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COVID-19 testing sites see demand surge as cases rise, kids return to school

COVID-19 testing sites see demand surge as cases rise, kids return to school

OTTAWA — Provinces are looking to expand COVID-19 testing as Canadians in many provinces wait long hours to be swabbed or can't get in for testing at all.
Leslyn Lewis to run for Conservatives in rural Ontario riding held by party stalwart

Leslyn Lewis to run for Conservatives in rural Ontario riding held by party stalwart

OTTAWA — The Toronto lawyer who finished third in the federal Conservative leadership race says she'll seek election as an MP in a rural Ontario riding.
Toronto police probe possibility that stabbings of mosque caretaker and homeless man may be linked

Toronto police probe possibility that stabbings of mosque caretaker and homeless man may be linked

Toronto police say they're investigating the possibility that the stabbing death of a volunteer caretaker at a west-end mosque is linked to another recent homicide in the city. Insp.
Quebec teachers' union suing government for info on COVID-19 back-to-school plan

Quebec teachers' union suing government for info on COVID-19 back-to-school plan

MONTREAL — A teachers' union is suing Quebec to obtain documents used to prepare the province's back-to-school plan, claiming authorities are not being transparent about the number of infections in schools.
More police patrols after weekend of gun violence: Montreal mayor

More police patrols after weekend of gun violence: Montreal mayor

Montreal's mayor is speaking out after a weekend of gun violence in the city.
Further lockdowns possible if COVID-19 cases continue to increase: Ford

Further lockdowns possible if COVID-19 cases continue to increase: Ford

TORONTO — Parts of Ontario could see another lockdown if the province cannot get a handle on increasing rates of COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford warned Monday as the government reported a daily increase of new cases not seen since early June.

Delayed start for online classes as demand grows in some Ontario school boards

A growing number of Ontario students are opting for online education in the coming academic year, prompting both school boards and universities to bolster their e-learning offerings in the face of rising demand.

Police charge 18 in London, Brampton fentanyl bust

LONDON, Ont. — Police have charged 18 people, including four minors, in a large fentanyl bust in two Ontario cities. Investigators say the arrests were made following searches in multiple locations in London and Brampton.
Several hundred Western University students get tested after COVID outbreak

Several hundred Western University students get tested after COVID outbreak

A few hundred Western University students lined up on campus Monday to get tested for COVID-19 after five students living off campus tested positive for the disease over the weekend. A spokeswoman said the school in London, Ont.
Halloween doesn't have to be cancelled even if trick-or-treating is, experts say

Halloween doesn't have to be cancelled even if trick-or-treating is, experts say

TORONTO — Fears that an invisible virus may be lurking among trick-or-treaters will keep Melanie Vicente's two children home this Halloween, but the Toronto mom says she's determined to make sure her beloved holiday is still spooktacular.