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York Regional Police charge woman in hit-and-run in Markham, Ont.

MARKHAM, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say they've charged a woman in a hit-and-run on Monday that left a cyclist dead. York Regional Police say they received a call at around 8:15 a.m.

Police say two-year-old is dead after drowning in Ottawa on Tuesday

Ottawa police say a two-year-old boy drowned Tuesday. Police say they were called to Petrie Island on the Ottawa River at 5:30 p.m. after receiving a report of a missing child.

Migrant worker testing centre 'in the heart of the community' to shut down

TORONTO — A testing centre dedicated to assessing the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers in and around Windsor, Ont.

Ontario pumping $500 million into corrections to hire staff, upgrade facilities

TORONTO — Ontario will infuse $500 million into corrections over the next five years as it hires hundreds of frontline staff and updates aging jails, the province announced Tuesday.
COVID-19: Quebec plans to have all students in the classroom this fall

COVID-19: Quebec plans to have all students in the classroom this fall

MONTREAL — Quebec plans to have all elementary and high school students back in the classroom this fall with a backup plan should the number of COVID-19 cases spike, the province's education minister said Tuesday.

Four-year-old child drives SUV into several stop signs in Toronto parking lot

Toronto police say a four-year-old child is uninjured after driving an SUV into several stop signs in the city's north end. Police say they received reports of several collisions in a big-box store parking lot in north Toronto shortly after 2 p.m.

Four 'disfigured' dead cats found in park north of Toronto prompts investigation

Police north of Toronto are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets after the grisly discovery of four "disfigured" dead cats in a park. York regional police investigators have been out canvassing Belair Way Park in Vaughan, Ont.

Windsor expands COVID isolation centre for migrant workers as region tests more

TORONTO — The City of Windsor says it is expanding an isolation centre to help migrant workers who have tested positive for COVID-19.

No singing or dancing allowed as Ontario reopens restaurant patios

TORONTO — Whistle while you work to help Ontario bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic — but please, don't sing.

Ontario proposing all health units collect race-based data on COVID-19

TORONTO — Every health unit in Ontario could soon be collecting race-based data on the COVID-19 pandemic after the provincial government announced Monday it would act on the advice of community leaders and public health experts who want the figures t