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Highway 400 will be closed northbound at County Rd. 88 and southbound at County Rd. 89 for an undetermined period of time.South Simcoe police and the OPP are forcing northbound 400 traffic off at County Rd. 88. MARK WANZEL photo

Rush-hour detour

Local police have developed a detour route for Wednesday afternoon and evening rush-hour traffic in response to the multi-vehicle crash and fire which has closed Highway 400.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne (Sun files) has threatened to sue Patrick Brown (The Canadian Press) over recent comments he made, but the PC Leader has so far refused to apologize.

Wynne moves to sue Brown

Ontario’s premier took another step toward a defamation lawsuit against the province’s Opposition leader Friday after he refused to retract comments suggesting she is personally on trial.

Striking faculty are pictured at George Brown College's King St. campus. (STAN BEHAL, Toronto Sun)

Intervene in college faculty strike: students

A group of student leaders is calling on the government to urge college administrators and the union representing striking faculty to return to the bargaining table in a bid to end a labour dispute that has seen classes cancelled at Ontario’s 24 colleges.

Laura Miller, deputy chief of staff to former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty, arrives at court in Toronto on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel.

Staffer nicknamed hard drive wiping, court told

A senior political staffer nicknamed a project to wipe clean computer hard drives — allegedly to erase data linked to the gas plants scandal — within the office of former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty, court documents alleged Thursday.