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Storied music venue Massey Hall to reopen in November with Lightfoot, Sainte-Marie

Storied music venue Massey Hall to reopen in November with Lightfoot, Sainte-Marie

TORONTO — Gordon Lightfoot, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Broken Social Scene are among the artists set to perform at a renovated Massey Hall when the historic Toronto music venue reopens in November.

Three dead after two separate shootings in Toronto

Toronto police say they are investigating the deaths of three people who were killed in two separate shootings in the city. The first happened late Sunday night. Police tweeted at around 11 p.m.
Toronto-based Devery Jacobs on starring in Indigenous-led series 'Reservation Dogs'

Toronto-based Devery Jacobs on starring in Indigenous-led series 'Reservation Dogs'

TORONTO — Actor and filmmaker Devery Jacobs grew up in the Kanien'kehá:ka Mohawk Territory in Quebec but says shooting her new TV series "Reservation Dogs" in the United States felt like "a sense of home.

Long-term care home employee charged after investigation at Brampton facility

BRAMPTON, Ont. — An employee at a Brampton, Ont., long-term care home is facing charges after police say they received complaints regarding the treatment of nearly a dozen residents.

Six-year-old girl drowns during house party in Oshawa, Ont.: police

Police say a six-year-old girl drowned during a large house party in Oshawa, Ont., last night. Investigators say they were called to a home around 7 p.m. on reports of a large gathering.

Ontario reports 530 new COVID-19 cases, seven more deaths

Ontario is reporting 530 new COVID-19 infections and seven more deaths today. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 102 of the new cases are in Toronto, 97 are in Waterloo, 81 are in Peel Region, and 68 are in the Porcupine health unit.
Calls grow for action on Ontario's thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells

Calls grow for action on Ontario's thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells

The putrid smell makes Paula Jongerden sick to her stomach. It comes from a natural gas well about 300 metres from her home near Delhi, Ont., that erupts at least twice a week.

Ontario shortens wait time for second shot after Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

The Ontario government will allow those who received an initial dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to get a follow-up shot four weeks sooner than planned, bowing to mounting pressure from residents and experts alike.
Ford's use of notwithstanding clause for third-party ads law may backfire: experts

Ford's use of notwithstanding clause for third-party ads law may backfire: experts

TORONTO — Representatives have returned to Ontario's legislature for an emergency weekend debate on election finance law with implications for free speech that experts warn may backfire on Premier Doug Ford's government.
COVID-19 hot spot mayors want shorter dose interval for AstraZeneca recipients

COVID-19 hot spot mayors want shorter dose interval for AstraZeneca recipients

TORONTO — Mayors in an Ontario COVID-19 hot spot are joining calls for the government to reduce the vaccine dosing interval for Oxford-AstraZeneca recipients as a more infectious variant spreads in the province.
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