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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Brampton, Ont.: Peel police

Police in Peel Region say a man has died after he was struck by a vehicle in Brampton, Ont. Police say the incident was reported last night just before 9:30 p.m. The man described by police as elderly was taken to a local hospital after he was hit.
Canadian researchers tout 'game-changing' method to treat alcohol poisoning

Canadian researchers tout 'game-changing' method to treat alcohol poisoning

TORONTO — Canadian researchers say they've developed a game-changing method to treat alcohol poisoning — and it involves literally breathing alcohol out of the body by hyperventilating.

Twenty-nine residents of Toronto long-term care home died in latest COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — A long-term care operator says 29 residents have died in a COVID-19 outbreak at an east Toronto facility that began last month.

More than a dozen COVID-19 cases linked to two York Region weddings, officials say

VAUGHAN, Ont. — York Region Public Health says there are at least 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases linked to two weddings in Vaughan, Ont., which it says is the third large cluster of cases linked to wedding-related events in the region.
Quebec reports 1,378 new COVID-19 infections, 22 deaths as hospitalizations increase

Quebec reports 1,378 new COVID-19 infections, 22 deaths as hospitalizations increase

MONTREAL — Health officials in Montreal say they'll begin employing what's known as "backward contract tracing" in order to determine the source of COVID-19 spread in the community. Dr.
Toronto marks Remembrance Day in ceremonies modified for the pandemic

Toronto marks Remembrance Day in ceremonies modified for the pandemic

TORONTO — No one sang O Canada at the Remembrance Day ceremony outside Toronto's Old City Hall on Wednesday. Instead, a small crowd quietly listened as a lone bugler played the national anthem.

Man charged after alleged attack on stranger; police probe potential link to homicide

HAMILTON — A man has been charged with attempted murder following an alleged attack on a stranger, and Hamilton police say they're investigating a potential connection to the city's most recent homicide.

New jury trials, selection postponed in Toronto, Brampton due to COVID-19 situation

TORONTO — The start of new jury trials is being pushed back in several Ontario cities due to rising COVID-19 cases. The Superior Court of Justice says jury selection and new jury trials were set to resume in Toronto and Brampton, Ont.
Pandemic means long hours, adapting to changing rules for Toronto bylaw team

Pandemic means long hours, adapting to changing rules for Toronto bylaw team

TORONTO — For Toronto's bylaw enforcement officers, the pandemic has meant working long hours and quickly adapting to evolving rules aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, the head of the city's licensing and standards department says.

At least three COVID-19 cases linked to large Halloween house party in London, Ont.

LONDON, Ont. — Public health officials say at least three COVID-19 cases in London, Ont., have been linked to a large Halloween party. Dr.