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Former Ontario Tory Amanda Simard joins Liberals

Former Ontario Tory Amanda Simard joins Liberals

TORONTO — An Ontario politician who quit the Progressive Conservatives to protest cuts to francophone services is joining the provincial Liberals, saying her old party changed under the leadership of Premier Doug Ford.

Ontario sending nine more firefighters to Australia to battle wildfires

TORONTO — The Ontario government says it's sending nine more firefighters this week to help battle bush fires ravaging parts of Australia.

Man charged with murder in death of on-duty security guard in Guelph, Ont.

GUELPH, Ont. — Police say a 21-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the killing of a security guard at a train station in Guelph, Ont.

Police identify suspect in Brampton, Ont., homicide investigation

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say they've identified the deceased and a suspect in a homicide investigation launched earlier this week.
Ontario creates scholarships to honour of victims of Iran plane crash

Ontario creates scholarships to honour of victims of Iran plane crash

TORONTO — Ontario is creating 57 new post-secondary scholarships to honour the victims of the Iran plane crash that left no survivors last week.

A look at some of the victims of the Iran plane crash who had roots in Ontario

Dozens of people with ties to Canada were among the 176 who were killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 crashed after takeoff near Tehran, Iran.

Ford government to compensate parents affected by teachers' strikes

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford's government is promising to compensate the parents of children affected by rotating teachers' strikes, a move the educators' union leaders called a "bribe" to win support in the midst of stalled labour negotiations.

QuickList: A look at the state of job actions for Ontario's teachers unions

TORONTO — All four major teachers' unions in Ontario are currently taking job action. Here is a list of their planned strikes or work-to-rule campaigns.

Two boys charged with sexual assault at St. Catharines, Ont., private school

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Police say two teens have been charged with sexual assault in light of allegations involving a fellow private school student in St. Catharines, Ont.
Canadian Medical Association Journal lifts online paywall to health-care material

Canadian Medical Association Journal lifts online paywall to health-care material

OTTAWA — The Canadian Medical Association Journal is lifting a paywall that restricts access to much of its content in a bid to reach a broader audience and combat so-called fake news. Editor-in-chief Dr.