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Ontario man, 18, shot dead by police after teen stabbed in ‘domestic violence’ case: watchdog

Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after an 18-year-old man was fatally shot by police in London, Ont., who were responding to what the Special Investigations Unit describes as a “domestic violence investigation.” A 17-year-old girl remains in hospital in critical condition due to injuries sustained in a stabbing. London police …

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Ontario scraps idea of deposit-return system for non-alcoholic drink containers

Just a few months after a study suggested most Ontarians would like to see a deposit-return program for non-alcoholic beverages, the province says it’s dissolved a work group seeking a way to take back bottles and cans through retailers. A spokesperson for the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks …

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Significant rainfall poses flood threat to Toronto area, parts of southern Ontario

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings for the Greater Toronto Area and a large part of southern Ontario on Tuesday. The warnings were issued at around 9:30 a.m. The weather agency said rainfall amounts of up to 75 millimetres are possible with …

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Anonymous donor pays $1K power bill for disconnected Ontario senior

For more than two months, Toronto senior Maxine Stirling Dawe couldn’t make toast, turn on the lights, or power a fan or air conditioner in her one-bedroom rental apartment. For the 74-year-old retiree, the absence of electricity made for some uncomfortable and potentially dangerous days and nights during a scorching …

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Ontario Road Trips: Why Leamington is a hot place to be right now

This article is the fourth in Global News’ Ontario Road Trips series, offering getaways to some fun locales across the province. Our first adventure took us to Paris, our second stop was Elora and our third was Goderich. A drive down to Leamington, Ont., will not only take you to a town in Ontario’s …

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2 witnesses sought after boy, 13, charged in murder outside abandoned Ontario school

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario Provincial Police are hoping that two people believed to have been in the woods near an abandoned school at the centre of a murder investigation come forward. The appeal comes about a week after a youth was pronounced dead in hospital …

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Ontario mining law ‘outdated, unconstitutional and offensive’: First Nation chief

Ontario’s mining law and its system for registering mining claims have allowed thousands of claims to be staked on a northwestern First Nation without consultation or consent, the community alleges in a constitutional challenge announced Friday. The Grassy Narrows First Nation, north of Kenora, Ont., is asking the court to …

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Telus tells Ontario call centre workers to relocate or risk losing their job

Telus Corp. has informed around 150 call centre employees based in Ontario they must relocate by October, apply for another role or agree to be laid off. The union representing those workers, United Steelworkers Local 1944, said it was informed Tuesday that affected employees would have the option of working …

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Ontario Science Centre: Infrastructure officials further detail structural issues

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 11, 2024 12:51 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario infrastructure officials are further justifying their decision to close the Ontario Science Centre by releasing more details today on the issues with the building beyond its roof, …

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