TORONTO—A plant that can take about a decade to produce a flower that emits a scent akin to rotting flesh is set to bloom this week at the Toronto Zoo—years ahead of schedule.
You are here
Ontario has put a large swath of homes on evacuation notice, emptied two provincial parks, and called for help from other provinces as forest fires rage near the Quebec border.
TORONTO—Police have found more human remains near a property where accused serial killer Bruce McArthur worked as a landscaper.
Det. Sgt. Hank Idsinga said the remains were found in a ravine yesterday afternoon and have been sent for testing, but they have not yet been identified.
TORONTO—For the first time in a provincial election in Ontario, voters will use electronic voting machines when they head to the polls June 7.
The voters' paper lists also will be a thing of past in most ridings, replaced by an electronic version called e-Poll Book.
Elections Ontario says the new technology should help speed up both the voting and ballot-counting process.
Harry Potter's power appears to extend beyond the page, as recent Canadian research suggests listening to an audiobook from the popular fiction series can improve focus on long and boring drives.
The Ontario government has launched an operation to relocate an endangered herd of caribou off the remote island on which they have been systematically hunted down by recently-arrived wolves.
TORONTO—The family of a billionaire philanthropist couple found dead earlier this month has hired a team of former homicide detectives to investigate the deaths deemed “suspicious” by police, a lawyer for the family said yesterday.
Brian Greenspan said the private investigators were hired “to provide a second lens and to ensure that no stone is left unturned.”
TORONTO—Math test scores among public elementary school students in Ontario have not improved—in some cases they have decreased slightly—despite a $60-million “renewed math strategy” the government had hoped would help solve the problem.
A widely-used pesticide is placing bumblebee populations at an increased risk of extinction, a new study from an Ontario researcher suggests.
A federally-funded study has found that 20 percent of sausages sampled from grocery stores across Canada contained meats that weren't on the label.
The study, published this week in the journal “Food Control,” was conducted by researchers at the University of Guelph and commissioned by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.