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Ontario confirms four new COVID-19 cases; provincial total now 35

Ontario confirms four new COVID-19 cases; provincial total now 35

TORONTO — Ontario health officials announced four new cases of the novel coronavirus Monday, bringing the total in the province to 35, but the health minister said she is not recommending a ban at this time on large, public gatherings.

Changes to come in wake of review into provincial police workplace culture

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Ford muses about advertising along 400-series highways to generate revenue

Premier Doug Ford mused Monday about generating revenue through advertising along Ontario's 400-series highways. In a fireside chat in Kitchener, Ont., Ford was asked about his Progressive Conservative government's upcoming March 25 budget.
Ontario elementary teachers to return to bargaining table on Wednesday

Ontario elementary teachers to return to bargaining table on Wednesday

TORONTO — Ontario's elementary teachers are set to resume contract talks with the government on Wednesday, but they're warning that if bargaining doesn't produce an agreement, the union will resume job action after March break.

Ontario unveils new flooding strategy, but minister mum on funding

Ontario's new flooding strategy is focusing on increasing public awareness and preparedness, but it's not clear if it will come with any new funding. Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski announced in Minden, Ont.

Police identify man, woman killed after man opened fire in Hamilton bar

HAMILTON — Police have identified two people killed when a man opened fire in a Hamilton bar over the weekend, but say they are unable to find a connection between them or two other people injured in the shooting.
All eyes on Ontario teachers: some set for bargaining, others plan more strikes

All eyes on Ontario teachers: some set for bargaining, others plan more strikes

TORONTO — This week could be a key one in the ongoing and contentious contract talks between Ontario teachers and the government.

Four new patients with coronavirus in Ontario, all had recently travelled

TORONTO — Provincial and local health officials announced four new cases of the novel coronavirus in the Greater Toronto Area on Sunday, bringing the total in Ontario to 32. All four of the new patients had recently travelled outside of the country.

Police find body man who fell through ice while on toboggan towed by snowmobile

TRENT LAKES, Ont. — Provincial police say recovery divers have found the body of a man who fell through the ice on a lake in southern Ontario. Police say he fell through the ice on Saturday afternoon in the Municipality of Trent Lakes, Ont.

Two dead after four people shot after memorial service in Hamilton: police

HAMILTON — Two people were gunned down and two others were wounded early Sunday morning after attending a memorial for a murder victim, Hamilton police said as they called on witnesses to come forward.