Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Ontario Update-

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With the Ontario election just two days away, the three major party leaders hit the campaign trail hard today.

N-D-P Leader Andrea Horwath plans to cover a wide swath of southern Ontario with events in Brampton, Guelph, Kitchener, Cambridge, Brantford, Dundas, Burlington and Toronto.

Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne will do some live media interviews before making an announcement in Toronto before meeting with supporters in London and attending a barbecue in Kitchener.

Tory Leader Doug Ford plans to visit campaign offices in Toronto before visiting a shopping mall in Thornhill. (The Canadian Press)



P-C Leader Doug Ford says allegations in a lawsuit filed by the widow and children of his late brother -- former Toronto mayor Rob Ford -- are completely false and he will fight them in court.

Renata Ford alleges that Doug Ford mishandled her late husband's estate, causing financial harm to herself and her two children.

The allegations, which have not been proven in court, are contained in a lawsuit filed in Ontario Superior Court.

Renata Ford accuses Doug Ford and his brother Randy of breach of trust and "negligent mismanagement" of the family businesses, which were started by their father. (The Canadian Press)



The O-P-P says at least 24 people were sent to hospital -- four with life-threatening injuries -- after a bus carrying Chinese tourists crashed into a rock cut in eastern Ontario.

Constable Suzanne Runciman says the bus was carrying about 37 people, including the driver and a tour guide.

She says the vehicle went off the westbound lanes of Highway 4-0-1 between Brockville and Prescott yesterday afternoon.

The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said in a tweet that it is aware of the crash and very concerned about the conditions of the injured passengers. (The Canadian Press)



The trial of an Ontario man accused of killing his father has seen an interview conducted by detectives hours after Wayne Millard was found dead in his home.

Court heard Dellen Millard described his father as depressed, an alcoholic and under a great deal of stress due to a new aviation business the two were working on together. …

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