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Durham regional police officer charged with assault, watchdog says

Durham regional police officer charged with assault, watchdog says

OSHAWA, Ont. — The province's police watchdog has charged a police officer east of Toronto with assault.
Ontario town wins right to appeal conviction for damage to piping plover habitat

Ontario town wins right to appeal conviction for damage to piping plover habitat

TORONTO — Ontario's top court has decided it will weigh in on the meaning of environmental damage after a town was convicted of harming the habitat of the piping plover on a popular Lake Huron beach.
Ontario plans to reopen week of June 14 under new three-step plan

Ontario plans to reopen week of June 14 under new three-step plan

TORONTO — Ontario has unveiled a three-step reopening plan that will lift public health restrictions based on vaccination rates and other indicators starting in mid-June.
Teen took part in sex assault at St. Mike's high school under duress, defence argues

Teen took part in sex assault at St. Mike's high school under duress, defence argues

TORONTO — A teen accused of sexually assaulting another student at an all-boys Catholic high school in Toronto argues he should be found not guilty because he was afraid he'd become the victim if he didn't participate.

What's permitted in the three stages of Ontario's reopening plan

Ontario has introduced a three-step plan for reopening the province that's set to take effect in mid-June. Restrictions will lift based on vaccination rates and other health indicators, with at least 21 days between each stage.

Fundraising campaign started by family of siblings killed in crash

The family of two children who died after being hit by a car over the weekend set up a fundraising campaign with the SickKids Foundation, police announced on Thursday.

Principal didn't check swim test results before trip in which student drowned

TORONTO — A high school principal says he didn't check the results of a mandatory swim test before a student canoe trip during which a teenager drowned nearly four years ago. Monday Gala, who was principal of C.W.
Officer who kicked Black teen might have used excessive force, watchdog says

Officer who kicked Black teen might have used excessive force, watchdog says

TORONTO — A police officer may now have to face a disciplinary hearing seven years after a Black teenager accused him of brutality, Ontario's police oversight agency decided in a case that set off a bruising years-long legal battle.

Toronto girl in life-threatening condition after being struck by SUV

Toronto police are investigating after an SUV hit and critically injured a seven-year-old girl. Police say they were called to the incident — near Lawrence Avenue and Allen Road — on Wednesday evening.

Ontario government asks public to report pollution online through website

TORONTO — The Ontario government is asking the public to report suspected pollution online in an effort to bolster enforcement, but critics say the move is a token gesture by a regime that has done little to help the environment.