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Ford pledges help for 'overworked,' 'underpaid' personal support workers

Ford pledges help for 'overworked,' 'underpaid' personal support workers

TORONTO — Ontario's overworked and underpaid personal support workers will soon be receiving government assistance, the province's premier said Thursday as he heaped praise on a group who have been on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 in

Six Nations demonstrators return to site of land dispute after clash, arrests

CALEDONIA, Ont. — Indigenous demonstrators have returned to the site of a housing development at the centre of a land dispute in southern Ontario, the day after nine people were arrested following a violent clash with police.

Crane collapses in downtown Toronto, no serious injuries reported

TORONTO — The mayor of Toronto is calling for a speedy investigation into the cause of a crane collapse in the city's downtown — the second such incident in less than a month.

Special Investigations Unit investigating death of man in North Bay

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of a man in North Bay last Wednesday.

Toronto police apologize for not notifying SIU about Dafonte Miller beating

TORONTO — In his first press conference as Toronto's interim police chief, James Ramer apologized for the force's decision to not notify the province's police watchdog after an off-duty officer assaulted a young Black man.
Quebec reports another 133 COVID-19 cases, no new deaths attributed to virus

Quebec reports another 133 COVID-19 cases, no new deaths attributed to virus

MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 133 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus. The province has now recorded a total of 60,133 infections and 5,687 deaths from the disease.

Police investigate shooting that left 25-year-old man dead in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say they're investigating Peel Region's seventh homicide of the year after a shooting victim died in hospital. Peel Regional Police say the incident happened on Monday at around 9:30 p.m.
Ford stands firm amid growing calls to revise Ontario's back-to-school plan

Ford stands firm amid growing calls to revise Ontario's back-to-school plan

Politicians and teachers are calling on the Ontario government to revisit its back-to-school plan as the premier continued to assert the strategy to reopen classrooms does enough to keep students and staff safe from the COVID-19 pandemic.

SIU charge former officer in sexual assault investigation dating back 50 years

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog says a former Brampton officer was involved in an alleged sexual assault dating back more than 50 years.
About 125,000 Quebecers aged 18-69 infected with novel coronavirus: study

About 125,000 Quebecers aged 18-69 infected with novel coronavirus: study

MONTREAL — About 125,000 people in Quebec aged 18-69 are estimated to have contracted COVID-19, according to a new study published Wednesday by Quebec's blood collection agency — more than three times the official number reported by health authoritie