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Bishop in Ontario accused of sexual offences in church

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Peel Regional Police say they have arrested a religious leader on sex charges. Police say the complainant was allegedly sexually assaulted while attending a church in Brampton, Ont.
City of Toronto investigating after downtown core power outage

City of Toronto investigating after downtown core power outage

TORONTO — The City of Toronto is investigating after a barge carrying a crane came into contact with power lines and left a large swath of the downtown core without electricity for several hours on Thursday.
Ontario's Ford says he believes in public health care but govt to 'get creative'

Ontario's Ford says he believes in public health care but govt to 'get creative'

DUNDALK, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he's a strong believer in public health care, but his government is going to "get creative" when looking at how it can be delivered as the province deals with a staffing crisis in hospitals.
'I just swallowed a bee': Ontario Premier Doug Ford creates buzz after insect episode

'I just swallowed a bee': Ontario Premier Doug Ford creates buzz after insect episode

Ontario Premier Doug Ford created a bit of a buzz after swallowing a bee during a news conference on Friday. The premier was answering a question on health care when an insect flew around his face and disappeared into his mouth.

Woman killed after being hit by train in Mississauga

TORONTO — A woman is dead after being hit by a freight train in Mississauga, Ont., Friday morning. Peel Regional Police say an adult woman was struck by the train around 6 a.m.
Toronto Hydro, Hydro One say power restored after downtown core outage

Toronto Hydro, Hydro One say power restored after downtown core outage

Toronto Hydro and Hydro One say power was restored Thursday night to remaining customers after a large swath of the city's downtown core including office buildings, a major mall and a university campus was left without electricity.
Ontario health minister says health-care access through OHIP won't change

Ontario health minister says health-care access through OHIP won't change

TORONTO — Ontarians will not have to pay out of pocket for health-care services, the province's health minister said Thursday, a day after she came under fire for refusing to rule out further privatization in the system.

Ontario education union planning strike votes, says doesn't mean strike will happen

TORONTO — A union representing Ontario education workers is planning to talk about organizing strike votes at a meeting later this month, a move the education minister calls "needless escalation.

London cops to look into why officers called trans activist by wrong name, gender

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont. say they will look into why officers addressed a popular online streamer and transgender activist by the wrong name and gender while she was in police custody.
Hospital in southwestern Ontario cancels surgeries due to ongoing staff shortages

Hospital in southwestern Ontario cancels surgeries due to ongoing staff shortages

A hospital in southwestern Ontario says it has been forced to cancel several surgeries this week to create capacity as it deals with ongoing staff and bed shortages.