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Tractor-trailer driver charged in fatal Highway 401 crash that left three dead: OPP

Ontario Province Police have charged a tractor-trailer driver involved in a collision that killed three people on Highway 401 last month.

Police investigating after little girl's remains found in Grand River: OPP

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after the remains of a little girl were found in the Grand River in Dunnville, Ont.
Where the Ontario leaders are on the campaign trail for May 18

Where the Ontario leaders are on the campaign trail for May 18

Here's where the leaders of Ontario's main political parties are today: ____ Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford Hamilton : Makes an announcement. 11 a.m. ____ NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Kingston: Announces a plan for prescription drug costs.
Ontario child-care sector skeptical rebates will start in May as government announced

Ontario child-care sector skeptical rebates will start in May as government announced

TORONTO — When Ontario signed a deal with the federal government to introduce $10-a-day child care, the province said parents would start seeing rebates in May – but with the program still in its early stages, the sector says that's unlikely to happe
Ontario Greens seek to build on Schreiner's debate performance, eye two ridings

Ontario Greens seek to build on Schreiner's debate performance, eye two ridings

TORONTO — Ontario's Green leader spoke about housing and youth issues Tuesday in two ridings where he sees the best chances of growing his party, seeking to build on the momentum from his fiery performance at the leaders' debate the night before.
Ontario NDP and PCs position themselves as labour friendly, each net new endorsements

Ontario NDP and PCs position themselves as labour friendly, each net new endorsements

TORONTO — Doug Ford touted his union ties and tried to position his Progressive Conservatives as the labour-friendly option for voters on Tuesday, as his political rivals accused him of simply paying lip service to workers.

Dozens of fatal crashes in Ontario in 2022 so far, highest count seen since 2012: OPP

Ontario Provincial Police say they've recorded more than 100 fatal collisions so far this year – a high not seen in a decade.

Remains found in Uxbridge identified as those of Toronto man who went missing

Police in Durham Region say human remains found in Uxbridge, Ont., are those of a 32-year-old man reported missing in Toronto last year.

Ontario reports 11 new COVID-19 deaths, increase in hospitalizations

Ontario is reporting 11 new deaths linked to COVID-19 today. The province says that figure includes deaths from previous days recorded during a data clean-up. There are 1,345 people hospitalized with the virus today, up from 1,122 the previous day.

Forest fire in northeast Ontario community forces residents to evacuate

A forest fire has forced the evacuation of residents in a community north of Sudbury, Ont. Conservation officers and Ontario Provincial Police assisted with the precautionary evacuation of Shining Tree, Ont.