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Forward Morgan Klimchuk re-signs with Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have re-signed forward Morgan Klimchuk to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal is worth US$700,000 in the NHL and $85,000 in the American Hockey League.

Toronto police charge 55-year-old man in death of 52-year-old man

TORONTO — Police have charged a 55-year-old man with first-degree murder in the death of another man near the city's downtown core.

Victim of Hamilton crash electrocuted by downed hydro line, police say

HAMILTON — Police say a 21-year-old man who died after a single-vehicle collision in Hamilton this week was electrocuted.

Police searching for suspect after 20-year-old jogger attacked in Brampton, Ont.

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police are looking for help identifying a suspect after a woman was allegedly attacked while jogging in a park in Brampton, Ont.

Toronto hospital to use AI, data science to understand mental health better

TORONTO — Sean Hill believes the mental health crisis can be improved by harnessing big data.

Michigan House budget bars spending on new Detroit-Windsor bridge

LANSING, Mich. — Republicans who control the Michigan House are proposing to prohibit the state from spending money on a new bridge between Windsor and Detroit, even though Canada has been fully reimbursing the state for its expenses.

Julia Munro, longest-serving female legislator in Ontario, dies

TORONTO — The longest-serving female legislator in Ontario history has died. Premier Doug Ford's office confirmed the death of Progressive Conservative politician Julia Munro on Wednesday.

Teen evacuated from remote First Nation due to wildfire killed in car crash

COCHRANE, Ont. — Officials say a 16-year-old girl who had been evacuated from a remote First Nation in northern Ontario was hit by a car and killed on Wednesday.
Mirvish aims for screech-in world record at 'Come From Away' performance

Mirvish aims for screech-in world record at 'Come From Away' performance

TORONTO — Prepare the cod: Mirvish Productions plans to attempt the world's largest screech-in at a performance of the hit Newfoundland-set musical "Come From Away" in Toronto next month.

Ontario's police watchdog looking for man who may have been shot by an officer

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog is looking for an alleged car thief who may have been shot by an officer in Mississauga, Ont.
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