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Ontario sees 27 more COVID deaths as cases jump; 94 now dead from pandemic

TORONTO — Another 27 people with COVID-19 have died in Ontario, where the total number of cases surged to at least 3,630 as another provincewide alert went out on Saturday telling people to stay home if at all possible.

Teammates Nelson and Fimis taken Nos. 1 and 2 in OHL's Priority Selection Draft

TORONTO — Teammates Ty Nelson and Pano Fimis were the top two picks in the Ontario Hockey League's Priority Selection Draft. Nelson, a 16-year-old defenceman from the Greater Toronto Hockey League's Toronto Jr.
The inexact science involved in predicting the likely path of COVID-19

The inexact science involved in predicting the likely path of COVID-19

TORONTO — Data experts are cautioning already on-edge Canadians against taking Ontario's dire predictions about COVID-19 deaths literally, even as the revelation of stark data coincided with more physical distancing measures and impassioned pleas by

Ottawa firefighters rescue high-rise occupants after second-floor fire

Ottawa firefighters scrambled to rescue people from a high-rise building early today. Crews responding to a 911 call found flames and smoke coming from the second-floor. They say they rescued "multiple occupants" from inside the building.

Ontario strikes deal with educational workers; urges two others to talk

TORONTO — Educational workers have reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with the Ontario government. Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced the proposed deal in a statement today. He did not provide details.

North Toronto crash kills one; three injured, one woman critically

TORONTO — A nasty three-car crash in north-west Toronto has killed one man and injured three other people. Police say they believe a 28-year-old man in a Lexus made a U-turn on Steeles Avenue West late Friday. Two other cars then smashed into him.

York Region closes forests, 120 km of trails due to COVID-19

NEWMARKET, Ont. — The region of York says it is closing 21 tracts of forest in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tracts cover 2,300 hectares of land throughout the region north of Toronto.
CFLPA playing role of educator with membership during COVID-19 pandemic

CFLPA playing role of educator with membership during COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Brian Ramsay and the CFL Players' Association to adopt the role of educators.
More essential businesses to close in Ontario

More essential businesses to close in Ontario

They will take effect Saturday evening
Raptors president Ujiri alleges he was assaulted by deputy at NBA Finals

Raptors president Ujiri alleges he was assaulted by deputy at NBA Finals

TORONTO — Raptors president Masai Ujiri alleges he was assaulted by a sheriff's deputy before a shoving altercation between the two men at Oakland's Oracle Arena during last year's NBA Finals.
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