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Ontario hits record 3,328 new COVID-19 cases, 56 deaths

TORONTO — Residents of Ontario long-term care homes began receiving COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday as the province reported a record high of new cases.

Chatham-Kent officer reinstated following guilty plea to Police Services Act charges

Police in Chatham-Kent say an officer has been reinstated to the force following his guilty plea to charges under the Police Services Act.
Quebec passes 200,000 COVID-19 case mark after reporting a record 2,819 infections

Quebec passes 200,000 COVID-19 case mark after reporting a record 2,819 infections

MONTREAL — Quebec exceeded the 200,000 COVID-19 case mark today after officials reported a record 2,819 new infections.

London, Ont., hospital says COVID-19 outbreaks are over after 23 patient deaths

LONDON, Ont. — A London, Ont., hospital has declared itself free of COVID-19 outbreaks after 23 deaths and more than 150 infections. London Health Sciences Center says University Hospital is outbreak-free as of Dec. 30.
Quebec faces challenges in vaccine rollout but should still hit targets: expert

Quebec faces challenges in vaccine rollout but should still hit targets: expert

MONTREAL — Quebec's vaccine rollout is off to what may appear to be a slow start, but the province should still be able to meet its goal of vaccinating most citizens by the latter months of 2021, a supply-chain expert said Wednesday.
Ford says he knew of Phillips' trip 2 weeks ago, should have asked him to return then

Ford says he knew of Phillips' trip 2 weeks ago, should have asked him to return then

TORONTO — Ontario's premier acknowledged Wednesday that he made a mistake in allowing his finance minister to continue a vacation abroad over the holidays as experts warned the incident undermines the government's messaging regarding COVID-19 measure
Ontario to release order, timeframe for population groups to get COVID-19 shots

Ontario to release order, timeframe for population groups to get COVID-19 shots

Ontario will lay out the order and timeframe in which specific population groups will be immunized against COVID-19, possibly within the next few weeks. Dr.
Toronto plans further restrictions on businesses as city braces for COVID-19 surge

Toronto plans further restrictions on businesses as city braces for COVID-19 surge

Toronto is bracing for surging COVID-19 rates in the new year, starting with further restrictions on businesses. Dr.

Sudbury police seeking witnesses in homicide investigation

SUDBURY, Ont. — Police in Sudbury, Ont., say they are seeking witnesses as they investigate the city’s fourth homicide of the year. The Greater Sudbury Police Service says 75-year-old Robert Keskinen died from multiple stab wounds.
Cargill resumes work at Ontario plant after shutdown over COVID-19 outbreak

Cargill resumes work at Ontario plant after shutdown over COVID-19 outbreak

GUELPH, Ont. — Work has resumed at a Guelph, Ont., meat-processing plant that temporarily shut down this month during a COVID-19 outbreak. Cargill says operations resumed Tuesday morning and continued Wednesday after a deep cleaning of the facility.