Southern Ontario

2 dead, 2 injured after shooting in Etobicoke

An overnight shooting in Toronto has left two men dead and two others in hospital with life-threatening injuries.<p>Toronto police say the four men, all …

Policing

Join us as we check out some of the best ramen Ottawa has to offer. We eat, we meet chefs, we have a good time. It's the pilot episode for a web series on 613TV, our blog's newly minted YouTube channel.

<p>Feast your eyes on the first episode of 613 Flavours, a new YouTube series delving into the diversity of cultures in Ottawa through food.<p>Join us as …

Ottawa

Former top McGuinty aide found guilty over deleted documents; other aide acquitted

A former top political aide in Ontario has been found guilty of illegally destroying documents related to a controversial government decision to …

Southwestern Ontario

Niagara Region leaders bid for Canada curling championship

St. Catharines mentioned as host site for curling championship series.

Canada

English-language, high school planned for closed Benson Elementary

After serving as an elementary school for a century, the now shuttered Benson public school will become a private high school if the city approves a …

Southwestern Ontario

Ontario key in GM's plans for driverless cars

MARKHAM, Ont. — General Motors of Canada sees Ontario's strength in advanced technologies as strategically important for its plans for creating safe, …

Transportation

Michigan pastor's meteor prediction inspires astronomy talk

“I had a dream that a meteor was coming to the Great Lakes. And it was gonna hit Michigan. But it wasn’t nothing to cause destruction. It was a …

Astronomy

Zoocheck calls for strong message from Alberta on ice-cream-eating bear

An international wildlife protection charity says they hope the Alberta government sends a strong message as it investigates a central Alberta zoo …

Canadian News

Two dead, two others in life-threatening condition after Etobicoke shooting

Two men are dead and two others have life-threatening injuries after a suspect or suspects opened fire on a vehicle in Etobicoke early Friday morning.<p>…

Crime

London police services board holds first meeting at city hall, elects new chair

London Police Services Board elected Coun. Mo Salih to replace outgoing chair Jeanette Eberhard at its first meeting Thursday.<p>Having served as chair …

Policing

Ontario approves construction of new high school in Guelph’s south end

Guelph will be receiving its first public high school in over 50 years.<p>MPP Liz Sandals said Friday the province has approved the construction of a …

Canada

Detroit-Windsor bid omitted from short list for Amazon HQ2

Amazon has released its short list of prospective locations for its $5-billion HQ2 — and Detroit-Windsor is not one of them.<p>In a news release on …

Southwestern Ontario

A (housing) tale of two cities: 'Think foreign buyers' tax doesn't matter? Think again'

Briefing highlights<p>How tax hit one market, spared another<p>Tale of two cities<p>Douglas Porter has a message for Canadian housing-market watchers: "Think foreign buyers' tax doesn't matter? Think again."<p>The Bank of Montreal's chief economist studied two "below-the-radar, mid-level" Southern Ontario …

Economy

Guelph thrilled to be part of Toronto’s shortlisted Amazon HQ2 bid: mayor

Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie says he’s excited the Royal City is part of Toronto’s bid on Amazon’s short list for a second North American …

Canada

Who brings meth to court? Cops say a Guelph, Ont. man did just that

GUELPH, Ont. — Provincial police say a man is facing a drug charge after allegedly bringing methamphetamine to court.<p>They say officers providing …

Crime

Scott Altiman gets 10 years for London drunk driving crash that killed two people

It’s unacceptable how routine it’s become to see a parade of grieving families, ripped up because of a drunk driver, appear on the steps of the …

Crime

Labour shortage along Southern Georgian Bay

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Southwestern Ontario

Vet hit in Walmart parking lot

Retired Canadian Navy veteran Howard Dinning saw his fair share of rough seas in his nearly three decades of service, but nothing sent the shiver of …

Southwestern Ontario

Porn star Stormy Daniels says during their affair Trump said she reminded him of Ivanka: report

Stormy Daniels said Trump was nothing special in the sack, telling In Touch Weekly the sex was “textbook generic.”<p>News05:52 AM by Chris Sommerfeld …

Donald Trump

Uber: From April to September, nearly half of London trips gobbled up by U.S.-based ride-hailing giant, stats show

It’s been less than a year since city hall ironed out a bylaw to govern both taxis and drivers under ride-hailing giant Uber, but already the numbers …

Uber

Diversity award winner says Islamophobia still exists in Waterloo region

Waterloo's Fauzia Baig won the provincial award for organizing an outreach event<p>Less than a month after the shooting in a Quebec mosque last year, …

Southwestern Ontario

Windsor police hear questions and concerns during Coffee With a Cop

Windsor police officers took questions and heard concerns from dozens of people Thursday during their Coffee With a Cop outreach effort.Police hosted …

Southwestern Ontario

London's first OD prevention site finds temporary home on King Street

A downtown London agency that already offers support and clean supplies to drug users will be home to the city’s first drug overdose prevention site, …

Southwestern Ontario

Ambulance and SUV collide shutting down three lanes of traffic

A crash involving a Waterloo Region ambulance and an SUV shut down three lanes of Hespeler Road in Cambridge this morning.<p>Police say it happened just …

Southwestern Ontario

Replace 401/402/403 plowing contractor now U.K. parent firm has collapsed, Sarnia mayor and London MPP urge

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley and a London MPP say it’s a good time to get rid of Carillion Canada, the private firm that maintains highways in …

Southwestern Ontario

Two arrested in Windsor stolen vehicle investigation

A pair of twenty-something Windsorites are facing charges after police arrested them in a stolen vehicle investigation.<p>The Windsor police property …

Crime

MPs weigh in on school boards’ decision to yank funding from musical about gay student

Some members of Parliament are decrying a decision by two London, Ont. school boards to retract their funding from a local high school production …

Education

Chrysler Pacifica named Canada's Best Minivan

The Windsor-made 2018 Chrysler Pacifica has been named the year’s Best Minivan by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada.<p>It was the second …

Southwestern Ontario

Brigitte Bardot: #MeToo actresses are ’hypocritical’

PARIS — Former French actress and sex symbol Brigitte Bardot says most actresses who have protested sexual harassment are “hypocritical” and …

Southwestern Ontario

London paramedics spending more time waiting in ER than responding to calls

The bottleneck in London’s two hospital emergency rooms has grown so bad so fast, that some paramedics are spending more time waiting in hospital …

Health Care