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Two charged with first-degree murder in shooting of Oshawa, Ont., teen

OSHAWA, Ont. — Two people have been charged with murder in the 2019 shooting of a teenager in Oshawa, Ont. Durham Regional Police say 22-year-old Ramanujan Ratnavel and an 18-year-old man have been charged with first-degree murder in the Aug.

Ontario Human Rights Commission seeks input on derogatory street, building names

The Ontario Human Rights Commission is seeking the public's input as it develops a policy statement on the display of derogatory names, words and images.

Alleged impaired driver crashes into Thunder Bay, Ont., LCBO: police

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — A 60-year-old woman is facing several charges, including for impaired driving, after a car crashed into the side of a liquor store in Thunder Bay, Ont. Police say the woman had four times the legal limit of alcohol in her system.

Three youths, aged 14, 16, and 17 charged in alleged assault on video in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they have charged three teenagers in an assault that was captured on video and shared on social media.

Toronto man charged with 2nd-degree murder after woman found dead at bottom of stairs

TORONTO — A 55-year-old man in Toronto has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder after police received a call for a medical complaint.

Man, 26, killed in Brampton, Ont., shooting; police appeal for witnesses

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police in Peel Region say a 26-year-old man from Brampton, Ont., has been killed in what they believe to be a targeted shooting. Investigators say they received a call Wednesday around 4:45 p.m.
Ford lashes out at justice system after man accused in a cop's death granted bail

Ford lashes out at justice system after man accused in a cop's death granted bail

TORONTO — The man accused of killing a Toronto police officer was granted bail Wednesday, prompting the Ontario premier to call on the justice system "to get its act together" - a comment that angered lawyers.

140 unvaccinated staff at Windsor, Ont., hospital placed on leave

WINDSOR, Ont. — More than 100 staff members at a Windsor, Ont., hospital are being placed on unpaid leave for not receiving their first COVID-19 vaccine doses by a set deadline.
Ford urges patience with proof-of-vaccination system as Ontario policy takes effect

Ford urges patience with proof-of-vaccination system as Ontario policy takes effect

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford urged Ontarians not to take their frustrations out on businesses and their staff as a proof-of-vaccination system went into effect Wednesday for indoor dining, gyms, movie theatres and certain other venues.

Ontario NDP apologizes for ad that mistook Tory legislators for each other

TORONTO — Ontario's New Democrats are apologizing for a social media advertisement that mistook one Progressive Conservative legislator for another.