23-year-old woman dead after collision on Highway 401 in Mississauga

23-year-old woman dead after collision on Highway 401 in Mississauga

A Brampton woman is dead after a collision on Highway 401 in Mississauga early Saturday morning. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said it happened on the westbound collectors near Dixie Road at around 4:45 am OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said there was initially a minor two-vehicle collision, but no one was injured. The drivers involved pulled … Read more

Peel police hold emergency exercise at Brampton high school

Peel police hold emergency exercise at Brampton high school

Peel Regional Police are advising the public that there will be an emergency exercise at a Brampton high school today. Brampton Fire and Emergency Services, Peel Regional Paramedic Services and Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services will join police to “simulate” a critical incident at St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School. Residents and businesses near the school, … Read more

Police searching for person of interest in fatal Vaughan crash

Police searching for person of interest in fatal Vaughan crash

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released an image of a person of interest in connection with a fatal crash that left one woman dead in Vaughan yesterday. At around 3 am on Friday, the OPP said witnesses reported a red Volkswagen Jetta speeding on Highway 400 southbound near Rutherford Road. Police said the Jetta … Read more

Man charged after 17-hour standoff in Mississauga

Man charged after 17-hour standoff in Mississauga

A 66-year-old Calgary man has been charged after barricading himself inside a Mississauga medical building with several firearms for 17 hours on Friday, Peel Regional Police say. Police responded to a medical office building in the area of ​​Eglinton Avenue West and Erin Mills Parkway, near Credit Valley Hospital, at around 7:40 pm Upon arrival, … Read more

Thousands protest in freedom rally for Iran near Toronto

It’s estimated that thousands of protesters marched in a freedom rally in Richmond Hill, Ont. Saturday afternoon in response to the death of an Iranian woman who was arrested for allegedly wearing her hijab improperly. “We are taking to the streets to protest for our loved ones back home who are living in fear, who … Read more

Ontario minimum wage hike kicks in; most workers now make at least $15.50 per hour

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, October 1, 2022 6:13AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 1, 2022 6:13AM EDT TORONTO – Ontarians who make minimum wage are waking up to a raise. Starting today, the general minimum wage is up 50 cents to $15.50 per hour — … Read more

Canada has now ended its COVID-19 travel restrictions, mask mandates

OTTAWA – As of this morning, travelers to Canada do not need to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 – and wearing a mask on planes and trains is now optional, although it is still recommended. People entering the country are no longer subject to random mandatory tests for the virus, and those who are … Read more

Lawyer for Toronto councilor Michael Thompson in sexual assault case steps away

The lawyer who was acting on behalf of city councilor Michael Thompson when he was charged in a sexual assault investigation has stepped away from the case. Lawyer Calvin Barry told CP24 on Saturday that he will no longer be representing Thompson as he fights to clear the charges. Barry first confirmed earlier this week … Read more

No winning ticket sold for Friday’s $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

The $70 million Lotto Max jackpot is going unclaimed for another day. There was no winning ticket sold in Friday’s draw. Of the 40 available Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each, seven winning numbers were drawn, two of which will be shared by two ticket holders for a total of nine Maxmillion winners. Two winning … Read more

Toronto police investigating after boy walks into hospital with gunshot wound

Toronto police are investigating a shooting in Scarborough Friday evening that left a boy injured. Police were called to Ellesmere Road and Dolly Varden Boulevard, west of Markham Road, shortly before 10:30 pm for shots fired. When officers arrived, they located evidence of gunfire but did not initially find a victim. However, police later confirmed … Read more