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105.9 The Region

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LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., say they’ve arrested a woman and are looking for two men in an alleged human trafficking case. Investigators say the victim met the men through the woman and was forced into the sex trade for about three weeks. Police are not revealing the name of the arrested woman in […]

Ontario’s top court has ordered a new trial for an Ottawa man and his former lover who were convicted in the grisly slaying of the man’s wife. Bhupinderpal Gill and Gurpreet Ronald were found guilty in 2016 of first-degree murder in the death of Jagtar Gill, who was discovered beaten, stabbed and with her throat slashed in […]

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar touched a five-week high Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s signal of no interest rate cuts next year hurt the greenback and supported American stock markets. The loonie traded for 75.75 cents US after hitting an intraday high of 75.97 cents, the highest level since Nov. 1. That was up from an average […]

OTTAWA — New numbers released Wednesday show close to 14,000 Canadians have been killed by opioids over the last four years and more than 17,000 people have been hospitalized for opioid-related poisoning. The data is in a new report from a national advisory committee struck to study the epidemic of opioid overdoses in Canada. Canada’s chief public-health officer, Dr. Theresa […]

Ottawa Fury FC, which suspended operations last month, has sold its USL Championship franchise rights to Miami FC. The Miami club, owned by Riccardo Silva, is managed by former Ottawa coach and GM Paul Dalglish. “We had a USL franchise that was not permitted to play in the USL Championship league because it was based in Canada,” […]

TORONTO — Public high school teachers at nine Ontario school boards held a one-day strike Wednesday — the second in as many weeks — as the province and union agreed to return to the bargaining table. The teachers have been without a contract since their last one expired at the end of August, and their […]

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar traded higher after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s signal of no interest rate cuts next year hurt the greenback but supported American stock markets. The loonie traded for 75.75 cents US compared with an average of 75.57 cents US on Tuesday. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 11.09 points at 16,939.61. In New […]

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Nico Daws had never played internationally, never participated in a single Hockey Canada practice and was passed over by all 31 teams at last June’s NHL draft. So how does a goalie with that resume find himself on the cusp of making his country’s roster for the world junior hockey championship? Daws took a moment before answering. “Honestly, I don’t really […]

TORONTO — Lubbock Christian University pitcher Ryan Johnson was named Canadian college player of the year on Wednesday by the Canadian Baseball Network. The left-hander posted a 13-2 record and a 2.54 earned-run average in 16 starts for the Chaparrals. The Winnipeg native received first-place votes on 54 of 59 ballots from a panel of scouts, coaches, […]

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say they’ve charged one of their own with sexual assault. Peel regional police say they began investigating in March when the Office of the Independent Police Review Director passed on an allegation of sexual misconduct. They say that after a nine-month probe, they charged a constable who had […]