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Inquest hears drugs smuggled into eastern Ontario jail inside inmates' bodies, mail

Inquest hears drugs smuggled into eastern Ontario jail inside inmates' bodies, mail

TORONTO — Drugsare smuggled into an eastern Ontario inside the body cavities of inmates and in the mail they receive, a deputy superintendent at the facility jail told a coroner's inquest on Tuesday.
Pandemic fatigue, divisive politics pose likely hurdles to return to masking: experts

Pandemic fatigue, divisive politics pose likely hurdles to return to masking: experts

TORONTO — A plea by health officials to resume masking in Ontario and Quebec is a tall order that is unlikely to take hold without a significant culture shift, say observers who point to pandemic fatigue, mixed messages and divisive politics as likel
First snow of the season for much of southern Ontario prompts weather advisory

First snow of the season for much of southern Ontario prompts weather advisory

Environment Canada is issuing its first winter weather travel advisory of the season for much of southern Ontario, including the Greater Toronto Area.
Deal means classes will proceed as scheduled on Tuesday

Deal means classes will proceed as scheduled on Tuesday

LONDON, Ont. — Western University and the union representing about 1,500 faculty members have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, averting a strike.
Grade 12 student with life-threatening injuries after stabbing at Toronto high school

Grade 12 student with life-threatening injuries after stabbing at Toronto high school

TORONTO — A 17-year-old student is in life-threatening condition after being stabbed inside his high school in Toronto's east end. Toronto police Insp.
Girl, 8, and father found dead in Oshawa home after apparent murder-suicide: police

Girl, 8, and father found dead in Oshawa home after apparent murder-suicide: police

OSHAWA, Ont. — An eight-year-old girl is dead following what police say is an alleged murder-suicide in an Oshawa, Ont., home. The Durham Regional Police Service says officers responded to a home around 8 a.m. on Saturday following a 911 call.
Ontario projects improving deficits, but cautions economic uncertainty

Ontario projects improving deficits, but cautions economic uncertainty

TORONTO — Ontario is projecting improving deficits over the next couple of years despite an expected economic slowdown, but opposition critics say Monday's fall economic statement fails to "meet the moment" as it lacks new injections of health spendi
Inquest probing drug deaths of five inmates in eastern Ontario jail begins

Inquest probing drug deaths of five inmates in eastern Ontario jail begins

TORONTO — A coroner's inquest into the drug-related deaths of five inmates at an Ontario jail heard Monday that one of them used to "self medicate" with drugs to cope with mental illness and tragedy in his life.
Ontario repeals law that banned education workers from striking

Ontario repeals law that banned education workers from striking

TORONTO — Education workers at Ontario's legislature erupted into cheers and applause on Monday as Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government repealed a law that had imposed a contract on them and banned them from striking.
Coroner's inquest into fatal shooting of teen by Toronto police postponed

Coroner's inquest into fatal shooting of teen by Toronto police postponed

TORONTO — A coroner's inquest into the death of a distraught teen shot by a Toronto police officer has been postponed.
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