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Community grieving after London, Ont., crash that killed eight-year-old girl

Girl Guides of Canada and a local school board say their communities are grieving after a car crash killed an eight-year-old girl and injured nine other pedestrians in London, Ont., this week.
Man accused in cop's death wants pub ban changed to address 'misleading' narrative

Man accused in cop's death wants pub ban changed to address 'misleading' narrative

TORONTO — A man accused in the death of a Toronto police officer is seeking to partially lift a publication ban on his case in order to address what his lawyer has called a "misleading" narrative.
Ontario offering loans guarantees for non-profit long-term care development

Ontario offering loans guarantees for non-profit long-term care development

TORONTO — Ontario is offering loan guarantees to help not-for-profit long-term care homes acquire development loans.
New online resources launched to help Ontario schools combat Islamophobia

New online resources launched to help Ontario schools combat Islamophobia

TORONTO — Ontario students and teachers now have access to a set of online resources aimed at combating Islamophobia in schools.
Police say 8-year-old girl has died after pedestrians struck in London, Ont.

Police say 8-year-old girl has died after pedestrians struck in London, Ont.

An eight-year-old girl died and several children were injured after a vehicle in London, Ont., hit a group of pedestrians that included several Girl Guides, officials said Wednesday. Const.

Laurentian University withholding documents for financial audit, auditor general says

TORONTO — Laurentian University is refusing to provide documents for an audit into its finances, prompting Ontario's auditor general to go to court to request the information.
Ontario using frequent Minister's Zoning Orders to fast-track development: auditor

Ontario using frequent Minister's Zoning Orders to fast-track development: auditor

TORONTO — The Ontario government is employing a previously little-used land-planning tool to fast-track development and circumvent normal planning processes, the auditor general said in her annual report.
OPP officer PTSD contributing to staffing shortages: auditor general

OPP officer PTSD contributing to staffing shortages: auditor general

TORONTO — Medical leave taken by Ontario Provincial Police officers with post-traumatic stress disorder is contributing significantly to understaffing at detachments across the province and affecting service levels, the auditor general has found.
Ontario gave $210M in COVID support to ineligible businesses: Auditor General

Ontario gave $210M in COVID support to ineligible businesses: Auditor General

TORONTO — Ontario businesses that weren't eligible for pandemic relief programs received more than $200 million in provincial supports, others were given more money than they lost and some hard-hit vendors were excluded altogether, the province's aud

Ontario building new hospital in Mississauga, expanding facility in Toronto

Ontario says it's spending billions of dollars to build a new hospital in Mississauga, Ont., and expand another in Toronto. Premier Doug Ford says together, the projects will add more than 500 hospital beds to the province.