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York Region police investigating after eight-year-old boy hit by car in Newmarket

NEWMARKET, ONTARIO, CANADA — York Region police say an eight-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries after he was struck by an SUV on Thursday evening. Police say a boy on a bicycle was hit by the vehicle in Newmarket, Ont., at about 6:15 p.
New strategies must be implemented to deal with opioid crisis: Ontario science table

New strategies must be implemented to deal with opioid crisis: Ontario science table

A wide variety of strategies must be implemented across Ontario to tackle the opioid crisis that has worsened significantly during the pandemic, according to the province's science table.
Toronto parents describe nerves, excitement as Ontario's largest boards resume class

Toronto parents describe nerves, excitement as Ontario's largest boards resume class

TORONTO — Parents said they were excited but nervous as they dropped their children off to school on Thursday - the first day of classes in Ontario's largest school boards - amid a fourth wave of the pandemic.

Ontario reports 798 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths

Ontario is reporting 798 new cases of COVID-19 today and three more deaths linked to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 620 of those cases are in individuals who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

Toronto police make arrest in kidnapping case, suspect facing 15 criminal charges

Toronto police say a 25-year-old man has been arrested and is facing 15 criminal charges in relation to a kidnapping earlier this summer. Jaye Tamodra of Richmond Hill, Ont.

Ontario court finds province broke law on lack of public consultations

TORONTO — An Ontario court has found the provincial government broke the law by failing to adhere to the Environmental Bill of Rights.
Ontario universities admonish students for massive parties as schools reopen

Ontario universities admonish students for massive parties as schools reopen

As Ontario college and university students head to campus during a fourth wave of COVID-19, their schools, public health units, cities and police services are grappling with how to keep massive parties at bay.

One dead, one injured in chemical plant explosion in Toronto's east end

TORONTO — One person has died and another was in life-threatening condition after an explosion at a chemical plant, officials said Wednesday. Toronto Fire Services said they were called to an industrial area shortly before 10 a.m.

One seriously injured in incident on Six Nations of the Grand River territory

The Ontario Provincial Police and Six Nations Police Service have launched a joint investigation into a firearms incident on Six Nations of the Grand River territory, southwest of Hamilton last week.
'It felt so normal': School resumes in many Ontario boards

'It felt so normal': School resumes in many Ontario boards

TORONTO — Teachers and parents shared photos of masked students, tidy classrooms and bustling school yards Tuesday as the third school year affected by the COVID-19 began for many Ontario students.