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Brampton councillors approve personal fireworks ban

Brampton councillors approve personal fireworks ban

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Residents of Brampton, Ont. will no longer be allowed to set off personal fireworks after city councillors approved a recommendation for a ban following a surge in complaints.
Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke taking Ontario to court over changes to online gaming

Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke taking Ontario to court over changes to online gaming

An Indigenous council is taking the Ontario government to court over changes made to online gaming.
Toronto to prioritize TDSB schools requiring programming, supports after violence

Toronto to prioritize TDSB schools requiring programming, supports after violence

Toronto schools in need of enhanced youth programming and mental-health initiatives will be prioritized for support, the city’s mayor said Monday as advocates emphasized the need for better social aids to prevent violence among students.
Three teens charged after stabbing at Toronto high school injured student: police

Three teens charged after stabbing at Toronto high school injured student: police

Toronto police say they've arrested three teens in the stabbing of a student at a high school in the city's east end.
Leaking pipe sent 337 million litres of sewage into Hamilton harbour over 26 years

Leaking pipe sent 337 million litres of sewage into Hamilton harbour over 26 years

HAMILTON — The City of Hamilton says a pipe that had been leaking undetected for 26 years dumped an estimated 337 million litres of sewage into the local harbour.
Man arrested in DNA-linked 1983 cold case murders of two Toronto women

Man arrested in DNA-linked 1983 cold case murders of two Toronto women

TORONTO — A 61-year-old man living in northern Ontario has been arrested in the murders of two Toronto women who were found dead in their homes nearly four decades ago, police announced Monday, saying advances in genetic technology helped them crack
Ontario passes housing bill amid criticism from cities, conservation authorities

Ontario passes housing bill amid criticism from cities, conservation authorities

TORONTO — Ontario passed a housing bill Monday intended to spur development but critics say it will lead to higher property taxes, weaken conservation authority powers, and not actually make homes more affordable.
'Cyber incident' cancels online classes, knocks out email, phones at Durham board

'Cyber incident' cancels online classes, knocks out email, phones at Durham board

WHITBY, Ont. — The Durham District School Board says online classes have been cancelled after it was subject to what it's calling a "cyber incident.
More Ontarians relying on food banks and visiting them more frequently: Feed Ontario

More Ontarians relying on food banks and visiting them more frequently: Feed Ontario

TORONTO — Ontario residents have been visiting food banks in greater numbers and more often for six years running, a coalition of hunger relief organizations said Monday, noting the troubling trend appeared to escalate during the most recent year on

Halton police investigate suspicious death found after car fire in Burlington, Ont

BURLINGTON, ONT. — Police are investigating the discovery of a body found in a vehicle fire in Burlington, Ont. that has been deemed suspicious. Halton Regional Police say officers and fire services responded to the blaze at about 3:30 a.m.