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Windsor, Ont., hospital postpones elective surgeries after Jan. 4 due to COVID surge

Windsor, Ont., hospital postpones elective surgeries after Jan. 4 due to COVID surge

WINDSOR, Ont. — A Windsor, Ont., hospital will indefinitely postpone all non-urgent elective surgeries starting early next month as it grapples with COVID-19 hospitalizations that are rising “at an alarming rate.

Ontarians warned of wintry weather, heavy snowfall in some northern regions

Parts of northern Ontario are being warned of heavy snowfall expected today. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several northern communities including Elliot Lake, Sault Ste. Marie and Manitoulin Island and the surrounding areas.
Ontario to start COVID-19 vaccinations in long-term care within days: Hillier

Ontario to start COVID-19 vaccinations in long-term care within days: Hillier

TORONTO — Residents in long-term care will start receiving COVID-19 vaccines within days, and more than half of Ontarians — including some in the general population — are slated to be immunized by midsummer, the head of the province's inoculation cam
Quebec asks feds for more airport testing as province finds case of COVID-19 variant

Quebec asks feds for more airport testing as province finds case of COVID-19 variant

MONTREAL — Quebec urged the federal government Tuesday to increase surveillance of returning travellers as the province confirmed its first case of a more contagious COVID-19 variant that was first identified in the United Kingdom.

Woodstock, Ont., woman charged under Reopening Ontario Act for church service

WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Police say they've charged a 48-year-old woman after a church gathering that violated COVID-19 rules in Woodstock, Ont., on Sunday.

94-year-old Wallaceburg, Ont., man facing second-degree murder charge

WALLACEBURG, Ont. — Police say a 94-year-old man from Wallaceburg, Ont., has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Officers were called to a home early Saturday morning where they found an 89-year-old woman without vital signs.

Police lay charges in weekend church gatherings with 100 alleged unmasked people

WHEATLEY, Ont. — Police have laid charges after they say large gatherings were held two days in a row in a Wheatley, Ont., church this weekend. Chatham-Kent Police say they found more than 100 people without masks inside the church at both times.
Ontario reports 2,005 cases of COVID-19, 13th day of more than 2,000 diagnoses

Ontario reports 2,005 cases of COVID-19, 13th day of more than 2,000 diagnoses

TORONTO — Ontario reported 2,005 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, marking the 13th straight day the province has seen upwards of 2,000 new diagnoses. The province also announced another 18 deaths linked to the virus.

Quebec says municipalities can apply for financial aid after heavy rains and flooding

MONTREAL — Quebec says emergency financial assistance is available for 19 municipalities and their residents affected by heavy rains and flooding from Thursday to Saturday.
Quebec reports 6,783 new COVID-19 cases, 110 additional deaths since December 24

Quebec reports 6,783 new COVID-19 cases, 110 additional deaths since December 24

MONTREAL — Quebec Health Minister Christian Dube has urged people to respect new holiday lockdown measures, as the province on Sunday reported 6,783 new COVID-19 cases and 110 additional deaths linked to the virus since Christmas Eve.