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Two Toronto police officers charged with assault in TTC incident

Toronto police say an officer is facing additional charges in the alleged assault of a man who refused to leave a city bus last year, while a second officer is now also facing charges in the case. Investigators say the incident happened on Dec.

One of two red panda cubs at Toronto Zoo dies a week after birth

TORONTO — One of two female red panda cubs born at the Toronto Zoo last week has died. The zoo says the cub died sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, after being in and out of an incubator since Sunday.

Limited indoor visits can resume today at Ontario long-term care homes

TORONTO — Many of Ontario's long-term care homes are able to resume indoor visits on Wednesday, months after closing their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Man, 60, charged in series of sexual assaults on a minor

ERIN, Ont. — A 60-year-old man is facing multiple charges in a series of alleged sexual assaults and other sex-related offences police say took place over seven years. Ontario Provincial Police say the incidents occurred in Erin, Ont.

Hamilton police charge second teenager with murder in deadly stabbing

Hamilton police say they've charged a second teenager with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a 19-year-old man during an alleged brawl in a parking lot. Police say the incident happened at around 1 a.m.
Ford urges young people to maintain public health rules amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Ford urges young people to maintain public health rules amid rise in COVID-19 cases

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford pleaded with youth across the province on Tuesday to curb their partying and follow public health rules amid a recent spike in COVID-19 cases among the younger demographic.
Premier Ford removes Tory legislator from government caucus over emergency powers vote

Premier Ford removes Tory legislator from government caucus over emergency powers vote

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford has removed a Cambridge, Ont., legislator from the Progressive Conservative caucus for voting against a controversial government bill.
Quebec's COVID-19 numbers continue to rise with 180 new cases, one death

Quebec's COVID-19 numbers continue to rise with 180 new cases, one death

MONTREAL — Quebec posted its highest number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in more than a month on Tuesday as the provincial government said it was watching the situation closely.

Ontario hospital union holds five-minute protest to fight emergency orders

Front-line staff in Ontario hospitals held a five-minute, in-hospital protest on Tuesday as their union continues its fight against the extension of the province's emergency orders.

Ontario autism services waitlist grew to 27,600 children in 2019-2020: FAO

TORONTO — The Ontario government will need to more than double the funding for child autism services if it hopes to fulfill its goal of eliminating a long-standing waiting list for treatment, the province's fiscal watchdog said Tuesday.