Communities in central Ontario's flood-ravaged cottage country worked to stave off more damage yesterday while bracing for heavy rainfall forecast for later in the week.
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An Ontario town has rejected a motion to open all its council meetings with an acknowledgment that the proceedings are taking place on lands held by Canada's indigenous people.
A councillor in the town of Richmond Hill first tabled the idea at a meeting in February—only to encounter pushback from other councillors and see the motion deferred to a later date.
TORONTO—An ad campaign from a group of open vaccine skeptics that briefly dotted some streets in the Toronto area represents a “very concerning” development in the ongoing fight against misinformation, Ontario's health minister said yesterday.
A blast of winter weather that included damaging winds and blowing snow caused chaos on highways in southern Ontario and left thousands of people without power, authorities said yesterday.
A major crash on Highway 400 near Barrie, Ont. left several people with minor injuries.
TORONTO—A new study suggests Ontario residents living in rural communities are at a higher risk of having a stroke than their counterparts in urban centres.
The study, published today in the journal “Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes,” examined data from 6 million Ontario residents gathered between 2008 and 2012.
TORONTO—Police and the public need to be able to clearly distinguish between valid street checks by officers and random stops that should be abandoned altogether, a judge tasked with reviewing the province's regulations on the issue said Friday.
Provincial police say statistics from a single month's worth of child exploitation investigations show the issue remains a major problem in Ontario and beyond.
As part of a bid to raise awareness of child exploitation, the OPP released figures from the month of November.
TORONTO—The Ontario government is about to start facing co-ordinated opposition from two of the country's largest unions bent on stopping what they describe as Premier Doug Ford's “destructive agenda.”
TORONTO—A woman who shared a video of two Eritrean children reacting gleefully to their first Canadian snowfall says the overwhelmingly positive reaction to the clip is reaffirming her faith in the country as a welcoming place for newcomers.
Toronto Mayor John Tory easily won re-election yesterday after a spirited campaign marked by unprecedented interference from the provincial government while dozens of Ontario communities were forced to extend voting due to widespread technical difficulties.