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Premier Ford says he won't be drawn into federal election campaign

Premier Ford says he won't be drawn into federal election campaign

KENORA, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he won't be drawn into the federal election despite being the subject of frequent attacks from Liberal leader Justin Trudeau.

Ontario drops plan to upload Toronto subway as city supports Ford plan

TORONTO — Ontario has dropped its bid to take control of Toronto's subway system, the province announced Wednesday as city staff recommended support for a key part of Premier Doug Ford's transit plan.

Brockville man charged in alleged hit and run that killed woman in Kingston

KINGSTON, Ont. — A Brockville, Ont., man is facing charges in an alleged hit and run that killed a 50-year-old woman in Kingston. Kingston police say the crash happened early Friday when the woman was walking along Highway 2.

Elementary teachers' union says talks with Ontario government have stalled

TORONTO — The union representing Ontario public elementary school teachers asked for a conciliation officer Wednesday to help with stalled contract talks with the government.

A list of cuts and program changes the Ford government has reversed

TORONTO — The Ontario government's decision to reverse course on a plan to take control of Toronto's subway system marks the latest in a series of instances in which Premier Doug Ford or his ministers have backtracked on previous commitments.
Two Ontario men arrested, charged in 2007 Calgary cold case homicide

Two Ontario men arrested, charged in 2007 Calgary cold case homicide

CALGARY — A fresh set of eyes and advances in forensics has resulted in two arrests by Calgary police in a cold-case in which a man was shot to death. Nader Nilianbousheri, 32, was killed at his home in the city on Nov. 6, 2007.

Food watchdog expands warning of possible E. coli contamination of beef products

OTTAWA — Dozens more raw beef products are being recalled from some restaurants and grocery stores in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario, including Walmart and Pusateri's.

Two dead after crash involving transport truck in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police near Toronto say two people are dead after a two vehicles collided Wednesday morning. Peel Regional Police said the incident happened just before 5:30 a.m. in Mississauga, Ont.

13-year-old driver charged in crash that left 13-year-old passenger hurt

Toronto police say a 13-year-old boy is in custody after an early-morning joyride ended in a multi-vehicle crash that sent his teenage passenger to hospital. The collision happened around 4:45 a.m.

Ontario high school teachers to hold strike vote

TORONTO — The union representing thousands of public high school teachers in Ontario said Tuesday it will hold strike votes in the coming weeks, blaming the Progressive Conservative government for what it calls a failure to address key issues in cont