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350 Montreal pharmacies to administer COVID-19 vaccines by mid-March: health minister

350 Montreal pharmacies to administer COVID-19 vaccines by mid-March: health minister

MONTREAL — Quebec has reached a deal with pharmacies that will allow them to start administering COVID-19 vaccines by mid-March to help the province get ahead of more contagious virus variants, Health Minister Christian Dube said Tuesday.

Pilot project aims to regulate Ontario's tow truck industry that's rocked by violence

TORONTO — Restricting towing zones on some highways and licensing tow truck drivers are some of the measures Ontario will be introducing later this year in its efforts to crack down on an industry rocked by allegations of violent turf wars.
Second woman dies following attack in Quebec's Laurentians, suspect in hospital

Second woman dies following attack in Quebec's Laurentians, suspect in hospital

SAINTE-SOPHIE, Que. — A second woman has died of her injuries following an assault Monday in a house in Quebec's Laurentians region.

Public health officials close Toronto school after several COVID-19 variant cases

TORONTO — Public health authorities have ordered the closure of a Toronto school after several cases of a COVID-19 variant were found. Toronto's health unit says a COVID-19 outbreak in Donwood Park Public School has sickened six people in the school.

Body found inside burning home near Peterborough, Ont.: police

Police say a person has died in a house fire near Peterborough, Ont. Provincial police say flames broke out at a home in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township around 6 p.m., Monday.

Highway 400 reopen after closure due to whiteout conditions, multi-vehicle crash

BARRIE, Ont. — Highway 400 has reopened in both directions after bring closed for hours due to whiteout conditions and a series of collisions. Ontario Provincial Police announced the lanes had reopened around 9 p.m. Monday.
Grumbling about delays as mass COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Montreal

Grumbling about delays as mass COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Montreal

MONTREAL — Quebec's vaccination campaign against COVID-19 accelerated in Montreal on Monday as mass vaccination sites, including at the Olympic Stadium and the downtown convention centre, opened to city residents as young as 70.

Toronto starts COVID-19 vaccinations for some police officers

Toronto began vaccinating members of its police force against COVID-19 on Monday after the province identified front-line officers as a priority group.
Vaccination sites busy in Ontario regions offering COVID shots to seniors

Vaccination sites busy in Ontario regions offering COVID shots to seniors

TORONTO — Some Ontario seniors braved frigid temperatures Monday to get a COVID-19 vaccine as several regions in the province moved ahead with their plans to vaccinate the general public.

Police arrest 16 in Toronto-area vehicle fraud financing ring that scammed $2.85M

Police say that 16 people have been arrested in connection with a ring of vehicle finance frauds in the Greater Toronto Area. A salesperson at a car dealership is included in the arrests and the accused are facing a combined 431 charges.