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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

Thousands left powerless


Large swaths of southern and central Ontario were thrust into a wind storm Sunday that left hundreds of thousands of residents without power in the evening.

Hydro One said it was working to restore electricity to more than 230,000 clients, while Toronto Hydro reported an outage affecting thousands more.

Closing arguments begin in murder trial for 2018 Fredericton mass shooting


FREDERICTON - Closing arguments are underway in the trial of Matthew Raymond, the Fredericton man accused of murder in the shooting deaths of four people in the city two years ago.

Crown prosecutors and defence lawyers are delivering their arguments today in the jury trial that has lasted more than nine weeks and involved more than 40 witnesses.

‘Your Ward News’ hate appeal underway; editor argues lawyer refused to call witnesses

TORONTO–The appeal in the case of two Toronto men convicted of promoting hatred against women and Jews is underway.

Among other things, James Sears, editor of Your Ward News, is arguing his trial lawyer did not represent him properly.

He says the lawyer refused to call any witnesses despite being urged to do so.