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Ontario lifts capacity limits for cinemas, theatres, but not gyms, restaurants

Ontario lifts capacity limits for cinemas, theatres, but not gyms, restaurants

TORONTO — Ontario has lifted COVID-19 capacity limits in some venues that are asking patrons to show proof of vaccination — a move that's being met with mixed reactions from different industries.

Police investigating Friday evening hit-and-run in downtown Toronto

TORONTO — Police say they're investigating after a vehicle allegedly struck a woman in downtown Toronto. In a news release Saturday, police say they got a call about the collision around 7 p.m. Friday.

Person dies after van, tractor trailer involved in head-on collision in Chatham-Kent

CHATHAM, Ont. — Police say one person has died after a van and tractor-trailer were involved in a head-on collision in Chatham-Kent, Ont., on Friday.

Police investigate 'hate-motivated graffiti' on Pride crosswalk in Stratford, Ont.

Police in Stratford, Ont., say they're investigating a hate-motivated incident after a newly completed Pride crosswalk was vandalized in the city's downtown.

Confidence in COVID-19 vaccines among Ontarians remains stable: science group

A science advisory group says overall confidence in COVID-19 vaccines among Ontarians has remained relatively stable.
Ontario lifting capacity limits on theatres, spectator sports venues Saturday

Ontario lifting capacity limits on theatres, spectator sports venues Saturday

TORONTO — Cinemas, theatres, spectator sports venues and several other spaces in Ontario where proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required can open at full capacity this weekend.

Court declines to set out sentencing framework for mitigation of anti-Black racism

TORONTO — Anti-Black racism must be confronted, mitigated and erased, Ontario's top court said in a decision released Friday, but it declined to set out a framework for taking the systemic issue into account in sentencing Black offenders.
Ontario NDP and PCs go on pre-election ad blitz ahead of spending restrictions

Ontario NDP and PCs go on pre-election ad blitz ahead of spending restrictions

TORONTO — Political ads will be filling Ontario airwaves for the next several weeks as parties pour millions of dollars into a pre-election advertising blitz before spending limits kick in next month.

Toronto cop accused of sexually assaulting woman after she filed domestic report

TORONTO — A Toronto police officer is accused of going to a woman's home a day after she filed a domestic report and sexually assaulting her. The allegations against Const.

Man charged in violent kidnapping that left one dead, sent 2 to hospital in Hamilton

Hamilton police have charged a 25-year-old man with first-degree murder in a violent kidnapping that left one man dead and two in hospital.