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Man, 40, dies after shooting in Sudbury, Ont.; police say incident appears targeted

SUDBURY, Ont. — Police in Sudbury, Ont., say a man has died following a shooting Monday night. Investigators say they were called around 10 p.m. on reports of gunshots and found a 40-year-old man dead inside a home.

Man dies after shooting in Brampton, Ont.; police say suspect fled in red vehicle

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say a man has died following a shooting in Brampton, northwest of Toronto. Peel Regional Police say they were called shortly before 1 a.m. to an area near Dixie Road and Peter Robertson Boulevard.

Toronto high school to move to remote learning due to COVID-19 outbreak

Toronto Public Health has ordered a west-end high school to move to fully remote learning due to an outbreak of COVID-19. The public health agency says this is its first whole-school dismissal of the academic year.

'A huge hole to fill in London': City's beloved town crier remembered

LONDON, Ont. — A southwestern Ontario city is mourning the death of the city's beloved town crier, a man whose jolly face was a familiar sight in London. Bill Paul died of natural causes on Saturday evening. He was 66.

Multiple regions in northern Ontario under thunderstorm watch: Environment Canada

TORONTO — Environment Canada has issued severe thunderstorm warnings for several regions in northern Ontario for Sunday. The agency says six regions are under a severe thunderstorm watch including the City of Thunder Bay.
Food banks pivot to pandemic-friendly donation events to stock up at Thanksgiving

Food banks pivot to pandemic-friendly donation events to stock up at Thanksgiving

Canadian food banks faced with a second pandemic-era Thanksgiving are counting on COVID-friendly donation events to keep the non-perishables rolling in at a time of year that's pivotal to their operations.

Ontario's police watchdog investigating death of 41-year-old man in Toronto

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of a 41-year-old man in east-end Toronto.

Ontario's police watchdog investigating the death of a 34-year-old man in Toronto

TORONTO — Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a 34-year-old Toronto man. The Special Investigations Unit says Toronto police went to a downtown area home around 11:30 p.m.

Ontario reports 535 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths

Ontario is reporting 535 new cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths from the virus today. Of the new cases, 388 of the infected people are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.
Ontario health sector braces for worse staff shortages as vaccine mandates come due

Ontario health sector braces for worse staff shortages as vaccine mandates come due

TORONTO — Hundreds of Ontario workers in hospitals and long-term care could be off the job in the coming weeks because they did not get vaccinated against COVID-19, further complicating what advocates call a “perfect storm” of staff shortages.