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Leaking pipe sent 337 million litres of sewage into Hamilton harbour over 26 years

Leaking pipe sent 337 million litres of sewage into Hamilton harbour over 26 years

HAMILTON — The City of Hamilton says a pipe that had been leaking undetected for 26 years dumped an estimated 337 million litres of sewage into the local harbour.
Man arrested in DNA-linked 1983 cold case murders of two Toronto women

Man arrested in DNA-linked 1983 cold case murders of two Toronto women

TORONTO — A 61-year-old man living in northern Ontario has been arrested in the murders of two Toronto women who were found dead in their homes nearly four decades ago, police announced Monday, saying advances in genetic technology helped them crack
Ontario passes housing bill amid criticism from cities, conservation authorities

Ontario passes housing bill amid criticism from cities, conservation authorities

TORONTO — Ontario passed a housing bill Monday intended to spur development but critics say it will lead to higher property taxes, weaken conservation authority powers, and not actually make homes more affordable.
'Cyber incident' cancels online classes, knocks out email, phones at Durham board

'Cyber incident' cancels online classes, knocks out email, phones at Durham board

WHITBY, Ont. — The Durham District School Board says online classes have been cancelled after it was subject to what it's calling a "cyber incident.
More Ontarians relying on food banks and visiting them more frequently: Feed Ontario

More Ontarians relying on food banks and visiting them more frequently: Feed Ontario

TORONTO — Ontario residents have been visiting food banks in greater numbers and more often for six years running, a coalition of hunger relief organizations said Monday, noting the troubling trend appeared to escalate during the most recent year on

Halton police investigate suspicious death found after car fire in Burlington, Ont

BURLINGTON, ONT. — Police are investigating the discovery of a body found in a vehicle fire in Burlington, Ont. that has been deemed suspicious. Halton Regional Police say officers and fire services responded to the blaze at about 3:30 a.m.
Two dead following early morning highway crash in Mississauga

Two dead following early morning highway crash in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say two people are dead following a crash involving an SUV and a transport truck on the Queen Elizabeth Way highway in Mississauga, Ont.
City of Brampton moves to ban personal fireworks to address safety, noise concerns

City of Brampton moves to ban personal fireworks to address safety, noise concerns

Residents in Brampton, Ont., may soon be barred from setting off personal fireworks on major holidays as the city moves to issue a ban following a surge in complaints related to safety, noise and debris.
One dead, one injured after police shoot two men in Markham, Ont.; SIU investigating

One dead, one injured after police shoot two men in Markham, Ont.; SIU investigating

A man was shot dead and another was injured in a confrontation with plainclothes officers in unmarked vehicles northeast of Toronto on Friday, prompting an investigation by Ontario's police watchdog.

Pedestrian killed, second seriously injured in multi-vehicle Brampton, Ont. collision

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police in Brampton, Ont., say one pedestrian is dead and a woman who came to her aid suffered serious injuries after they were both hit by vehicles. Peel Regional Police say they got a call around 5:45 a.m.