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Canadian actor Jahmil French of 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' has died, says agent

Canadian actor Jahmil French of 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' has died, says agent

TORONTO — Canadian actor Jahmil French of "Degrassi: The Next Generation" fame has died. His agent, Gabrielle Kachman, confirmed the news to The Canadian Press through a statement.
Ontarians need 'realistic' guidance on seeing friends, relatives: expert

Ontarians need 'realistic' guidance on seeing friends, relatives: expert

TORONTO — Ontarians should be encouraged to see friends and relatives outdoors in the coming months, some health experts said Tuesday in stressing the need for realistic pandemic guidance following a winter of isolation.
North Bay health unit confirms cases of second variant type within the region

North Bay health unit confirms cases of second variant type within the region

A second COVID-19 variant has been confirmed in a northern Ontario region that’s battling a deadly outbreak of cases driven by another infectious variant.
Ontario won't administer Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to seniors, health minister says

Ontario won't administer Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to seniors, health minister says

TORONTO — Ontario seniors won't receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine since there's limited data on its effectiveness in older populations, the province said Tuesday, but it remained unclear who those shots would go to.
350 Montreal pharmacies to administer COVID-19 vaccines by mid-March: health minister

350 Montreal pharmacies to administer COVID-19 vaccines by mid-March: health minister

MONTREAL — Quebec has reached a deal with pharmacies that will allow them to start administering COVID-19 vaccines by mid-March to help the province get ahead of more contagious virus variants, Health Minister Christian Dube said Tuesday.
Toronto Arrows train under the bubble before heading south of the border

Toronto Arrows train under the bubble before heading south of the border

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows are under the bubble in nearby Whitby, gearing up for the March 20 start of the Major League Rugby season. They soon will be taking up residence 1,200 kilometres south in Marietta, Ga., a suburb of Atlanta.

Pilot project aims to regulate Ontario's tow truck industry that's rocked by violence

TORONTO — Restricting towing zones on some highways and licensing tow truck drivers are some of the measures Ontario will be introducing later this year in its efforts to crack down on an industry rocked by allegations of violent turf wars.
Second woman dies following attack in Quebec's Laurentians, suspect in hospital

Second woman dies following attack in Quebec's Laurentians, suspect in hospital

SAINTE-SOPHIE, Que. — A second woman has died of her injuries following an assault Monday in a house in Quebec's Laurentians region.

Public health officials close Toronto school after several COVID-19 variant cases

TORONTO — Public health authorities have ordered the closure of a Toronto school after several cases of a COVID-19 variant were found. Toronto's health unit says a COVID-19 outbreak in Donwood Park Public School has sickened six people in the school.
Stratford Festival plans next stages with two outdoor summer venues

Stratford Festival plans next stages with two outdoor summer venues

TORONTO — The show must go on at the Stratford Festival, but this summer it'll be happening outdoors.
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