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Quebec reports 14 new COVID-19 deaths with more restrictions to ease on Monday

MONTREAL — Quebec health officials have added 27 COVID-19 related deaths today, bringing the provincial total to 5,222 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Ontario reports 190 new cases, 12 new deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday

TORONTO — Ontario reported 197 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 new deaths related to the virus on Sunday. The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 32,189, which includes 2,519 deaths.

Man in Toronto in custody after allegedly holding child outside window

TORONTO — A man is in custody in Toronto after he allegedly held a child outside a third-floor window before jumping from the building. Toronto police say the incident occurred early Sunday morning in the city's west end.

21-year-old man dead after Friday morning shooting in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old man. Peel Regional Police say the incident happened in Mississauga at around 4 a.m. on Friday.
Quebec adds 47 COVID-19 deaths as hospitalizations, ICU cases dip

Quebec adds 47 COVID-19 deaths as hospitalizations, ICU cases dip

MONTREAL — Quebec now has 5,195 deaths linked to COVID-19 after adding another 47 deaths to its provincially tally today. The province also reported 158 new cases, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 53,824.
Ontario eases restrictions on wedding and funeral ceremonies, not receptions

Ontario eases restrictions on wedding and funeral ceremonies, not receptions

TORONTO — The Ontario government is easing restrictions on wedding and funeral ceremonies across the province as part of the phased reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has been the push some Canadians needed to move out of the city

COVID-19 has been the push some Canadians needed to move out of the city

TORONTO — Lexi McKenna's work day now includes breaks to help her mother-in-law plant vegetables, which wasn't possible when she was running her wedding business at breakneck speed out of her Toronto studio.

Quebec farm advised to use more ‘stable’ workforce after COVID-19 outbreak

MONTREAL — A COVID-19 outbreak among temporary foreign workers and other employees of a Quebec agricultural company has raised concerns about health risks when farm workers move between multiple work sites.
Legault fails to secure agreement on COVID-19 bill critic labels 'authoritarian'

Legault fails to secure agreement on COVID-19 bill critic labels 'authoritarian'

Quebec's opposition parties have succeeded in stalling a bill they say revealed the government's "authoritarian" streak and risked a return to the wild, corrupt days in the construction sector.

Ontario businesses prepare for Stage 2: 'It's sort of just a free-for-all'

BARRIE, Ont. — The highlight of Amber Abbott's Friday lunch wasn't the food, but the thrill of being close to people again. Not too close, of course. The tables on the newly extended patio of Grillicious Gourmet Tap and Grill in Barrie, Ont.