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Kids' hospital in London, Ont., reduces surgeries to aid overwhelmed critical care

Kids' hospital in London, Ont., reduces surgeries to aid overwhelmed critical care

LONDON, Ont. — Another pediatric hospital in Ontario says it's cutting back on surgeries to help prop up its overburdened critical care units.
Teacher talks progressing well, Ontario's education minister says

Teacher talks progressing well, Ontario's education minister says

TORONTO — Ontario's education minister has his eye on negotiations with teachers' unions, a day after the government reached a tentative deal with education workers to avert a strike – though developments are likely far off.

Driver, 64, charged after school bus drags child stuck in doors

BRANT COUNTY — Ontario Provincial Police say a person has been charged with careless driving after a school bus drove a short distance with a child caught in its doors.
Record-setting Ontario storm drops more than a metre of now, strong winds forecasted

Record-setting Ontario storm drops more than a metre of now, strong winds forecasted

Climate change could intensify lake-effect storms like the one that dumped a record-setting amount of snow on some communities in southern Ontario this weekend, an Environment Canada meteorologist said Monday.
CUPE, Ontario government reach tentative deal; strike called off

CUPE, Ontario government reach tentative deal; strike called off

TORONTO — A union representing 55,000 Ontario education workers reached a tentative deal with the provincial government Sunday, averting a strike that had been planned for the next day.
Wintry weekend weather sends wind gusts, thick blanket of snow over parts of Ontario

Wintry weekend weather sends wind gusts, thick blanket of snow over parts of Ontario

Wintry weather sent flurries swirling across parts of Ontario on Sunday, capping multiple days of gusty winds and heavy precipitation for several regions slammed by intense bursts of snow.
Advocates for elderly patients vow Charter challenge to Ontario LTC law

Advocates for elderly patients vow Charter challenge to Ontario LTC law

TORONTO — Health-care advocates say they are preparing a possible constitutional challenge to an Ontario law that allows some discharged elderly hospital patients to be forced into a nursing home they did not choose.
Bargaining continues between education workers and province as strike deadline looms

Bargaining continues between education workers and province as strike deadline looms

TORONTO — The union representing 55,000 education workers in Ontario says negotiations with the province will continue through the weekend as both sides work to avert a possible Monday strike.
Police say suspect charged in Brampton, Ont., high school shooting

Police say suspect charged in Brampton, Ont., high school shooting

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police have charged a youth with attempted murder following a high school shooting northwest of Toronto.
18-year-old student injured in shooting outside Brampton, Ont., high school

18-year-old student injured in shooting outside Brampton, Ont., high school

BRAMPTON, Ont. — An 18-year-old male student was in hospital with life-threatening injuries Friday after being shot outside a high school northwest of Toronto, police said. Peel Regional Police Const. Sarah Patten said the shooting in Brampton, Ont.