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    Ontario sex-ed will still include consent, gender identity, education minister says

    Ontario sex-ed will still include consent, gender identity, education minister says


    Ontario's education minister says despite the government's plans to scrap the modernized sex-ed curriculum, students will continue to be taught about things like consent and gender identity this...

    Ontario's education minister says despite the government's plans to scrap the modernized sex-ed curriculum, students will continue to be taught about things like consent and gender identity this fall.

    Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now

    Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now


    Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation...

    Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation hearing.

    London responds to Toronto's call for help with refugees: Sorry, we're full too

    London responds to Toronto's call for help with refugees: Sorry, we're full too


    London has responded to a call for help as Toronto deals with an influx of refugees and asylum claimants, essentially saying that shelters in the Forest City's are too...

    London has responded to a call for help as Toronto deals with an influx of refugees and asylum claimants, essentially saying that shelters in the Forest City's are too full.

    Doug Ford pulls Ontario representative from Washington

    Doug Ford pulls Ontario representative from Washington


    Ontario's new premier has removed the province's representative in Washington, D.C., from her position and it's not clear whether Doug Ford intends to replace Monique Smith or scrap the position. Her departure comes at a time when ongoing trade issues...

    Ontario's new premier has removed the province's representative in Washington, D.C., from her position and it's not clear whether Doug Ford intends to replace Monique Smith or scrap the position. Her departure comes at a time when ongoing trade issues with the U.S. could impact Ontario's economy.

    Soulpepper pauses training program amid 'culture change' at theatre

    Soulpepper pauses training program amid 'culture change' at theatre


    As it reckons with sexual-misconduct allegations against one of its founders, the Soulpepper Academy is putting its training program on a one-year hold to conduct a...

    As it reckons with sexual-misconduct allegations against one of its founders, the Soulpepper Academy is putting its training program on a one-year hold to conduct a review.

    Severe thunderstorm warning issues in GTA

    Severe thunderstorm warning issues in GTA


    Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the GTA just north of Toronto on...

    Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the GTA just north of Toronto on Monday.

    Driver smashes into Junction Triangle apartment building

    Driver smashes into Junction Triangle apartment building


    A driver smashed his car into an apartment building in the Junction Triangle overnight Monday, according to Toronto...

    A driver smashed his car into an apartment building in the Junction Triangle overnight Monday, according to Toronto police.

    Striking staff to demand Ontario improve wages for private health care workers

    Striking staff to demand Ontario improve wages for private health care workers


    Representatives from two influential unions and striking workers from two private health care centres will be at Queen's Park on Monday to urge the new government to improve conditions for staff at the...

    Representatives from two influential unions and striking workers from two private health care centres will be at Queen's Park on Monday to urge the new government to improve conditions for staff at the facilities.

    Ontario's chief coroner faces scrutiny at Wettlaufer inquiry

    Ontario's chief coroner faces scrutiny at Wettlaufer inquiry


    After shocking revelations in the first part of the Wettlaufer inquiry, a lawyer for the serial killer's victims is expecting to grill Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care officials as testimony resumes...

    After shocking revelations in the first part of the Wettlaufer inquiry, a lawyer for the serial killer's victims is expecting to grill Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care officials as testimony resumes today.

    City urged to consider new approach to address gun violence

    City urged to consider new approach to address gun violence


    When violence hits a community, public health approach means considering the impact not just on family and friends of the victim, but everyone in the neighbourhood traumatized by...

    When violence hits a community, public health approach means considering the impact not just on family and friends of the victim, but everyone in the neighbourhood traumatized by violence.

    Father, son charged with killing 13 horses have history of theft, fraud, starving animals

    Father, son charged with killing 13 horses have history of theft, fraud, starving animals


    Members of a family accused of letting 13 horses die while starving 15 others in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., have a history of fraud, theft and starving animals, a CBC Toronto investigation has...

    Members of a family accused of letting 13 horses die while starving 15 others in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., have a history of fraud, theft and starving animals, a CBC Toronto investigation has found.

    Pizza-eating champ downs 19 pizzas in 10 minutes

    Pizza-eating champ downs 19 pizzas in 10 minutes


    Competitive eaters went stomach-to-stomach at the World Pizza-Eating Championship in Vaughan on...

    Competitive eaters went stomach-to-stomach at the World Pizza-Eating Championship in Vaughan on Sunday.

