Ontario

  • Brampton crash claims 15-year-old girl
    Brampton crash claims 15-year-old girl CBC - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    A 15-year-old girl is dead after a crash early Tuesday at Torbram Road and Queen Street East in Brampton. More »Brampton crash claims 15-year-old girl

    Brampton crash claims 15-year-old girl

    A 15-year-old girl is dead after a crash early Tuesday at Torbram Road and Queen Street East in Brampton.

  • Jagmeet Singh named deputy leader of Ontario New Democrats CBC - 14 hours ago

    Ontario's New Democrats have a new deputy leader. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath announced Monday that she had appointed NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh to serve as her deputy leader. … More »Jagmeet Singh named deputy leader of Ontario New Democrats

    Ontario's New Democrats have a new deputy leader. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath announced Monday that she had appointed NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh to serve as her deputy leader. Singh is serving his second term as an NDP MPP in the riding of Bramalea—Gore—Malton. "You all know that Jagmeet has been a very dynamic force since …

  • Toronto house explosion leaves 1 dead
    Toronto house explosion leaves 1 dead CBC - 14 hours ago

    A deadly explosion levelled a house in Toronto on Monday afternoon, damaged at least a dozen other homes, and claimed at least one life. Firefighters were called to … More »Toronto house explosion leaves 1 dead

    Toronto house explosion leaves 1 dead

    A deadly explosion levelled a house in Toronto on Monday afternoon, damaged at least a dozen other homes, and claimed at least one life. Firefighters were called to an address on Port Royal Trail, near Brimley Road and Steeles Avenue East, at 4:25 p.m. ET. On Monday evening, Toronto police confirmed the identity of the …

  • Canada Goose shot with arrow rescued in Burlington CBC - 13 hours ago

    A Canada Goose had surgery on Monday to remove an arrow that pierced its body. The animal was rescued in Burlington and brought into the Toronto Wildlife Centre on the … More »Canada Goose shot with arrow rescued in Burlington

    A Canada Goose had surgery on Monday to remove an arrow that pierced its body. The animal was rescued in Burlington and brought into the Toronto Wildlife Centre on the weekend.

  • Mark Saunders named Toronto police's new chief CBC - Sun, 19 Apr, 2015

    The Toronto Police Services Board has picked Mark Saunders as its new chief. The married father of four will be the city's first black police chief, stepping into the … More »Mark Saunders named Toronto police's new chief

    The Toronto Police Services Board has picked Mark Saunders as its new chief. The married father of four will be the city's first black police chief, stepping into the role during a turbulent time between the force and some minority communities.

  • Will Ontario's Hydro One sale raise your electricity rate? CBC - Mon, 20 Apr, 2015

    "Whether it's ratepayers or taxpayers, someone is eventually going to have to pay for it," said Energy Probe economist Brady Yauch of the approximately $27 billion that hydro … More »Will Ontario's Hydro One sale raise your electricity rate?

    "Whether it's ratepayers or taxpayers, someone is eventually going to have to pay for it," said Energy Probe economist Brady Yauch of the approximately $27 billion that hydro ratepayers currently owe the Ontario Electricity Financial Corp. after Hydro One's giant parent, Ontario Hydro, was broken up in the late 1990s.  …

  • Can Mark Saunders lead change as Toronto's new top cop?
    Can Mark Saunders lead change as Toronto's new top cop? CBC - 20 hours ago

    By almost all accounts, in Mark Saunders Toronto is getting a very qualified leader with an impressive and extensive policing resumé. More »Can Mark Saunders lead change as Toronto's new top cop?

    Can Mark Saunders lead change as Toronto's new top cop?

    By almost all accounts, in Mark Saunders Toronto is getting a very qualified leader with an impressive and extensive policing resumé.

  • Police seek 3 paintings stolen from University of Toronto CBC - 18 hours ago

    Police are asking for the public's help locating three valuable paintings stolen from various buildings at the University of Toronto earlier this year.  More »Police seek 3 paintings stolen from University of Toronto

    Police are asking for the public's help locating three valuable paintings stolen from various buildings at the University of Toronto earlier this year. 

