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Police say alligator sighting in Brampton pond turned out to be beaver

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A case of mistaken identity had police in Brampton, Ont., looking for an alligator in a storm drainage pond.
'I make my own environment beautiful," Toronto woman says of life in a shelter

'I make my own environment beautiful," Toronto woman says of life in a shelter

TORONTO — Ana Macias rises at 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday so she can pack her things before the other residents at a downtown shelter are awake. All her belongings fit into a large suitcase and a small handbag, which she keeps by her side at all times.

Cyclist killed in hit-and-run near western edge of Brampton

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Peel Regional Police say a cyclist is dead after he was struck by a driver in a hit-and-run on the western outskirts of Brampton, Ont.

Four face assault charges after being asked to respect physical distancing in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Two women and two girls are facing charges after allegedly assaulting an Ottawa store employee who asked them to respect physical distancing measures.
Quebec announces plan for surge in COVID-19 testing as province is set to reopen

Quebec announces plan for surge in COVID-19 testing as province is set to reopen

MONTREAL — Quebec is preparing to administer up to 100,000 COVID-19 tests per week to better manage what authorities expect will be an increase in infections as the province begins gradually reopening schools, factories, construction sites and retail
Report recommends measures to avoid repeat of flooding in Quebec community

Report recommends measures to avoid repeat of flooding in Quebec community

MONTREAL — A report into the rupture of a dike in Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Que., during spring flooding last year suggests several problems including a lack of awareness among the population about the associated risks of living in the area.
Garden centres, auto dealerships, car washes to reopen Monday in Ontario

Garden centres, auto dealerships, car washes to reopen Monday in Ontario

TORONTO — Garden centres, landscaping companies and auto dealerships were among a number of seasonal businesses Premier Doug Ford said would be allowed to reopen on Monday as Ontario took further steps towards restarting its economy.

Police investigating child porn being broadcast into charity's video call

CHATHAM-KENT, Ont. — Police in Chatham-Kent, Ont., say an online meeting for a local charity was hacked on Thursday night with child pornography broadcast to the video call.
Quebec education minister nixes half-days for students returning to class in May

Quebec education minister nixes half-days for students returning to class in May

QUEBEC — Elementary schools will be open for full days when they begin welcoming students again in mid-May, Quebec's education minister said Thursday.
Doctors notice recent uptick in so-called COVID toes cases in children

Doctors notice recent uptick in so-called COVID toes cases in children

TORONTO — A Toronto doctor is suggesting that parents look at their children's feet to see if there are unusual lesions around the toes that could be a sign of possible COVID-19 infection. Dr.