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Toronto cop charged in relation to warlord killing faced past discipline charges

TORONTO — The veteran Toronto police officer charged in connection with the killing of an alleged ex-warlord who was living in London, Ont., pleaded guilty to internal police charges years ago. Const.
Cancer trial to focus on protecting patients from COVID-19 infection

Cancer trial to focus on protecting patients from COVID-19 infection

OTTAWA — A national clinical trial this summer will focus on protecting cancer patients against severe COVID-19 infection by attempting to boost their compromised immune system.
Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

TORONTO — Journalists have not had to go far to uncover searing stories of racism in Canada — they're finding them in their own newsrooms, among their co-workers and involving their bosses.
Combating anti-Black racism will 'take more than a village,' Black youth say

Combating anti-Black racism will 'take more than a village,' Black youth say

TORONTO — Zimman Yousuf and Imaan Hyman hadn't even left high school before they realized the importance of fighting anti-Black racism in schools.

Hamilton man, 42, in critical condition after police-involved shooting

HAMILTON — Ontario's police watchdog says it's investigating after an officer-involved shooting in Hamilton left a 42-year-old man in critical condition.

Higher traffic expected as troops head home from COVID-related missions

Canada's military says a higher number of soldiers will be on Ontario's roads this morning as they head home from their recent deployments to fight COVID-19.
Quebec says 'not yet' to collecting personal data of bar patrons for COVID tracing

Quebec says 'not yet' to collecting personal data of bar patrons for COVID tracing

MONTREAL — Quebec authorities say they prefer bars and restaurants follow public health directives instead of being forced by the government to collect the personal information of their patrons in case of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Activists call for release of detailed COVID data from Ontario jails

TORONTO — The Ontario government must release information about the prevalence of COVID-19 in provincial jails, as well as what preventative measures are taken to curb the spread, an activist coalition said Tuesday.

30 workers at Vaughan, Ont., mushroom farm test positive for COVID-19

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Health officials say at least 20 of the 30 employees of a mushroom farm north of Toronto who tested positive for COVID-19 are temporary foreign workers.
Ontario introduces bill to extend some emergency measures over the next year

Ontario introduces bill to extend some emergency measures over the next year

TORONTO — Ontario introduced legislation Tuesday to enable the extension of some pandemic emergency orders over the next year, as Premier Doug Ford denied opposition accusations of government overreach during the COVID-19 crisis.