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Ontario getting close to reopening parks, retail curbside pickup, Ford says

Ontario getting close to reopening parks, retail curbside pickup, Ford says

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford teased good news on steps toward reopening for retail stores, parks, cottagers and people missing loved ones Monday, as long as the province's COVID-19 numbers keep going down.
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau launches podcast series about mental health well-being

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau launches podcast series about mental health well-being

TORONTO — Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has launched a podcast in which she discusses the mental health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former Joseph Brant Hospital employee charged with two counts of sexual assault

BURLINGTON, Ont. — A former employee of Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Ont., has been charged with two counts of sexual assault. Halton regional police allege the incidents involved a 50-year-old man and his co-workers between 2012 and 2019.
English school boards can't refuse to reopen, Quebec education minister says

English school boards can't refuse to reopen, Quebec education minister says

MONTREAL — Quebec's English-language school boards don't have the right to refuse to reopen their elementary schools, Education Minister Jean-Francois Roberge said Sunday on the eve of the province's gradual economic relaunch.

Man dead in Scarborough neighbourhood shooting late Saturday

Toronto police have identified a man killed in a shooting late Saturday. Police say the shooting happened in front of a house in the city's east end. They say 23-year-old Daniel Bolma was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Man killed in ultralight plane crash into southern Georgian Bay

GEORGIAN BAY TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Provincial police say a man is dead after his ultralight plane crashed into Georgian Bay on Saturday. Police say they got the call at 12:40 p.m.

Third personal support worker dies in Ontario in as many weeks: health-care union

TORONTO — A union representing health-care workers in Ontario says a third personal support worker has died in as many weeks.

Quebec adds 114 more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, bringing provincial tally to 2,136

MONTREAL — Quebec reported 114 more deaths linked to COVID-19 on Saturday ahead of the province's planned phased reopening set to begin Monday. The province now has 2,136 recorded deaths since the coronavirus pandemic hit the province.

Three stabbing victims in critical condition in Mississauga, suspect arrested

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Peel Regional Police say three stabbing victims are in serious to life threatening condition and a suspect arrested following an incident in Mississauga, Ont., Saturday morning. Const.
Loto-Quebec to reopen some retail lottery sale terminals beginning Monday

Loto-Quebec to reopen some retail lottery sale terminals beginning Monday

MONTREAL — Quebec's lottery corporation says it will begin reopening some lottery terminals on Monday after shutting them down due to fears surrounding the novel coronavirus.