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Workers warn of dangers if six Public Health Ontario labs close

Workers warn of dangers if six Public Health Ontario labs close

TORONTO — The potential closure of six laboratories across the province would be dangerous and create inequity in northern Ontario, Public Health Ontario workers said Wednesday.
Police announce nine suspects in $24M gold and cash heist at Toronto Pearson

Police announce nine suspects in $24M gold and cash heist at Toronto Pearson

TORONTO — Two men who worked for Air Canada and an alleged firearms trafficker are among nine people facing charges in a heist of nearly $24 million in gold and cash from Toronto's Pearson airport a year ago, police said Wednesday, offering new detai
Officer was standing when struck, Crown tells jurors in closing submissions

Officer was standing when struck, Crown tells jurors in closing submissions

TORONTO — Prosecutors say a man accused of fatally running over a Toronto police officer made deliberate choices to drive dangerously knowing there were people nearby and struck the officer as he was standing in front of the car.

Woman who pressured boyfriend to kill his ex in 2000s granted absences from prison

A woman who pressured her boyfriend into killing his teenage ex more than a decade ago will be allowed to leave prison for weeks at a time.

Arrests made in last year's $24M gold and cash heist at Pearson airport: police

Police say they’ve made arrests in a daring theft of nearly $24 million in gold and cash from Toronto’s Pearson airport last year. Peel Regional Police say details will be announced at a news conference in Brampton, Ont.
Police say two men, one youth facing 54 charges after two carjackings in Toronto

Police say two men, one youth facing 54 charges after two carjackings in Toronto

Toronto police have laid a total of 54 charges against three people who allegedly stole two luxury cars and ran over a victim in one carjacking with his own vehicle. Supt. Andy Singh says the first carjacking took place at around 2 p.m.
Ontario hopes to start building Highway 413 within a year: transportation minister

Ontario hopes to start building Highway 413 within a year: transportation minister

TORONTO — Ontario hopes to begin building Highway 413 within a year, the province's transportation minister said Tuesday, after reaching an agreement with the federal government.
Province to refurbish electricity generating plants in Niagara Region for $1 billion

Province to refurbish electricity generating plants in Niagara Region for $1 billion

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — Ontario is spending $1 billion to refurbish hydro power stations in Niagara Falls, Ont. Energy Minister Todd Smith says the refurbishment will extend the life of the generating stations by 30 years.
Ontario may not meet LTC direct care target due to staff shortages: document

Ontario may not meet LTC direct care target due to staff shortages: document

TORONTO — Difficulties hiring and retaining enough nurses and personal support workers for long-term care homes could mean the Ontario government may not meet its target for the amount of hands-on care residents receive, the minister responsible for
Ontario, federal governments reach deal allowing Highway 413 project to proceed

Ontario, federal governments reach deal allowing Highway 413 project to proceed

TORONTO — Ontario has struck a deal with the federal government to proceed with the province's Highway 413 project while working together to mitigate the effects on species at risk.