    Robberies at 2 ATMs in Toronto prompt police warning

    Robberies at 2 ATMs in Toronto prompt police warning


    Toronto police have issued a warning after two robberies at automated teller machines took place in the Keele Street...

    Toronto police have issued a warning after two robberies at automated teller machines took place in the Keele Street area.

    Blue Jays hurt again by Bogaerts' bat, drop series at Boston

    Blue Jays hurt again by Bogaerts' bat, drop series at Boston


    Xander Bogaerts homered in his first at-bat a day after hitting a walk-off grand slam and drove in two runs, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday to enter the all-star break with their best record since...

    Xander Bogaerts homered in his first at-bat a day after hitting a walk-off grand slam and drove in two runs, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday to enter the all-star break with their best record since 1949.

    'She saved my life more than once': Service dog who fell ill after stay at PetSmart has died

    'She saved my life more than once': Service dog who fell ill after stay at PetSmart has died


    The owner of a four-year-old service dog who fell ill after a stay at a Toronto PetSmart says the dog was put down on Sunday because veterinarians were unable to successfully treat her...

    The owner of a four-year-old service dog who fell ill after a stay at a Toronto PetSmart says the dog was put down on Sunday because veterinarians were unable to successfully treat her ailments.

    Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar reportedly to miss 4-6 weeks with clavicle injury

    Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar reportedly to miss 4-6 weeks with clavicle injury


    The Toronto Blue Jays put centre-fielder Kevin Pillar on the 10-day disabled list Sunday while also placing infielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr., on the seven-day concussion...

    The Toronto Blue Jays put centre-fielder Kevin Pillar on the 10-day disabled list Sunday while also placing infielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr., on the seven-day concussion list.

    Toronto under heat warning as sweltering temperatures continue

    Toronto under heat warning as sweltering temperatures continue


    Toronto’s medical officer of health has issued a heat warning for the city as sweltering temperatures are expected to continue throughout the...

    Toronto’s medical officer of health has issued a heat warning for the city as sweltering temperatures are expected to continue throughout the day.

    Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton harbour

    Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton harbour


    Hamilton police have confirmed that the man who drowned in Hamilton harbour was former Ottawa Senators goalie Ray...

    Hamilton police have confirmed that the man who drowned in Hamilton harbour was former Ottawa Senators goalie Ray Emery.

    Parties on Canadian streets after French World Cup win

    Parties on Canadian streets after French World Cup win


    Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. In Toronto, ecstatic fans paraded downtown, cheering and waving...

    Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. In Toronto, ecstatic fans paraded downtown, cheering and waving French flags.

    Hydro One again facing uncertain future as board resigns for 2nd time in 16 years

    Hydro One again facing uncertain future as board resigns for 2nd time in 16 years


    The future of Ontario's partially privatized utility is again uncertain after political intervention prompted the resignation of the company's board 16 years after another mass...

    The future of Ontario's partially privatized utility is again uncertain after political intervention prompted the resignation of the company's board 16 years after another mass departure.

    Customers call scrapped cellphone fee misleading, and some are still paying it

    Customers call scrapped cellphone fee misleading, and some are still paying it


    Thought that annoying system access fee was a thing of the past? Turns out, the saga isn’t over. Some people are still paying the controversial wireless phone charge. Meanwhile, a class action lawsuit targeting the fee is making its way to...

    Thought that annoying system access fee was a thing of the past? Turns out, the saga isn’t over. Some people are still paying the controversial wireless phone charge. Meanwhile, a class action lawsuit targeting the fee is making its way to trial.

    Doug Ford tilts the table away from Trudeau's agenda

    Doug Ford tilts the table away from Trudeau's agenda


    When Canada's premiers gather in New Brunswick for their annual summer meetings this week, the main event will undoubtedly be the debut of Ontario Premier Doug Ford. But Ford is just the latest change at the provincial level that creates new challenges...

    When Canada's premiers gather in New Brunswick for their annual summer meetings this week, the main event will undoubtedly be the debut of Ontario Premier Doug Ford. But Ford is just the latest change at the provincial level that creates new challenges for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national agenda, particularly on climate change.

    How black squirrels from Ontario ended up overrunning Washington, D.C.

    How black squirrels from Ontario ended up overrunning Washington, D.C.


    The White House lawn is a most welcoming stomping ground for some descendants of immigrants. They're not people, but Canada's eye-catching black...

    The White House lawn is a most welcoming stomping ground for some descendants of immigrants. They're not people, but Canada's eye-catching black squirrels.