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Man fatally shot by Toronto police Monday; oversight agency is investigating

Man fatally shot by Toronto police Monday; oversight agency is investigating

TORONTO — Ontario's police oversight agency is investigating a fatal shooting of a man on Monday afternoon by a Toronto Police Service officer. The Special Investigations Unit says in a news release that shortly before 3 p.m.
University of Toronto convocations begin as campus protest continues

University of Toronto convocations begin as campus protest continues

TORONTO — Spring convocation season got underway at the University of Toronto on Monday, with fresh graduates crossing the stage to receive their diplomas while a pro-Palestinian encampment remained on campus not far from where the ceremony was takin
Ontario seeks more private MRI, CT clinics for public scans

Ontario seeks more private MRI, CT clinics for public scans

TORONTO — Ontario is looking to nearly double the number of publicly funded MRIs and CT scans offered through private clinics.
One man dead, four injured after shooting outside Toronto high school

One man dead, four injured after shooting outside Toronto high school

TORONTO — One man was killed and four others were injured after suspects allegedly shot at a group of men gathered in a high school parking lot after a weekend soccer game, police said Monday.

Does the Ontario Special Investigations Unit need a broader mandate to improve police oversight?

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Search underway for occupant of vehicle that plunged into Montreal river

Search underway for occupant of vehicle that plunged into Montreal river

MONTREAL — Police and first responders combed the banks and water of Montreal's Rivière des Prairies on Sunday searching for the occupant of a vehicle that plunged into the river in the early morning hours.
Eight people, including four children, injured after fiery incident near Montreal

Eight people, including four children, injured after fiery incident near Montreal

MONTREAL — Eight people, including four children, were taken to hospital with second and third degree burns after a fire and possible explosion at a home south of Montreal.
University of Toronto graduation ceremonies set to begin with protest in background

University of Toronto graduation ceremonies set to begin with protest in background

TORONTO — Convocation ceremonies for graduating University of Toronto students begin Monday against the backdrop of a pro-Palestinian encampment that has remained on campus for weeks despite a trespass notice and looming legal action.
Hamilton police say they arrested one of Canada's wanted fugitives

Hamilton police say they arrested one of Canada's wanted fugitives

HAMILTON — Hamilton police say they have arrested one of Canada's most wanted fugitives while they were conducting another investigation. Officers say 21-year-old Habiton Solomon was number six on the list of Canada's 25 most wanted fugitives.
'Unimaginable tragedy': Teen dies after being found unresponsive at Ontario school

'Unimaginable tragedy': Teen dies after being found unresponsive at Ontario school

The family of an Ontario teen with special needs who died after being found unresponsive at his high school is planning legal action while seeking answers following an "unimaginable tragedy," their lawyer said Friday.