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Man, 20, charged with second-degree murder in west Toronto shooting

TORONTO — A 20-year-old Toronto man has been charged with second-degree murder in a fatal shooting that took place last month in the city's west end.
Ontario boosts energy-efficiency programs, including paying customers to run A/C less

Ontario boosts energy-efficiency programs, including paying customers to run A/C less

Ontario's electricity system operator is planning to roll out a program in which customers with smart thermostats would get paid to have their air conditioning remotely reduced on hot summer days.

Ontario teenager dies after motorcycle-vehicle crash: police

Police say a teenager has died in a motorcycle crash in Uxbridge, Ont. Durham Regional Police Service says the fatal collision happened early Monday afternoon, when the motorcycle rear-ended another vehicle.
'Too close for comfort': Burlington coyote attacks likely result of feeding by humans

'Too close for comfort': Burlington coyote attacks likely result of feeding by humans

Owen Barnes has come across two coyotes in the last month while walking through trails in his Burlington, Ont., neighbourhood.
Six Ottawa youths charged in hate-motivated assault, police say

Six Ottawa youths charged in hate-motivated assault, police say

Six youths have been charged in Ottawa following what police call a hate-motivated assault near a high school last month. Ottawa police announced the charges Monday and said the assault took place near Gloucester High School on Sept. 8.

Hamilton, Ottawa police make arrests after unsanctioned weekend homecoming parties

Police in Hamilton and Ottawa say more than a dozen people were arrested when unsanctioned homecoming street parties broke out around university campuses after football games this weekend.
Virtual court options will remain essential, two Ontario chief justices say

Virtual court options will remain essential, two Ontario chief justices say

TORONTO — The pandemic forced the court system to quickly adopt technology it had long resisted, such as facilitating remote hearings, and as society now resumes "in person," two Ontario chief justices say virtual options will remain essential for ac

Evacuees cleared to return after fire rains ash debris over Belleville, Ont.

BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Residents evacuated from their homes due to a "massive" industrial fire in Belleville, Ont.
Ontario CUPE education workers vote 96.5 per cent in favour of strike mandate

Ontario CUPE education workers vote 96.5 per cent in favour of strike mandate

TORONTO — Ontario education workers such as early childhood educators, custodians and school administration staff have voted 96.5 per cent in favour of a strike, the Canadian Union of Public Employees announced Monday.
Durham police seek witnesses in case of Toronto man abducted then murdered last year

Durham police seek witnesses in case of Toronto man abducted then murdered last year

A Toronto man whose body was found in a hockey bag this spring feared for his safety shortly before he was abducted and murdered last year, police said Monday as they sought more information on what happened to him.