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Households or bubbles? Ontario drive-ins face mixed signals on carload rules

Households or bubbles? Ontario drive-ins face mixed signals on carload rules

TORONTO — A Toronto concert organizer says confusing guidelines for Ontario drive-ins have left him little choice but to postpone a major weekend event meant to unite friends and families in their cars.
Telefilm Canada investigating allegations of misconduct against employee

Telefilm Canada investigating allegations of misconduct against employee

TORONTO — Telefilm Canada says it has launched an investigation into allegations of misconduct made against one of its employees.

Toronto authorities cracking down on illegal beach parties, restricting parking

TORONTO — Authorities are enacting stricter parking rules at Toronto beaches after a number of nighttime parties were busted over the weekend. The city says that parking at three popular beaches will be restricted after 7 p.m.

U.S. policy triggers Harvard lawsuit, could expel thousands of Canadian students

TORONTO — Questions over whether thousands of international students could be deported from the U.S. under a new Trump administration policy are causing consternation among school officials and anxiety among Canadians studying south of the border.

42-year-old man shot by police in Hamilton dies in hospital, watchdog says

HAMILTON — Ontario's police watchdog says a 42-year-old man shot by police in Hamilton earlier this week has died in hospital.

55-year-old cyclist dead after Wednesday night hit-and-run in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say a 55-year-old cyclist is dead after a hit-and-run involving a truck. Peel Regional Police say the incident happened on Wednesday just before midnight in Mississauga, Ont.

Premier Doug Ford promises air conditioning for long-term care homes

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford vowed Wednesday to make air conditioning mandatory in the province's long-term care homes, though critics say any change will come too late for many residents already suffering in the stifling heat.

Police in Kingston, Ont., seek rightful owner of two stolen Bibles

KINGSTON, Ont. — Police in Kingston, Ont., are looking for the rightful owner of two stolen Bibles. Investigators say they found the Bibles with other stolen property in an east-end home.
Ford government introduces omnibus COVID-19 recovery bill that changes 20 laws

Ford government introduces omnibus COVID-19 recovery bill that changes 20 laws

TORONTO — Ontario won't settle for a "bad deal" when it comes to billions in required financial aid for municipalities, Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday, as the rift between the province and federal government over desperately needed civic funding ap
Quebec seeks public input on COVID-19 tracking and tracing smartphone application

Quebec seeks public input on COVID-19 tracking and tracing smartphone application

MONTREAL — Quebec says it wants to gauge public interest before it recommends Quebecers download a smartphone application designed to alert them if they may have been exposed to COVID-19.
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