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Police say two killed, three injured in Oshawa bar shooting

OSHAWA, Ont. — Police are investigating after two people were killed and three others injured in a late-night bar shooting in Oshawa, Ont.

Man in custody after dog attacks, carjacking, attempted boat theft: Toronto police

Toronto police said a man was arrested Saturday morning after a series of alleged overnight incidents including multiple dog attacks, a carjacking and an attempt to steal a boat.
'I will always honour her': Husband files lawsuit in Ontario animal activist's death

'I will always honour her': Husband files lawsuit in Ontario animal activist's death

Every Monday, Mark Powell drives to the Burlington, Ont., pork plant where his wife died to give water to pigs on their way to slaughter.
'So much left to do': Lawyers, daughter of murder victim share proposals at inquest

'So much left to do': Lawyers, daughter of murder victim share proposals at inquest

The Ontario government must provide adequate funding for support services and create an independent commission dedicated to ending intimate partner violence to prevent tragedies like the triple homicide that unfolded in the Ottawa Valley in 2015
Who's in, who's out: A look at Ontario Premier Doug Ford's new cabinet

Who's in, who's out: A look at Ontario Premier Doug Ford's new cabinet

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced his new cabinet Friday and while many ministers remained in the roles they held during the previous government, some changes were made and some new faces were added.

Nearly 100 Ontario long-term care homes haven't installed AC in all rooms

TORONTO — Nearly 100 long-term care homes in Ontario missed this week's deadline to install air conditioning in all resident rooms.
Ford names new cabinet, with Jones as health minister and a role for his nephew

Ford names new cabinet, with Jones as health minister and a role for his nephew

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford leaned heavily on experience Friday in announcing a new cabinet that keeps many ministers in their old roles, including key files of housing and education — though with a notable exception of appointing his own nep
Lifeguard shortages impacting pools, water programs across Canada

Lifeguard shortages impacting pools, water programs across Canada

Municipalities across Canada are grappling with lifeguard shortages this summer in part due to the lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials and industry groups said as city pools and beaches were poised to open for the season.

Suspect faces 27 charges in case spanning Ont., B.C.

A Toronto man is facing nearly 30 charges in a human trafficking case involving a young victim police say was sex trafficked in British Columbia and Ontario for nearly a year. Authorities say the Human Trafficking Enforcement Team and the C.A.R.E.

Thunder Bay police chief charged with misconduct, announces plan to retire

The Ontario Civilian Police Commission says the chief of the Thunder Bay Police Service will face a hearing on three counts of alleged misconduct under the Police Services Act.