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Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont., latest to offer virtual emergency assessments

Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont., latest to offer virtual emergency assessments

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — People in the Thunder Bay, Ont., area can now seek timely medical attention without leaving their homes during the pandemic.
Ontario confirms three more cases of contagious new strain of COVID-19

Ontario confirms three more cases of contagious new strain of COVID-19

TORONTO — Ontario defended its COVID-19 vaccination efforts Monday as the province confirmed three more cases of a contagious new strain of the virus.

Ontario students log on for winter term as province's COVID-19 cases continue to rise

TORONTO — Ontario students began their winter term by logging on to online classes Monday as COVID-19 case counts remained high during the second week of a province-wide lockdown.
Appointments for second dose of COVID-19 vaccine cancelled in Quebec

Appointments for second dose of COVID-19 vaccine cancelled in Quebec

Montreal health-care worker David S. Landsman said Monday he was worried after learning his appointment for a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine had been cancelled following Quebec's decision to change its immunization strategy.

Police charge eight people after New Year’s Eve gathering in London, Ont.

LONDON, Ont. — Police say they have charged eight people after a New Year's Eve gathering in London, Ont., violated rules aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19.
Ontario rejects long-term care commissioners' appeal for more time for inquiry

Ontario rejects long-term care commissioners' appeal for more time for inquiry

TORONTO — The Ontario government says it won't extend an inquiry into COVID-19's deadly spread in long-term care homes after those leading the probe appealed for more time.

Man arrested after dog 'forcefully' taken from woman walking on Whitby, Ont., street

WHITBY, Ont. — Police in Durham Region say a man has been arrested and charged after a dog was stolen from a woman on a Whitby, Ont., street.

OPP charge Lakeshore, Ont., man in collision that killed woman

LAKESHORE, Ont. — Police say they have laid charges against a man from Lakeshore, Ont., after an investigation into a deadly collision that occurred last month. Ontario Provincial Police say the crash took place on Dec. 12.
Police investigating death of seven-year-old girl in Montreal area

Police investigating death of seven-year-old girl in Montreal area

LAVAL, Que. — Police are investigating the death of a seven-year-old girl on Sunday in a Montreal suburb. Officers in Laval, Que., just north of Montreal, say they received a call around 2:30 p.m. Sunday about a girl found unresponsive in a home.

One-third of Ontario's long-term care homes experiencing outbreaks of COVID-19

A third of Ontario's long-term care homes are reporting COVID-19 outbreaks, marking a new record for the province, as advocates say spread among staff has forced some facilities to seek new sources of support to care for residents.