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Trial of man who killed pedestrians open to public at Toronto convention centre

TORONTO — The trial of a man who killed 10 people when he drove a van down a Toronto sidewalk starts next week by Zoom and will be streamed for the public at a convention centre.
COVID-19 cases in Quebec not expected to exceed hospital capacity: institute

COVID-19 cases in Quebec not expected to exceed hospital capacity: institute

MONTREAL — The number of new COVID-19 cases in Quebec topped 1,000 for the third straight day Friday, but a provincial public health institute says the province's hospitals are not expected to be overwhelmed over the next four weeks.

Horse found wandering near Ontario highway reunited with owner

WHITCHURCH–STOUFFVILLE, Ont. — Police say a horse has been reunited with its owner after officers stopped it from ambling down a highway in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont.

Ont. teen charged following FBI, RCMP online child porn investigation: police

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Peel police say a teen from Mississauga, Ont., is facing child pornography charges after a joint investigation by local police, the RCMP and the FBI.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ontario government presents $187B pandemic-era budget

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ontario government presents $187B pandemic-era budget

TORONTO — Ontario will spend a record $187 billion this year as it lays out a plan to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, with money earmarked for the health-care sector, to support for seniors living at home and to subsidize electricity rates for bu

Ontario reports 998 new COVID-19 cases and 13 more deaths but increase in testing

Ontario reported 998 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and 13 more deaths related to the virus. The province said it completed nearly 35,800 tests since the last daily update, an increase of 7,200 from the previous report.
Quebec won't ease COVID-19 restrictions despite Montreal public health recommendation

Quebec won't ease COVID-19 restrictions despite Montreal public health recommendation

MONTREAL — Quebec has no plans to relax COVID-19 restrictions that have closed gyms, restaurants and other entertainment venues across much of the province, Premier Francois Legault said Thursday.
Accused guilty in woman's death even if victim was ill before hitch assault: Crown

Accused guilty in woman's death even if victim was ill before hitch assault: Crown

A clear link between the injury an Indigenous woman suffered when struck by a trailer hitch and her eventual death months later establishes the guilt of the man accused of killing her, regardless of her underlying health conditions, a Crown attorney

Jury trials are set to resume in several Ontario cities

Jury trials are set to resume in several Ontario cities. The Superior Court of Justice says selection of jurors and jury hearings will start Nov. 9 in Ottawa. The same will happen a week later in Toronto, Brampton and Newmarket.

Alleged Toronto mosque killer's case put over to late January

TORONTO — A man accused of killing a 58-year-old Muslim man outside a Toronto mosque has had his case remanded until late January.