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Ontario Votes 2022

'A ridiculous situation': Housing costs concern southwest Ontarians

The cost of housing, both renting and buying property, is one of the top issues facing residents in this southwestern Ontario city as the provincial election approaches.

Ontario NDP, Liberals vow bring in law to fight Islamophobia, other hate if elected

Ontario's New Democrats and Liberals say they would bring in a law to fight Islamophobia and other sorts of hate if elected to form government on June 2.

Foreign affairs minister says Russia's invasion of Ukraine has unified the West

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has unified western nations like never before and strengthened NATO's alliance, Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly said Friday.

Canadians open their homes to Ukrainian relatives and refugees

Olga Renneberg's mother arrived in Canada this week with nothing but a backpack with her essentials and the clothes she was wearing.

7 charged after investigation into high-end vehicle carjackings in Toronto, York Region

Police say a sophisticated group of individuals allegedly carjacked 28 high end cars north of Toronto before trying to ship them to destinations overseas.

University students struggling with impact of online classes as pandemic wears on

Even as universities make plans for students to return gradually over the next month, some students say they aren't hopeful their post-secondary experiences can be turned around.

Ontario hospital closing health centre in Niagara region due to staff shortage

A hospital network in the Niagara region is shutting down one of its urgent care centres to redeploy doctors and nurses to emergency departments amid worsening staff shortages and rising COVID-19 admissions

New online resources will help Ontario schools combat Islamophobia

The Muslim Association of Canada has launched a new website with resources to help schools address anti-Muslim biases.

Afghan refugees face 4th move between Toronto-area hotels as they await permanent residency processing

Afghan refugees are facing the prospect of being moved between hotels in the Greater Toronto Area for the fourth time since arriving in Canada this summer.

Afghan refugees housed at quarantine hotels say they lack basics

While they wait to be moved into more permanent housing, many Afghan refugees housed at quarantine hotels say many of their basic needs aren't being adequately addressed.