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Ontario scraps licence plate redesign, will revert to old design

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford announced Wednesday he is scrapping a redesign of Ontario's licence plates, returning to the old, white-and-blue "Yours to Discover" version.

Caledon school council chair fired over tweet called Islamophobic

CALEDON, Ont. — The Peel District School Board says it has fired a school council chair in Caledon, Ont., after he posted an Islamophobic tweet last week.

Thunder Bay police arrest man, 21, as second suspect in death of teen girl

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police have arrested a second suspect in the alleged homicide of a 14-year-old girl from Thunder Bay, Ont. Kayliegh Ivall's body was found by a passerby in the northwestern Ontario city early last week.
Quebec government moves to ease some COVID-19 restrictions on seniors

Quebec government moves to ease some COVID-19 restrictions on seniors

MONTREAL — Quebec moved to gradually ease some restrictions Tuesday on seniors living in private residences who've been asked to remain largely hunkered down since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ford urges province's regional medical officers to increase COVID testing

Ford urges province's regional medical officers to increase COVID testing

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford issued a sharp rebuke to some of Ontario's regional medical officers of health Tuesday, blaming them for the province's inconsistent rate of COVID-19 testing and urging them to do more to increase it.

Girl, 14, faces murder charge in death of fellow teen in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — A 14-year-old girl has been charged in the death of another teen in Thunder Bay, Ont. City police say the body of 14-year-old Kayliegh Ivall was found by a passerby early last week.
Ontario fire marshal says fire deaths up; warns against putting masks in microwave

Ontario fire marshal says fire deaths up; warns against putting masks in microwave

Ontario's fire marshal says there's been an increase in fire deaths this year as COVID-19 measures force many people to stay home and do more home cooking. Jon Pegg says there have been 51 fire fatalities between Jan.

Ontario drug investigation leads to three arrests, nearly 2,000 kilograms of opium

ORILLIA, Ont. — A lengthy drug investigation in Ontario has led to three arrests and the seizure of what police describe as a significant amount of opium.

Three men arrested in shooting death of 15-year-old Toronto boy last month

Toronto police say they've arrested three men in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy in the city's north end last month.
Quebec delays reopening of businesses in hard-hit Montreal until May 18

Quebec delays reopening of businesses in hard-hit Montreal until May 18

Montreal businesses will have to wait at least one extra week to welcome customers, Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Monday, citing high hospitalization numbers as a reason to push back the planned reopening from May 11 to May 18.