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Environment ministry investigators at Volkswagen Canada headquarters in Ajax on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Peter J. Thompson/Postmedia Network)

Ontario government raids Volkswagen offices

The federal government should be moving ahead with action against Volkswagen in the wake of news that Ontario has charged the company and carried out a raid on its headquarters, according to an environmental organization.

Damian O'Reilly

Jail smuggler had Kinder eggs in rectum

Most guys are trying to get out of the notorious Ottawa jail, but not young Damian O'Reilly. He was actually pretty desperate to get inside the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre after hatching a drug-smuggling plot that would see marijuana sold to inmates for 10 times its street value. All he had to do was find a crack in the system.

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McMaster to ban all smoking on campus

Hamilton’s McMaster University is the latest to join the short list of Canada’s smoke-free post-secondary campuses, a move that anti-smoking advocates hope will help the country’s educational facilities catch up with their American counterparts.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne arrives to appear as a witness in the Election Act bribery trial in Sudbury, Ontario, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Wynne slick on stand

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is testifying in court today that she didn’t think a man who wanted to run for the Liberals in a 2015 Sudbury byelection was the best candidate.

A multi-jurisdictional investigation, dubbed Project Yuma, targeting drug trafficking cells from the GTA to Kingston has led to 19 arrests and the seizure of $1.4 in various drugs, more than $750,000 in cash, a handgun and an assault-style rifle. (photo supplied by Durham Regional Police Service)

Bust nets $1.4M in drugs, firearms

Two dangerous firearms and $1.4 million in drugs have been taken off the streets thanks to a four-month investigation that targeted drug dealers operating from the GTA to Kingston.