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Woman arrested for allegedly assaulting, forcefully removing person's hijab in Ottawa

Ottawa police say they've arrested and charged a 62-year-old woman with hate-motivated assault after a woman had her hijab forcefully removed earlier this month. The force says a woman was out walking on Oct.
Ontario lifts capacity limits where proof of vaccination is required

Ontario lifts capacity limits where proof of vaccination is required

TORONTO — Municipal leaders and business owners in Ontario welcomed the lifting of capacity limits for facilities requiring proof of COVID-19 immunization on Monday, but said more help is needed to bounce back from the pandemic.

Every Toronto public school to get access to take-home PCR tests by end of week

TORONTO — Every public school in Toronto will have take-home COVID-19 test kits available by the end of the week.

Accused killer in Ajax, Ont., says he didn't have mental state to commit 3 murders

OSHAWA, Ont. — A man accused of murdering a woman and two of her children east of Toronto argued Monday that he was mentally "inanimate" at the time and lacked the criminal intent required to be found guilty in the case.

Police issue fines, make arrests after another weekend of parties in Kingston, Ont.

City officials say more than a dozen people have been arrested after another weekend of large, rowdy, unsanctioned parties near Queen's University in Kingston, Ont.
Ontario introduces omnibus labour legislation, including right to disconnect

Ontario introduces omnibus labour legislation, including right to disconnect

TORONTO — Many Ontario workers could get the right to disconnect outside of work hours under legislation introduced Monday by the provincial government.
Ontario doctors recommend focus on improving health-care access in the north

Ontario doctors recommend focus on improving health-care access in the north

A group representing Ontario doctors is recommending culturally appropriate care, better internet connectivity, and offering physicians and medical students more training opportunities to improve health-care services in the province's north.
Lawsuit alleges 5 assaulted by police at clearing of Toronto homeless encampment

Lawsuit alleges 5 assaulted by police at clearing of Toronto homeless encampment

TORONTO — Five people who showed up to support residents of a Toronto homeless encampment as it was being dismantled over the summer have launched a lawsuit alleging they were assaulted by police.

Toronto police investigate seven shootings over weekend, including four fatal

Toronto police are investigating seven shootings over the weekend, four of which were fatal.

Police trying to identify driver killed when car hit tree and burned in Oshawa

TORONTO — Police east of Toronto are trying to identify a driver who was killed when his car struck a tree and caught fire.