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Burl's Creek in Oro-Medonte Township. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Township to repeal bylaw

Oro-Medonte Township plans to repeal a bylaw passed controversially last summer to permit special events on 185 acres of Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, which is to host two large music festivals this summer.

South Simcoe Police investigated a report that a male had pulled a knife, in a dispute.

Man pulled a knife: police

BRADFORD - A 42-year-old Bradford man is facing several charges after police say he threatened someone with a knife during a dispute.

Education Minister Liz Sandal introduces back-to-work legislation for striking Ontario secondary school teachers at Queen's Park on Monday May 25, 2015. (DAVE ABEL/Toronto Sun)

Teacher bill 'undemocratic': NDP

The Ontario government introduced back-to-work legislation for striking public high school teachers Monday but students aren’t expected to return to class before the end of the week at the earliest.

Ontario ombudsman Andre Marin delivers his report on Hydro One on Monday May 25, 2015. (DAVE ABEL/Toronto Sun)

Hydro One billing service 'outrageously' bad

A special Ontario ombudsman’s investigation into Hydro One uncovered stunning billing errors, “outrageously” bad customer service and an organization that misled even the electricity regulator on the extent of its problems.

Residents stand outside their homes as damaged cars are seen after a tornado hit the town of Ciudad Acuna, state of Coahuila, May 25, 2015. REUTERS/Ramiro Gomez

Deadly tornado rips through Mexican border town

At least 13 people died and dozens more were injured after a freak tornado ripped through the northern Mexican city of Ciudad Acuna on Monday morning, flipping over cars and tearing down homes, the government said.

PETA is taking aim at Britain's oldest pub over its century-old name. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo

PETA in cockfight with Britain's oldest pub

Britain's oldest pub, with a history that dates back to the 8th century, is reportedly under pressure from an animal rights group to change its name from Ye Olde Fighting Cocks to reflect "modern sensibilities."

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