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Court orders protesters off disputed land before constitutional arguments heard

An Ontario judge has once again ordered protesters to leave a construction site at the centre of an Indigenous land dispute, saying it must be left empty before constitutional arguments can be heard on the case.

A glance at new COVID-19 restrictions for Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa

Ontario has announced new restrictions for Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa to slow the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 testing site in Kitchener reports about 100 no-shows daily

A hospital in southwestern Ontario says its COVID-19 testing centre has been experiencing about 100 no-shows every day since switching to an appointment-only system. A spokeswoman with the Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ont.

Toronto to limit city-run indoor recreational programs to slow COVID-19

TORONTO — The City of Toronto says it will be limiting its indoor recreational programs to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Dr.

Woman, dog killed in vehicle-pedestrian collision in Newmarket, Ont., cops say

NEWMARKET, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say a 67-year-old woman and her dog are dead after they were struck by a vehicle. The collision happened yesterday evening in Newmarket, Ont.

Consortium building Eglinton Crosstown takes govt to court over COVID-19 issues

TORONTO — The consortium building a light-rail transit line across Toronto said Thursday that it was taking the provincial government to court over alleged delays and cost overruns related to COVID-19.

Police watchdog investigating after man dies from window fall in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a 23-year-old man fell from an apartment window to his death shortly after Ottawa police officers entered the unit.

Toronto hospital network says 150 patients affected by data breach

TORONTO — A Toronto hospital network says about 150 patients have been affected by a data breach in which their medical records were allegedly used in an extortion attempt involving a third-party provider.
Hospitals look for ways to increase capacity, ask Ontario government for help

Hospitals look for ways to increase capacity, ask Ontario government for help

TORONTO — Hospitals in Ontario are in talks with the government on ways to increase capacity as the province battles a second wave of COVID-19, while they continue to press for stricter measures to curb the spread of the virus.

School board north of Toronto scraps virtual school in favour of hybrid model

A school board north of Toronto is scrapping its virtual elementary school program in favour of a hybrid model that will combine in-class and remote instruction, saying it was making the move to support a growing number of online learners.