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Promise tracker: What the Ontario parties are pitching on the campaign trail

TORONTO — A running list of election promises announced by the Progressive Conservatives, NDP, Liberals and Greens in Ontario since late March: Progressive Conservatives May 4: Build Highway 413 across Halton, Peel and York regions.

GTA man charged with murder in death of London, Ont., nurse

LONDON — An 18-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a woman in London, Ont. Lynda Marques, a 30-year-old nurse, was gunned down while parked in the driveway of her northwest London home last September.
Ontario Liberals pledge to build, repair schools with $10 billion

Ontario Liberals pledge to build, repair schools with $10 billion

TORONTO — An Ontario Liberal government would spend $10 billion to build and repair schools if elected in June, with the party pledging to fund the promise by cancelling the planned Highway 413.

Ontario reports 31 deaths as the number of patients in the ICU dip below 200

Ontario is reporting 31 deaths linked to COVID-19 today, almost double the number of deaths reported on Tuesday. The province says two of those deaths occurred earlier but were added to today's tally as part of a data cleanup.

Where the Ontario leaders are for May 4

TORONTO — Here's where the leaders of Ontario's main political parties are today: ____ Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford Brampton : Makes an announcement. 9:30 a.m. Toronto: Hosts a rally. 7 p.m., 650 Dixon Road.
Ontario election campaign gets underway as leaders hit the trail

Ontario election campaign gets underway as leaders hit the trail

TORONTO — Ontario's political party leaders are hitting the campaign trail today, as the provincial election gets underway. Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford is starting his campaign in Brampton, Ont.

Striking Union Station workers to return to work as labour dispute ends: union

TORONTO — Electrical rail workers at Toronto's Union Station will resume their duties at the busy transit hub early Wednesday morning after walking off the job last month.
Campaign for June 2 Ontario election to begin Wednesday

Campaign for June 2 Ontario election to begin Wednesday

TORONTO — Ontario's election campaign is set to officially start Wednesday, after the lieutenant-governor accepted Premier Doug Ford's advice to dissolve provincial parliament. Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell formally named June 2 as the election date.

Man who died in northern Ontario plane crash was a fugitive wanted for murder: police

British Columbia's gang-enforcement unit says one of the four people who died in an airplane crash in northwestern Ontario was a fugitive wanted for murder by police in Thailand.

Man arrested for allegedly uttering threats at mosque in Toronto: police

Toronto police say they've arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly uttering violent threats towards individuals at a mosque in the city's east end. Police say officers began investigating on April 15.