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December 17, 2018 3:30 PM Controversial appointment of Ron Taverner as OPP commissioner cast into further doubt as he heads back to Toronto police job

The veteran Toronto police officer said Saturday he was temporarily stepping aside “out of the greatest respect for the brave men and women of the Ontario Provincial Police.” The government agreed to the request and noted it retains “full confidence” in him. The hiring process raised eyebrows because it included a lowering of qualifications that cleared 19

December 17, 2018 3:30 PM Ron Taverner back with Toronto police after he rescinds resignation

Taverner said Saturday he was temporarily stepping aside “out of the greatest respect for the brave men and women of the Ontario Provincial Police.” The government agreed to the request and noted it retains “full confidence” in him. Career police officers with higher rank than Taverner were rejected in favour of him, including a former Ontario head of the RCMP with more experience 13

November 13, 2018 4:02 PM Victim of triple homicide near London was in relationship with man found killed on same road last year

One of three people from Six Nations found murdered in a pickup truck abandoned in a field off a country road in Middlesex County was the common law partner of another Six Nations man found murdered on the same road last year. On Nov. 4, shortly before 10 a.m., OPP were called to the field off Bodkin Rd. and Jones Dr., south of London, Ont., near Oneida 27

October 11, 2018 6:04 PM Mother of Kaden Young, toddler swept away in Grand River, charged in his death

The mother of 3-year-old Kaden Young has been charged by Dufferin OPP in connection to her son’s death, nearly eight months after he was swept away in the fast-moving Grand River. Michelle Hanson, 35, of Amaranth, was charged with impaired driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death. “Police will not comment 30

August 23, 2018 1:26 PM Police arrest second man in Scarborough playground shooting

Toronto police have arrested a second man in the Scarborough playground shooting in June that left two young girls with gunshot wounds. Tarrick Rhoden, 23, of Toronto, was arrested late Wednesday by the Minden detatchment of the OPP in the Algonquin Highlands, south of Algonquin Park, near a small airport. Police earlier asked the public for assistance 29

June 21, 2018 4:51 PM ‘Gutless’: Video shows car striking teen cyclist in Mississauga hit-and-run

Police are seeking the driver of a silver Volkswagen after dash cam video shows the car hitting a teenage cyclist in Mississauga and then taking off. The 18-year-old girl riding the bike was hospitalized with facial injuries after she was struck by the car around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, on the QEW on-ramp at Hurontario St. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt 35

June 18, 2018 8:58 PM 5 people, including 2 kids and a dog, hit by lightning near Tillsonburg, Ont

All five taken to hospital after strike in Courtland, Ont., just before 4 p.m. Five people, including two children, were taken to hospital after being struck by lightning just outside of Tillsonburg, Ont., on Monday afternoon. The OPP say the five people were struck at an address on Main Street in Courtland, Ont., which is located about 100 kilometres 194

June 5, 2018 9:53 PM Missing monkey and tortoise taken from Ontario zoo believe to be in Quebec, police say

SPRINGWATER, ONT.—Ontario Provincial Police say they believe a tortoise and a gibbon stolen from a central Ontario zoo a week ago are probably in Quebec. Sgt. Peter Leon says the OPP are working with Quebec provincial police, as well as officers in Montreal and Ontario’s York Region, in an effort to locate the missing animals. Leon says a lemur that was taken 37

May 26, 2018 11:22 PM Music Music Life Death Music blends story with song in new ‘absurd’ production

Toronto’s One Little Goat Theatre is perhaps the city’s toughest to pin down — every new production, and there’s one about every year, is an entirely different venture. The company’s introduction to the scene was a quartet of Israeli radio plays in 2003, followed by a post-9/11 re-envisioning of the Sophocles tragedy Antigone. Most recently, One Little 52

April 19, 2018 1:12 PM Hwy 401 eastbound closed in Mississauga for crash

Police said several vehicles crashed on the highway’s eastbound lanes Thursday morning. All eastbound lanes on Hwy 401 in Mississauga have been shut down after three transport trucks, an SUV, and a sedan crashed early Thursday morning. The Ontario Provincial Police said it happened near the Winston Churchill Blvd off-ramp. It is unclear when exactly 35