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Military report details 'disturbing' issues in Ontario long-term care homes

Military report details 'disturbing' issues in Ontario long-term care homes

TORONTO — A military report on five Ontario long-term care homes released Tuesday details "horrific" allegations of insect infestations, aggressive resident feeding that caused choking, bleeding infections, and residents crying for help for hours.
With early heat wave, lack of air conditioning in Quebec nursing homes a concern

With early heat wave, lack of air conditioning in Quebec nursing homes a concern

MONTREAL — An unusual May heat wave has Quebec authorities scrambling to keep residents cool in long-term care homes ravaged by COVID-19.
Quebec ombudswoman to probe high number of COVID-19 seniors' deaths

Quebec ombudswoman to probe high number of COVID-19 seniors' deaths

MONTREAL — Quebec's ombudswoman will investigate why so many seniors died from COVID-19 in the province's long-term care homes and other residences for the elderly.

Guns, drugs, cash seized in organized crime probe of Toronto area tow truck industry

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police north of Toronto have laid numerous organized crime charges in relation to a violent battle between tow truck companies.
CAMH survey looks at binge-drinking, financial anxiety during COVID

CAMH survey looks at binge-drinking, financial anxiety during COVID

TORONTO — A recent survey of about 1,000 Canadians suggests heavy drinking is highest among younger people and those worried about personal finances due to the pandemic.
Quebec cautiously optimistic as COVID-19 trends improve, Montreal retail reopens

Quebec cautiously optimistic as COVID-19 trends improve, Montreal retail reopens

MONTREAL — Quebec reported its sixth consecutive daily decrease in the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 on Monday, as retail stores across the Montreal area reopened following weeks of shutdowns to slow the spread of the virus.
Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says

Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says

TORONTO — Mother's Day gatherings contrary to physical distancing rules helped boost Ontario's COVID-19 cases, the health minister said Monday, and those rising numbers — plus concern over a large crowd at a Toronto park over the weekend — are delayi
Quebec's public health director hands over figurine gift for COVID-19 leadership

Quebec's public health director hands over figurine gift for COVID-19 leadership

QUEBEC — A small figurine of Quebec's director of public health, given to him as recognition for his efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, will have to be handed over to authorities because it runs contrary to the province's ethics rules, The Canadia
Arson suspected in early morning blaze that damaged Montreal cell tower

Arson suspected in early morning blaze that damaged Montreal cell tower

MONTREAL — Police say arson is suspected in a fire that badly damaged a telecommunications tower in southwestern Montreal early Monday. There were no injuries stemming fro. the blaze, which was reported about 3:45 a.m.

Two workers of Toronto Loblaws test positive for COVID-19, now isolating at home

TORONTO — Two workers at a Loblaws grocery store at the old Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto have tested positive for COVID-19. Loblaw says it closed the store briefly to allow for additional cleaning and has since reopened.