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Ontario considers changes to judicial appointments process, AG says

TORONTO — Upcoming changes to the way judges and justices of the peace are selected in Ontario have sparked concerns among opposition politicians who say the move could be an attempt by the Doug Ford government to politicize the process.
Ontario high school teachers vote for strike as minister calls for mediation

Ontario high school teachers vote for strike as minister calls for mediation

TORONTO — Education Minister Stephen Lecce called on Ontario's major teachers' unions to enter into mediation Monday, as one took another step toward a potential strike and another voted overwhelmingly in favour of one.

SIU investigating death of woman in London, Ont., police cell

LONDON, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of 28-year-old woman in London, Ont. The Special Investigations Unit says London Police Service arrested the woman on the afternoon of Nov. 2 and lodged her in a cell.

Two men stabbed after altercation at Tim Hortons in Markham, Ont.: police

MARKHAM, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say two men are recovering from stab wounds after an altercation at a coffee shop in Markham, Ont.

Boy killed, girl in critical condition after two-car accident with moose

MONTREAL — One child is dead and another is fighting for her life after a crash involving two vehicles and a moose in western Quebec.

Emergency shelter for residents displaced in apartment fire moved to university

TORONTO — City officials say an emergency shelter for hundreds of people who were displaced after an apartment fire in Toronto has been moved to a nearby university.

Woman's body found in Quebec residence after husband turns himself in to police

SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, Que. — A Quebec woman is dead and her husband is in custody following an alleged domestic violence incident southwest of Montreal.

Toronto police seize semi-automatic rifle during Friday raid, charge six people

Toronto police say they have charged six people with a number of weapons offences after allegedly discovering a semi-automatic rifle during a raid last week.

Candlelight vigil held for tot killed by falling air conditioner

TORONTO — Dozens of mourners laid teddy bears and said prayers Saturday for a two-year-old girl who died after being hit by an air conditioner that fell from an apartment window on Monday.

One person dead after fire at Toronto highrise apartment building

TORONTO — One person is dead and hundreds have been evacuated from their homes after fire erupted in a highrise apartment building in north Toronto on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to several floors.