Ontario Provincial Police

Six-year-old boy dead, pregnant woman injured after car crash in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Police say a six-year-old boy has died in hospital after a car crash west of Toronto.<p>Ontario Provincial Police spokesman Sgt. …

Mississauga

Police officer unhurt after SUV lands on cruiser's hood

Large truck transporting vehicles lost control on Highway 401, OPP say<p>An Ontario Provincial Police officer escaped unhurt after a large truck …

Policing

Six-year-old boy dies in hospital following Mississauga crash

A six-year-old boy has been pronounced dead in hospital following a single-vehicle crash in Mississauga on Friday morning, Ontario Provincial Police …

Crime

Pregnant woman, child injured in Hwy. 403 crash

The Ontario Provincial Police say a pregnant woman, a child and another adult were taken to hospital in serious condition after the car they were in …

Man dead in collision on Hwy. 401 near Clarington

One man is dead after an SUV and a transport truck collided head-on along Hwy. 401 near Clarington early Saturday.<p>Ontario Provincial Police have …

Crime

Vigils for 4 men who died in helicopter crash near Tweed

TORONTO — Hydro One says it is holding candlelight vigils at its offices across Ontario today after four workers were killed in a helicopter crash …

Police believe 1974 death of Sarnia teen may not have been a homicide

Ontario Provincial Police released some new details in the 1974 death of Karen Caughlin.<p>During a news conference in Petrolia Thursday, OPP say that …

Crime

Express lanes reopen on Highway 401 near Yonge Street after vehicle fire

All eastbound express lanes and one westbound express lane on Highway 401 have reopened near Yonge Street after a car caught fire on the roadway.

Toronto

Four Hydro One employees killed in helicopter crash in eastern Ontario

With little daylight at their disposal and a deep freeze setting in late Thursday, investigators quickly scoured the wreckage of a deadly helicopter crash in eastern Ontario.<p>None of the four Hydro One employees on board the Aerospatiale AS350-B2 chopper survived the crash, which happened shortly …

Restaurants

Four killed in helicopter crash in central Ontario

(Reuters) - Four people were killed on Thursday in a helicopter crash in rural central Ontario, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) from Toronto, police said.<p>The Ontario Provincial Police said in a tweet that they were responding, along with emergency services, to a crash site with four fatalities in …

World News

Four dead after Hydro One helicopter crashes near Tweed, Ont.

Four people are dead after a helicopter crashed near the town of Tweed in eastern Ontario on Thursday.<p>OPP Acting Sgt. Tina Hunt told CTV News Toronto …

Canada

Canadian Rangers Complete Banner Year in Northern Ontario

Ranger Jeffery Fiddler of Muskrat Dam left, gives his brother, Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, a briefing during a search and …

Aboriginal Canadians

Potential for 30 centimetres of snow in London by Wednesday: Environment Canada

The first snow squall of the season for London and region shows no sign of letting up, according to Environment Canada.<p>The weather agency issued an …

Weather

Motorists urged to slow down, be patient as Toronto adapts to first snowfall of season

Toronto officials are advising drivers to slow down and to be patient as snow continues to accumulate on city roads and highways.<p>The snow is expected …

Weather

27 Minutes

Time can be the difference between life and death on Canada's busiest highway. Ashlyn Krell found that out last February. So did the people who saved …

Southwestern Ontario

One dead in Hwy. 401 car, transport truck collision

TORONTO — Police say a man has died in a crash between a car and a transport truck on Highway 401 in Toronto.<p>Ontario Provincial Police say it …

OPP trading cruisers for truck tractors during trucker safety blitz

It takes one to spot one.<p>The OPP is taking an unconventional approach to a trucking safety blitz that launched Monday – officers are conducting …

Transportation

OPP cracking down on distracted truckers by patrolling in transport trucks

Ontario Provincial Police are patrolling the province's roads in transport trucks this week in an effort to crack down on distracted driving by …

Federal inmate wanted for breach of parole, could be in Hamilton or Toronto

Ontario Provincial Police say that Jerrell Downey is "known to frequent the cities of Toronto and Hamilton." (Ontario Provincial Police)<p>Police are …

Canada

5 things to know on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Immunotherapy medications are being praised for their work in helping those suffering from advanced cancer to live longer by re-training their immune …

Cancer

Woman dead, driver and two kids in hospital after crash near Peterborough

A woman is dead and three people are in hospital – including two children – after a head-on collision east of Peterborough.<p>Ontario Provincial Police …

Peterborough

Ontario PCs ask OPP to investigate ineligible expenses by power generators

TORONTO – The Progressive Conservatives are asking the Ontario Provincial Police to investigate millions in ineligible expenses – including scuba …

'Very scary': Boy escapes attempted abduction in small Ontario town

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the attempted abduction of a nine-year-old boy in St. Marys, a town about a half-hour’s drive west of …

Crime

Minister of Transportation in Kingston to introduce new winter driving measures for eastern Ontario

Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, was in Kingston on Friday afternoon to announce immediate steps the province is taking to keep drivers …

Canada

Hamilton police cruiser stolen, one man arrested

A Hamilton police cruiser was stolen and one man was arrested and charged early Saturday.<p>Police said they were investigating a criminal incident …

Policing

Ottawa Driver Stopped for Driving Half the Speed Limit

The driver was going less than 25 miles per hour on one of Canada's busiest highways.<p>Roberto Machado Noa—LightRocket via Getty Images<p>The left lane. …

Transportation

OPP reviewing allegations involving Councillor Justin Di Ciano, sources say

Di Ciano denies wrongdoing, claims he is the victim of 'a criminal act'<p>Ontario Provincial Police investigators have been asked to review allegations …

Corruption

Unfounded: The methodology behind The Globe’s survey of Canadian police services

In the 10 months since The Globe and Mail launched its investigation into how Canadian police handle sexual assault, dozens of services from across the country have pledged to go back and review previously closed files – in particular, cases closed as "unfounded," a term that means the …

Justice

Woman charged after allegedly driving 60 km/h under limit on Highway 401

FRONT OF YONGE TOWNSHIP, Ont. – Police say an Ottawa-area woman is facing charges for allegedly driving 60 km/h under the speed limit on Highway 401 …

Crime

Driver of truck carrying dangerous goods charged after testing at 3 times alcohol limit

A 33-year-old transport truck driver from Abbotsford, B.C., has been charged with multiple impaired driving offences after police said his …