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Nuclear false alarm caused by human error

An almost two-hour delay in correcting a false alarm about Pickering's nuclear plant was due to confusion and disagreement over whether a second alert needed to be sent as widely as the first, and a lack of direction and procedural documentation about how to do that, an Ontario government investigation found.

Ford government pitches new law to reduce Toronto transit delays

The proposed Building Transit Faster Act would grant more power to the provincial transportation minister and the Metrolinx transit agency to override objections from the City of Toronto and neighbouring municipalities, utility companies and other property owners to a $28.5-billion plan to upgrade the city’s transit infrastructure.