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Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum similar to scrapped version

TORONTO — Ontario's new sex-education curriculum retains many elements of a previous Liberal government document that the Progressive Conservatives had slammed as ideological, leading critics Wednesday to accuse them of playing politics with students

Woman dead after being struck by vehicle in Toronto's north end

Toronto paramedics say a woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the city's north end. They say the woman died at the scene. Toronto police say they were called to the scene at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for reports of a pedestrian struck.

Man charged after truck stolen, cruisers rammed: police

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say a man is facing several charges after allegedly stealing a pickup truck, ramming police cruisers and running from officers at the scene.

Elderly woman dead after crash near Hamilton, provincial police say

CALEDONIA, Ont. — Provincial police say a 93-year-old woman is dead after a collision south of Hamilton. OPP say they were called to the two-vehicle crash on Tuesday around 5:30 p.m. in Caledonia, Ont.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in north-end Toronto, police say

Toronto police say a man has been killed crossing the street in the city's north end. Sgt. Brett Moore says officers were called to the collision on Tuesday around 9 p.m. The vehicle driver remained on scene.

Police charge Montreal resident after alleged sex assault in Mattawa, Ont.

MATTAWA, Ont. — A Montreal man is facing a sexual assault charge after an alleged incident in northern Ontario. Provincial police say the incident took place when a local resident heard a knock at her door in Mattawa, Ont.

Cottage hydro rates could jump: Hydro One

TORONTO — Hydro One says electricity rates for some seasonal cottagers could jump by nearly $1,000 a year if Ontario's energy watchdog makes good on a plan to eliminate a customer class geared to them.

Late Toronto mayor Rob Ford's name could grace west Toronto street

TORONTO — A Toronto street could wind up bearing the name of one of its most notorious politicians, a possibility that's reignited the division so prevalent during Rob Ford's career.

Charges laid against man in London, Ont., accused of human trafficking

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., have charged a man after a human-trafficking investigation. They say the suspect, 31, faces several counts of advertising another person's sexual services and benefiting from them.

Man dies several days after sedan collides head-on with school bus

WELLINGTON COUNTY, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police in Wellington County say a man has died days after his silver sedan collided with a school bus. The head-on crash occurred on Thursday near the Town of Erin, Ont.