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Ontario calls for anyone with health-care training to join COVID-19 fight

Ontario calls for anyone with health-care training to join COVID-19 fight

TORONTO — Ontario put out a wartime-like plea Tuesday to press anyone in the province with health-care experience into service, as the first Ontario-made personal protective equipment rolled off the lines following a similar call to action to busines
Legault sends reinforcements as a single Quebec care home reports over 100 cases

Legault sends reinforcements as a single Quebec care home reports over 100 cases

MONTREAL — Premier Francois Legault announced Tuesday that he was diverting health-care workers from Quebec's hospitals to serve in the province's hard-hit seniors' residences, as one long-term care home north of Montreal reported more than 100 cases
Kaie Kellough, Doyali Islam among Canadian contenders for Griffin Poetry Prize

Kaie Kellough, Doyali Islam among Canadian contenders for Griffin Poetry Prize

TORONTO — Kaie Kellough is among this year's Canadian nominees for the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize. The Montreal-based, Calgary-raised writer is shortlisted for his third collection, "Magnetic Equator," a continent-spanning exploration of identity.
Leafs sign Russian forward Alexander Barabanov to one-year, entry-level contract

Leafs sign Russian forward Alexander Barabanov to one-year, entry-level contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Alexander Barabanov to a one-year, entry-level contract for the 2020-21 campaign Tuesday. The 25-year-old had 11 goals and 20 points in 43 games with SKA St.
Ontario has enough health-care protective gear for one more week: Ford

Ontario has enough health-care protective gear for one more week: Ford

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford said late Monday he was pleased a U.S. manufacturer of medical equipment had reached a deal with the White House to continue sending desperately needed masks and respirators to Canada.

SIU investigating fatal shooting of 26-year-old-man in Brampton

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is investigating a fatal shooting Monday in Brampton. A 26-year-old man was killed after Peel Regional Police officers responded to a domestic situation.
Ryan Reynolds sweetens Hayley Wickenheiser's ask for medical supplies

Ryan Reynolds sweetens Hayley Wickenheiser's ask for medical supplies

TORONTO — Hayley Wickenheiser's call for medical supplies for front-line health care workers got an assist from actor Ryan Reynolds.

First COVID-19 case surfaces in northwestern Ontario Indigenous community

A military hospital is needed in a remote Ontario Indigenous community now that the COVID-19 pandemic has reached the area, the chief of the First Nation said Monday.

Suspect charged in attack against Quebec security guard enforcing COVID-19 rules

MONTREAL — A 25-year-old Quebec man appeared in court Monday in connection with a brutal assault against a Walmart security guard who was enforcing the store's COVID-19 public health directives.
E-learning begins for students across Ontario as COVID-19 closures continue

E-learning begins for students across Ontario as COVID-19 closures continue

TORONTO — Students across Ontario began online learning Monday as Premier Doug Ford's government pledged that financial support for parents would arrive as soon as this week.
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