Skip to content

Ontario News

Two people dead after reports of someone being struck by train in northwest Toronto

Two people dead after reports of someone being struck by train in northwest Toronto

Toronto Police are investigating a train incident in northwest Toronto that left two people dead. Police received initial reports at 10:05 p.m. local time of someone being struck by a train near Weston Road and Eglinton Avenue West.
Hamilton hit by ransomware attack, no timeline to restore services: city manager

Hamilton hit by ransomware attack, no timeline to restore services: city manager

HAMILTON — A cybersecurity incident that the City of Hamilton has been grappling with since last month has been confirmed as a ransomware attack. The city says it first learned of the attack on Feb. 25.
Measles patient had 'close contacts' at a York Region high school: public health

Measles patient had 'close contacts' at a York Region high school: public health

York Region's medical officer of health says a man infected with measles had "close contacts" among students and teachers at a high school north of Toronto. Dr.
Police in York Region warn of extortion scams targeting Chinese community

Police in York Region warn of extortion scams targeting Chinese community

Police north of Toronto say scammers posing as Chinese law enforcement officials are targeting the Chinese community in York Region and demanding money from victims for fabricated legal issues.
Vaughan man faces weapons charge after firing nail gun during protest

Vaughan man faces weapons charge after firing nail gun during protest

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say a man has been charged after allegedly firing a nail gun near protesters in Vaughan on Sunday.
16 year-old girl shot in Vaughan plaza parking lot, has non-life-threatening injuries

16 year-old girl shot in Vaughan plaza parking lot, has non-life-threatening injuries

York Regional Police are searching for suspects and asking witnesses to come forward after a youth was shot in a plaza parking lot in the City of Vaughan. On Saturday at approximately 8:50 p.m.
Toronto police charge officer with assault and unlawful confinement

Toronto police charge officer with assault and unlawful confinement

TORONTO — The Toronto Police Service says one of its officers has been charged with assault and unlawful confinement. Const. Mustafa Safari was arrested Saturday following an alleged incident in late November.
Watchdog investigating after officers shoot, kill man at home in Oakville, Ont.

Watchdog investigating after officers shoot, kill man at home in Oakville, Ont.

OAKVILLE — Ontario's police watchdog says it has launched an investigation after a man was allegedly shot and killed by police at a home in Oakville, Ont.
Child-care wait-lists balloon in many Ontario regions amid $10-a-day program

Child-care wait-lists balloon in many Ontario regions amid $10-a-day program

TORONTO — Child-care waiting lists have ballooned across Ontario since the province signed on to the national $10-a-day program, as demand due to the lower fees appears to be far outpacing the creation of new spaces in many regions.
Toronto man arrested and charged in dog attack investigation

Toronto man arrested and charged in dog attack investigation

Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a man after a dog attack left a woman with life-altering injuries last month. Police say a woman was at a bus stop in the city's northwest on the night of Feb.