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42-year-old man shot by police in Hamilton dies in hospital, watchdog says

HAMILTON — Ontario's police watchdog says a 42-year-old man shot by police in Hamilton earlier this week has died in hospital.

55-year-old cyclist dead after Wednesday night hit-and-run in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say a 55-year-old cyclist is dead after a hit-and-run involving a truck. Peel Regional Police say the incident happened on Wednesday just before midnight in Mississauga, Ont.

Premier Doug Ford promises air conditioning for long-term care homes

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford vowed Wednesday to make air conditioning mandatory in the province's long-term care homes, though critics say any change will come too late for many residents already suffering in the stifling heat.

Police in Kingston, Ont., seek rightful owner of two stolen Bibles

KINGSTON, Ont. — Police in Kingston, Ont., are looking for the rightful owner of two stolen Bibles. Investigators say they found the Bibles with other stolen property in an east-end home.
Ford government introduces omnibus COVID-19 recovery bill that changes 20 laws

Ford government introduces omnibus COVID-19 recovery bill that changes 20 laws

TORONTO — Ontario won't settle for a "bad deal" when it comes to billions in required financial aid for municipalities, Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday, as the rift between the province and federal government over desperately needed civic funding ap
Quebec seeks public input on COVID-19 tracking and tracing smartphone application

Quebec seeks public input on COVID-19 tracking and tracing smartphone application

MONTREAL — Quebec says it wants to gauge public interest before it recommends Quebecers download a smartphone application designed to alert them if they may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Toronto cop charged in relation to warlord killing faced past discipline charges

TORONTO — The veteran Toronto police officer charged in connection with the killing of an alleged ex-warlord who was living in London, Ont., pleaded guilty to internal police charges years ago. Const.
Cancer trial to focus on protecting patients from COVID-19 infection

Cancer trial to focus on protecting patients from COVID-19 infection

OTTAWA — A national clinical trial this summer will focus on protecting cancer patients against severe COVID-19 infection by attempting to boost their compromised immune system.
Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

TORONTO — Journalists have not had to go far to uncover searing stories of racism in Canada — they're finding them in their own newsrooms, among their co-workers and involving their bosses.
Combating anti-Black racism will 'take more than a village,' Black youth say

Combating anti-Black racism will 'take more than a village,' Black youth say

TORONTO — Zimman Yousuf and Imaan Hyman hadn't even left high school before they realized the importance of fighting anti-Black racism in schools.