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New medical school at York University to open in 2028

New medical school at York University to open in 2028

VAUGHAN, Ont. — A new medical school focused on family medicine at York University will open its doors in 2028. York University president Rhonda Lenton says the university has been planning the medical school for the past decade.
Wife of man accused of running over Toronto cop tells jury she feared for her life

Wife of man accused of running over Toronto cop tells jury she feared for her life

TORONTO — The wife of a man accused of running over a Toronto police officer told jurors Tuesday she feared the two people rushing toward their car in an underground garage that night were going to kill them.
Queen's University says new medical school admissions process will increase diversity

Queen's University says new medical school admissions process will increase diversity

One of Canada's top medical schools says it is changing its admissions process, hoping to reduce "systemic barriers" facing low-income and diverse candidates seeking to become doctors. The School of Medicine at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont.
New police helicopters in Ontario to help fight car theft, find missing people

New police helicopters in Ontario to help fight car theft, find missing people

TORONTO — Four new police helicopters will help fight the car-theft crisis and assist searches for missing vulnerable people, the province and Toronto-area police forces say.
Ontario may see non-tech teachers in new mandatory tech ed classes

Ontario may see non-tech teachers in new mandatory tech ed classes

TORONTO — Ontario is proposing to allow teachers without technological credentials to teach certain introductory tech courses for the next school year, which teachers and principals suggest indicates the province is ill-prepared for the new mandatory
Pro-Palestinian protesters say cops used excessive force; Toronto police reject claim

Pro-Palestinian protesters say cops used excessive force; Toronto police reject claim

TORONTO — Pro-Palestinian groups have accused Toronto police of making advanced plans to use increased force against protesters at a weekend rally, an allegation police firmly rejected.
Toronto police make arrests during weekend protest, draw criticism from demonstrators

Toronto police make arrests during weekend protest, draw criticism from demonstrators

TORONTO — Pro-Palestinian groups allege Toronto Police officers are enforcing rules selectively at organized protests after seven people were arrested and at least three charged during a demonstration on Saturday.
Ontario man now holds world record as oldest kidney transplant recipient

Ontario man now holds world record as oldest kidney transplant recipient

MARKHAM, Ont. — An 88-year-old man from Ontario has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest kidney transplant recipient. Walter Tauro, a former real estate agent now living in Markham, Ont.
U of G research could help keep chocolate prices in check

U of G research could help keep chocolate prices in check

Real-world application found for previously identified ingredient that eliminates need for costly process

Police say three people dead after early-morning crash in Milton, Ont.

MILTON, Ont. — Three people, including two teens, are dead after an early-morning crash between two vehicles today in Milton, Ont. The Halton Regional Police Service says officers were called to the collision scene around 3:20 a.m.