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Ontario law to end clock changes will take effect if Quebec, New York follow


Ontario has decided to stop changing the clocks twice a year - if Quebec and New York State follow suit.

A bill introduced by Tory politician Jeremy Roberts passed in the legislature Wednesday.

The attorney general will have discretion to enact the legislation if the other two governments make a similar move.

Slain OPP officer to have procession from Toronto to Manitoulin Island


TORONTO - An escort home is planned today for an Ontario Provincial Police officer killed in the line of duty last week.

The provincial police union says two OPP cruisers will accompany the hearse carrying Constable Marc Hovingh.

The procession will leave a Toronto funeral home at noon and drive more than five hours to Little Current on Ontario's Manitoulin Island.

Safety tips for winter driving

  • Check the weather forecast before travelling.
  • Reduce speed: when road conditions are poor, it takes longer to stop.
  • When approaching railway crossings, turn off your radio and heating fans so you can listen for trains.
  • Look for railway warning signs and signals and remember that snow may cover train tracks at a crossing.
  • Use winter tires.
  • Do not driv