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CAMH survey looks at binge-drinking, financial anxiety during COVID

CAMH survey looks at binge-drinking, financial anxiety during COVID

TORONTO — A recent survey of about 1,000 Canadians suggests heavy drinking is highest among younger people and those worried about personal finances due to the pandemic.
Quebec cautiously optimistic as COVID-19 trends improve, Montreal retail reopens

Quebec cautiously optimistic as COVID-19 trends improve, Montreal retail reopens

MONTREAL — Quebec reported its sixth consecutive daily decrease in the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 on Monday, as retail stores across the Montreal area reopened following weeks of shutdowns to slow the spread of the virus.
Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says

Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says

TORONTO — Mother's Day gatherings contrary to physical distancing rules helped boost Ontario's COVID-19 cases, the health minister said Monday, and those rising numbers — plus concern over a large crowd at a Toronto park over the weekend — are delayi
Quebec's public health director hands over figurine gift for COVID-19 leadership

Quebec's public health director hands over figurine gift for COVID-19 leadership

QUEBEC — A small figurine of Quebec's director of public health, given to him as recognition for his efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, will have to be handed over to authorities because it runs contrary to the province's ethics rules, The Canadia
Arson suspected in early morning blaze that damaged Montreal cell tower

Arson suspected in early morning blaze that damaged Montreal cell tower

MONTREAL — Police say arson is suspected in a fire that badly damaged a telecommunications tower in southwestern Montreal early Monday. There were no injuries stemming fro. the blaze, which was reported about 3:45 a.m.

Two workers of Toronto Loblaws test positive for COVID-19, now isolating at home

TORONTO — Two workers at a Loblaws grocery store at the old Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto have tested positive for COVID-19. Loblaw says it closed the store briefly to allow for additional cleaning and has since reopened.

Woman arrested after allegedly killing 79-year-old woman in random act

Hamilton police say they've arrested a woman who allegedly killed a 79-year-old woman in a random act. They say the incident happened a week ago when the woman's family found her dead in an apartment.
Excitement, nervousness among Montreal retailers preparing to reopen

Excitement, nervousness among Montreal retailers preparing to reopen

MONTREAL — Some business owners in the Montreal area said Sunday that they're preparing to find a new normal as Quebec prepares to further relax measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19.
Toronto officials say crowding and public drinking at city park can't be allowed

Toronto officials say crowding and public drinking at city park can't be allowed

TORONTO — Officials in Toronto say a popular city park is much less crowded and under control after thousands of people gathered and broke COVID-19 physical distancing rules on Saturday.

Ontario reports 460 new cases of COVID-19, 25 new deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 460 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 new deaths related to the virus today as the provincial total continues to grow. The province has more than 25,500 cases, which includes 19,477 resolved cases and 2,073 deaths.