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Ontario man pleads guilty to killing four family members, lawyer says

MARKHAM, Ont. — A man has pleaded guilty to killing four of his family members in Markham, Ont., last year. Menhaz Zaman's lawyer says he pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and one of second-degree murder on Thursday.

Retired teachers called on to return to classrooms as pandemic worsens shortage

TORONTO — The agency that oversees teachers in Ontario is calling on retirees to return to the classroom.
Raptors coach Nurse says he needs to 'decompress' from this season

Raptors coach Nurse says he needs to 'decompress' from this season

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse is still taking time to "decompress" after a strange NBA season that started with a championship banner raising at Scotiabank Arena, was interrupted by months by the COVID-19 pandemic and ended with a tough secon
Quebecers asked to limit contacts, cancel Thanksgiving plans amid COVID-19 spike

Quebecers asked to limit contacts, cancel Thanksgiving plans amid COVID-19 spike

MONTREAL — Quebec's Health Minister is asking people to limit interactions outside their immediate household — including cancelling their Thanksgiving plans — as the province tries to beat back a second COVID-19 wave.
Toronto-raised musician plans virtual concert tribute for John Lennon's 80th birthday

Toronto-raised musician plans virtual concert tribute for John Lennon's 80th birthday

TORONTO — A Toronto-raised musician has recruited some veteran artists for a virtual concert and fundraiser marking what would be John Lennon's 80th birthday next month.

Police watchdog investigating after man falls from balcony in London, Ont.

LONDON, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a man was seriously injured in a fall from an apartment balcony in London, Ont., today. The Special Investigations Unit says a 21-year-old man called 911 around 11:20 a.m.
New Brunswick imposes new travel restrictions on Quebec border residents

New Brunswick imposes new travel restrictions on Quebec border residents

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reimposing travel restrictions on residents of Quebec's southern Gaspe area, which has seen its COVID-19 alert level rise.

Third man arrested in kidnapping, death of 16-year-old boy: police

MILTON, Ont. — Halton police have charged a third man in connection with the death of 16-year-old Ezekiel Agyemang, who was allegedly kidnapped, shot and left by the side of the road this summer.
Ontario changes COVID-19 testing guidance, shifts focus to symptomatic testing

Ontario changes COVID-19 testing guidance, shifts focus to symptomatic testing

TORONTO — People without COVID-19 symptoms should no longer be going to Ontario's testing centres, the government said Thursday, as it looked to tackle crippling lineups at its assessment sites.
University of Toronto to use $250-million donation for new building, research

University of Toronto to use $250-million donation for new building, research

TORONTO — The University of Toronto has received a $250-million donation, a "transformational" gift it says will be used for health-care research and medical innovation. The school said it is the largest donation in its history.
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