Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

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The family of Toronto filmmaker Rob Stewart says his body was "found peacefully in the ocean" Friday after he disappeared Tuesday while diving in the Florida Keys.

A Facebook post by Stewart's sister Alexandra asks for privacy now in order for the family to grieve.

The U-S coast guard said a body was found Friday about 90 metres from where the 37-year old Stewart surfaced from a dive on Tuesday and then disappeared.

Stewart's diving partner lost consciousness as he got into the dive boat and Stewart's family believes he too may have lost consciousness.

Stewart was in Florida filming a follow up movie to his 2006 documentary "Sharkwater," called "Sharkwater Extinction." (The Canadian Press)



Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario Power Generation will have to come up with a more reasonable salary range than the 3.8-million-dollar cap it arrived at for its C-E-O.

Her government has advised O-P-G and other public sector organizations that it expects any increases to be "modest."

The move comes after the government was criticized for proposed raises totalling up to eight million dollars for about 80 executives at O-P-G and a potential 118-thousand-dollar raise for the head of transit agency Metrolinx.

With a wage freeze lifting, all broader public sector agencies have until September to post proposals for new executive compensation packages. (The Canadian Press)



Health Minister Eric Hoskins says the province is stepping in to help children from countries affected by U-S President Donald Trump's travel ban, who can no longer receive life-saving surgery in that country.

Hoskins says the province has learned that some of the children are being turned away solely because of where they were born.

Trump's order temporarily bans travel for people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen and also temporarily halts the U-S refugee program. …

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