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Quebec government worker dies in workplace accident on cranberry farm

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — A 35-year-old employee of Quebec's agriculture ministry has died in an accident at a cranberry farm in Shawinigan, about halfway between Montreal and Quebec City.

Three dead in single vehicle crash in southwestern Ont.

DAWN-EUPHEMIA TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Provincial police say three people are dead after a single vehicle crash in southwestern Ontario early Friday morning. Lambton OPP say the accident happened around 1:30 a.m.

Five things to know about the looming education workers' strike in Ontario

Education workers across Ontario will walk off the job on Monday if contract negotiations with the province and school boards that got underway Friday are unsuccessful.

New study suggests role of the gut is important in treating depression

TORONTO — A team of Ontario researchers says their latest study could help pave the way for different approaches to treating depression.

Parents scramble for child care as education workers, province return to table

TORONTO — Parents in Ontario scrambled Friday to figure out what to do with their kids should the province's education workers strike next week — a looming question that wouldn't be answered until the afternoon at the earliest.

Four teens charged in stabbing death of 63-year-old man in Brampton, Ont.

Four Toronto teenagers have been charged in connection with a stabbing this summer in Brampton, Ont., that left a 63-year-old man dead and sent his 40-year-old son to hospital, police said Friday.

Police charge two men in probe into anti-Semitic, racist propaganda

BURLINGTON, Ont. — Police have charged two men from Burlington, Ont., with wilfully promoting hate months after racist and anti-Semitic propaganda was posted around the city.

Mississauga, Ont., one step closer to reducing speed limits in 10 neighbourhoods

One of the country's most populous cities is one step closer to reducing speed limits in an effort to save lives.

Many Ontario boards will close schools Monday if education workers strike

TORONTO — Hundreds of schools across Ontario are set to close their doors on Monday if the province's education workers go through with a threatened strike, potentially shutting more than half a million students out of the classroom.

A list of cuts and program changes the Ford government has reversed

TORONTO — The Ontario government's decision to reverse funding cuts to a child benefit program and the province's children's aid societies marks the latest in a series of instances in which Premier Doug Ford's or his ministers have backtracked on pre