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One person dead, another seriously injured in Oakville, Ont., shooting

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Police in Oakville, Ont., say one person is dead and another was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a late-night shooting.

Toronto police say a child is dead after being struck by a vehicle in a parking lot

Toronto police say a child is dead after being hit by a vehicle in a west-end parking lot. Officers responded around 7:30 p.m.
Ontario municipal candidate nominations to close Friday afternoon

Ontario municipal candidate nominations to close Friday afternoon

Today is the last day nominations can be submitted in Ontario for candidates hoping to run in this fall's municipal elections. The hard deadline is 2 p.m. Nominations for school board trustee candidates have the same cutoff date and time.

CNE set to open in Toronto today for the first time since before COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — The Canadian National Exhibition is set to open in Toronto today -- the fair's first edition since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Health measures that restricted in-person events prevented the fair from operating in 2020 and 2021.
OPP discriminated against migrant workers in 2013 sexual assault investigation: HRTO

OPP discriminated against migrant workers in 2013 sexual assault investigation: HRTO

Provincial police discriminated against migrant workers based on their race when they conducted a DNA sweep as part of a 2013 sexual assault investigation, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has found.
Ontario's offer to education workers insufficient to keep with living costs: union

Ontario's offer to education workers insufficient to keep with living costs: union

TORONTO — The raises the province is offering education workers in a proposed four-year deal aren't enough to keep up with the cost of living, the union representing public high school teachers said Thursday.
Ontario nursing college proposes to temporarily register international nurses

Ontario nursing college proposes to temporarily register international nurses

TORONTO — Ontario's nursing college is proposing to register internationally educated nurses on a temporary basis, a move that could allow nearly 6,000 applicants to practice in the province's hospitals amid a nurse staffing shortage that has led to
Ontario to fund more private clinic surgeries in bid to stabilize health-care system

Ontario to fund more private clinic surgeries in bid to stabilize health-care system

TORONTO — Increasing publicly covered surgeries performed at private clinics, waiving the exam and registration fees for internationally trained nurses, and sending patients waiting for a long-term care bed to a home not of their choosing are among t

Here are the changes coming to Ontario's publicly funded health-care system

TORONTO — As Ontario's hospitals grapple with staff shortages, temporary emergency room closures and surgical backlogs, the province has announced a suite of changes in an effort to help stabilize the health-care system – although it maintains patien
Some kids' pain meds in short supply, but pharmacists say prescription not needed

Some kids' pain meds in short supply, but pharmacists say prescription not needed

TORONTO — Ontario drugstores are facing shortages of common children's pain relievers as stocks run low in other parts of the country, say pharmacists, suggesting that an unexpected summer spike in respiratory illnesses is driving up demand for the d