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Driver facing charges after car hits train east of London, Ont.

A 47-year-old driver has been charged after a vehicle struck a train near London, Ont. Police say the collision took place just before 7 p.m. Sunday night in Thames Centre, Ont. They say the driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital.

Two children, ages four and 11, critically wounded in Vaughan, Ont., crash

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Two young siblings were critically injured on Sunday afternoon when a car veered off the road and into their driveway in Vaughan, Ont., hitting them and a neighbour.
One man killed, three others badly injured in west Toronto shooting

One man killed, three others badly injured in west Toronto shooting

TORONTO — A 28-year-old man is dead and three others suffered serious injuries in a shooting in Toronto's west end on Sunday afternoon, police said as they began what they said would be a lengthy and complex investigation.
Ontario makes weekend push toward hitting its vaccination targets

Ontario makes weekend push toward hitting its vaccination targets

TORONTO — Ontario's COVID-19 vaccine effort shifted into high gear on the weekend, administering its seven millionth dose as it prepared to accelerate immunization efforts even further in the coming week.
Students push for COVID-safe, outdoor graduation ceremonies in Ontario

Students push for COVID-safe, outdoor graduation ceremonies in Ontario

Graduation has been the topic of conversation between 17-year-old Anoosha Keshav and her friends for months. After their last two years of high school were interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississauga, Ont.
Families want visitor rules relaxed in highly vaccinated Ontario long-term care homes

Families want visitor rules relaxed in highly vaccinated Ontario long-term care homes

TORONTO — Esther Hladkowicz longs to have a proper visit with her father.
Ontario reports 2,584 new COVID-19 cases, 24 more related deaths

Ontario reports 2,584 new COVID-19 cases, 24 more related deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 2,584 new COVID-19 cases today. The province says 24 more people have died from the virus. The data is based on 42,320 tests administered over the past 24 hours.
Reopening Ont. outdoor recreational sites should focus on equity, access: advocates

Reopening Ont. outdoor recreational sites should focus on equity, access: advocates

TORONTO — Ontario golfers have been pushing the province to reopen courses ordered closed while the province is under stay-at-home orders, but some observers say access to outdoor recreational facilities serving a wider population should be just as h

Plastic surgeon, 'Dr. 6ix', has practice suspended for six months over online posts

A Toronto cosmetic surgeon and self-styled social media influencer will be unable to practise medicine for six months after a disciplinary committee found he committed "multifaceted and longstanding" violations of patient privacy. Dr.
Ontario's full vaccination target may be hard to reach: experts

Ontario's full vaccination target may be hard to reach: experts

TORONTO — Medical experts say Ontario will have to significantly scale up its vaccination effort to achieve its goal of fully inoculating all willing adults against COVID-19 by the end of the summer.