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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
Hate crime charge filed against man who approached children at Hamilton mosque

Hate crime charge filed against man who approached children at Hamilton mosque

HAMILTON — Hamilton police say they have charged a 54-year-old man with a hate crime after he entered a mosque complex and allegedly made "hate-related comments" at a group of students ranging from eight to 10 years old.

Online fundraiser aims to raise $1 million for historic St. Anne's church after fire

TORONTO — An online fundraiser is aiming to raise $1 million in donations to help a historic Toronto church that was severely damaged by a fire over the weekend. St.
Teen pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of homeless Toronto man

Teen pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of homeless Toronto man

TORONTO — A third girl accused in the death of a homeless Toronto man pleaded guilty on Monday. The teen, who was 13 at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Kenneth Lee.
World's first weekly insulin injection coming to Canada in 2 weeks, manufacturer says

World's first weekly insulin injection coming to Canada in 2 weeks, manufacturer says

TORONTO — Many people with diabetes in Canada will soon be able to take insulin once a week instead of daily, drug manufacturer Novo Nordisk announced on Monday.
Ont. heat wave to make parts of the province feel like 45 degrees: Environment Canada

Ont. heat wave to make parts of the province feel like 45 degrees: Environment Canada

Residents in much of Ontario are bracing for the first major heat wave of the year this week, with Environment Canada forecasting scorching temperatures that could feel like 45 C in parts of the province.