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Health unit revokes order pausing arrival of temporary foreign workers over COVID-19

Health unit revokes order pausing arrival of temporary foreign workers over COVID-19

WINDSOR, Ont. — Health officials in the Windsor, Ont., region have revoked an order that halted the arrival of temporary foreign workers for several weeks due to concerns about COVID-19 outbreaks in the agricultural sector.
School boards warn of potential last-minute class cancellations during COVID surge

School boards warn of potential last-minute class cancellations during COVID surge

Several Ontario school boards are warning parents that classes could be cancelled with little notice when in-person learning resumes Monday, saying they're bracing for Omicron-related staffing shortages that have been plaguing other industries for we

A recent history of fatal fires on First Nations

Three children died in a home that caught fire in Sandy Lake First Nation in northwestern Ontario on Thursday night.

Ontario Provincial Police officer charged with manslaughter in shooting death

CHATHAM, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog has charged an officer with manslaughter and negligence following the shooting death of a man last summer.

Three children dead in Ontario First Nation house fire, chief says

Three children from one family died in a house fire in northwestern Ontario Thursday night as firefighters raced against time and unusable hydrants, a First Nation chief said Friday.
Mobility, test positivity prompts cautious optimism on Ontario COVID situation: Juni

Mobility, test positivity prompts cautious optimism on Ontario COVID situation: Juni

TORONTO — It's become challenging to model COVID-19 trends in Ontario without accurate case data, but the scientific director of the province's expert pandemic advisory group says some indicators suggest COVID-19 hospitalizations could peak in the ne
Ontario tries to fight court ruling striking down new teachers' mandatory math test

Ontario tries to fight court ruling striking down new teachers' mandatory math test

TORONTO — The Ontario government is trying to fight a court ruling that found its mandatory math test for new teachers is unconstitutional.
Ontario drivers, instructors concerned about lack of information on changes to G test

Ontario drivers, instructors concerned about lack of information on changes to G test

TORONTO — Muneeb Khatana has been waiting to take his final driving test for so long, he no longer knows what he's getting into.

Ontario looks to update COVID death reporting, distinguish 'for' and 'with' virus

TORONTO — Ontario is trying to ascertain "true" mortality data from COVID-19 by telling hospitals to document whether deaths were caused by or associated with the virus, the province's top doctor said Thursday.
School boards in Ontario call on government to report and track COVID-19 once again

School boards in Ontario call on government to report and track COVID-19 once again

TORONTO — School boards in Ontario are calling on the provincial government to reinstate COVID-19 reporting and tracking when schools reopen next week, with some saying they will release available data to families.