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Ontario science advisory group recommends extra curriculars resume, schools stay open

TORONTO — Ontario's science advisory table is recommending a much different school year, with the return of extracurriculars, loosening masking, distancing and cohorting rules when risk is low, and closing schools only in catastrophic scenarios.

Court upholds assault conviction of off-duty cop in beating of young Black man

TORONTO — The Ontario Court of Appeal has rejected appeals filed by both the Crown and defence after a Toronto police officer was convicted of brutally assaulting a young Black man.

Forest firefighter in Fort Francis, Ont., dies from medical emergency

FORT FRANCIS — Officials say a contract firefighter working in the Fort Francis, Ont., area has died. Fire information officer Chris Marchand says the firefighter died following a medical issue.
Marine mammals 'in distress,' province orders Marineland to fix water system

Marine mammals 'in distress,' province orders Marineland to fix water system

A months-long inspection of Marineland by Ontario's animal welfare watchdog has found that marine mammals at the tourist attraction were in distress due to poor water quality, The Canadian Press has learned.

Police investigate stabbing death of Brampton, Ont., man in Hamilton

HAMILTON — Police say they're investigating a fatal stabbing in Hamilton. They say a 40-year-old man from Brampton, Ont., was found lying on a sidewalk with stab wounds Sunday morning.
Barrie says tornado cleanup progressing well, will reopen affected area Monday

Barrie says tornado cleanup progressing well, will reopen affected area Monday

BARRIE, Ont. — Police in Barrie, Ont., are set to open up an area of the city hit by a tornado last week. The city says cleanup in the affected area has progressed well, with public lands cleared off by Sunday.

Two adults killed, child injured in Highway 401 crash, OPP say

Police say two people have died in a traffic collision in Clarington, Ont. The Ontario Provincial Police say the crash happened just before 7 a.m. Monday.

Ontario SIU investigating death of 42-year-old man in Norfolk County

NORFOLK COUNTY, Ont. — Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is investigating the death of a 42-year-old man in Norfolk County.
Five tornadoes counted in Ontario last Thursday: Northern Tornadoes Project

Five tornadoes counted in Ontario last Thursday: Northern Tornadoes Project

TORONTO — The Northern Tornadoes Project says five different tornadoes hit southern Ontario on Thursday afternoon.
Ontario reports 177 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths

Ontario reports 177 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths

TORONTO — Ontario recorded 177 new COVID-19 cases and six more deaths linked to the virus today. The province says the new cases include 33 in Grey Bruce, 32 in the Region of Waterloo, 22 in Toronto, 16 in Hamilton and 12 in Peel Region.