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Woman charged in Toronto dog attack previously deemed 'irresponsible' pet owner

Woman charged in Toronto dog attack previously deemed 'irresponsible' pet owner

TORONTO — A Toronto woman facing multiple charges in a dog attack that seriously injured a child was previously deemed an “irresponsible” owner of dangerous dogs and subsequently ordered evicted from her apartment, according to court records and her
Ontario spending $310K on new 'communications centre'; critics say will limit access

Ontario spending $310K on new 'communications centre'; critics say will limit access

TORONTO — The Ontario government is spending about $310,000 on a new space for press conferences, which opposition parties say duplicates a room that already exists at the legislature and will mean less access for the media.
More security cameras, vape detectors may come to Ontario schools with $30M funding

More security cameras, vape detectors may come to Ontario schools with $30M funding

TORONTO — More security cameras and vape detectors could soon be installed in Ontario schools, with the announcement of $30 million in funding for school safety in the provincial budget this week.
Mississauga man arrested in U.S. for deadly 2022 shooting in Vaughan, Ont.

Mississauga man arrested in U.S. for deadly 2022 shooting in Vaughan, Ont.

TORONTO — A man who was wanted in connection with a 2022 shooting in Vaughan, Ont., that left two people dead and one injured has been arrested in the United States.
Ontario minimum wage to increase Oct. 1 to $17.20 an hour

Ontario minimum wage to increase Oct. 1 to $17.20 an hour

TORONTO — Ontario's minimum wage will rise later this year to $17.20 an hour. The annual Oct. 1 increase is tied to inflation and is a boost of 3.9 per cent from the current rate of $16.55 per hour.
Canada Post releases new stamp celebrating Muslim festival

Canada Post releases new stamp celebrating Muslim festival

TORONTO — Canada Post has released a stamp featuring Middle Eastern cookies to commemorate an annual festival that marks the end of a holy month for Muslims.
Ontario international student permits to go to in-demand areas

Ontario international student permits to go to in-demand areas

TORONTO — Ontario will prioritize its newly reduced number of international undergraduate student study permits to post-secondary institutions that offer in-demand programs such as in the skilled trades, child care and health care, the province said
Toronto police recover 48 stolen vehicles amid ongoing rise in auto theft

Toronto police recover 48 stolen vehicles amid ongoing rise in auto theft

Toronto police announced the recovery of 48 stolen vehicles and the arrests of seven people Wednesday as they detailed their latest attempt to crack down on the growing issue of auto theft in the region.
Animal rights groups seek review of Ontario's new hunting dog law

Animal rights groups seek review of Ontario's new hunting dog law

TORONTO — Two animal rights organizations have requested a review of a new Ontario law that expands a licensing regime that allows dogs to track down captive coyotes, foxes and rabbits in massive fenced-in pens.
Ontario deficit ballooning to $9.8B next year amid slow economic growth

Ontario deficit ballooning to $9.8B next year amid slow economic growth

TORONTO — Ontario is delaying its path to balance as lethargic economic growth drags the province's books further into the red, with a $9.8-billion budget deficit projected for the coming fiscal year.