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Toronto to ask feds to decriminalize possession of illicit drugs for personal use

Toronto to ask feds to decriminalize possession of illicit drugs for personal use

Toronto is preparing to ask the federal government to decriminalize the possession of illicit drugs for personal use in the city, saying the move is needed as drug-related deaths reach record highs.
Ontario Tory stripped of legislative role for misrepresenting vaccination status

Ontario Tory stripped of legislative role for misrepresenting vaccination status

TORONTO — One of Premier Doug Ford's caucus members has been stripped of her parliamentary assistant role for misrepresenting her COVID-19 vaccination status.
Ontario is mandating vaccinations for long-term care staff

Ontario is mandating vaccinations for long-term care staff

TORONTO — Staff at Ontario long-term care homes must be vaccinated against COVID-19, the government announced Friday, reversing a previous vaccine-or-test policy it defended as recently as a few weeks ago.

No formal reports related to online allegations of sex assaults at Western: police

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., say they have received no formal reports related to online allegations of drugging and sexual assaults at a Western University residence, but will keep the investigation open.
Supreme Court upholds Ontario law that slashed Toronto council during 2018 election

Supreme Court upholds Ontario law that slashed Toronto council during 2018 election

TORONTO — Canada's top court has upheld an Ontario law that slashed the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half during the last municipal election, with a narrow majority ruling the move was constitutional.
Ontario marks inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Ontario marks inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

TORONTO, Kan. — For residential school survivor James Bird, the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation represented an incredible moment to work toward healing, but he wanted Canadians to remember why it was being marked.
'I just wanted to go out:' A look at what is motivating some to get vaccinated now

'I just wanted to go out:' A look at what is motivating some to get vaccinated now

TORONTO — Several months after Ontario's COVID-19 vaccine rollout began, about 20 per cent of eligible residents have yet to get fully immunized against the virus.

Fourth person charged in alleged embezzlement of Ontario COVID-19 relief fund

TORONTO — A fourth person is now facing charges in connection with alleged fraud involving Ontario COVID-19 relief funding. Ontario Provincial Police say 41-year-old Manish Gambhir of Brampton, Ont.

Historic statue stolen from Niagara Falls, Ont., cemetery: police

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — Police say a historic bronze statue has been stolen from a cemetery in Niagara Falls, Ont. Investigators say they believe the theft took place sometime between early Monday and Wednesday morning at the Drummond Hill Cemetery.

Hamilton police searching for driver of stolen vehicle involved in fatal crash

Hamilton police are searching for the driver of a stolen vehicle involved in a fatal collision.