitioner clinics to work at “full capacity” — in...

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15 days ago

What happened? There’s still just one person in the race to be the Ontario NDP’s next leader

With only one declared candidate and a deadline less than two weeks away, the leadership race for the NDP could be de...

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16 days ago

2,400 elderly patients had rights violated in moves from Ontario hospitals, critics charge

More than 2,400 elderly patients who no longer needed hospital care have been moved to nursing homes this fall, helpi...

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19 days ago

Dr. Kieran Moore goes unmasked at party after ‘strongly recommending’ masks ‘in all indoor public...

Ontario’s chief medical officer is being accused of not walking his own talk after going maskless at a party Thursday...

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22 days ago

CUPE school support staff set to strike again after talks with province break down

Hundreds of thousands of parents and students should brace for more labour uncertainty in schools after unionized sup...

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22 days ago

Doug Ford unmasked at question period a day after Ontario’s top doctor urges their use

Jones said there have been “repeated messages” from chief medical officer Dr. Kieran Moore and the government on the ...

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24 days ago

Dr. Kieran Moore recommends masks in indoor settings as pediatric hospitals see surge of sick chi...

Moore issued a new appeal for mask wearing in indoor social settings to slow the spread of viruses like flu, RSV and ...

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26 days ago

Ontario will urge indoor masking as ‘three-headed monster’ strains hospital resources

Mandatory masking is not coming back at this point, but Ontario’s chief medical officer will appeal Monday for people...

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