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Men face 150 charges

VAUGHAN, Ont.—Police say eight men are facing more than 150 charges in a series of alleged break-and-enters that occurred across the Greater Toronto Area over the last six months.

York regional police say they began investigating the alleged break-ins in October 2018, partnering with numerous agencies including other police services and the Canada Border Service Agency.

Four dead in Penticton shooting

PENTICTON, B.C.—The RCMP say a 60-year-old man is in custody after four targeted shootings in Penticton, B.C., yesterday left two men and two women dead in what a senior police officer described as a “very dark day” for the city.

Supt. Ted De Jager said the suspect turned himself in at the city's police headquarters, which he characterized as unusual in such investigations.

Legal Aid stops taking on new immigration cases

TORONTO—The head of Legal Aid Ontario says a funding cut from the provincial government means the agency's lawyers will stop accepting most new immigration and refugee clients beginning today.

Legal Aid CEO David Field says in a memo to staff today that the province has told the agency it can only use federal funding to cover new immigration and refugee services this year.

Woman dies after fall

MONTREAL—A 36-year-old woman has died after falling from a sixth-floor balcony in Old Montreal.

Montreal police spokeswoman Veronique Dubuc said the woman fell about 20 metres after passing over a railing to try to retrieve an object.

Police said several people were with the woman when the fall occurred at about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.