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Police watchdog investigating after Toronto officer stabbed, suspect shot

Police watchdog investigating after Toronto officer stabbed, suspect shot

TORONTO — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a Toronto police officer was stabbed and the suspect was shot in the city's west end. Toronto police said both the officer and suspect were in stable condition in hospital Friday.
Former Thunder Bay police chief arrested and charged in misconduct probe

Former Thunder Bay police chief arrested and charged in misconduct probe

A former police chief in the northern Ontario city of Thunder Bay was arrested and charged on Friday, marking the third arrest in an ongoing investigation by provincial police into allegations of misconduct at the force.
Officers who spoke to man accused of running over cop testify at trial

Officers who spoke to man accused of running over cop testify at trial

TORONTO — Two police officers who spoke to a man accused of running over a constable say he told them at the scene of the incident that he didn't know the people who had approached his car were police. Det. Const. Ryan D'Souza and Det. Const.
Graduate teaching assistants go on strike at Western University as exams underway

Graduate teaching assistants go on strike at Western University as exams underway

LONDON, Ont. — About 2,000 graduate teaching assistants at Western University have gone on strike, as the spring exam season gets underway.
Man accused of running over Toronto police officer apologizes in court

Man accused of running over Toronto police officer apologizes in court

TORONTO — A man accused of running over a Toronto police officer nearly three years ago offered a tearful apology to the man's family in court Thursday, saying he didn't mean to hurt the officer and wished he could bring him back.
Ontario won't divulge total fines for hospital patients refusing transfers to LTC

Ontario won't divulge total fines for hospital patients refusing transfers to LTC

TORONTO — Ontario Health Minister Sylvia Jones and her ministry are refusing to divulge the amount of money that seven patients in the province have been fined for not accepting transfers from a hospital to a long-term care home not of their choosing
Mowi brand smoked salmon recalled due to possible botulism risk

Mowi brand smoked salmon recalled due to possible botulism risk

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating Mowi brand smoked salmon because it may be contaminated with bacteria that causes botulism.

One dead, two injured after overnight shooting in downtown Toronto

TORONTO — One person is dead and two others are injured after an overnight shooting in downtown Toronto. Police say officers responded to the area of Queen Street West and Portland Street at 2:36 a.m. after reports of a shooting.
Ontario to support opposition bill to declare intimate partner violence an epidemic

Ontario to support opposition bill to declare intimate partner violence an epidemic

TORONTO — Ontario will support an opposition bill to declare intimate partner violence an epidemic in the province, Government House Leader Paul Calandra said Wednesday, reversing an earlier rejection of the idea.
Former Thunder Bay police lawyer charged in OPP misconduct investigation

Former Thunder Bay police lawyer charged in OPP misconduct investigation

A former in-house lawyer for the Thunder Bay Police is facing criminal charges as part of an active investigation into allegations of misconduct by members of the force, the second person arrested as part of the years-long probe by Ontario Provincial