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November 11, 1995 | MARK HEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Ontario Labor Relations Board shot a hole in the NBA's lockout of its referees Friday, ruling the league can no longer use replacement officials at Toronto Raptor home games. The NBA immediately announced that it will assign three regular referees to work--but only in Toronto--starting with Wednesday's game against the Houston Rockets. Replacements will continue working the other games. Yet to be learned is what the regular referees will do.
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May 11, 1996 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the government of Ontario, Canada's most populous province, this week announced a 15% cut in the provincial income tax rate--the first such reduction in a quarter of a century--unrestrained glee from taxpayers might have been expected. But instead, reaction to the tax break has included selected refrains that, well, maybe Ontarians don't really need that money back. There is more at work here than the tendency of some Canadians to seek a dark cloud behind every silver lining.
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September 29, 1990 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first socialist provincial government in Ontario history will take office Monday, buoying socialist political fortunes across Canada but raising questions about the economic outlook in the country's most populous and industrialized province. Ontario Premier-elect Bob Rae has told Ontarians that he has no problems with deficit spending to stimulate sagging economies.
SPORTS
November 11, 1995 | MARK HEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Ontario Labor Relations Board shot a hole in the NBA's lockout of its referees Friday, ruling the league can no longer use replacement officials at Toronto Raptor home games. The NBA immediately announced that it will assign three regular referees to work--but only in Toronto--starting with Wednesday's game against the Houston Rockets. Replacements will continue working the other games. Yet to be learned is what the regular referees will do.
NEWS
May 11, 1996 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the government of Ontario, Canada's most populous province, this week announced a 15% cut in the provincial income tax rate--the first such reduction in a quarter of a century--unrestrained glee from taxpayers might have been expected. But instead, reaction to the tax break has included selected refrains that, well, maybe Ontarians don't really need that money back. There is more at work here than the tendency of some Canadians to seek a dark cloud behind every silver lining.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 6, 1991 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To hear treasure hunter Steven Morgan tell it, national pride--not to mention all that loot--is at stake in a rapidly escalating tiff with Canadian authorities over rights to a luxury steamship that sank nearly 140 years ago in the frigid waters of Lake Erie.
BUSINESS
January 11, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Bahamas Probes Alleged Boeing Scheme: Boeing Co. and its former De Havilland subsidiary are being investigated by Bahamian police for allegedly bribing government and BahamasAir executives, officials said. According to a report by a special commission set up by the Bahamas government, the bribe was allegedly paid in 1991 by then-Boeing executives and consultants to influence the $64-million purchase of five De Havilland Dash 8 airplanes to government-owned BahamasAir.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 6, 1991 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To hear treasure hunter Steven Morgan tell it, national pride--not to mention all that loot--is at stake in a rapidly escalating tiff with Canadian authorities over rights to a luxury steamship that sank nearly 140 years ago in the frigid waters of Lake Erie.
NEWS
September 29, 1990 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first socialist provincial government in Ontario history will take office Monday, buoying socialist political fortunes across Canada but raising questions about the economic outlook in the country's most populous and industrialized province. Ontario Premier-elect Bob Rae has told Ontarians that he has no problems with deficit spending to stimulate sagging economies.
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