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Ontario legislature returns from break amid escalating tensions with teachers

TORONTO — The Ontario legislature returns today after a break that's been dominated by increasing tensions with the province's public school teachers and the unions that represent them.

Anti-pipeline protesters shut down eastern Ontario border

THOUSAND ISLANDS, Ont.

Ontario legislature returns from break as teachers escalate job action

TORONTO — The Ontario legislature resumes Tuesday after a winter break that's been consumed by an escalating conflict with the province's public school teachers.

Boy, 14, killed in snowmobile crash in Kearney, Ont., on Sunday

BURK'S FALLS, Ont. — Provincial police say a 14-year-old boy died in a snowmobile crash in Kearney, Ont., on Sunday. Police say the boy was driving the motorized snow vehicle when he left the trail and struck a tree.

Nine-year-old boy who fell through ice on Lake Erie presumed drowned: OPP

PORT DOVER, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say the search for a nine-year-old boy who fell through the ice on Lake Erie is now a recovery operation. Haldimand County OPP say they were called to the area of Peacock Point on Saturday at 4:35 p.m.

Pedestrian dead a day after being struck by vehicle in Brampton

Peel Regional Police say a 51-year-old man has died after being hit by a vehicle in Brampton, Ont. Police say the pedestrian was struck on Saturday night in the area of Brisdale and Bovaird drives.

Police say man from Oshawa, Ont., died in crash with public transit bus

WHITBY, Ont. — Police say a 28-year-old man from Oshawa, Ont., has died after his vehicle crashed head-on with a public transit bus on Friday.
Anti-pipeline protest in Mi'kmaq community shuts down rail line in eastern Quebec

Anti-pipeline protest in Mi'kmaq community shuts down rail line in eastern Quebec

MONTREAL — The president of a railway company in eastern Quebec says anti-pipeline protesters blocking the rail line in a First Nations community are costing his company about $15,000 a day in revenue.

A former government mediator explains the Ontario teacher bargaining process

TORONTO — Contract negotiations between Ontario public school teachers and the province have been going on for months with little progress, prompting all four major unions to stage various job actions, including a provincewide one-day strike set for

Toronto man charged for allegedly soliciting nude images of American teen

TORONTO — A Toronto man was due in court on Friday on allegations that he solicited nude images and videos from an American teenager. Toronto police say the man allegedly "befriended" the girl online in 2017 when she was 13 years old.