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Police ID drivers involved in Hwy 401 collision captured on video

TORONTO — Ontario Provincial Police say they have identified two drivers involved in a collision that was captured on video and posted online.

Ontario lawyer accused of withholding more than $3 million from clients

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A family lawyer practising in Brampton, Ont., is facing a fraud charge after allegedly stealing more than $3 million from 13 clients.

GO Transit passengers brace for long delay after fatality north of Toronto

NEWMARKET, Ont. — The operator of GO Transit says at least 1,500 passengers will experience long delays after a fatality north of Toronto.

Transit agency Metrolinx considers paid parking for GO station lots

TORONTO — Commuters using Ontario's GO Train system could soon have to pay for parking as the province's regional transit agency eyes charging for some spaces that are currently free.

Teachers in Ontario's French system to start work-to-rule campaign

TORONTO — The labour dispute between Ontario public school teachers and the province deepened Tuesday after educators in the French system announced they will start a work-to-rule campaign later this week.

Video showing truck pushing car across Highway 401 in north Toronto puzzles cops

TORONTO — A video showing a construction truck pushing a car across Highway 401 in north-end Toronto has left police scratching their heads. Ontario Provincial Police are asking for anyone with information to contact them over the incident.

Ontario looking to change jail phone call system, include calls to cellphones

TORONTO — Ontario is working toward a new telephone system for provincial jails that would allow inmates to call cellphones.
Sentencing delayed for woman who threw chair from Toronto highrise balcony

Sentencing delayed for woman who threw chair from Toronto highrise balcony

TORONTO — A dispute over whether a young woman who threw a chair off a downtown Toronto highrise balcony posted the video to social media has delayed her criminal case, upsetting the presiding judge.

Two suspects, 24 and 26, arrested in fatal stabbing in St. Catharines, Ont.

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Police say two suspects are in custody in connection with a fatal stabbing in St. Catharines, Ont. Niagara Regional police say charges are pending for two local men, ages 24 and 26.
A look at various ways to ease the environmental footprint of 2020 travel

A look at various ways to ease the environmental footprint of 2020 travel

TORONTO — It was a recent trip to Australia during the country's devastating wildfires that got Paul Winston thinking seriously about changing his globetrotting habits.