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Ontario reports highest daily COVID-19 case count in months with 944 new infections

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 944 more cases of COVID-19 today, the highest number recorded in more than three months.

Liberals call for veto of Norfolk-Haldimand's acting medical officer appointee

The Ontario Liberals are calling for the health minister to veto the appointment of the new acting medical officer of health in Haldimand-Norfolk because he is against COVID-19 lockdowns.

Man seriously injured in shooting on major road in north Toronto

Toronto Police say one man is seriously injured after a shooting on a major road in the city's north end. Police say they received reports of multiple gunshots on Steeles Avenue on Friday afternoon.

Doctors groups speak out against anti-vaccine protests

TORONTO — Ontario doctors have been harassed by anti-vaccine protesters and the aggression is taking a toll, three prominent medical groups said Friday.
Ontario legislature prorogued until after federal election

Ontario legislature prorogued until after federal election

TORONTO, Kan. — Ontario's Progressive Conservatives have prorogued the legislature until after the federal election, a move the Opposition called an "abdication of responsibility" as the province fights a fourth wave of COVID-19.

Toronto police looking for man wanted in mall shooting

Toronto police say they are looking for the public's help to track down a man wanted in connection with a shooting at a busy shopping centre.

Girl, 10, dies after being hit by car while riding bicycle north of Toronto

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say a 10-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car while riding her bicycle.

Judge delays decision in case of Toronto teacher charged in teen's drowning

TORONTO — A judge has delayed her decision in the case of a Toronto teacher accused in the drowning of a 15-year-old boy on a canoe trip.
Ontario's vaccine booking portal sees appointments double after passport announcement

Ontario's vaccine booking portal sees appointments double after passport announcement

TORONTO — Ontario has seen a spike in demand for COVID-19 jabs since announcing a provincial vaccine certificate program, the health minister said Thursday.

Toronto police say remains of murder victim found in landfill

SOUTHWOLD, Ont. — Toronto police say they have found the remains of a murder victim in a landfill. Investigators say they found Nathaniel Brettell's body on Aug. 26. Officers had been searching a waste management site in Southwold, Ont.