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Niagara proceeding with stronger school measures after disagreement with Moore

Niagara proceeding with stronger school measures after disagreement with Moore

The head of a public health unit in southern Ontario will go ahead with stronger COVID-19 measures in local schools, despite censure from the province's top doctor over breaking from the provincial approach.
Ontario to start reopening businesses, boost gathering sizes

Ontario to start reopening businesses, boost gathering sizes

TORONTO — Ontario will soon begin easing COVID-19 restrictions, starting by reopening businesses such as restaurants, gyms and cinemas with capacity limits and boosting the size of social gatherings – all with an eye to lifting nearly all constraints

Ontario students seek grade 'freeze' during Omicron-interrupted semester

High schoolers across Ontario are lobbying their school boards and the province for a "freeze" on grades for the remainder of this Omicron-interrupted semester after some boards said final marks wouldn't fall further than where they were at the end o

Two dead after fire in west-end Toronto; fire marshal investigating

TORONTO — Police say two people who were seriously hurt in a fire in west-end Toronto have died. Toronto police say the flames broke out in a house (at Gladstone Avenue and Shanly Street) Wednesday night.

Homicide unit investigating death of two people found in vehicle in Brampton, Ont.

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say they're investigating the deaths of two people found injured in a vehicle in Brampton, Ont., early this morning. Peel Regional Police say they were called to the area of Red Castle and Kershaw streets shortly after 2 a.m.
Toronto students head back to class after COVID-19 remote learning, snowstorm

Toronto students head back to class after COVID-19 remote learning, snowstorm

TORONTO — Parents in Toronto expressed mixed emotions as they dropped their kids off at school for the first time in weeks on Wednesday, saying they were worried about COVID-19 but glad to have their children get back to in-person learning.
Ontario sees 'glimmers of hope' in Omicron fight, health minister says

Ontario sees 'glimmers of hope' in Omicron fight, health minister says

TORONTO — Ontario is seeing "glimmers of hope" in its fight against the Omicron variant, the health minister said Wednesday, setting the stage for what the premier has called a positive announcement on restrictions that's expected Thursday.
Ford holds housing summit, promises funding to help municipalities cut red tape

Ford holds housing summit, promises funding to help municipalities cut red tape

TORONTO — Ontario's largest communities will get new funding to help speed up development approvals, Premier Doug Ford announced as he hosted a housing summit Wednesday, but the municipal leaders he met with say much stronger action is needed.

York police seek man accused of stealing guitar by putting it in his pants

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — Police north of Toronto are searching for a man accused of stealing an $8,000 guitar by hiding it in his pants — a feat captured on surveillance video. York Regional Police say the alleged theft happened on Dec.
Gunsmith's family launches lawsuit against Toronto police over shooting death

Gunsmith's family launches lawsuit against Toronto police over shooting death

The family of a gunsmith shot and killed by Toronto police launched a lawsuit against the service Tuesday, alleging officers used excessive force and failed to serve a search warrant when they raided the man's home in southwestern Ontario late last y