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Ontario coroner reviews cases of unidentified human remains for links to rez schools

Ontario coroner reviews cases of unidentified human remains for links to rez schools

The office of Ontario's chief coroner is embarking on a review of unidentified human remains found in the last four decades to determine if any are linked to former residential schools. Dr.
Premier Ford declines to apologize for comments about immigrants

Premier Ford declines to apologize for comments about immigrants

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford would not apologize Tuesday for comments about immigrants that some called "callous" and "xenophobic," raising concerns that he was feeding negative stereotypes about newcomers.
Multiple people arrested, fined after large, rowdy gatherings near Queen's University

Multiple people arrested, fined after large, rowdy gatherings near Queen's University

Thirty-six people have been arrested and more than 100 fines have been issued after university students gathered for large, rowdy, unsanctioned parties in Kingston, Ont., over the weekend, city officials said.

Man sentenced to life in prison in killing of wife, mother-in-law: police

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say a Brampton, Ont., man has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of his wife and mother-in-law.

Ontario reports 328 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths on Tuesday

Ontario is reporting 328 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths from the virus today. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 223 of the infected people are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

Flu shot now available for Ontarians at high risk; next month for everyone

TORONTO — Health Minister Christine Elliott says most Ontarians can get their flu shots next month, but people at higher risk can get them now. She announced Tuesday that the province has purchased 7.6 million flu vaccine doses for $89 million.

SIU clears police officer in death of man swept over Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog has cleared a Niagara Parks Police Service officer of criminal wrongdoing in the death of a man who went over the Niagara Falls waterfall in June.

Ontario opposition leaders call on Ford to apologize for immigrant remark

TECUMSEH, Ont. — Ontario's opposition leaders are criticizing Premier Doug Ford for a comment he made about immigrants. Ford was in Tecumseh, Ont., near Windsor, Ont., on Monday to announce funding for the planning of a new hospital in the region.
Queen's taking action against students after misogynistic signs over party weekend

Queen's taking action against students after misogynistic signs over party weekend

A university in southeastern Ontario said Monday that it was taking action against those who displayed misogynistic signs at rowdy, unsanctioned student parties over the weekend.

Sudbury jail closed to manage COVID-19 outbreak, 145 inmates moved

TORONTO — A jail in Sudbury, Ont., has closed for at least two weeks to deal with a COVID-19 outbreak among inmates.