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Body found inside burning home in Thunder Bay, Ont.,: police

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., are investigating after they say someone was found dead inside a burning home.
Ontario focused on recovery, determined to avoid future lockdowns, throne speech says

Ontario focused on recovery, determined to avoid future lockdowns, throne speech says

TORONTO — Avoiding future lockdowns is Ontario's "ultimate goal," as laid out Monday in a throne speech that emphasized recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, but made no mention of child care or education. Lt.-Gov.

'Statistically curious' that two Ford caucus members have medical exemptions: Horwath

TORONTO — It's "statistically curious" that two of Ontario's 70 Progressive Conservative members of the legislature have medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines when those are supposed to be rare, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said Monday.

Woman, 45, charged with murder after man fatally stabbed in east Toronto

TORONTO — Police say a man has died after a stabbing in east Toronto. Investigators say they were called to a home in the Coxwell Avenue and Gerrard Street East area around 4 a.m. Sunday. They say officers found the victim in an apartment.
Study: non-melanoma skin cancer rates rose 30 per cent in Ontario from 2003 to 2017

Study: non-melanoma skin cancer rates rose 30 per cent in Ontario from 2003 to 2017

TORONTO — A study by Toronto researchers says the prevalence of non-melanoma skin cancer is on the rise in Ontario, climbing by 30 per cent from 2003 to 2017 following a period of decline decades earlier.

McMaster University president apologizes after destructive street party in Hamilton

The president of McMaster University has apologized after thousands of students partied on a residential street off campus, leaving a wave of destruction and resulting in multiple charges.

Young child dead after fall from balcony in London, Ont., city police say

LONDON, Ont. — Police say they are investigating after a young child died after falling from a balcony in London, Ont. They say officers with the city's force and paramedics responded to a 911 call around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Ontario police watchdog investigating after man dies following stun gun shot

Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of a 48-year-old man after a car crash east of Toronto. The Special Investigations Unit says there was a single-vehicle collision around 12 p.m.

Ontario reports 580 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 580 cases of COVID-19 today along with two more deaths linked to the virus.
Ontario throne speech: Could Ford's unfulfilled promises point to new ones?

Ontario throne speech: Could Ford's unfulfilled promises point to new ones?

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford will offer a fresh agenda Monday through a throne speech expected to focus on pandemic recovery, but may hint at new policies ahead of the next election, as some major promises from 2018 remain unfulfilled.