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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
Rest of Ontario enters Stage 2 on Friday except Toronto, Peel and Windsor-Essex

Rest of Ontario enters Stage 2 on Friday except Toronto, Peel and Windsor-Essex

TORONTO — All regions of Ontario except for Toronto, Peel and Windsor-Essex will be in Stage 2 of the province's phased reopening plan as of Friday.
Quebec to allow indoor gatherings up to 50 people; reduce distancing for kids

Quebec to allow indoor gatherings up to 50 people; reduce distancing for kids

MONTREAL — Quebec will allow indoor public gatherings of up to 50 people beginning June 22, and is reducing the physical distancing requirement for children 16 years and under to one metre, the province's director of public health announced Monday.

About 375,000 Ontario front-line workers still waiting for pandemic pay premium

TORONTO — Hundreds of thousands of front-line workers in Ontario are still waiting to receive a pandemic pay premium they were promised about two months ago.
With spotlight on policing failures, how can the system better respond to mental-health crises?

With spotlight on policing failures, how can the system better respond to mental-health crises?

TORONTO — When someone broke into her car earlier this month, Meenakshi Mannoe considered calling police.

Ontario considers scrapping civil jury trials to deal with courts backlog

TORONTO — Ontario is considering scrapping jury trials for civil cases in an effort to tackle a backlog exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, but some lawyers say the government is rushing a decision that could have significant repercussions on the p

Urban planners and bike shops say pandemic could shift the culture of cycling

TORONTO — A Toronto bike shop says it hopes a recent boom in sales during the COVID-19 pandemic is a sign of growing public support for cycling.