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Sex assault survivors livid with Ontario over delays to proposed justice bill

Sex assault survivors livid with Ontario over delays to proposed justice bill

TORONTO — Sex assault survivors and the opposition are livid with the Ontario government for what they call procedural games over a proposed justice bill.
Impaired drivers in Ontario to face tougher penalties including lifetime suspension

Impaired drivers in Ontario to face tougher penalties including lifetime suspension

TORONTO — People in Ontario convicted of impaired driving would have to install an ignition interlock device in their car and wouldn't be allowed to drive again if they kill someone while impaired behind the wheel, under upcoming legislation.
Toronto's top doc, Dr. Eileen de Villa, stepping down at the end of the year

Toronto's top doc, Dr. Eileen de Villa, stepping down at the end of the year

Toronto's top doctor, who played a central role in the city's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, is stepping down. Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's medical officer of health, says her resignation takes effect on Dec. 31.
Toronto mayor says raising Israeli flag at city hall ceremony is 'divisive'

Toronto mayor says raising Israeli flag at city hall ceremony is 'divisive'

Toronto's mayor said she decided not to attend a city hall ceremony marking Israel's national day on Tuesday because an event where the Israeli flag is raised is currently "divisive" due to the war in Gaza.
'Devastating': 11-year-old cyclist dead after school bus crash in eastern Ontario

'Devastating': 11-year-old cyclist dead after school bus crash in eastern Ontario

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND, ONT. — An 11-year-old boy riding his bike died after a crash with a school bus on Monday, police said, calling it a tragic loss that has shaken a tight-knit eastern Ontario community.
Ontario to suspend driver's licences for convicted car thieves for at least 10 years

Ontario to suspend driver's licences for convicted car thieves for at least 10 years

TORONTO — Ontario says it will suspend driver's licences for at least 10 years for those who have been convicted of stealing a car.
Ontario's need for nurses, PSWs to top 33K and 50K by 2032: document

Ontario's need for nurses, PSWs to top 33K and 50K by 2032: document

TORONTO — Ontario will need 33,200 more nurses and 50,853 more personal support workers by 2032, the government projects — figures it tried to keep secret but were obtained by The Canadian Press.
SIU probing after man allegedly shot dead by police in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

SIU probing after man allegedly shot dead by police in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog says it's investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting involving police that left one man dead in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., over the weekend.
Ontario appeals judge's decision to strike down parts of agriculture law

Ontario appeals judge's decision to strike down parts of agriculture law

TORONTO — Ontario has appealed a judge's decision to strike down as unconstitutional parts of an agriculture law that made it illegal to get a job on a farm under false pretences to expose conditions inside.
Toronto fire chief who played key role in COVID-19 response announces retirement

Toronto fire chief who played key role in COVID-19 response announces retirement

Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg, who was a key figure in the city's COVID-19 response, has announced his retirement. After 32 years in active service and eight years as chief, Pegg says he will officially step down on Oct. 4.
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