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Four charged in alleged identity theft, fraud operation: Toronto police

Toronto police say they have charged four people allegedly involved in an "organized hierarchy" committing identity theft and fraud worth millions of dollars.
Ontario to make it easier for immigrants to work in their professions

Ontario to make it easier for immigrants to work in their professions

TORONTO — Ontario is set to introduce legislation that would make it easier for immigrants to get licensed to work in professions that match their areas of expertise.
Queen's student association to review history of misogynistic signs at homecoming

Queen's student association to review history of misogynistic signs at homecoming

The association representing undergraduate students at Queen's University will conduct a review of the history of misogynistic signs at the school's homecoming parties after several appeared at rowdy gatherings over the weekend, the group said Wednes

Toronto launching info campaign for parents ahead of child COVID-19 vaccinations

Toronto Public Health is rolling out resources to help parents of young children prepare for the approval of COVID-19 shots.

Liberal says he regrets email on accommodations for vaccine-refusing PSW constituent

TORONTO — A northern Ontario Liberal says he regrets asking the government for accommodations for a personal support worker in his constituency who refused to get vaccinated.

Ontario set to release fall economic statement in early November

TORONTO — Ontario is set to release its fall economic statement on Nov. 4. The economic outlook and fiscal review will provide an update on the province's finances, such as its deficit projections.

Ontario proposes bill on washroom use for delivery drivers

TORONTO — Ontario is set to introduce legislation that would require businesses to let delivery workers use their washrooms. Labour Minister Monte McNaughton said it is a common sense change that will preserve dignity for those workers.

Case of man accused in London, Ont., killing of Muslim family adjourned to November

LONDON, Ont. — A London, Ont., man facing terror charges in an incident that killed four members of a Muslim family has had his case adjourned until next month.

Ontario reports 304 COVID-19 cases, four deaths on Wednesday

Ontario is reporting 304 COVID-19 cases today and four deaths from the virus. The numbers are based on 31,569 tests. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 220 cases are in people who aren't fully vaccinated or have unknown vaccination status.

Teen girl dies after being struck by vehicle in Toronto's east end: police

TORONTO — Police say a teen girl who was struck by a vehicle in Toronto's east end has died. Investigators say the crash took place around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday (at Birchmount Road and Danforth Avenue).