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Driver charged with failing to share road in double fatal crash near Ottawa

DRUMMOND TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Provincial police say they've charged a driver after a collision between two cars left two people dead. OPP say the incident happened in November in Lanark County, south of Ottawa.

Woman in life-threatening condition after 3 struck by car in Toronto parking lot

TORONTO — Police say a woman is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after three people — including an infant — were struck by a car in a Toronto parking lot. They say they received a call shortly before 1 p.m.

One dead, one seriously injured after snowplow hits pedestrians in Barrie, Ont.

BARRIE, Ont. — Police in Barrie, Ont., say one person is dead and another is seriously injured after they were hit by snowplow tractor. Police responded to the incident at around 12:30 a.m. on Friday.
Ford criticizes teachers' union leaders, says he won't give in to salary demands

Ford criticizes teachers' union leaders, says he won't give in to salary demands

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford blamed union leaders Thursday for the public school teachers' escalating job actions, saying they were holding parents "hostage" and hurting the province's economy.

Food delivery people targeted in string of robberies in east Toronto: police

TORONTO — Police say they are investigating a string of robberies targeting food delivery people in Toronto's east end. Investigators say multiple incidents have been reported since last Friday.

One child hurt, man charged after attack on kindergarten north of Toronto

EAST GWILLIMBURY, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say they've arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly attacked kindergarten children at school and seriously injured one of them. York Regional Police say they responded to an incident around 1 p.m.

Liberals pledge $200M for affordable rentals at ex-Honest Ed's site in Toronto

TORONTO — The federal government committed $200 million for affordable rental units at the former site of an iconic department store in Toronto on Thursday, with Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen saying the money will ensure the project stays
Former Ontario Tory Amanda Simard joins Liberals

Former Ontario Tory Amanda Simard joins Liberals

TORONTO — An Ontario politician who quit the Progressive Conservatives to protest cuts to francophone services is joining the provincial Liberals, saying her old party changed under the leadership of Premier Doug Ford.

Ontario sending nine more firefighters to Australia to battle wildfires

TORONTO — The Ontario government says it's sending nine more firefighters this week to help battle bush fires ravaging parts of Australia.

Man charged with murder in death of on-duty security guard in Guelph, Ont.

GUELPH, Ont. — Police say a 21-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the killing of a security guard at a train station in Guelph, Ont.