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SickKids doctors expect safe return to school for Ontario students in September

SickKids doctors expect safe return to school for Ontario students in September

TORONTO — Medical experts from Toronto's SickKids Hospital say children in Ontario should be able to return to school in September, even though the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 likely won't be eradicated by then.

Man seriously injured after Wednesday morning shooting in Burlington, Ont.

BURLINGTON, Ont. — Police say a shooting that left a 23-year-old man with serious injuries and prompted a shelter-in-place order in Burlington, Ont., appears to have been targeted. They say the incident happened at around 9 a.m.
Ontario drivers see average of $150 savings; minister says more should be done

Ontario drivers see average of $150 savings; minister says more should be done

TORONTO — Insurance companies have provided $685 million in relief to Ontario drivers using their cars less during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the province's finance minister says more should be done.

Ontario passes bill to protect farmers from animal rights activists

TORONTO — Ontario has passed legislation it says will protect farmers from animal rights activists who trespass on their property.

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.