Skip to content

Around Ontario

Ontario reports 841 new COVID-19 cases today, and nine new deaths from the virus

Ontario is reporting 841 new cases of COVID-19 today, and nine new deaths due to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 335 cases are in Toronto, 162 in Peel Region, 106 in York Region and 72 in Ottawa.
Financially troubled Toronto Wolfpack could learn fate soon as early as next week

Financially troubled Toronto Wolfpack could learn fate soon as early as next week

TORONTO — It looks like the future of the Toronto Wolfpack could be decided as early as next week. The financially troubled transatlantic team faces a Friday deadline to file its response to questions from English rugby league authorities.

SIU investigating after teens allegedly open fire on officers during search

Toronto police say the Special Investigations Unit is investigating after several people -- including two teen boys -- allegedly opened fire on officers who were searching a home.
COVID-19 pandemic damaging the mental health of young Montrealers: survey

COVID-19 pandemic damaging the mental health of young Montrealers: survey

MONTREAL — The pandemic has negatively affected the mental health of almost half of young adults in Montreal, according to a survey by the city's public health agency.

Critics say move to scrap ranked balloting undermines municipal democracy

TORONTO — Critics accused the Ontario government Wednesday of undermining local democracy in light of the province's proposal to scrap ranked-ballot voting in the next civic election.

Ontario colleges offer free personal support worker courses to address shortage

Two Ontario colleges have partnered with a home-care services company to offer free courses that certify personal support workers in a bid to address a shortage of the employees during the pandemic. Conestoga College in Kitchener, Ont.

Police pull over man banned from driving for life eight separate times

MONO, Ont. — Provincial police say they've charged a man who was allegedly driving despite having eight separate lifetime bans from driving. They say an officer saw a vehicle speeding on a road in Mono, Ont., on Tuesday, and pulled him over.

New liability law would not protect negligent long-term care providers: Ford

TORONTO — New COVID-19 liability legislation would not protect long-term care providers from being sued, Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday, as he urged families to pursue legal action if they believe a loved one died in a seniors home due to negligenc

Officer cleared of wrongdoing in crash that claimed lives of mom and three kids

Ontario's police watchdog has cleared an officer of any wrongdoing in a crash between civilian vehicles that left a woman and her three young daughters dead in Brampton, Ont., earlier this year.
Mighty Heart to take run at ending Triple Crown drought in $400,000 Breeders Stakes

Mighty Heart to take run at ending Triple Crown drought in $400,000 Breeders Stakes

TORONTO — Josie Carroll could prove to be the biggest threat to Mighty Heart's Triple Crown quest. The Carroll-trained Mighty Heart was installed as the early even-money favourite Wednesday for the $400,000 Breeders' Stakes.
Rogers Media
230 The Boardwalk Kitchener, ON, N2N 0B1 © 2006-2020 Rogers Media. All rights reserved.