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ServiceOntario expanding online options, soon to include marriage licences

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Ontario is expanding digital options at ServiceOntario locations, including video health-card renewal appointments and applying for marriage licences online. Premier Doug Ford says the moves will save people time and money.
Online tool helping thousands of students, Indigenous community members learn Ojibwe

Online tool helping thousands of students, Indigenous community members learn Ojibwe

Mike Parkhill remembers receiving a call from a community leader in a northern Ontario First Nation about three years ago asking if he had a tool that might help students learn Ojibwe.
Toronto vulnerable to legal challenge after precedent-setting encampment ruling

Toronto vulnerable to legal challenge after precedent-setting encampment ruling

A precedent-setting ruling in Ontario could place pressure on cities to address the crisis of homelessness with better shelters and housing, experts say, while giving encampment residents more defined protections against evictions.
No interest in 'watering down' LTC standards to meet national ones: Ontario minister

No interest in 'watering down' LTC standards to meet national ones: Ontario minister

TORONTO — Ontario will take a look at new national standards for long-term care, the minister responsible for the sector said Tuesday, but wouldn't want to "water down" what the province is already doing to improve care.
Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner not ruling out Liberal leadership bid

Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner not ruling out Liberal leadership bid

TORONTO — Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner isn't ruling out a bid for the leadership of the Ontario Liberals.
Ontario judge denies request to clear Kitchener encampment citing Charter violation

Ontario judge denies request to clear Kitchener encampment citing Charter violation

KITCHENER, Ont.
David Onley, former Ontario lieutenant-governor, remembered as role model, family man

David Onley, former Ontario lieutenant-governor, remembered as role model, family man

TORONTO — David Onley, a former lieutenant-governor for Ontario, was remembered Monday as a tireless advocate, a role model, a man of faith and a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Ontario hospital nurses start contract talks, plan 'escalating actions'

Ontario hospital nurses start contract talks, plan 'escalating actions'

TORONTO — The Ontario Nurses' Association started negotiating a new contract Monday for hospital nurses and the union is planning to take its push for higher wages beyond the bargaining table.

Police officer involved in early-morning Brampton collision, driver arrested

BRAMPTON, Ont. — An early morning crash in Brampton, Ont. sent two people to hospital, including a police officer. Peel Regional Police say a police cruiser was involved in a two-vehicle collision around 3 a.m. Monday.
Hazel McCallion, former longtime mayor of Mississauga, Ont., dies at 101

Hazel McCallion, former longtime mayor of Mississauga, Ont., dies at 101

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Hazel McCallion, who led one of Canada's largest cities into her 90s, died Sunday morning, leaving behind a legacy of feisty advocacy and more than three decades of nearly unchallenged leadership.