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Alleged driver charged in hit-and-run that seriously injured toddler

Toronto police have charged a man accused of mowing down three members of the same family in an alleged hit-and-run that sent a toddler to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police investigating homicide after inmate dies in Ontario prison

JOYCEVILLE, Ont. — Police in eastern Ontario say they're investigating the death of a federal prison inmate as a homicide.

Man faces nine charges in human trafficking case, police say more victims likely

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say a man faces multiple charges in what they describe as an ongoing human trafficking case. Peel Regional Police say they launched the probe last month after receiving a complaint from an alleged victim.

Charity expands protected habitat near Kingston, Ont., with once-private land

KINGSTON, Ont. — The Nature Conservancy of Canada is expanding a corridor of protected land in eastern Ontario.

Teen arrested in Hamilton after standoff with police; toddler in hospital

HAMILTON — A teenage boy is in custody after allegedly assaulting a toddler with a weapon, leaving the little girl with "traumatic injuries" and sparking an hours-long standoff with police at a Hamilton home, officials said Wednesday. Const.
Public high schools in Ontario closed today as teachers hold one-day strike

Public high schools in Ontario closed today as teachers hold one-day strike

TORONTO — A one-day strike by Ontario's public high school teachers could be the first of many such disruptions, the union representing them warned Wednesday during a walkout that left hundreds of thousands of students out of school.

Court backlog growing and courtrooms sit for an average 2.8 hours a day: auditor

TORONTO — Ontario's auditor general painted a grim picture Wednesday of a plodding justice system, plagued by worsening delays and outdated technology.

Former SickKids Motherisk website now features cannabis blog

TORONTO — A Toronto children's hospital took the blame on Wednesday for allowing a website it once operated to be taken over by a cannabis company. The Hospital for Sick Children said the new content on the motherisk.

Highlights from Ontario's 2019 auditor general report

TORONTO — Here are some of the highlights from the Ontario auditor general's 2019 report: Environment — Ontario's climate change plan is not supported by sound evidence. Under the plan, greenhouse gas emissions will only be reduced by between 6.

Nearly 70,000 patients injured in Ontario's hospitals each year: Auditor

TORONTO — Nearly 70,000 patients are injured while receiving care in Ontario's hospitals each year, the province's auditor general said Wednesday, calling for immediate government action to help reduce that number.