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Ontario NDP pledges universal health care plan that would cover drug costs, dental care

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:50:57 EDT


Ontario's NDP has pledged to introduce "Canada's first universal Pharmacare plan" that would cover prescription drug costs and dental care for every person in Ontario should they party form a government following the June provincial election.

Man, 26, shot to death on street in Toronto's west end

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:44:12 EDT


A man, 26, was shot to death on Friday night on a street in Toronto's west end.

TTC to install gate after car gets stuck in Queens Quay tunnel again

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:19:26 EDT


The TTC says it will look at installing a gate at its Queen Quay tunnel after a car got stuck into the transit passageway for the second time in a week.

Dancer faces classical ballet's ultimate challenge

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:00:00 EDT


Alexandra MacDonald performs the role of Princess Aurora for the first time ever in the National Ballet's current production, considered the most technically challenging role in classical ballet, following artistic director Karen Kain's footsteps, whose international career was launched by this role 46 years ago.

How Ontario's soaring auto insurance rates could swing the provincial election

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 05:00:00 EDT


Ontario drivers pay the highest auto insurance premiums in Canada, and industry watchers say rates are likely to keep rising in 2018. Does anyone have a solid plan to bring down the prices?

Toronto police confirm investigation into Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:45:02 EDT


Toronto police confirm that the sex crimes unit has opened an investigation into Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard.

SECOND OPINION | Chiropractic critics being monitored by Ontario's College of Chiropractors

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:00:00 EDT


The Ontario College of Chiropractors is keeping tabs on chiropractic critics including Ryan Armstrong, who has concerns about 'radical' chiropractors and has filed complaints against some.

Why Doug Ford may govern more as a moderate than a 'radical conservative'

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 04:00:00 EDT


Critics and political opponents have wasted no time trying to portray Doug Ford as a radical hard right conservative. But some political analysts believe while it's too early to say how Ford would govern, it's likely he will be much more moderate than his critics suggest.

'Suspicious package' at Air Canada Centre was plastic replica grenade: police

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:50:26 EDT


Toronto police now say a "suspicious package" they detonated in front of the Air Canada Centre Friday evening was a plastic replica grenade.

Boss of mother in Ajax killings says she saw accused at victim's home before police arrived

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:43:05 EDT


Former boss of mother in triple murder investigation says she encountered suspect Cory Fenn at the victim’s home, minutes before police arrived and discovered bodies

Man who disappeared from Toronto's Gay Village 'led double life,' wife learned

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:49:42 EDT


The wife of one of three men whose disappearances launched an investigation now linked to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur says she learned from police months earlier that her missing husband led a double life and likely did not want to be found.

Viral Trinity Bellwoods fixer-upper sells for $675K

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:28:20 EDT


A Toronto house that went viral for looking more like the set of a Hollywood horror movie than a home in one of the city’s hottest neighbourhoods has sold for $675,000.

Death of bills with prorogation of legislature prompts disappointment

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:09:56 EDT


Percy Hatfield’s Poet Laureate Act which seeks to enshrine the name of late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie in a law creating Ontario's first poet laureate, was a casualty of Thursday’s prorogation of the legislature.

How to curb domestic violence: After a triple homicide, experts weigh in

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:00:00 EDT


Experts on domestic violence and support workers are speaking out in the wake of a triple homicide in Ajax and detail warning signs to look out for.

Enhanced service coming to Lakeshore GO, UP Express train lines

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:36:42 EDT


New changes to the Lakeshore Go Train and the Union-Pearson UP Express schedules will soon accommodate early birds and night owls alike.

More than half of Durham police officers want chief replaced, online survey finds

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:14:22 EDT


An online survey has found that more than half of Durham police officers think Police Chief Paul Martin should be replaced as soon as possible.

Tanya Granic Allen running to be PC candidate in Cambridge?

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:24:44 EDT


Tanya Granic Allen, who ran in the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race, is one of three candidates registered to run locally in the riding of Cambridge North Dumfries. But her staff is saying that she's made no commitment.

Women-only ride-sharing service DriveHer hits delays on first day

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:30:26 EDT


DriveHer, a ride-sharing service only for women, says the app is offline due to technical difficulties but should be up and running by Saturday.

Toronto Sixties Scoop rally pushes back against government settlement

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:45:54 EDT


A series of rallies across the country were held Friday in support of survivors of the Sixties Scoop, with some advocating for a better settlement than the one announced last fall by the federal government.

Judge rules that trial of Mohammed Shamji will go ahead

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:27:08 EDT


A judge has ruled that the trial of Mohammed Shamji, a Toronto neurosurgeon accused of killing his wife, will go ahead.