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Provincial government spending $2 million for drive-in space at Ontario Place

TORONTO — The provincial government says it's investing $2 million for socially distanced summer activities at Ontario Place, which will include a drive-in version of the Toronto International Film Festival.
Telefilm Canada pledges more diversity and inclusivity in new action plan

Telefilm Canada pledges more diversity and inclusivity in new action plan

TORONTO — Amid calls for Telefilm Canada to improve its diversity initiatives, the federal agency has unveiled a new Equity and Representation Action Plan it calls "a first step" toward creating a more inclusive industry.

Toronto rugby league team withdraws from Europe's top league

TORONTO — The Canadian rugby league team of New Zealand star Sonny Bill Williams withdrew from the Super League midway through its first season in Europe's top-tier competition on Monday, citing “overwhelming financial challenges” caused by the coron

Unruly passenger prompts Hamilton-bound flight to land in Thunder Bay, police say

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — A flight bound for Hamilton had to make an unexpected detour to Thunder Bay, Ont., on Sunday in order to deal with what police describe as an unruly passenger.

Five members of same family face 53 charges after drug probe by Toronto police

Toronto police say they've charged five people from the same family after a gun and drugs investigation in the city. Police offered few details as to what led to the probe, but say they searched two locations last week.

Raptors name John Wiggins VP of organizational culture, inclusion

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have named John Wiggins as vice-president, organizational culture and inclusion.

Missing boater found dead in eastern Ontario lake

SHARBOT LAKE, Ont. — A missing boater has been found dead in eastern Ontario. Police in Central Frontenac Township say a canoe capsized on the unnamed lake southeast of Sharbot Lake. They say a couple had been fishing when the incident occurred.

Toronto police accused of denying counsel to detained demonstrators

TORONTO — Critics are accusing Toronto police of violating the rights of three protesters arrested at a Black Lives Matter demonstration on Saturday morning — a charge the force denies.

Woman shot and injured in Leamington, Ont.; Police looking for female suspect

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Police say a woman was shot and wounded in Leamington, Ont., early Sunday. Essex County provincial police say they are looking for a female suspect.

Environment Canada issues Tornado warning for parts of southern Ontario

TORONTO — Environment Canada is warning of the risk of tornadoes forming in southwestern and south central Ontario. The agency calls it a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Severe storms are also in the forecast amid heat warnings.
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