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Ontario cracks down on social gatherings; $10,000 fines for rule violators

Ontario cracks down on social gatherings; $10,000 fines for rule violators

TORONTO — People holding large social gatherings in defiance of new limits could face fines of over $10,000, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday as he moved to crack down on the get-togethers he blames for spiking COVID-19 rates in three of
Quebecers asked to show restraint as COVID cases climb and new restrictions studied

Quebecers asked to show restraint as COVID cases climb and new restrictions studied

MONTREAL — Quebec regions that have seen sharp increases in COVID-19 cases in recent days will remain at a pre-alert level as health officials decide on next steps, authorities said Thursday.
New Brunswick reimposes travel restrictions on Quebec's Temiscouata region

New Brunswick reimposes travel restrictions on Quebec's Temiscouata region

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reimposing travel restrictions on residents of a Quebec border region that has seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases.

Halton police charge two Toronto men in kidnapping, death of 16-year-old boy

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Two Toronto men are facing charges and two others are on the lam following the death of a 16-year-old boy who was allegedly kidnapped, shot and left by the side of a rural road several months ago.

College of Nurses of Ontario shuts down services after cybersecurity 'incident'

TORONTO — The regulatory body for Ontario's nurses says its system has experienced an unspecified cybersecurity incident, causing some services to be temporarily unavailable.

Police watchdog clears officers in man's falling death in London, Ont.

LONDON, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog has cleared officers of any wrongdoing in the falling death of a 27-year-old man in London, Ont.
Funeral for four slain Traynor family members set for today in Oshawa, Ont.

Funeral for four slain Traynor family members set for today in Oshawa, Ont.

OSHAWA, Ont. — Mourners will gather in Oshawa, Ont., today to remember the four members of the Traynor family who were killed in a shooting earlier this month.

Delivery driver charged in crash that killed toddler west of Toronto

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police have charged a delivery driver following a crash that killed a toddler in Mississauga, Ont., last month.
Premier Doug Ford promises hefty fines for breaking social gathering rules

Premier Doug Ford promises hefty fines for breaking social gathering rules

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford on Wednesday promised to expand access to COVID-19 testing and threatened "severe" punishment for people breaking public health rules during social gatherings, as his government seeks to address a recent spike in infection

Ontario school ordered to close after three COVID-19 cases detected among staff

PEMBROKE, Ont. — An eastern Ontario high school has been ordered to close after three staff members tested positive for COVID-19 since last Friday.