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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.
Ontario, Shoppers Drug Mart partner to offer free menstrual products in schools

Ontario, Shoppers Drug Mart partner to offer free menstrual products in schools

TORONTO — Ontario and Shoppers Drug Mart are partnering to distribute free menstrual products in schools. Education Minister Stephen Lecce said it's an important step for the health and safety of students.
GO trains and UP Express won't require proof of COVID-19 vaccine

GO trains and UP Express won't require proof of COVID-19 vaccine

TORONTO — A Toronto-area transit company says it does not plan to require passengers to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination before they ride.
Ontario hospital fires 57 unvaccinated employees; says 98.5 per cent obeyed mandate

Ontario hospital fires 57 unvaccinated employees; says 98.5 per cent obeyed mandate

WINDSOR, Ont. — A southwestern Ontario hospital has fired 57 employees who failed to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by a Thursday deadline -- a number it said is dwarfed by the thousands who did get their shots.
Ontario says kids can trick-or-treat this Halloween, with some precautions

Ontario says kids can trick-or-treat this Halloween, with some precautions

TORONTO — Trick-or-treating is back this year — just not too loudly.