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One person dies after early morning fire at apartment building in Collingwood

Provincial police say one person is dead after a fire broke out at an apartment building in Collingwood, Ont., on Monday morning. Officers, firefighters and paramedics responded to the blaze at the four-storey building shortly after 1 a.m.

One dead, two injured in downtown Toronto shooting

Toronto police say one man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting Saturday night in the downtown area. Police say a shots fired call in the city's Regent Park neighbourhood came in just before 9 p.m.

Man accused of defrauding government of millions now facing criminal charges

TORONTO — A former bureaucrat accused by the Ontario government of embezzling $11 million in COVID-19 relief funds is now facing criminal charges in the matter.

Ontario reports 715 new COVID-19 cases, total of six new virus-related deaths

Ontario is reporting 715 new cases of COVID-19 today and five new deaths due to the virus. The province also says another death from more than a month ago has been added to the overall tally following a data cleanup.

SIU investigating after 19yo shot dead during exchange with police in Sault Ste Marie

Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot this morning during an exchange with officers in Sault Ste. Marie. The Special Investigations Unit says police were called to a home around 3:40 a.m.

One man dead, two people wounded in Mississauga, Ont. shooting

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Peel Regional Police say a man is dead and two others were in hospital after a Friday night shooting at a large gathering in Mississauga, Ont. Police say officers were called around 8:00 p.m.

Police investigate reports of spiked drinks at Guelph University

GUELPH, Ont. — Police are investigating reports that several students at the University of Guelph may have had their drinks spiked with an unknown substance. Police in Guelph, Ont., say the university passed the information on to them.

Father charged in death of one-year-old: Waterloo, Ont., police

KITCHENER, Ont. — Police in Waterloo, Ont., have charged a man in the death of his one-year-old child. Local police say they were called to a home for reports of a disturbance at about 9 a.m. on Saturday.

SIU clears Toronto officer who fatally shot man in crisis during wellness check

Ontario's police watchdog has cleared a Toronto officer who fatally shot a man in crisis during a wellness check, saying the officer feared for his partner's life at the time.

Ontario reports 821 new cases of COVID-19, 10 new deaths

Ontario is reporting 821 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 10 new deaths from the virus. The province says the deaths include someone under 19 -- a 10-year-old child whose death was reported by health authorities in Waterloo Region on Friday.