Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

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Another busy day ahead for Ontario's main party leaders with the provincial election just over a week away.

Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne will be in Oakville for a morning announcement, then will spend the afternoon in Toronto, where she'll meet with the Globe and Mail editorial board before heading to a children's play centre in the city's east end.

P-C Leader Doug Ford will be visiting a retirement home in Port Colborne, then attending an evening rally in nearby Welland.

N-D-P Leader Andrea Horwath will visit a co-op building in north Toronto, then has local campaign events planned in Brantford, Stratford and Chatham-Kent. (The Canadian Press)



The Stratford Festival was forced to cancel its opening night of the 2018 season because of a bomb threat last night.

Police in Stratford say they received a call at about 6:45 p-m about explosives being placed at the theatre festival.

Festival officials were immediately advised and the Avon and Festival theatres were evacuated as a precaution.

There was no word by early this morning on whether anything suspicious had been found.

Festival publicity director Ann Swerdfager says ticket holders for last night performance will be contacted by staff and tonight's performances will go on as scheduled -- with increased security. (The Canadian Press)



Police plan to give an update today on an investigation into an explosion at a Mississauga restaurant that left 15 people injured.

Peel Region police say two suspects detonated an improvised explosive device in the Bombay Bhel restaurant last week while about 40 people were inside.

They say the suspects fled the scene on foot and then jumped into an unidentified vehicle.

All of those injured have since been released from hospital. (The Canadian Press)



Hearings on a 10-year licence renewal for the Bruce Power reactor are taking place in Kincardine near Lake Huron this week. …

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