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New blockade suspends commuter rail service west of Toronto

Protesters have set up a blockade on a popular commuter rail line near Hamilton halting passenger train service.
Ontario elementary teachers plan new strikes in two weeks if no deal is reached

Ontario elementary teachers plan new strikes in two weeks if no deal is reached

TORONTO — Ontario's public elementary teachers are threatening more job action in two weeks — and they aren't ruling out a full strike.
Ontario Liberal leadership candidates agree to unify behind new leader

Ontario Liberal leadership candidates agree to unify behind new leader

TORONTO — The candidates vying to become the new leader of Ontario's Liberal party will have to agree to agree.
Ripples from Ontario police action felt in Quebec as Mohawks block roads

Ripples from Ontario police action felt in Quebec as Mohawks block roads

MONTREAL — Tensions mounted Monday in Mohawk communities near Montreal after Ontario Provincial Police moved in on a rail blockade in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

Woman killed, two others with life-threatening stab wounds after incident in Toronto

Toronto police say one person has died and two others are in life-threatening condition with stab wounds after an incident at a business Monday afternoon. Const.

Indigenous politician concerned about singing of royal anthem in legislature

TORONTO — An Indigenous member of Ontario's legislature is raising concerns about politicians singing "God Save the Queen" in the chamber.

Ontario school named after L'Arche International founder considers name change

At least one Ontario Catholic school is considering a name change after an internal report by a France-based charity concluded that its Canadian founder, who lent his name to institutions across the country, had multiple "manipulative sexual relation

Pedestrian struck, killed along road northwest of Montreal

LACHUTE, Que. — Quebec provincial police say a man was killed Saturday while walking along Highway 158 in Lachute, northwest of Montreal.

Man charged with first-degree murder after allegedly attacking woman with hammer

Toronto police say a man has been charged with first-degree murder after allegedly attacking a woman with a hammer on Friday. They say the incident happened in Toronto's east end, when the woman was walking on a sidewalk.

London, Ont., police officers suffer minor injuries in stolen-car incident

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., say two officers suffered minor injuries in an incident involving a stolen vehicle. Officials say the stolen vehicle was involved in a collision in a parking lot Friday morning and then took off.