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Quebec provincial police officer arrested for alleged sexual assault of minor

Quebec provincial police officer arrested for alleged sexual assault of minor

MONTREAL — A Quebec provincial police officer is facing multiple charges, including sexual assault, possession of child pornography and having sexual contact with a minor under 16 years old.

Police make 88 arrests, lay 800 charges in investigation into GTA-area gang

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police in Peel Region say 88 people have been arrested in an investigation into a gang allegedly responsible for a series of homicides, "brazen" shootings, and drug trafficking.
Ontario auditor to release value-for-money audits related to the environment

Ontario auditor to release value-for-money audits related to the environment

TORONTO — Ontario may not meet its greenhouse gas emission targets because they're not a "cross-government priority," the province's auditor general said Wednesday, casting doubt on a key environmental pledge made by Premier Doug Ford.

Toronto Catholic District School Board school staff member dies of COVID-19

TORONTO — An education worker in the Toronto Catholic District School Board has died from COVID-19.
New restrictions coming for COVID-19 hot spots of Toronto, Peel, York Region

New restrictions coming for COVID-19 hot spots of Toronto, Peel, York Region

Toronto and two other COVID-19 hot spots in Ontario will face new restrictions later this week, Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday.

Police say they arrest two after drone drops drugs off at Napanee, Ont., jail

NAPANEE, Ont. — Police say they have arrested two people for allegedly flying drugs into a jail using a drone. Provincial police say they were contacted on Oct. 26 after a drone dropped off a package in the Quinte Region Detention Centre.

Ontario woman who killed stepson in 1998 denied day parole

TORONTO — A Toronto woman convicted of killing her seven-year-old stepson in 1998 was denied day parole Wednesday after officials found she did not have a clear enough plan to manage her risk in the community.

Toronto police charge man in three fatal shootings, including 12-year-old bystander

TORONTO — A man accused of being the getaway driver in three separate killings in Toronto this year has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder.
Quebec unlikely to relax 'red-zone' restrictions as planned on Nov. 23: premier

Quebec unlikely to relax 'red-zone' restrictions as planned on Nov. 23: premier

MONTREAL — The partial lockdown across most of Quebec is helping to reduce COVID-19 transmission and is unlikely to be lifted before Christmas, Premier Francois Legault said Tuesday.
Ontario government considering extending winter break for schools

Ontario government considering extending winter break for schools

TORONTO — Ontario students could get an extended winter break or start classes remotely in the new year as the province considers ways to reduce COVID-19 transmission after the holidays, the education minister said Tuesday while stressing the ultimat