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Public health issues drinking water advisory for Gogama, Ont.

A northern Ontario town is under a drinking water advisory. Public Health Sudbury & Districts issued the advisory for Gogama, Ont., on Monday. The issue follows an interruption to the town's water supply due to mechanical issues.
Feds pour $120 million into affordable housing in Brampton; 300 families moving in

Feds pour $120 million into affordable housing in Brampton; 300 families moving in

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is pouring nearly $120 million into affordable rental units in Brampton, Ont.

Colleges and universities told to plan for in-person classes and on-campus activities

TORONTO — Ontario colleges and universities should prepare for all in-person classes and activities to resume this fall without capacity limits or physical distancing, the government says, though many institutions will still use a mix of in-person an

Ontario science advisory group recommends extra curriculars resume, schools stay open

TORONTO — Ontario's science advisory table is recommending a much different school year, with the return of extracurriculars, loosening masking, distancing and cohorting rules when risk is low, and closing schools only in catastrophic scenarios.

Court upholds assault conviction of off-duty cop in beating of young Black man

TORONTO — The Ontario Court of Appeal has rejected appeals filed by both the Crown and defence after a Toronto police officer was convicted of brutally assaulting a young Black man.

Forest firefighter in Fort Francis, Ont., dies from medical emergency

FORT FRANCIS — Officials say a contract firefighter working in the Fort Francis, Ont., area has died. Fire information officer Chris Marchand says the firefighter died following a medical issue.
Marine mammals 'in distress,' province orders Marineland to fix water system

Marine mammals 'in distress,' province orders Marineland to fix water system

A months-long inspection of Marineland by Ontario's animal welfare watchdog has found that marine mammals at the tourist attraction were in distress due to poor water quality, The Canadian Press has learned.

Police investigate stabbing death of Brampton, Ont., man in Hamilton

HAMILTON — Police say they're investigating a fatal stabbing in Hamilton. They say a 40-year-old man from Brampton, Ont., was found lying on a sidewalk with stab wounds Sunday morning.
Barrie says tornado cleanup progressing well, will reopen affected area Monday

Barrie says tornado cleanup progressing well, will reopen affected area Monday

BARRIE, Ont. — Police in Barrie, Ont., are set to open up an area of the city hit by a tornado last week. The city says cleanup in the affected area has progressed well, with public lands cleared off by Sunday.

Two adults killed, child injured in Highway 401 crash, OPP say

Police say two people have died in a traffic collision in Clarington, Ont. The Ontario Provincial Police say the crash happened just before 7 a.m. Monday.