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Experts say Ontario's right to disconnect law too vague to help work-life balance

Experts say Ontario's right to disconnect law too vague to help work-life balance

Lise Jasmin appreciates the flexibility of her job as a community health nurse in Ottawa, but the mix of at-home and in-office work as well as varied scheduling makes it tough to fully disconnect when she's off the clock

Premier Doug Ford marches in York region Pride parade

NEWMARKET, Ont. — Premier Doug Ford made an unannounced appearance at the York region's Pride parade in Newmarket, Ont., on Saturday afternoon.
One man dead, another injured following double shooting in Toronto

One man dead, another injured following double shooting in Toronto

TORONTO — Police say a homicide investigation is underway after a man died from gunshot wounds in Toronto. The Toronto Police Service says officers responded to a call after shots were heard late Friday evening in the Etobicoke area of the city.
Ontario rapidly losing farmland amid urban sprawl: provincial agriculture group

Ontario rapidly losing farmland amid urban sprawl: provincial agriculture group

TORONTO — The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) says the province is facing an increase in the rate of farmland loss as urban sprawl swallows up land previously used for growing.
'It's not inevitable': Inquest hears from expert in violence prevention, intervention

'It's not inevitable': Inquest hears from expert in violence prevention, intervention

Properly assessing and managing the risks that perpetrators of domestic and intimate partner violence present, as well as adequately funding programs meant to stop their behaviour, are crucial to preventing tragedies, a coroner's inquest heard Friday
Man arrested after woman allegedly set on fire in west Toronto

Man arrested after woman allegedly set on fire in west Toronto

Police say a man has been arrested after he allegedly set a woman on fire in Toronto's west end

Man, 29, wanted for murder after woman found dead in Brampton home

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say a 29-year-old man is wanted for murder after a woman was found dead inside a home in Brampton, Ont., this morning.
Ontario school boards set virtual learning plans for next year as interest drops

Ontario school boards set virtual learning plans for next year as interest drops

TORONTO — School boards across Ontario are nailing down virtual learning plans for the upcoming school year and some are finding that programming is challenging to offer, with significantly lower student interest.

Two people dead in three-vehicle crash on the QEW in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Two people are dead and two others are injured after a three-vehicle collision on the Queen Elizabeth Way in Mississauga, Ont., on Thursday night.
Newly released race-based data renews calls to defund Toronto police

Newly released race-based data renews calls to defund Toronto police

TORONTO — The release of previously unseen Toronto police statistics showing disproportionate enforcement and use of force against Black residents is renewing calls to defund the police, two years after city council voted against such a proposal.