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14-year-old dead after becoming submerged in a marsh during horseback accident

Hamilton police say a teenage horseback rider has died after an accident in a marsh on Monday evening. Police say the 14-year-old girl was riding with her mother when the girl's horse became trapped in a "marshy bog.

59-year-old man dead after being hit by a car at sanctioned race event

HALDIMAND COUNTY, Ont. — Provincial police in southern Ontario say a 59-year-old is dead after being hit by a car at a race track.
Ontario pediatricians warn of flu shot 'crisis' to meet anticipated demand

Ontario pediatricians warn of flu shot 'crisis' to meet anticipated demand

TORONTO — A group representing more than 1,400 Ontario pediatricians is warning of "an imminent crisis" in rolling out the flu shot this season.

London, Ont. police officer convicted in death of Indigenous woman

A seasoned police officer who failed to provide medical help for an Indigenous woman following a deadly drug overdose will be spending the next 12 months in jail, a southern Ontario judge ruled Monday. The sentence against Const.

Toronto school board postpones start of some online classes as e-learning demand surges

TORONTO — Canada's largest school board is once again delaying the start of some of its virtual elementary classes as it tries to keep up with growing demand for online learning.

Annual Toronto Christmas Market cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — The Toronto Christmas Market, an annual event that typically draws large crowds to a historic part of the city's downtown, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Printing company fined after worker injured while cleaning press in Brampton, Ont.

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A printing company has been fined tens of thousands of dollars after one of its workers was seriously injured at a plant in Brampton, Ont.
Ontario's COVID-19 second-wave strategy to be outlined Tuesday: Ford

Ontario's COVID-19 second-wave strategy to be outlined Tuesday: Ford

TORONTO — Under pressure to further respond to escalating rates of COVID-19 in Ontario, Premier Doug Ford said he will unveil his government's plan to deal with a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.

Airbnb suspends more than 40 listings across Ontario for hosting parties

Airbnb has suspended more than 40 listings across Ontario as part of its effort to crack down on house parties, the short-term rental platform announced Monday.
Religious leaders ask Quebec to ease restrictions as new COVID-19 cases jump

Religious leaders ask Quebec to ease restrictions as new COVID-19 cases jump

MONTREAL — Religious leaders in Quebec are denouncing new restrictions on the number of congregants allowed inside houses of worship as officials clamp down amid a spike in new COVID-19 cases Quebec on Sunday tightened public health directives for in