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One woman killed, man seriously injured after five-vehicle crash in Pickering

One woman killed, man seriously injured after five-vehicle crash in Pickering

PICKERING, Ont. — Provincial police east of Toronto say one person is dead and another is seriously injured after a five-vehicle crash. They first reported the incident at around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in Pickering, Ont.
Funding to get First Nations kids back to school safely inadequate, critics say

Funding to get First Nations kids back to school safely inadequate, critics say

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The federal government is under fire for what critics say has been a delayed response in getting back-to-school funding to First Nations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Staffing shortage compounds COVID-19 delays at human rights tribunal: experts

Staffing shortage compounds COVID-19 delays at human rights tribunal: experts

TORONTO — Staffing shortages and a flawed appointments process at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario are saddling some of the province's most vulnerable people with mounting delays as they seek relief for alleged discrimination or harassment, legal
'It doesn't happen by magic:' top doc says teachers protected by COVID guidance

'It doesn't happen by magic:' top doc says teachers protected by COVID guidance

TORONTO — Teachers will not be at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 than other front-line workers as long as they strictly adhere to the newly issued guidance on managing outbreaks in schools, Ontario's top doctor said Thursday. Dr.
Man's body pulled from Ottawa River days after he jumped into marina: SIU

Man's body pulled from Ottawa River days after he jumped into marina: SIU

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND, Ont. — A dive team has found the body of a man who jumped into the Ottawa River while police were looking for him late last week. The Special Investigations Unit is probing the incident, which happened on Saturday afternoon.
Quebec daycares will remain open during potential second wave of COVID-19

Quebec daycares will remain open during potential second wave of COVID-19

MONTREAL — Quebec does not intend to shut down its daycare network if there is a second wave of COVID-19 in the province, health officials said Thursday.
SIU identifies 73-year-old man killed by police in Haliburton County, Ont.

SIU identifies 73-year-old man killed by police in Haliburton County, Ont.

HALIBURTON, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog has identified a 73-year-old man who was fatally shot by police in Haliburton County last month.
Kingston looking for ways to help homeless during the pandemic and beyond

Kingston looking for ways to help homeless during the pandemic and beyond

KINGSTON, Ont. — Peter Hern rolls around Belle Park in his wheelchair. About a dozen tents and a few shacks dot the homeless encampment in Kingston, Ont., that he calls home.
Police search for teens accused of accosting, assaulting elderly woman

Police search for teens accused of accosting, assaulting elderly woman

PEMBROKE, Ont. — Provincial police are searching for four teens accused of harassing an elderly woman in Pembroke, Ont., and hitting her in the head with a rock.
Toronto-area woman facing terrorism charges after allegedly trying to join ISIS

Toronto-area woman facing terrorism charges after allegedly trying to join ISIS

TORONTO — RCMP say they've charged a woman from the Toronto area with terrorism-related offences after she allegedly travelled to join the Islamic State group. Police say 22-year-old Haleema Mustafa of Markham, Ont.