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Peel Region police investigating 29 extortion cases, make five arrests

Peel Region police investigating 29 extortion cases, make five arrests

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.
King Charles' cancer candour 'helpful' for Canadian awareness, agencies say

King Charles' cancer candour 'helpful' for Canadian awareness, agencies say

TORONTO — Buckingham Palace's announcement that King Charles has been diagnosed with "a form of cancer" is a significant boost for public awareness about the importance of early detection, cancer organizations in Canada say.
Police allege suspect connected to Toronto mother's killing has fled Canada

Police allege suspect connected to Toronto mother's killing has fled Canada

TORONTO — A man accused in the killing of a Toronto woman who was hit by a stray bullet during a daytime walk is believed to have fled the country, police said Wednesday, in an update seven months after the shooting that triggered an outpouring of gr
Homicide unit investigating after two people found dead in Richmond Hill, Ont., home

Homicide unit investigating after two people found dead in Richmond Hill, Ont., home

York Regional Police say their homicide unit is investigating after two people were found dead inside a Richmond Hill, Ont., home. Police say they made the discovery after responding to a welfare check call on Monday morning.
Ontario spending nearly $800 million on new hospital tower in Toronto

Ontario spending nearly $800 million on new hospital tower in Toronto

TORONTO — Ontario is spending almost $800 million for a new tower at a Toronto hospital. The province says a new 15-storey tower at University Health Network's Toronto Western Hospital will have 82 patient beds and 20 operating rooms.
Court allows negligence class-action suit against Ontario LTC minister to proceed

Court allows negligence class-action suit against Ontario LTC minister to proceed

TORONTO — Ontario's Court of Appeal is allowing a class-action lawsuit to proceed against the minister of long-term care for alleged negligence regarding the government's response to COVID-19.
'Like a time capsule': Woman's forgotten wallet found at Toronto mall 40 years later

'Like a time capsule': Woman's forgotten wallet found at Toronto mall 40 years later

As a young child, Vanessa Austin used to spend many weekends strolling through one of Canada’s busiest malls with her family. It was during one of those visits to Toronto’s Eaton Centre four decades ago that her mother’s wallet disappeared.
Canadian reported missing in Gaza makes contact with family, posts video online

Canadian reported missing in Gaza makes contact with family, posts video online

TORONTO — A spokeswoman for the family of a Palestinian Canadian who was reported missing in the Gaza Strip says he has made contact with his loved ones.
Court hears challenge of Ontario law banning 'aggressive' panhandling

Court hears challenge of Ontario law banning 'aggressive' panhandling

TORONTO — An Ontario court is set to hear a constitutional challenge to a panhandling law that advocates say is grossly disproportionate and infringes the rights of some of the most vulnerable members of society.
Ontario to launch consolidated transit fares for Toronto-area commuters

Ontario to launch consolidated transit fares for Toronto-area commuters

TORONTO — Ontario will subsidize public transit trips so riders can avoid paying double fares when transferring between transit agencies in Toronto and the surrounding area, Premier Doug Ford said Monday.