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Ontario adds $1.3B in post-secondary funding, freezes tuition for three more years

Ontario adds $1.3B in post-secondary funding, freezes tuition for three more years

TORONTO — Ontario is putting an additional $1.3 billion over three years toward "stabilizing" post-secondary institutions that have been increasingly struggling with finances, but will keep tuition fees frozen for at least three more years.
Primary-care teams, access to health records key fixes for family doc crisis: report

Primary-care teams, access to health records key fixes for family doc crisis: report

TORONTO — A new report says patients across Canada see more primary health-care teams, access to their own electronic records and faster licensing of foreign-trained physicians as key ways to solve the country's family doctorshortagecrisis.
Thousands of academic workers at York University go on strike

Thousands of academic workers at York University go on strike

TORONTO — About 3,000 academic workers at York University went on strike Monday, saying the school had not met demands to address an affordability crisis, while some students worried the labour dispute would make them fall behind.
Woman, 32, dies in a vehicle collision in central Ontario, police say

Woman, 32, dies in a vehicle collision in central Ontario, police say

MELANCTHON, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say a 32-year-old woman has died in a car crash in central Ontario.
Man shot dead in random attack in northwest Toronto remembered as quiet family man

Man shot dead in random attack in northwest Toronto remembered as quiet family man

TORONTO — A man who was gunned down in what police have called an indiscriminate attack in northwest Toronto was remembered Saturday as a quiet and respectful man who was working hard to support his family in Ghana.

Seven charged with second-degree murder after 2023 death at Ontario detention centre

THOROLD, Ont. — Police say they have charged seven people with second-degree murder as they continue to investigate the June 2023 death of a man who was being held at an Ontario detention centre.
Ford defends political appointments to judge selection committee

Ford defends political appointments to judge selection committee

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is defending his government's appointments of two former staffers to a committee that helps select provincial judges, saying he's not going to put Liberals or New Democrats in those roles.
In Quebec's strawberry fields, a tiny insect may forecast big climate impacts: study

In Quebec's strawberry fields, a tiny insect may forecast big climate impacts: study

A new study suggests a small insect encroaching on Quebec's strawberry fields could help forecast some major impacts of climate change on agriculture.
Ontario repeals Bill 124, wage restraint law twice found unconstitutional

Ontario repeals Bill 124, wage restraint law twice found unconstitutional

TORONTO — An Ontario public sector wage-restraint law that advocates and opposition critics blamed for heightening a health-care staffing crisis is now officially off the books after it was twice declared unconstitutional.
Ontario seeks to overrule independent energy board on natural gas decision

Ontario seeks to overrule independent energy board on natural gas decision

TORONTO — Ontario's energy minister introduced legislation Thursday to overturn a decision on natural gas connections by the province's independent energy regulator, a move decried by environmental advocates as a setback to progress on clean energy.