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TORONTO — The union representing roughly 55,000 Ontario education workers will announce today the results of a ratification vote on a tentative deal it struck with the province. The Canadian Union of Public Employees is expected to unveil the vote results during a news conference scheduled for 10 a.m.  The result could send the union […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to make an announcement this afternoon in southwestern Ontario about electric vehicle manufacturing.  Trudeau will be joined by Ontario Premier Doug Ford and the province’s Economic Development Minister Vic Fedeli for an announcement at 12:15 p.m. in Ingersoll, Ont.  Trudeau’s itinerary says the announcement will “mark a milestone in […]

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Ruslan Gazizov had two goals and one assist, Brody Crane added a goal and three assists and the London Knights won their eighth in a row beating the Mississauga Steelheads 5-4 on Sunday. Sean McGurn and Logan Mailloux each recorded a goal and one assist for London (17-7-1). Zach Bowen made 42 […]

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police west of Toronto are looking for a suspect in a shooting that killed an employee at a gas station in Mississauga, Ont.  Peel regional police say they received a call at 10:40 p.m. about a shooting in the area of Creditview Road and Britannia Road West. Police wouldn’t confirm the name […]

TORONTO — Girl Guides of Canada is asking its members to vote on two new name options for its Brownies program — comets or embers.  Last month the national organization told members it would be changing the name of the program for girls aged seven and eight because the name has caused harm to racialized […]

TORONTO — When customers in downtown Vancouver placed orders with Pizza Hut in September, many of the pies landed on their doorsteps without a courier in sight. Instead, diners were met by Angie, Hugo or Raja — autonomous robots resembling a cooler on four wheels with eyelike lights. They travelled by sidewalk to customers, who […]

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Food inflation The House of Commons committee looking at food price inflation will hear from executives from some of Canada’s biggest grocers on Monday. Executives from Loblaw Companies Ltd. and Empire Co. Ltd. as well as other experts are […]

The Canadian Red Cross says it’s coming to help the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario amid a surge of children and youth with respiratory illnesses. Red Cross spokesperson Leianne Musselman confirmed in an email that the organization will be providing small teams to support CHEO hospital staff. She said there’s no firm start date to […]

TORONTO — It’s that much harder for celebrities to escape the glare of the spotlight when social media has given them a direct line to the public’s adoration — and acrimony. The online overexposure has driven some A-listers to go on social media hiatus or log off permanently in the name of preserving their mental […]

Thousands of Ontario residents were without power Saturday, the province’s largest electricity utility said, after strong winds caused by a cold front buffeted most of the province’s southern and eastern regions as well as some areas in the north. Hydro One said it had restored power to 81,000 customers by Saturday evening but anticipated some […]