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July 11, 2018 2:58 PM Ted Arnott is the new Speaker of the Ontario Legislative Assembly

McKenna (Burlington), returning to Queen’s Park after a four-year hiatus, had hoped to make to make history as the first woman to become Speaker. She was elected in 2011 and then defeated in 2014 before making a comeback on June 7. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent-Leamington), a former deputy speaker, had wanted to bring his experience as a baseball umpire and basketball 28

July 10, 2018 2:34 PM MPPs electing new speaker by secret ballot Wednesday

Burlington MPP Jane McKenna, who has returned to Queen’s Park after a four-year hiatus, would like to make history as the first woman to become speaker. McKenna, elected in 2011 then defeated in 2014 before returning after the June 7 vote, said she’s seen the highs and the lows of politics. “I remember how I felt the first time I entered the Legislature 23

June 11, 2018 9:00 PM Doug Ford has lots of choices in assembling first PC government since 2003

Ford also highlighted MPPs Lisa MacLeod (Nepean), Raymond Cho (Scarborough North), and Vic Fedeli (Nipissing), and he is known to be impressed by Todd Smith (Bay of Quinte), John Yakabuski (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke) and Monte McNaughton (Lambton-Kent-Middlesex). Other veterans believed to be under consideration for cabinet include MPPs Jim Wilson (Simcoe-Grey) 30

April 21, 2018 4:55 PM Doug Ford says he’ll take ‘high road’ after crude comment by Liberal organizer

David Herle, campaign co-chair for Premier Kathleen Wynne, has apologized for a remark made about the Tory leader on TV. CHATHAM, Ont.—A senior campaign official for the Ontario Liberals is apologizing for a crude comment he made on live television about Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford. David Herle, campaign co-chair for Premier Kathleen Wynne 26

February 8, 2018 1:55 PM Jolly Bimbachi, mother held by al-Qaeda affiliate, returns to Canada

Her companion, Sean Moore, also returned home to Chatham, Ont. The tears started almost as Jolly Bimbachi stepped off the airport escalator and into the waiting embrace of her daughter. After months apart, Bimbachi is back with one of her children following an unsuccessful attempt to bring her other two back to Canada. "I tried a lot of ways to bring 45

February 5, 2018 3:42 PM 2 Canadians freed in Syria were trying to bring children back to Canada: source

Jolly Bimbachi flew to Lebanon in November to reunite with her sons Two Canadians who were recently released by an al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria were detained while trying to take two young children back to Canada, CBC News has learned. Jolly Bimbachi of Chatham, Ont., travelled to Lebanon in November to find Omar Ahmad, 8, and Abdal-Geniy Ahmad, 7, after 43

October 27, 2017 4:44 PM One person dead after three commercial trucks collide on Highway 401

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. -- One man is dead after a collision involving three commercial trucks on Ontario's busiest highway. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the crash took place Friday morning on a stretch of Highway 401 near Cambridge, Ont. It appeared one transport truck ran into the back of another, pushing it into the dump truck, which had slowed because of traffic 34

October 26, 2017 4:08 PM Spike of ‘catastrophic’ highway crashes due to truck driver inattentiveness: OPP

In the past six months, 10 people have lost their lives in what Ontario Provincial Police are attributing to a horrific pattern of “completely preventable” collisions involving “inattentiveness” from transport truck drivers. So far in 2017, 67 people have died in 56 collisions involving transport trucks in Ontario. OPP commissioner Vince Hawkes held a news conference 35

October 26, 2017 3:15 PM Transport truck 'driver inattention' to blame for death of 10 people in crashes on Hwy. 401, OPP say

Truck drivers face multiple criminal charges in 4 collisions when they weren't paying full attention Four truck drivers face multiple criminal charges in connection with four transport truck collisions over the summer that led to the deaths of 10 people, and injured dozens. Ontario Provincial Police said Thursday morning during a news conference they have completed 203

October 26, 2017 5:06 AM Iraq’s prime minister defies predictions of his country’s doom

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. For years, a host of experts and politicians in Washington considered the breakup of Iraq to be virtually inevitable. They viewed its weak central government, its ethnic 40