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Long-term care company cuts ties executive after comments made during meeting

A long-term care provider's decision to cut ties with an executive who made disparaging remarks about the relatives of residents struck by the COVID-19 pandemic falls short of the mark, family members said Friday as they continued to push for greater
Federal funding offer not enough to cover Ontario's COVID-19 costs, Ford says

Federal funding offer not enough to cover Ontario's COVID-19 costs, Ford says

TORONTO — A $14 billion federal financial aid offer to all of Canada's provinces and territories isn't enough, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Friday, noting the cost of his province's COVID-19 response alone is expected to be $23 billion.

Teen charged with attempted murder in stabbing of 79-year-old woman

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say a 15-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly attacking a 79-year-old woman. Officers say the incident happened in Oakville, Ont.

Toronto Public Library announces curbside pickup plan at 67 branches

TORONTO — The Toronto Public Library has announced that 67 of its branches will be accepting online reservations for curbside pickup starting Monday.

Baseball, soccer will soon be allowed as Quebec eases COVID-19 restrictions

MONTREAL — Quebec will allow outdoor team sports to gradually resume next week as the province continues to emerge from its COVID-19 shutdown, the government announced on Thursday Outdoor practices will be allowed to restart on June 8, and matches ca

Investigation into Ontario councillor's trip to N.B. continues despite apology

The New Brunswick government says it's still investigating an Ontario municipal politician's visit to the province during the COVID-19 pandemic, even after the councillor apologized for his actions this week.

Toronto police chief defends the service, promises change in wide-ranging speech

Toronto's chief of police is promising big changes to the force — but he says that change will look like a continuation of existing efforts to combat anti-black racism.

Brampton, Ont., tries to crack down on backyard parties as temperatures rise

The mayor of Brampton, Ont., says warm weather has made some residents reckless when it comes to physical distancing, noting fines were issued in connection with 19 backyard parties over the last week.

Premier Doug Ford acknowledges systemic racism in Ontario

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford has backtracked on his comments that Canada doesn't have the same "systemic, deep roots'' of racism as the United States, acknowledging that Ontario has a history of racism stretching back decades.

Ottawa jail inmates on hunger strike over food, lack of sanitary supplies

More than a dozen inmates at an Ottawa jail are on a hunger strike over conditions at the institution, which they say have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.