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Historic statue stolen from Niagara Falls, Ont., cemetery: police

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — Police say a historic bronze statue has been stolen from a cemetery in Niagara Falls, Ont. Investigators say they believe the theft took place sometime between early Monday and Wednesday morning at the Drummond Hill Cemetery.

Hamilton police searching for driver of stolen vehicle involved in fatal crash

Hamilton police are searching for the driver of a stolen vehicle involved in a fatal collision.

Peel Regional Police arrest suspect in park assaults, say there may be other victims

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A Brampton, Ont., man has been arrested in connection with two separate assaults in city parks earlier this month. Peel Regional Police say shortly before 11 a.m. on Sept. 15, a woman was grabbed while in Massey Park.
Rapid test program is for businesses, Ontario says, after parent groups place orders

Rapid test program is for businesses, Ontario says, after parent groups place orders

TORONTO — Ontario says a program offering free rapid COVID-19 tests is for businesses only, after groups of parents across the province were using them to organize testing for their school-aged kids.
Ontario recommends people aged 18 to 24 take Pfizer-BioNTech shots over Moderna

Ontario recommends people aged 18 to 24 take Pfizer-BioNTech shots over Moderna

TORONTO — An increase in cases of a rare heart condition in young adults who received the COVID-19 Moderna vaccines has prompted Ontario to recommend the Pfizer-BioNTech shots for those aged 18 to 24.
Ontario adding Indigenous curriculum content in early grades

Ontario adding Indigenous curriculum content in early grades

TORONTO — Ontario is planning to add Indigenous learning to the social studies curriculum for grades 1 to 3, the education minister announced ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Charges laid in Brampton collision that killed 71-year-old pedestrian

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A 19-year-old Brampton man has been arrested on dangerous driving charges in connection to a vehicle collision last month that killed a 71-year-old pedestrian. Peel Regional Police say shortly before 8 p.m. on Aug.

Arrest warrant issued for man suspected in double homicide: police

MARKHAM, Ont. — Police say they're looking for a 35-year-old man wanted for first-degree murder in the deaths of a missing Markham, Ont., couple.
Ontario COVID-19 situation stable but fragile, science table says

Ontario COVID-19 situation stable but fragile, science table says

TORONTO — Public health measures and vaccinations have flattened the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Ontario but the situation remains fragile and unpredictable, the province's science advisers said in a new report Tuesday.
Toronto's ombudsman to investigate homeless encampment clearings

Toronto's ombudsman to investigate homeless encampment clearings

Toronto's ombudsman has launched an investigation into the city's clearing of homeless encampments this summer. The operations saw police clash with encampment residents and their supporters, and resulted in dozens of people facing charges.