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Man dead after 'violent altercation' in North York parking lot: Toronto Police

Man dead after 'violent altercation' in North York parking lot: Toronto Police

Toronto Police say one man is dead after what they call a "violent altercation" in a North York parking lot. Police say the fight broke out between two men near Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. Det. Sgt.
'Huge loss': Fire destroys band office in northern Ontario First Nation

'Huge loss': Fire destroys band office in northern Ontario First Nation

Police are investigating after a fire destroyed a First Nation band office in northern Ontario.
Work on bill to address municipal politician harassment 'complex,' minister says

Work on bill to address municipal politician harassment 'complex,' minister says

Ontario is drafting a bill to address harassment by municipal politicians, but Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Paul Calandra said Friday it is proving to be more complex than he thought so it won't be tabled by his self-imposed June deadlin
Ontario to give free counselling to families of first responders killed on duty

Ontario to give free counselling to families of first responders killed on duty

Ontario will provide two years of free bereavement counselling to families of first responders who have died in the line of duty and those who died by suicide.
How to make a pinhole camera with everyday items for safe solar eclipse viewing

How to make a pinhole camera with everyday items for safe solar eclipse viewing

TORONTO — If you haven’t been able to secure solar eclipse glasses ahead of the biggest celestial event in years, do not fret. There are other ways to safely observe the eclipse on Monday, albeit in an indirect way.
Toronto police officer facing several firearms-related charges

Toronto police officer facing several firearms-related charges

Toronto police say they have charged one of their officers as a result of a firearm investigation that started in Brampton, Ont., last year. They say Peel Regional Police recovered two firearms in a "firearm discharge" investigation on Dec. 9, 2023.
Ontario puts $1.3B toward building schools, child-care spaces

Ontario puts $1.3B toward building schools, child-care spaces

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the province is putting $1.3 billion toward building and expanding schools. He says the money will go toward creating 27,093 new student spaces and 1,759 child-care spaces.
Depressed since pandemic, parrot at Halifax museum being shipped to Ontario

Depressed since pandemic, parrot at Halifax museum being shipped to Ontario

HALIFAX — A parrot in Nova Scotia that has been showing signs of depression since the COVID-19 pandemic is moving to Ontario for a change of scenery and to make new friends.
Court strikes down parts of Ontario panhandling law as unconstitutional

Court strikes down parts of Ontario panhandling law as unconstitutional

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has struck down sections of the province's panhandling law as unconstitutional, including parts that ban asking people for money while intoxicated or while they are waiting to use an ATM.
Cultural LTC admissions drying up in Ontario due to new priority rules

Cultural LTC admissions drying up in Ontario due to new priority rules

TORONTO — In an Italian long-term care home in Toronto, about three new non-Italian residents are admitted each month due to government changes to priority rules, leaving them confused and isolated in a setting where they do not speak the language.