Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

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Plans to occupy Pinery Provincial Park have prompted a shutdown "until further notice."

The park says the decision was made after "a few individuals" announced their intention to occupy the park along the shore of Lake Huron near Grand Band .

Park officials tweeted that the individuals claim the park is "rightfully theirs" and that the O-P-P has been notified.

The statement says officials would "continue talks with the individuals in an effort to resolve the matter."

Until that happens, the park is closed to the public for camping and day use. (The Canadian Press)



Defence lawyers say they haven't yet decided on their next steps after a judge ruled that the trial of two former Ontario political aides should go ahead.

Ontario court Judge Timothy Lipson made the ruling yesterday, rejecting defence arguments that the prosecution had no case at all against David Livingston and his deputy Laura Miller.

The pair are accused of illegally destroying documents related to an Ontario government decision to cancel two gas plants in 2011.

The hearing will now resume on November 16th. (The Canadian Press)



One year into the refurbishment of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station, the Crown corporation responsible says the multi-billion-dollar project is on time and on budget.

Ontario Power Generation says in its quarterly results that about 4.1 billion dollars has been spent on the refurbishment as of September 30th.

That's out of a budget of about 12.8 billion dollars for the project. (The Canadian Press)



The trial of two men accused of killing a Toronto woman and burning her body was told yesterday that one of the men ordered a large animal incinerator just days before the woman disappeared.

Dellen Millard and Mark Smich have both pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges in the death of Laura Babcock, who was last seen in 2012. …

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