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at 23:39 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Former Rouge Valley hospital clerk admits to unregistered trading: OSC

TORONTO - A former clerk at the Rouge Valley hospital group in southern Ontario has pleaded guilty to one count of unregistered trading.

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at 16:55 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Auditor says under old ad rules, Ontario pension ad may have been partisan

TORONTO - Ontario's auditor general would question the timing of a new pension plan ad — which is running during the federal election campaign — if the Liberal government hadn't changed the oversight rules.

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at 15:33 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Liberal government releases ad on sex-ed curriculum before return to classes

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government has released a new ad promoting an updated sex-education curriculum that will be in schools when classes resume next week.

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at 12:21 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Ryerson president Sheldon Levy to become a deputy minister at Queen's Park

TORONTO - Ryerson University president Sheldon Levy says he will be taking a new job at Queen's Park.

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at 11:21 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Stiffer fines for distracted driving in Ontario to take effect in September

TORONTO - New road rules in Ontario will begin Tuesday that include stiffer fines for distracted driving and rules to help protect cyclists, students and tow truck drivers.

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at 09:18 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Toronto boy, 14, killed while at a wake in Jamaica: police

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A 14-year-old Toronto boy has been shot to death in Jamaica, according to local police.

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at 07:07 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Toronto man, 57 charged with sexual assault

TORONTO - Toronto police have charged a 57-year old east end man with sexual assault.

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at 05:47 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Body of woman, 49 recovered from English River in northwest Ontario

EAR FALLS, Ont. - Provincial police in the northwestern Ontario town of Ear Falls have recovered the body of a 49-year old woman from the English River.

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at 14:38 on August 30, 2015, EDT.

Ontario school support workers to escalate job action in latest bargaining move

TORONTO - The union representing 55,000 Ontario education workers says members are prepared to escalate job actions during the first week of school in an effort to pressure the provincial government in contract talks.

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at 10:45 on August 30, 2015, EDT.

Man charged after gun brandished in incident on downtown Barrie, Ont., street

BARRIE, Ont. - Police say a 35-year-old man is facing weapons charges after a gun was brandished during an incident in downtown Barrie, Ont.

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at 12:28 on August 29, 2015, EDT.

Two men and a woman dead after motorcycle collides with pickup truck

ELGIN, Ont. - Two men and a woman are dead after a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck in Elgin County in southern Ontario.

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at 12:14 on August 28, 2015, EDT.

Police issue warning after fentanyl stolen from Toronto drugstore

TORONTO - Toronto police have issued a public warning after a powerful drug was stolen from an east-end pharmacy.

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