  • Adam Disalle faces manslaughter charge in death of Frank Colucci CBC - 16 hours ago

    A Toronto man has died in hospital days after he was allegedly assaulted on a sidewalk. Six days ago, Toronto police were called to an address on St. Clair Avenue West, … More »Adam Disalle faces manslaughter charge in death of Frank Colucci

    A Toronto man has died in hospital days after he was allegedly assaulted on a sidewalk. Six days ago, Toronto police were called to an address on St. Clair Avenue West, near Dufferin Street. He has been identified as Frank Colucci, a 54-year-old Toronto resident. Adam Disalle, 35, of Toronto, now faces an upgraded charge …

  • Nate (Nick Serino), at the wheel, Riley (Reece Moffett) in the passenger seat, and Adam (Jackson Martin) in the back are shown in a scene from the film "Sleeping Giant." Ontario-bred Andrew Cividino says he never dreamt he'd debut his first feature at the Cannes Film Festival.But the rookie writer/director now finds himself preparing for a trip to France's prestigious showcase where he will unspool his Lake Superior-set drama "Sleeping Giant." THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Aaron Yeger
    First-time Ontario filmmaker to debut 'Sleeping Giant' at Cannes Film F … The Canadian Press - 12 hours ago

    Ontario-bred Andrew Cividino says he never dreamt he'd debut his first feature at the Cannes Film Festival. "I'm stoked, it's just starting to set in," Cividino said … More »First-time Ontario filmmaker to debut 'Sleeping Giant' at Cannes Film F …

    Nate (Nick Serino), at the wheel, Riley (Reece Moffett) in the passenger seat, and Adam (Jackson Martin) in the back are shown in a scene from the film "Sleeping Giant." Ontario-bred Andrew Cividino says he never dreamt he'd debut his first feature at the Cannes Film Festival.But the rookie writer/director now finds himself preparing for a trip to France's prestigious showcase where he will unspool his Lake Superior-set drama "Sleeping Giant." THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Aaron Yeger

    Ontario-bred Andrew Cividino says he never dreamt he'd debut his first feature at the Cannes Film Festival. "I'm stoked, it's just starting to set in," Cividino said Monday, stealing a moment from last-minute tweaks to his teen drama. Cividino says he hopes to help bring attention to "a great scene of emerging filmmakers" …

  • The civilian body that reviews police behaviour in Ontario has significantly expanded its review of police use-of-force when dealing with people who live with mental health issues. The Office of the Independent Police Review Director had been investigating Toronto police but says it will expand its review to include all …

  • Breast cancer

    Women of South Asian descent are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer in its later stages compared to the general population, while women of Chinese ethnicity tend to be diagnosed when the disease is at an early stage, an Ontario study has found. Given that Canadians have equal access to health services, the …

  • 7 in hospital, 1 without vital signs after highrise fire

    Seven people are in hospital after firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze that filled a Toronto highrise with smoke overnight Monday. Emergency crews were called to 2850 Jane St., south of Finch Avenue in the city's northwest, around 11:30 p.m. Among the injured were two adults and a young boy who were found unconscious …

  • A review tribunal found correctly that a proposed wind turbine project on the shore of Lake Ontario would devastate a population of already endangered turtles, Ontario's top court ruled Monday. At the same time, the Court of Appeal said the tribunal needs to take another look at whether there might be ways to deal with …

  • Police owe a "special duty" to the justice system, Ontario's highest court ruled Monday, as it dismissed an appeal from five former Toronto police officers convicted of attempting to obstruct justice. In a decision which marked the culmination of a long-running legal saga, Ontario's Court of Appeal found the officers — …

  • Durham high school teachers begin strike today

    The 24,000 teenagers who attend public high schools in Durham Region won't be in classes today, as Durham District School Board (DDSB) secondary teachers hit the picket lines. The Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) gave notice Saturday that its full-time and occasional secondary teachers will be on strike …

  • Worried about the Raptors? 'Game 1 is just Game 1,' Kyle Lowry says

    The Raptors have been here before. Over the years, the Raptors have made it to the playoffs seven times and they have lost the first game of the opening round in each of those first-round series. In 2000, they lost a series-opener to the Knicks. Kyle Lowry said the team was at ease ahead of its first game and they knew …

  • It appears that Rob Ford didn't get the money he was expecting from the sale of the tie he wore on the day that he publicly admitted to smoking crack cocaine. Those items include the tie adorned with NFL team logos that he wore the day he told the world he had, indeed, smoked crack cocaine. Ford had put the tie up for …

  • A dog kisses a child at a pet adoption event in Gibbstown, N.J., Saturday, March 14, 2015. Pets are a wellspring of love and joy for their owners. But they can also be a source of disease and should be chosen with care if someone in a household has health problems, some experts suggest. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Mark Stehle

    In a review article published in this week's Canadian Medical Association Journal, two veterinarians and a physician from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario discuss a variety of diseases people can get from pets. "Young dogs and cats can be fantastic pets for the average person. Some, like SARS or bird flu viruses, …

  • A man has barricaded himself in a Mississauga home on Sunday afternoon, police say.