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Ford shows support for controversial Highway 413 with campaign-style route visit

Ford shows support for controversial Highway 413 with campaign-style route visit

CALEDON, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford doubled down on his support for another controversial Greater Toronto Area highway project that's mired in environmental concerns and uncertainty over its economic and social benefits.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ontario pauses reopening plans as COVID cases rise

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ontario pauses reopening plans as COVID cases rise

TORONTO — Ontario is pausing its plan to lift capacity limits in the remaining settings where proof of vaccination is required, following a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Province pouring $2M into project to build tiny houses for homeless veterans

KINGSTON, Ont. — The Ontario government says it's helping build tiny houses for homeless veterans.
What you need to know about Ontario's booster shot rollout

What you need to know about Ontario's booster shot rollout

More than 213,000 Ontarians have received a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine so far as the province takes a phased approach to boosters, making them available first to people who are at higher risk of contracting the virus.
Ford asks municipalities not to seek own child-care deals amid federal talks

Ford asks municipalities not to seek own child-care deals amid federal talks

CALEDON, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford wants municipalities to wait for his government to strike a deal with Ottawa on child care instead of trying to start their own negotiations, saying they might undermine provincial efforts.

Man, 70, charged in historical sex assaults on girls in Toronto

TORONTO — An Oshawa, Ont., man is facing more than a dozen charges in sexual assaults that allegedly took place in Toronto in the 1990s. Police say the suspect befriended children in his social circle between 1994 and 1996.

Ford says 5.7-cent gas tax cut is coming before next year's budget

CALEDON, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says his government will meet its promise to cut gas prices by 5.7 cents before the next budget.

Thirteen people facing 141 charges following drug trafficking investigation

Thirteen people are facing dozens of charges following a months-long investigation into alleged fentanyl and cocaine trafficking. Provincial police say they seized 31.5 kilograms of fentanyl and 7.

Broccoli and Seasonal Mix microgreens recalled in Ontario due to possible Salmonella

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a recall has been ordered for two kinds of microgreens distributed in Ontario by Broadwood Farm due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Ontario municipalities consider direct talks with Ottawa on cheaper child care

Ontario municipalities consider direct talks with Ottawa on cheaper child care

TORONTO — Some Ontario municipalities are looking into working directly with Ottawa on affordable child care as federal-provincial talks drag on, with local councillors citing the need to support families during pandemic recovery.