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Toronto police say they’re looking for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a teen girl twice in a city park. They say the 16-year-old girl was in the park on Wednesday when she was approached by a man who allegedly sexually assaulted her and fled. Police say the girl was in the park at 5:30 […]

Toronto police say all those injured in a collision in the city’s downtown core this week are now in stable condition. The crash took place on Thursday afternoon, at the intersection of College Street and Bay Street. Police say a 54-year-old man driving a Toyota Highlander allegedly ran a red light and struck four pedestrians. The vehicle also hit another […]

TORONTO — Canadian band Billy Talent is distancing itself from Ontario’s tourism, culture and sport minister after she posted a photo the band says “misrepresents” a meeting they had. Lisa MacLeod tweeted a photo — that appears to have since been deleted — of herself sitting behind a drum kit, joined by the band. She thanked […]

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has dismissed a lawsuit against two Toronto doctors accused of imposing a “do not resuscitate” order on an elderly man without consulting him or his substitute decision maker. Joy Wawrzyniak had filed a $2.2-million suit against Dr. Donald Livingston and Dr. Martin Chapman, accusing them of negligence or malpractice in […]

OTTAWA — A billboard with Maxime Bernier’s face and a slogan advocating against mass immigration has appeared in Halifax. The ad prompts people to vote for the People’s Party of Canada and reads “Say NO to Mass Immigration.” A third-party advertising group, True North Strong & Free Advertising Corp., paid for the billboard. The organization is […]

OTTAWA — Canadians last heard the Bank of Canada’s take on the economy in the early days of summer — and the timing of its next update has the potential to tinge political debate during the federal election campaign. Since the bank’s most-recent public comments in early July, there’s mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war — including fresh Chinese tariffs […]

TORONTO — Doug Ford says his government will decide after the federal election whether it will continue with its court challenge of the carbon tax. Ontario’s premier raised the possibility today that he might end up abandoning the case. The province has pledged to spend millions fighting the carbon pricing system brought in by the federal Liberals. […]

AURORA, Ont. — World No. 1 Jin Young Ko was one stroke off the lead after the morning wave of the second round of the LPGA Tour’s CP Women’s Open. The Korean shot 5-under 67 in the second round to move to 11 under at the halfway mark, one stroke behind Nicole Broch Larsen of […]

Ottawa is taking promised steps to prevent aluminum and steel from entering Canada as a way to circumvent trade measures that led to the U.S. lifting tariffs earlier this year. Starting Sept. 1, certain aluminum products will be added to the Import Control List (ICL) under the Export and Import Permits Act. Importers will be required to […]

TORONTO — The warning signalling a mass casualty situation blares out from the overhead speakers in the emergency department at St. Michael’s Hospital minutes before the first patient shuffles in with painted-on scrapes and bruises talking about an explosion. Staff at the downtown Toronto facility hear the declaration of a “code orange” and whir into […]