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Ontario details rapid testing protocol for school boards as schools report cases

Ontario details rapid testing protocol for school boards as schools report cases

TORONTO — Ontario school boards received more details from the province Monday regarding protocols for unvaccinated staff who must take twice-weekly rapid COVID-19 tests before coming to work.

Good Samaritans assaulted in Thunder Bay after trying to help woman in distress

Thunder Bay, Ont., police say they are investigating a violent robbery that left two people in hospital over the weekend. Police say they were called to the area of Beverly Street and Darwin Crescent late Friday night on reports of an injured woman.

Ontario reports 600 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths

Ontario is reporting 600 new cases of COVID-19 today and four more deaths linked to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says that 475 of those cases are in people who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

Western University investigating reports of sexual violence on campus

LONDON, Ont. — Officials with a university in southwestern Ontario say they have increased security on campus and in student residences following reports of sexual violence. Western University in London, Ont.

Ontario reports 784 new cases of COVID-19, six virus-related deaths

Ontario is reporting 784 new cases of COVID-19 today along with six new deaths linked to the virus. The province notes two of the deaths occurred more than a month ago and have been added to the overall tally after a data cleanup.

Police search for missing swimmer after Good Samaritan saves three

ELGIN COUNTY, ONTARIO, CANADA — Provincial police are searching for a missing swimmer at a park in Elgin County, Ont., after they say a Good Samaritan was able to save three others from drowning.

Ontario reports 857 new cases of COVID-19, 15 new virus-related deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 857 new cases of COVID-19 today and 15 deaths linked to the virus. The province says seven of those deaths took place more than a month ago and are now being added to the provincial tally after a data cleanup.

One man dead, three others injured after two-car crash in Mississauga

TORONTO — Peel Regional Police say a man in his 30s is dead and three others are injured after a two-vehicle crash in Mississauga, Ont. Police say the man was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead before arriving.

London, Ont., police looking for suspect in fatal shooting

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., are investigating a new homicide case. They say they received a report Friday evening at around 7:55 p.m. about multiple shots being fired in the area of Wateroak Drive and Heardcreek Trail.

Ontario has administered thousands of third COVID doses to the immunocompromised

TORONTO — Ontario has administered thousands of third doses of COVID-19 vaccine to some of the province's most vulnerable residents and will continue to do so despite the World Health Organization calling for a moratorium on the practice.