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Further restrictions on social gatherings coming to other parts of Ontario: Ford

Further restrictions on social gatherings coming to other parts of Ontario: Ford

TORONTO — A crackdown on social gatherings will be expanded to new areas of the province, Premier Doug Ford said Friday as the province's daily virus case count jumped to levels not seen in months.

Police arrest man allegedly using drone to drop contraband at Ontario jail

NAPANEE, Ont. — A 20-year-old man is facing charges after allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into an eastern Ontario jail. Provincial police say it allegedly happened Thursday morning near the Quinte Detention Centre in Napanee, Ont.

Four COVID-19 cases tied to local nightclub, Toronto health officials say

TORONTO — Public health officials in Toronto are warning of a potential COVID-19 exposure that originated at a local night club last week.

Hospital workers' union concerned with Ford's pharmacy testing plan

TORONTO — A union representing Ontario's hospital workers says it has concerns about the safety of the province's plan to expand COVID-19 testing to pharmacies, as Premier Doug Ford pushed Friday to start the program later next week.
Man charged with first-degree murder in Toronto mosque stabbing, police say

Man charged with first-degree murder in Toronto mosque stabbing, police say

Toronto police say a man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a man who was stabbed outside a west-end mosque last week. Insp.
Expired samples, slow results hinder COVID-19 fight, public health doctor says

Expired samples, slow results hinder COVID-19 fight, public health doctor says

A medical officer of health in eastern Ontario says the slow lab turnaround time for COVID-19 tests is hampering the ability of local public health officials to do effective contact tracing and control outbreaks. Dr.
Quebec reports 297 new COVID-19 cases and one more death linked to virus

Quebec reports 297 new COVID-19 cases and one more death linked to virus

MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 297 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death from the virus. The province has now reported 66,653 cases and 5,792 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus.

Man who killed mom, three kids in Toronto area collision impaired, police allege

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto have announced new drug-related charges in a collision that left a mother and her three children dead, after an alleged speeding driver crashed into her SUV.

18-year-old charged with first-degree murder in fatal shooting in Toronto

Toronto police say they've charged an 18-year-old man with first-degree murder in relation to a shooting last month. They say the incident happened August 12 in the city's east end, when a 45-year-old man identified as John Wheeler was shot.
COVID-19 outbreak prompts Western University to end non-academic activities

COVID-19 outbreak prompts Western University to end non-academic activities

More than two dozen students at Western University have tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the school to shut down many non-academic activities. The school in London, Ont.