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Evacuees return after crews extinguish St. Catharines industrial fire

Evacuees return after crews extinguish St. Catharines industrial fire

Evacuees have been cleared to return to homes and businesses in St. Catharines, Ont., as officials investigate what caused a fire at a hazardous waste facility the city's north end.
One seriously injured after St. Catharines explosion, fire at industrial facility

One seriously injured after St. Catharines explosion, fire at industrial facility

A series of explosions and a large fire at a hazardous waste facility in the Niagara Region left one person with serious injuries and triggered the evacuation of nearby homes and businesses on Thursday as crews worked to prevent further blasts at the
Construction company charged in fatal Barrie crash that killed six: police

Construction company charged in fatal Barrie crash that killed six: police

BARRIE, Ont. — Police have charged a construction company in a fatal crash north of Toronto that killed six young people in August. Police in Barrie, Ont., say Con-Drain Company Ltd.
'Malicious code' embedded on LCBO site, customer data may be compromised

'Malicious code' embedded on LCBO site, customer data may be compromised

TORONTO — An unauthorized party embedded "malicious code" on the Liquor Control Board of Ontario's website to gather customer information, the provincial agency said Thursday, noting that personal data may have been compromised as a result.
OPP issue $100K reward in case of 37-year-old woman abducted a year ago

OPP issue $100K reward in case of 37-year-old woman abducted a year ago

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A $100,000 reward has been issued for information leading to the whereabouts of a woman who was abducted from an Ontario home exactly a year ago, police said Thursday.
Eastern Ontario braces for winter storm, heavy rains forecasted to the west

Eastern Ontario braces for winter storm, heavy rains forecasted to the west

Environment Canada has issued winter storm warnings for Ottawa and other parts of eastern Ontario with heavy snow in the forecast.
Opposition parties ask auditor general to probe Ontario Greenbelt moves

Opposition parties ask auditor general to probe Ontario Greenbelt moves

TORONTO — Leaders of Ontario's opposition parties have asked the auditor general to probe the province's moves to open up parts of the Greenbelt to developers.

Teen pedestrian killed, Hamilton police allege 15-year-old fled scene

Hamilton police say a 15-year-old driver has been arrested after he allegedly struck and killed another 15-year-old boy, then fled the scene.
Ontario willing to accept accountability if health-care funding increased: Ford

Ontario willing to accept accountability if health-care funding increased: Ford

TORONTO — Ontario is willing to accept some strings from the federal government if they give the province more health-care funding, Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday.
Inflation, pandemic costs driving Ontario property tax hikes as upkeep backlogs grow

Inflation, pandemic costs driving Ontario property tax hikes as upkeep backlogs grow

TORONTO — With a number of Ontario municipalities eyeing property tax increases, experts say homeowners across the province can expect to see higher tax bills this year because of inflation, pandemic costs and recent provincial changes to development charges