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Ontario proposal puts wetlands at further risk: auditor, advocates

Ontario proposal puts wetlands at further risk: auditor, advocates

TORONTO — Half of the wetlands in southern Ontario have never been considered for provincial protection, and new changes planned by the government as part of its housing plan could further put them at risk, the auditor general said in a recent report
Marit Stiles set to be next leader of Ontario NDP ahead of confirmation vote

Marit Stiles set to be next leader of Ontario NDP ahead of confirmation vote

TORONTO — Marit Stiles is set to be the next leader of the Ontario NDP after the Toronto member of provincial parliament was the sole contender.
Doctors say flu starting to hit adults as hospitalization rates of seniors climb

Doctors say flu starting to hit adults as hospitalization rates of seniors climb

TORONTO — Doctors say influenza spread is starting to hit older adults as surveillance levels indicate the hospitalization rate of seniors is not that far behind that of children. Data from the Public Health Agency of Canada for the week ending Nov.

Small plane crashes onto Highway 401 near Ontario-Quebec border, injuring two

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after a small plane crashed onto a major highway, sending two people onboard to hospital. OPP say the Cessna 150 crashed into the centre median of Highway 401 around 8:15 p.m.
As Red Cross heads to CHEO, other Ontario pediatric hospitals not requesting help

As Red Cross heads to CHEO, other Ontario pediatric hospitals not requesting help

Several major Ontario pediatric hospitals say they are not asking for external staff support, as Ottawa's CHEO prepares to bring in Red Cross staff until at least the end of the year.
Trudeau, Ford mark opening of Canada's first full-scale electric vehicle plant

Trudeau, Ford mark opening of Canada's first full-scale electric vehicle plant

INGERSOLL, Ont. — Canada's first full-scale electric vehicle manufacturing plant officially opened in southern Ontario on Monday, with the prime minister and the province's premier saying the launch of the facility marked a national milestone.
Six people charged, 62 firearms sized after police investigation in Toronto

Six people charged, 62 firearms sized after police investigation in Toronto

TORONTO — Six people are facing a total of 260 criminal charges after a months-long firearms trafficking investigation in Toronto, police said Monday.
Ontario CUPE school staff vote to ratify contract with government

Ontario CUPE school staff vote to ratify contract with government

TORONTO — Ontario education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees have voted to ratify a contract with the government.
Canadian Red Cross to help CHEO amid surge in respiratory illnesses in children

Canadian Red Cross to help CHEO amid surge in respiratory illnesses in children

A prominent children's hospital in Ottawa will soon be receiving help from the Canadian Red Cross as it grapples with a massive wave of pediatric respiratory illnesses that have stretched resources to the breaking point, the organization announced Su

Police look for suspect in deadly Mississauga gas station shooting

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police west of Toronto are looking for a suspect in a shooting that killed an employee at a gas station in Mississauga, Ont. Peel regional police say they received a call at 10:40 p.m.