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Girl, 10, dies after being hit by car while riding bicycle north of Toronto

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say a 10-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car while riding her bicycle.

Judge delays decision in case of Toronto teacher charged in teen's drowning

TORONTO — A judge has delayed her decision in the case of a Toronto teacher accused in the drowning of a 15-year-old boy on a canoe trip.
Ontario's vaccine booking portal sees appointments double after passport announcement

Ontario's vaccine booking portal sees appointments double after passport announcement

TORONTO — Ontario has seen a spike in demand for COVID-19 jabs since announcing a provincial vaccine certificate program, the health minister said Thursday.

Toronto police say remains of murder victim found in landfill

SOUTHWOLD, Ont. — Toronto police say they have found the remains of a murder victim in a landfill. Investigators say they found Nathaniel Brettell's body on Aug. 26. Officers had been searching a waste management site in Southwold, Ont.
Freight trains collide near Prescott, Ont., one person with minor injuries

Freight trains collide near Prescott, Ont., one person with minor injuries

PRESCOTT, ONTARIO, CANADA — Two freight trains collided in eastern Ontario on Thursday, leaving one person with minor injuries. Authorities said the collision between two CN Rail trains took place near Prescott, Ont.

Third arrest made in double murder of young women in Fort Erie, Ont.

FORT ERIE, Ont. — Niagara Region police say they've made a third arrest in connection with a double homicide in Fort Erie, Ont. Police say a 29-year-old Toronto man was arrested on Wednesday. He's been charged with accessory to murder after the fact.

One man is in hospital, another in police custody following afternoon stabbing

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — A 50-year-old man is charged with aggravated assault following a stabbing in St. Catharines Wednesday afternoon. Police were called to the Geneva and Church Street area around 1 p.m.

Ontario lifts class size, distancing requirements in indoor post-secondary classrooms

Ontario will not require colleges and universities to enforce physical distancing or capacity limits in most classrooms when school resumes, according to new guidance issued by the province.

Ontario to require residents to renew expired driver's licences, health cards

TORONTO — Ontario will once again require residents to renew driver's licences, ID cards and licence plate stickers that were due to expire during the pandemic.
Technical experts called in to find source of gas leak suspected in Wheatley blast

Technical experts called in to find source of gas leak suspected in Wheatley blast

Technical experts will be heading to a small community in southwestern Ontario to find the source of a recurring gas leak suspected of causing an explosion last week, officials said Wednesday.