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Ontario COVID-19 situation stable but fragile, science table says

Ontario COVID-19 situation stable but fragile, science table says

TORONTO — Public health measures and vaccinations have flattened the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Ontario but the situation remains fragile and unpredictable, the province's science advisers said in a new report Tuesday.

Second person dies from apartment fire in Collingwood, Ont.

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. — Provincial police say a second person has died following a fire in a Collingwood, Ont., apartment building. Police say 89-year-old Ruth Hall died in hospital and an autopsy found smoke inhalation was a contributing factor.

Trapped miners expected to emerge this morning as rescue operation continues: Vale

SUDBURY, Ont. — A rescue operation for 39 miners who were trapped underground in northern Ontario on the weekend continues today, with their employer saying it expects all workers to emerge later this morning.
Rescue of 39 miners trapped underground since Sunday underway, no one injured: Vale

Rescue of 39 miners trapped underground since Sunday underway, no one injured: Vale

SUDBURY, Ont. — The first of dozens of miners who had been trapped underground for more than 24 hours following an incident at a mine in northern Ontario began returning to the surface late Monday, their employer said.
Ontario health units preparing for COVID vaccinations of kids aged five to 11

Ontario health units preparing for COVID vaccinations of kids aged five to 11

TORONTO — Ontario health units are developing plans for the vaccination of children aged five to 11 once COVID-19 shots are approved for them.

Passengers told to expect delays after investigation at Toronto Billy Bishop Airport

TORONTO — Passengers at Billy Bishop Airport in Toronto are being warned to expect delays after police had to investigate an item found in someone's luggage.

Ontario reports 653 new COVID-19 infections, six more deaths from virus

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 653 new COVID-19 cases and a total of six more deaths related to the virus.

Two people charged with assault after anti-vaccine protest at Toronto mall

TORONTO — A man and a woman have been charged with assault in relation to an anti-vaccine protest at a Toronto mall. Police say two people were arrested Saturday after a clash between protestors and security staff at the Eaton Centre.
Ontario's COVID-19 rates lower than expected due to public health measures: experts

Ontario's COVID-19 rates lower than expected due to public health measures: experts

TORONTO — Ontario's daily COVID-19 case counts are lower than what many experts had expected by now, and while they point to a number of factors for the relative relief, they say now is not the time to ease up on those measures.
Ontario offers $2 million to help Wheatley recover from massive explosion

Ontario offers $2 million to help Wheatley recover from massive explosion

WHEATLEY, Ont. — A town in southwestern Ontario rocked by a massive explosion last month will be receiving up to $2 million from the provincial government to help with recovery efforts.