Skip to content

Ontario News

Ontario deciding which long-term care homes to get Red Cross support

Ontario deciding which long-term care homes to get Red Cross support

TORONTO — Some of Ontario's long-term care homes will need more assistance than others to handle the second wave of COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday as the province weighs which facilities should get help from the Canadian Red Cross.

Ottawa police investigate two incidents allegedly targeting Asian men

Ottawa police are investigating what they describe as two hate-motivated incidents targeting Asian men.
Police arrest 5 after shots fired between condo units in Toronto, gun recovered

Police arrest 5 after shots fired between condo units in Toronto, gun recovered

TORONTO — Five people have been arrested and a gun has been recovered after a shooting that sent bullets through the wall of a condominium into the unit next door, Toronto police said Tuesday. Const.

Ontarians unclear on how to access social support during pandemic, survey finds

Ontarians in need of social support during the COVID-19 pandemic may not know where to seek help for themselves or their neighbours, according to a new study.

Police investigating violent threats against Toronto mosque

Toronto police say they're investigating threats made to a local mosque over the weekend. Const. Edward Parks says officers were contacted about a "suspicious incident" on Saturday.

Child killed in crash between car, horse and buggy in southwestern Ontario

One child has been killed and another critically injured in a collision between a vehicle and horse and buggy in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police say the crash in Bruce County was reported Sunday evening around 8:45 p.m.

Quebec reports 843 new COVID-19 cases and 12 additional deaths attributed to virus

MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 843 new cases of COVID-19 today and 12 additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus. Officials say four of those deaths occurred in the past 24 hours and eight took place between Oct. 5 and Oct. 10.

Long-term care homes suffered due to efforts to help hospitals, inquiry hears

Long-term care homes were neglected as Ontario focused on preparing its hospitals for a potential surge in COVID-19 patients when the pandemic hit, doctors told an independent inquiry recently.

Missing boy, 16, dies hours after searchers find him at scene of ATV crash

TWEED, Ont. — Provincial police say a missing 16-year-old boy has died after a group of civilian searchers found him at the scene of an ATV crash in Central Hastings, Ont.
Four students test positive in COVID-19 outbreak at Western University residence

Four students test positive in COVID-19 outbreak at Western University residence

LONDON, Ont. — A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at a Western University residence where four students have tested positive for the illness.