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at 17:10 on November 25, 2014, EST.

'Panicked' Eaton Centre killer believed he was going to die before shooting

TORONTO - The man who unleashed a 14-shot fusillade in a crowded food court testified on Tuesday that he believed he was about to die just before he opened fire in a landmark tourist and shopping centre.


at 17:04 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Ontario orders external review of troubled Toronto District School Board

TORONTO - Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals appointed an outside expert Tuesday to conduct a review of the troubled Toronto District School Board, where she said "a culture of fear" exists among staff.


at 16:50 on November 25, 2014, EST.

15 face charges after police in Toronto-Hamilton area bust alleged drug ring

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Fifteen people face a long list of charges after an eight-month police investigation into alleged drug trafficking in Toronto, Hamilton and Halton region.


at 16:04 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Murder charge after man dies following double stabbing outside London, Ont. home

LONDON, Ont. - Police say they've charged a man with murder after a 45-year-old died in hospital from wounds suffered in a double stabbing outside a London, Ont., home.


at 15:13 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Ontario planning to cut use of pesticide linked to bee deaths by 80 per cent

TORONTO - Ontario's plan to significantly curb the use of a controversial agricultural pesticide linked to honeybee deaths was lauded Tuesday by environmentalists and beekeepers' groups as a move in the right direction.


at 13:21 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Cleanup begins after wicked winds hit Ontario, Quebec; thousands without power

TORONTO - Wind warnings have ended but the cleanup has just begun after extreme winds swept through southern Ontario and parts of Quebec overnight.


at 12:37 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Bracebridge man faces child porn charge after images allegedly found on computer

BRACEBRIDGE, Ont. - A Bracebridge man has been charged following a five-month child pornography investigation.


at 11:06 on November 25, 2014, EST.

Hamilton police say DNA tests needed to ID human remains found in flood basin

HAMILTON - Hamilton police say they will need DNA testing to help identify human remains found Monday.


at 21:18 on November 24, 2014, EST.

Ontario PC candidates meet for first debate, take aim at Liberals on health care

SUDBURY, Ont. - Four candidates vying to lead the Ontario Progressive Conservatives spoke at their inaugural debate of using what they called Liberal cutbacks to health care against Premier Kathleen Wynne.


at 18:08 on November 24, 2014, EST.

Plasma clinic cancels Ontario expansion due to proposed blood-payment ban

TORONTO - A private plasma clinic in Toronto says it is cancelling plans to open seven other locations in Ontario but will try to keep operating despite the province's proposed ban on payments to people for their blood and blood plasma.


at 16:58 on November 24, 2014, EST.

Mall killer denies Eaton Centre gun rampage was revenge for prior attack

TORONTO - A man accused of a revenge shooting in a crowded downtown food court testified Monday to having earlier been the victim of a terrifying attack that almost killed him and left him paranoid and bewildered.


at 15:55 on November 24, 2014, EST.

Ontario premier supports legislative committee on sexual harassment

TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne agreed Monday to a Progressive Conservative request for a legislative committee to study the issues of sexual harassment and assault, but the Opposition accused her of playing politics.


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