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Family of woman who fell from balcony to her death completes interviews with SIU

TORONTO — The family of a Toronto woman who died after falling from a balcony while police were in her apartment says the interview process with the province's police watchdog is complete.

Group of child-care operators ask province to fully reopen sector

TORONTO — A group of Ontario child-care operators is asking the province to allow the sector to fully reopen in September.
Montreal sees uptick in percentage of positive COVID-19 results since weekend

Montreal sees uptick in percentage of positive COVID-19 results since weekend

Montreal health officials are reporting a rise in the percentage of positive results from COVID-19 testing following their call over the weekend for anyone who visited or worked in a bar since the beginning of July to be tested for the novel coronavi

Ontario scrapping birth alerts across the province starting in October

TORONTO — A system that disproportionately targets racialized and Indigenous families by alerting authorities about the pending birth of children believed to be at risk will cease in Ontario later this year, the provincial government said Tuesday as
Friends upset after mug shot of 'kind-hearted' homicide victim used

Friends upset after mug shot of 'kind-hearted' homicide victim used

TORONTO — Classmates and friends of a man who was shot and killed in Toronto last week say they are left with questions after police released a mug shot of the victim in order to identify him.
Ontario 'prepared' for second COVID-19 wave, Ford says as hospitals sound alarm

Ontario 'prepared' for second COVID-19 wave, Ford says as hospitals sound alarm

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday his government has a plan to deal a second wave of COVID-19 this fall, a pledge that comes as Ontario's hospitals warn the surge may come as flu season strikes.

Toronto teacher accused of sexually assaulting 17-year-old girl

TORONTO — A 45-year-old Toronto teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl. Police say the man and the girl spoke in-person and over the phone between January and June.

Boy, 4, at centre of Ottawa Amber Alert found safe in Toronto, police say

Ottawa police say a four-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert this morning has been found safe in Toronto. Police say the boy was reported missing around 7 a.m. from an address in the Orleans area.

Health-care workers plan political, legal action in response to emergency orders

HAMILTON — A union representing Ontario health-care workers said Tuesday it's planning a series of escalating political and legal actions, including brief work interruptions, in response to the province potentially extending its emergency powers.

Escaped python on the loose in Gatineau described as non-threatening

GATINEAU, Que. — Gatineau police say a missing python that has spent the last few days roaming loose poses no threat to humans.