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Police hunting suspect in Trent Hills, Ont., shooting

TRENT HILLS, Ont. — Provincial police say they are looking for a teenage suspect in connection with a shooting Thursday in Trent Hills, Ont. Investigators with the Northumberland Detachment say officers were called to a residence just after 8:00 a.m.
Toronto homeless, their supporters vow to fight charges in encampment clearings

Toronto homeless, their supporters vow to fight charges in encampment clearings

Toronto should stop evicting homeless encampments and drop trespass charges against people who live in tents, the city's homeless community and their supporters demanded Thursday.
Western University to mandate sexual violence training following allegations

Western University to mandate sexual violence training following allegations

LONDON, Ont. — An Ontario university investigating sexual misconduct allegations will require student residents to take training sessions on sexual violence and consent as it works to address what it describes as a problematic campus culture.

Ontario police watchdog investigating death of man following arrest in Chatham

Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of a man who died in hospital after being arrested in Chatham, Ont. The Special Investigations Unit says the 53-year-old was arrested Wednesday afternoon by the Chatham-Kent Police Service.

One man dead, two in critical condition after violent kidnapping in Hamilton area

HAMILTON — One man is dead and two are in life-threatening condition after a violent kidnapping in the Hamilton area, police said Thursday. Hamilton police said a family residence in Mount Hope, Ont., was broken into before 3 a.m.

Ontario reports 864 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, three deaths

Ontario reported 864 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths from the virus on Thursday. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 655 of the infected people are not vaccinated or have unknown vaccination status.
Western University students plan walkout Friday after sex assault allegations

Western University students plan walkout Friday after sex assault allegations

Students at Western University plan to walk out of classes on Friday to protest a "culture of misogyny" on campus and what they call a failure by the school to address it, an organizer said Wednesday.
TDSB staff must be vaccinated by November or face possible termination

TDSB staff must be vaccinated by November or face possible termination

TORONTO — Teachers and staff with the Toronto District School Board who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 1 could lose their jobs as the board becomes the latest employer to take a hard line on immunization rules.

'I could not believe what happened,' cop who shot fellow officer tells court

A Niagara police officer who shot a fellow cop during an altercation nearly three years ago told his colleague's assault trial that he found their interaction so implausible he feared nobody would believe what happened. Det.-Sgt.
Ontario didn't spend money from COVID-19 response program in first quarter: watchdog

Ontario didn't spend money from COVID-19 response program in first quarter: watchdog

TORONTO — Ontario did not spend any funds from a new $2.7-billion COVID-19 response program in the first quarter, the province's fiscal watchdog found, prompting critics to question why the government didn't use the money during the third wave.