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39-year-old victim of deadly Hamilton shooting was targeted, police say

Hamilton police say the city's 13th homicide of the year appears to have been a targeted shooting that left a 39-year-old man dead. Police say the victim's wife and neighbour found him lying on the road outside his home in the city Friday morning.

One person dead and one in life-threatening condition after four-vehicle crash

BRUSSELS, Ont. — Provincial police say one person is dead and another is in life-threatening condition after a four-vehicle crash in southern Ontario. Police say the incident happened at about 8 p.m. Thursday just north of Brussels, Ont.

Pedestrian in life-threatening condition after being struck on highway

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Provincial police say a woman is in life-threatening condition after she was struck by a car on a highway west of Toronto.

Ontario considering ban on flavoured vaping products, health minister says

TORONTO — The Ontario government's concern for young residents is prompting it to entertain the idea of banning flavoured vaping products, the province's health minister said Thursday as another Canadian province finalized its own prohibition on the

Fewer inspections keep unsafe commercial vehicles on Ontario's roads: auditor

TORONTO — As many as 10,000 unsafe commercial vehicles have been allowed to operate on Ontario's roads because of a drop in the number of government inspections, the province's auditor general said this week in her annual report.

Ontario passes new animal welfare legislation with stiffer penalties

TORONTO — Ontario has passed new animal welfare legislation that will be enforced by a specialized team of provincial inspectors. The new law, named the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, comes into effect on Jan.

Ontario not doing enough to verify disability payment eligibility: auditor

TORONTO — Ontario is not doing enough to verify that people receiving disability benefits are actually eligible, with most approved applications marked "disabled for life" and very few ever reviewed, the auditor general has found.
Ontario's Catholic teachers in legal strike position Dec. 21

Ontario's Catholic teachers in legal strike position Dec. 21

TORONTO — Ontario's Catholic teachers will be in a legal strike position over the winter break, and while they don't have any job action plans yet, their union says it should be "another wake-up call" for the government.

Toronto teacher to stand trial in drowning of student on trip to Algonquin park

TORONTO — A teacher who led a group of Toronto high school students on a canoe trip in central Ontario two years ago that turned tragic when a teen drowned has been ordered to stand trial. Nicholas Mills of Caledon, Ont.

Teen charged with assault, threats after standoff with Hamilton cops

Hamilton police say they've laid multiple charges against a teenage boy suspected of assaulting a toddler and barricading himself inside a home. Const.