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SIU clears Toronto officer who fatally shot man in crisis during wellness check

Ontario's police watchdog has cleared a Toronto officer who fatally shot a man in crisis during a wellness check, saying the officer feared for his partner's life at the time.

Ontario reports 821 new cases of COVID-19, 10 new deaths

Ontario is reporting 821 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 10 new deaths from the virus. The province says the deaths include someone under 19 -- a 10-year-old child whose death was reported by health authorities in Waterloo Region on Friday.

One man dead, two people wounded in Mississauga, Ont. shooting

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Peel Regional Police say a man is dead and two other people are in hospital after a Friday night shooting at a large gathering in Mississauga, Ont. Police say officers were called around 8:00 p.m.
Western University students walk out of class to protest problematic campus culture

Western University students walk out of class to protest problematic campus culture

LONDON, Ont. — Hoisting signs and chanting slogans denouncing sexual violence, hundreds of students walked out of classes at Western University on Friday to demand a change in what they described as a toxic campus culture.
Ontario NDP wants mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for provincial legislature

Ontario NDP wants mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for provincial legislature

TORONTO — Ontario's New Democrats want COVID-19 vaccination to be mandatory for people entering the provincial legislature. Opposition house leader Peggy Sattler wrote to her counterparts in other parties with her position on Friday.

Police looking for second man wanted in death of Western University student

LONDON, Ont. — Police say they're looking for a second man wanted in connection with the death of a Western University student. London, Ont.
Child under 10 died from COVID-19, Waterloo Region top doctor says

Child under 10 died from COVID-19, Waterloo Region top doctor says

A child under the age of 10 has died from COVID-19 in Ontario, a local health official said Friday, calling the loss a reminder of the virus' severity.

Hamilton police looking for three suspects in violent kidnapping that left one dead

Hamilton police say they're looking for three suspects following a violent kidnapping that left one man dead and two in hospital. Det.-Sgt.

Police hunting suspect in Trent Hills, Ont., shooting

TRENT HILLS, Ont. — Provincial police say they are looking for a teenage suspect in connection with a shooting Thursday in Trent Hills, Ont. Investigators with the Northumberland Detachment say officers were called to a residence just after 8:00 a.m.
Toronto homeless, their supporters vow to fight charges in encampment clearings

Toronto homeless, their supporters vow to fight charges in encampment clearings

Toronto should stop evicting homeless encampments and drop trespass charges against people who live in tents, the city's homeless community and their supporters demanded Thursday.