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Police in Ottawa area arrest 16 in connection with wholesale drug trafficking

OTTAWA — A nine-month investigation has led to 16 arrests and 138 criminal charges, mainly drug-trafficking counts, in eastern Ontario and Quebec, police said on Tuesday.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health adds three cases to its COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health says three more patients have tested positive for COVID-19 in an ongoing outbreak.

Health Canada recalls counterfeit hand sanitizer sold at Dollarama in Ontario

Health Canada is recalling a product labelled a hand sanitizer but that it has determined is counterfeit.
Toronto police 'regret that mistakes were made' during G20 summit in 2010

Toronto police 'regret that mistakes were made' during G20 summit in 2010

TORONTO — More than ten years after mass arrests during the G20 summit in Toronto, the city's police force said Monday that it regrets that "mistakes were made" when hundreds were detained at the time.
Nurses block bridges in Montreal and Quebec City in protest over working conditions

Nurses block bridges in Montreal and Quebec City in protest over working conditions

MONTREAL — Nurses and other health-care workers blocked two major bridges in Montreal and Quebec City Monday, escalating pressure tactics to push the province to address working conditions they say have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Queen's University officially drops John A. Macdonald's name from law building

KINGSTON, Ont. — A board of trustees has approved Queen's University's decision to remove the name of Sir John A. Macdonald from its law school building.
Traditional Halloween not recommended in hot spots regions says Ontario's top doctor

Traditional Halloween not recommended in hot spots regions says Ontario's top doctor

TORONTO — Children in Ontario's four COVID-19 hot spots should not go trick-or-treating this Halloween, Premier Doug Ford said Monday, stressing that the extent to which that advice is followed could affect the upcoming holiday season.

Toronto police ask public to help identify man who allegedly made threat to school

Toronto police are asking for help identifying a man they say threatened to commit a shooting at an area school. Police say they were notified of an online threat made against an unnamed Toronto school early Friday morning.
Suicide the leading cause of Ontario gun deaths : CMAJ study

Suicide the leading cause of Ontario gun deaths : CMAJ study

A new study indicates that suicide is the leading cause of firearm-related death in Ontario, with older men in rural areas making up the majority of those fatalities.

Cabinet ministers request emergency debate over Nova Scotia treaty dispute

OTTAWA — Four cabinet ministers and the NDP have requested an emergency debate in the House of Commons over a treaty dispute between commercial fishermen and Mi'kmaq fishers.