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at 12:04 on October 25, 2014, EDT.

Attempt to recover Air Force plane crashed in 1940 in Ontario lake begins

OTTAWA - Efforts have begun in central Ontario to recover a military plane that crashed in Lake Muskoka nearly 74 years ago with two crew on board.


at 11:20 on October 25, 2014, EDT.

OPP cruiser involved in Essex, Ont., crash; both drivers sent to hospital

ESSEX, Ont. - Police are investigating a crash in Essex, Ont., that sent a driver and an Ontario Provincial Police officer to hospital.


at 15:51 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Olivia Chow returning to political roots with Toronto mayoral race

TORONTO - For Olivia Chow, taking the reins of Canada's most populous city would mark a triumphant return to the halls where she honed her political skills years ago — and to the social issues that first lured her into public office.


at 14:58 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Ontario, Quebec want social, community groups to reach out to radicalized youth

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. - The premiers of Quebec and Ontario say helping identify radicalized young people and reintegrating them back into the community cannot be left only to police and security services.


at 09:40 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Workers at Goldcorp operation ratify contract; get 6% wage hike over 3 yrs

TIMMINS, Ont. - Members of the United Steelworkers union employed by Goldcorp Inc. in Timmins, Ont., have ratified a collective agreement that includes a six per cent wage increase over three years.


at 06:22 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

House fire near Owen Sound claims life of elderly woman

GEORGIAN BLUFFS, Ont. - An elderly woman is dead after a house fire in the community of Georgian Bluffs on the outskirts of Owen Sound.


at 21:54 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Toronto doctor charged with sexual assault, police believe there may be more victims

TORONTO - Toronto police have charged a doctor with sexual assault and believe there may be more victims.


at 18:53 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

407 International Q3 profit rises to $80.9M as more motorists use toll highway

TORONTO - Toll highway operator 407 International Inc. is reporting improved year-over-year revenue and earnings for the third quarter as both the total number of trips by motorists and average revenue per trip increased.


at 17:35 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

No plan to arm Ontario legislative security staff after Parliament Hill shooting

TORONTO - Security concerns remained high at the Ontario legislature Thursday, one day after a gunman attacked Parliament Hill, with talk of wider user of metal detectors but still no plan to arm security officers.


at 15:49 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Two dead, another has life-threatening injuries in Hamilton crash

HAMILTON - Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle crash on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway in Hamilton.


at 13:48 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Rogers Communications buys Hamilton cable operator Source for $160 million

TORONTO - Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.B) has struck a deal to pay $160 million for Source Cable Ltd., Hamilton's last remaining independent cable company.


at 13:26 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Key points of Rob Ford's political career

TORONTO - Toronto voters head to the polls next week to chose a successor to Mayor Rob Ford, who dropped out of the race for re-election after being diagnosed with cancer. Ford is running for city council. Here are some key points of his political career:


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