Southern Ontario

Blind soccer kicking off in Ottawa

Blind soccer is kicking off in Ottawa, and it's making a lot of noise.<p>The sport, which has been specially modified for players who can't see, relies …

Ottawa

Zehrs evacuated after small fire, quickly extinguished

Customers and employees at the Zehrs Market at 400 Manning Rd. were evacuated Saturday after a small fire broke out in a rear cooler storage …

Southwestern Ontario

Opinion | Doug Ford gives away the store on cannabis

In a summertime haze of delusion and confusion, Doug Ford has suddenly found clarity on cannabis.<p>His governing Progressive Conservatives, after …

Canada

Attendance soars at Elora Riverfest

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Southwestern Ontario

Prison farm supporters stood their ground until the cows came home

The group Save Our Prison Farms has held a vigil in Kingston, Ont., every single Monday for the last eight years after the federal government …

Ottawa

New cable barriers credited with preventing Hwy. 401 crossover crashes

Barely days after being installed, safety cables spanning a stretch of Highway 401 median are already being credited with staving off something far …

Chatham-Kent

Man shot overnight in Mississauga, two stabbed in downtown Toronto

A 42-year-old man was shot in Mississauga Friday night but is expected to be okay.Peel Regional Police say officers responded to the shooting in the …

Toronto

8/18/2018: OPINION: Removing statues won’t wipe away legacy of racism

Last week the city of Victoria removed a statue of Canada’s first prime minister, John A. Macdonald from outside its city hall. The reason given was …

City Halls

Pilot in fatal plane crash reported losing power before landing

A U.S.-based safety board has released the early findings of their investigation into a plane crash last month that killed three members of a family …

Airplanes

Talking About Cannabis

Education is key as the public gets ready for the legalization of marijuana on Oct. 17, say the members of a panel at a forum held this week in …

Cannabis

Local officers attend Fredericton police funerals

Police officers from across Canada and the U.S. have travelled to New Brunswick for the regimental funerals of Constables Robb Costello and Sara …

Fredericton

Waterloo bank robbed by armed suspect wearing construction gear

WATERLOO — Police are looking for an armed man who robbed a Waterloo bank Saturday.<p>It happened at 8:30 a.m. at a CIBC branch on King Street North. …

Armed Robbery

75 in Detroit

Three Windsor men feel lucky to be alive after a fiery crash in Detroit.<p>John Laporte was driving his 2017 Silverado pick-up with his friends Paul …

Semi Truck

'Best team ever' — Windsor team wins world t-ball championship

Thirty-five years ago, Rob Sassine competed in the Ancaster World T-Ball Tournament for the Windsor South All Star Team. This year, his son won the …

Southwestern Ontario

Ottawa's Indian community bands together in wake of 'unprecedented' flooding

People in Ottawa's South Asian community are coming together to help those affected by floods in Kerala, India that have killed more than 190 people …

Ottawa

Two banks robbed in two days, police release photos of suspects

Two banks have been robbed, one in Kitchener and the other in Waterloo, in less than 24 hours.<p>Police say a man walked into the CIBC on Strasburg Road …

Southwestern Ontario

Lightning Sparks East Windsor Fire

Crews from around the area came to battle the blaze.<p>EAST WINDSOR, CT - A fire likely started by lightning decimated a storage shed early Saturday …

Fire Fighting

U.S. report reveals priests committing sexual assaults in Canada

News01:24 PM by Raju Mudhar and Ilya BañaresToronto Star<p>A grand jury document unsealed earlier this week reveals that several Pennsylvania-based …

Crime

1 dead, 1 in hospital after Etobicoke stabbing

An elderly woman has died and another woman is in hospital after a stabbing in Etobicoke Saturday evening.<p>Emergency crews were called to the scene at …

Toronto

Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing

BERLIN — The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the European country.<p>In a response to …

Star Trek

Hundreds of Ontario patients did not get proper does of drugs, agency says

The agency that oversees cancer care in Ontario has found that hundreds of patients did not receive full doses of their drugs because of issues with …

Canada

Gardening at 94: ‘I can do something still’

News04:42 PM by Jeff Outhit Waterloo Region Record<p>WATERLOO — Grace Baer gardens to remind herself that she still has room to grow, at 94.<p>She points …

Gardening

Smit: City could have more influence on new hospital location

<b>Guest column by Anneke Smit</b>There were many problems with Windsor city council’s rushed rezoning of the former Sandwich South lands for the new …

Zoning

This Ottawa arts centre film program is giving 'newcomer youth a voice'

An Ottawa arts centre is hoping to inspire young people from the city's refugee and immigrant communities to use video to tell stories — especially …

Ottawa

David Edgar calls on experience abroad to mentor Ottawa Fury teammates

There aren't many Canadian soccer players who can boast the kind of career that new Ottawa Fury recruit David Edgar's had.<p>The 31-year-old defender …

Ottawa

Why scientists suspect proof of a turning point in Earth's history is sitting in a lake in Milton, Ont.

Some scientists believe human activity and technology have pushed us into a new geological epoch called the Anthropocene. What they still need to …

Canadian News

CRTC's unlocked phone rule has sparked a crime spree, Bell and Rogers say

Bell and Rogers say new rules mandating all Canadian wireless carriers sell unlocked phones have triggered a rise in phone thefts.<p>"There have been …

Canadian News

Ontario girl, 12, dies in boating accident during family vacation in California

An Ontario family’s summer trip to California ended in tragedy after a 12-year-old girl fell from a boat and died.<p>Lia Rose Barakett was riding in a …

School Administration

Opinion | Beware the rule of unintended consequences

Closer to home is the unintended consequence of abandoning Hamilton's LRT project. LRT is more than just a transit improvement: This is a bold step …

Southwestern Ontario

YouTube family faces backlash after being accused of trying to profit off wildfire

- The heat from the Holy Fire in Orange County is down significantly now that the wildfire is nearly 100% contained. But this week, a whole different …

Orange County