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Paul Pelletier had part of his leg amputated earlier this year. He's been recuperating with the use of a vaccum pump that keeps the wound dry and clean. It comes from the CCAC, who had a 10-week limit on the use of the pump. They want it back, but his surgeon says he needs it to recuperate or may have to be re-hospitalized or have more of his leg cut off.

Leg amputated, then therapy cut off

It’s been a tough year for Paul Pelletier, scarred by scalpels, then the system.The 51-year-old truck mechanic had his right foot — then part of his lower leg — amputated in two stages in March from the effects of diabetes. He returned to hospital in August, and in September had two further operations on the wound, just below his knee.T

Premier Kathleen Wynne and Finance Minister Charles Sousa at Queen's Park. (The Canadian Press)

Wynne sued over Hydro One sale

The head of Canada’s largest public sector union says Premier Kathleen Wynne is using a report from Ontario’s integrity commissioner to deflect questions about a union lawsuit filed earlier this week.

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Truck wheel strikes four vehicles, injures people

Provincial police are investigating after several people were injured when a tractor-trailer lost a wheel on Highway 401 in South Dundas Township Tuesday afternoon, striking four vehicles.Investigators said the vehicles that were hit were on both the east and west sides of the divided highway, about 75 kilometres south of Ottawa.

Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk delivers her annual report to the government at Queen's Park on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. (Michael Peake/Toronto Sun)

Auditor general blasts Liberals for waste

Ontario’s auditor general says the Liberal government is doing a poor job of overseeing contractors for road maintenance and public transit projects, spending millions of dollars to repair their shoddy work, including part of one bridge that was installed upside down.

Nineteen-year-old Sam Oosterhoff is sworn in as the youngest-ever member of the Ontario legislature as Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown, right, looks on in Toronto Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The Progressive Conservative was elected Nov. 17 in a byelection in Niagara West-Glanbrook, previously held by former party leader Tim Hudak. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Teen PC MPP denies being homophobe

A homeschooled teenager was sworn in Wednesday as the youngest-ever member of the Ontario legislature, but his socially conservative views threaten to make him the Progressive Conservatives’ problem child.