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Provincial, federal governments to team for more farm inspections

TORONTO — Farms that employ migrant workers in Ontario will face expanded inspections starting this week, Premier Doug Ford said Monday as both he and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hinted at further action against farmers not following safety rules.

Toronto officer now allegedly linked to illegal tow truck scheme

TORONTO — A Toronto police officer arrested last week in the theft of a police radio has now allegedly been linked to an illegal operation benefiting the tow truck industry. Toronto police said Monday that 11 people, including 47-year-old Const.

Police looking for driver after woman killed in hit-and-run in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — A 23-year-old man has been charged in a hit-and-run that killed a woman in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Saturday night. Niagara Regional Police say officers responded to a crash near Lundy's Lane and Beaverdams Road around 8:40 p.m.

Quebec reports nine additional COVID-19 deaths with several sectors reopening Monday

MONTREAL — Quebec reported nine COVID-19-linked deaths today, the lowest daily tally since late March. Only six of today's deaths are new, with three others dating back before June 13, bringing the total to 5,417 deaths.

Family, including 4-year-old boy, perish in watercraft collision on Nicolet River

NICOLET, Que. — Quebec provincial police say three members of the same family were killed in a collision between two personal watercraft Saturday afternoon on the Nicolet River.

Ontario reports 175 new cases, 11 new deaths related to COVID-19 on Sunday

TORONTO — Ontario reported another 175 cases of COVID-19 and 11 new deaths related to the virus on Sunday. The daily report comes after a slight uptick in new cases the previous day, when the province reported more than 200 new cases.

Fire chief credited with heroic rescue after car plunges into Ottawa River

OTTAWA — A sector chief with Ottawa Fire Services is being credited with a heroic rescue after a vehicle plunged into the Ottawa River.

Ontario watchdog to investigate fatal police shooting in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 62-year-old man who was shot by officers in Mississauga, Ont. Const.
On Steeles Avenue, salons and patios can open, but only on one side of the road

On Steeles Avenue, salons and patios can open, but only on one side of the road

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Dozens of nail and hair salons line Steeles Avenue in Toronto's north end, but while the shops on one side of the street were bustling with weekend customers on Saturday, businesses on the other were locked up with their lights out.

Provincial police find body of missing swimmer north of Quebec City

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say they've recovered the body of a swimmer who disappeared in the Jacques Cartier River about 50 kilometres north of Quebec City.