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Some Ontario casinos open as province reports COVID-19 surge

TORONTO — Several Ontario casinos reopened on Monday as the province reported a surge in new cases of COVID-19. Great Canadian Gaming Corporation says it reopened 11 of its properties, including Casino Woodbine in Toronto and Casino Ajax.

Quebec coroner launching public inquest into fatal 2017 Montreal police incident

MONTREAL — The Quebec coroner's office is launching a public inquest into the 2017 death of a Montreal-area man who was killed during a police intervention. Koray Kevin Celik, 28, was in crisis when police were called to his home shortly after 2 a.m.
Ontario is in a COVID-19 second wave: Premier Ford

Ontario is in a COVID-19 second wave: Premier Ford

TORONTO — Ontario is experiencing a second wave of COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford declared Monday, saying his government was looking at all options to combat an alarming surge in cases.

Quebec City pulls ads from radio station, citing owners' disregard for COVID-19

Quebec City has announced it will no longer advertise on a radio station it accuses of encouraging people to disregard the health measures put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Nearly 200 tickets issued in relation to Wasaga Beach, Ont., car rally

Nearly 200 tickets have been issued over a car rally that violated COVID-19 safety protocols in an Ontario beach town, police said Monday.

Police investigate death of man found shot in building hallway as homicide

Toronto police say the death of a man found shot in the hallway of a building is being investigated as a homicide. Police say a 24-year-old man was found in the hallway on Sunday night and died of his injuries at the scene.

Divers find body of man who drowned while fleeing police in northwestern Quebec

MONTREAL — Quebec's police watchdog say divers have located the body of a man who reportedly jumped in a river and died during a provincial police intervention early Sunday morning. The incident occurred at about 1:15 a.m.

Murder charge laid against 61-year-old man in case of missing woman

AURORA, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say they've laid a murder charge against a 61-year-old man in connection with a woman who went missing over the summer. York Regional Police say Helen Sedo, 61, was last seen in July in Aurora, Ont.

Hamilton police arrest woman for death of man outside variety store

Hamilton police say they've arrested and charged a 36-year-old woman in connection with the death of a man outside a variety store on Sunday night. Police say the 60-year-old man was found unresponsive, lying next to his vehicle with stab wounds.
Trial for accused double-murderer Adam Strong set to begin in Oshawa, Ont.

Trial for accused double-murderer Adam Strong set to begin in Oshawa, Ont.

OSHAWA, Ont. — A murder trial is set to begin today for a man accused of killing two Ontario teenagers. Adam Strong faces first-degree murder charges in the deaths of Rori Hache and Kandis Fitzpatrick, and his trial in Oshawa, Ont.