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Man arrested in connection with string of hate-related incidents: York police

Police say they've made an arrest in connection with a series of hate-motivated incidents in Vaughan, Ont. York Regional Police say they were contacted in September about a man yelling anti-Semitic remarks at someone driving a vehicle.

Toronto police arrest man who allegedly made online threat against school

Toronto police say they've arrested a 28-year-old man after investigating an alleged online threat to commit a shooting at a school. Police say they made the arrest on Tuesday after carrying out a search warrant in the Hamilton area.

St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto declares COVID-19 outbreak among ER staff

TORONTO — Another hospital in downtown Toronto has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 among its staff. Unity Health says there are five active coronavirus cases among emergency room staff at St. Michael's Hospital.
Ontario moves to scrap ranked ballots in municipal elections

Ontario moves to scrap ranked ballots in municipal elections

TORONTO — The Ontario government has introduced a bill that would prevent municipalities from using ranked ballots in the next civic election.
Quebec premier says pandemic has left health-care system "running on empty"

Quebec premier says pandemic has left health-care system "running on empty"

MONTREAL — Quebec's health-care system is "running on empty," Premier Francois Legault said Tuesday as the province reported 33 new hospitalizations from COVID-19.

Ford appeals for people with symptoms in COVID-19 hot spots to get tested

TORONTO — Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms who lives in a virus hot spot should get tested, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday, as Ontario conducted about half the tests it had the capacity for.

Police charge former Christian school supervisor with sexual assault of a child

CALEDON, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say they have charged a former school supervisor for allegedly sexually assaulting a student.
Quebec man injured during arrest for alleged online threats out of danger: watchdog

Quebec man injured during arrest for alleged online threats out of danger: watchdog

Quebec's police watchdog says a man injured during an arrest in Quebec City for allegedly posting online threats against a political figure is no longer in danger.

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.