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Police to upgrade attempted murder charge against husband after woman's death

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say a man charged with attempted murder will have his charge upgraded now that his wife has died.

Toronto FC, coach fined for violating MLS's mass confrontation policy

TORONTO — For the second week in a row, Toronto FC and coach Greg Vanney have been fined for violating Major League Soccer's mass confrontation policy.
Retired Canadians Virtue and Moir leave ice dancing in a better place

Retired Canadians Virtue and Moir leave ice dancing in a better place

TORONTO — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir knew they were taking a huge risk when they came out of a two-year retirement, setting their lofty sights on a gold medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. Almost no one was happy with the news.

Alberta man accused in car-sale fraud charged in three Ontario cases

Three police forces in Ontario are now accusing an Alberta man of fraudulently buying new cars. Niagara Regional Police had announced five charges against the man this week.

N.S. man once jailed in Nepal for sex abuse was too ill to register as offender: Crown

MONTREAL — A Nova Scotia man who served time in a Nepalese prison for sexually abusing a nine-year-old boy has been acquitted on a charge of failing to report to police in Quebec and register as a sex offender upon his return to the country.
Bruce Cockburn avoids impulse to get political with lyric-less new album

Bruce Cockburn avoids impulse to get political with lyric-less new album

TORONTO — If anyone is looking for activist folk singer Bruce Cockburn to deliver a passionate lyrical rebuke for our tumultuous times, they're not going to find it on his newest album.
Andy Kim, Chilliwack and Cowboy Junkies to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Andy Kim, Chilliwack and Cowboy Junkies to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

TORONTO — Pop singer Andy Kim, rockers Chilliwack and alt-country band Cowboy Junkies are among the acts being added to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame this year. The ceremony, which takes place at Calgary's Studio Bell on Oct.

Ontario First Nation evacuates community over water safety, asks feds for help

A northwestern Ontario First Nation says it's been forced to evacuate because of poor water quality, and it's asking the federal government for help.
Man charged with drunk driving after car crashes into house in Midland, Ont.

Man charged with drunk driving after car crashes into house in Midland, Ont.

MIDLAND, Ont. — Provincial police say a man has been charged with drunk driving after a car crashed into a house in Midland, Ont., early today. Police say the car collided with the house on William Street shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Man faces dozens of charges after tire thefts from Go Transit parking lots

OAKVILLE, Ont. — A 29-year-old man from Brantford, Ont., faces dozens of charges after allegedly stealing tires and rims off vehicles parked at Go Transit stations.
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