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U of T tells court pro-Palestinian encampment took control of front campus

U of T tells court pro-Palestinian encampment took control of front campus

TORONTO — Protesters took control of University of Toronto property when they set up a pro-Palestinian encampment last month and are preventing others from using it, lawyers for the school argued before an Ontario court Wednesday.
Man facing murder charge after 21-year-old woman shot in mall parking lot

Man facing murder charge after 21-year-old woman shot in mall parking lot

VAUGHAN, Ont. — York Region police say they have charged a man with first-degree murder after a targeted shooting killed a 21-year-old woman in the parking lot of a mall north of Toronto.
Wife of Toronto gunman says two victims allegedly defrauded family of life savings

Wife of Toronto gunman says two victims allegedly defrauded family of life savings

TORONTO — The gunman in a fatal Toronto shooting believed the two victims had defrauded his family, his wife said, as court records indicate the family was suing the pair after losing more than a million dollars in an alleged investment scam.
Six-year-old boy dies after being hit by school bus in Vaughan: police

Six-year-old boy dies after being hit by school bus in Vaughan: police

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police say a six-year-old boy has died after being hit by a school bus in Vaughan, Ont. York Regional Police say they responded to the community of Kleinburg just before 8 a.m.
Protesters say U of T should cut ties with Hebrew University. Are they right?

Protesters say U of T should cut ties with Hebrew University. Are they right?

TORONTO — Pro-Palestinian protesters have been pushing the University of Toronto to boycott the Hebrew University of Jerusalem – which the Canadian school has long had partnerships with – but U of T says the demand is a non-starter.
Police identify two victims of north Toronto shooting that left three dead

Police identify two victims of north Toronto shooting that left three dead

TORONTO — Toronto police have identified the victims of a shooting that left three people dead, including the gunman, on Monday. Police say 54-year-old Arash Missaghi of Toronto, and 44-year-old Samira Yousefi of Concord, Ont.

The death of a child with a disability at an Ontario school urgently calls for government action

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LCBO workers set date in early July for potential strike

LCBO workers set date in early July for potential strike

TORONTO — Workers at Ontario's main liquor retailer have set a date to strike in early July if they cannot come to an agreement with their employer.
Opioid deaths in Ontario shelters more than tripled during pandemic, study finds

Opioid deaths in Ontario shelters more than tripled during pandemic, study finds

A new study examining data from the Ontario coroner's office and other sources indicates opioid-related deaths in the province's shelters more than tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic, when compared with a few years prior.
Person believed responsible for Toronto shooting dead, police say

Person believed responsible for Toronto shooting dead, police say

TORONTO — A dispute at a business that conducts financial transactions escalated into a shooting that left three people – including the gunman – dead on Monday, Toronto police said as they investigated the incident that took place near a daycare and