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Toronto police say woman dead after she was hit by a vehicle in the city's north

Toronto police say a woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle on Friday morning. Police say the woman was hit in the city's north end. They say she was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital.

Quebec man charged with drug-impaired driving in northeastern Ontario

TEMISKAMING SHORES, Ont. — Police say a Quebec man has been charged with drug-impaired driving after crashing his vehicle into a ditch in Temiskaming Shores, Ont. Ontario Provincial Police say the incident happened on Thursday afternoon.

20-year-old man shot dead after fight breaks out in Montreal park

MONTREAL — A 20-year-old man has died after a fight involving several people broke out early this morning in an east-end Montreal park. Montreal police said callers to 911 reported the fight at about 1 a.m.

Toronto police arrest three after long weekend shooting in downtown core

Toronto police say they have arrested three men in connection with a shooting in the city's downtown core over the long weekend. Police say they were called to the shooting around 4 a.m. on Monday.

Boy killed, 4 family members sent to hospital after semi-trailer slams into SUV

OYEN, Alta. — A boy is dead and four members of his family were sent to hospital after a semi-trailer truck slammed into the back of an SUV that was stopped on a southeastern Alberta highway by construction.

Police search for alleged thief chased from home by Ontario senior

SIMCOE, Ont. — Police are crediting an elderly Ontario woman with chasing an alleged thief from her home, but say he managed to get away with thousands of dollars of cash and jewelry.

Montreal plans to create one of country's largest urban green spaces

MONTREAL — City officials in Montreal have announced plans to create a 3,000-hectare urban park in the northwestern part of the island, which would establish one of the largest municipal parks in Canada.

Ontario to partly fund dialysis for travellers after program cancellation outcry

TORONTO — Ontarians with kidney failure will get some funding for dialysis services while travelling abroad, Health Minister Christine Elliott announced Thursday, following concerns over the cancellation of provincial out-of-country health insurance.

Case of man accused in Markham homicides put over to Aug. 22

NEWMARKET, Ont. — A man accused in a quadruple homicide north of Toronto has had his case put over for two weeks. Menhaz Zaman was charged with four counts of first-degree murder after police found the bodies of four people in a Markham, Ont.
Organized crime drug ring manipulated medical pot regime: Police

Organized crime drug ring manipulated medical pot regime: Police

An organized crime group north of Toronto manipulated Canada's medical marijuana system to produce thousands of pot plants for the black market as part of an operation that funded the production of synthetic drugs, police alleged Thursday.