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Ontario set to hold housing summit with municipal leaders

Ontario set to hold housing summit with municipal leaders

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is set to gather virtually with municipal leaders today for a housing summit. Ford says his goal for the summit is to come up with concrete ways to allow more families to buy a home.
Toronto students head back to class after COVID-19 remote learning, snowstorm

Toronto students head back to class after COVID-19 remote learning, snowstorm

Ontario's largest school board is to resume holding classes in-person today. The Toronto District School Board said last night that classes were set to go ahead after a snowstorm disrupted those plans on Monday and Tuesday.
Gunsmith's family launches lawsuit against Toronto police over shooting death

Gunsmith's family launches lawsuit against Toronto police over shooting death

The family of a gunsmith shot and killed by Toronto police launched a lawsuit against the service Tuesday, alleging officers used excessive force and failed to serve a search warrant when they raided the man's home in southwestern Ontario late last y
Ontario educators brace for challenges as in-person learning resumes amid Omicron

Ontario educators brace for challenges as in-person learning resumes amid Omicron

Educators returned to Ontario classrooms this week with little information about COVID-19 cases in schools and some early signs of related staff shortages taking shape in regions that weren't affected by heavy snow.
Child-care centres in Ontario concerned about limited N95 mask supply from province

Child-care centres in Ontario concerned about limited N95 mask supply from province

Several Ontario child-care centres are raising concerns about limited supplies of N95 masks provided by the government, saying they have no indication on when they will receive more.
Positive news coming this week on COVID-19 restrictions, Ford says

Positive news coming this week on COVID-19 restrictions, Ford says

TORONTO — Ontario is set to make an announcement later this week about reducing COVID-19 restrictions, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday, as some health-sector experts pointed to early signs of an ebbing Omicron wave.

Suspects who abducted woman in Wasaga Beach, Ont, claimed to be police

Three suspects who abducted a woman in Wasaga Beach, Ont., last week were dressed in police gear and claimed to have a warrant to arrest her, investigators said on Tuesday. Ontario Provincial Police Det.-Insp.
Mother sentenced to house arrest for death of toddler in Ontario river

Mother sentenced to house arrest for death of toddler in Ontario river

A 38-year-old woman has been sentenced to house arrest for the death of her three-year-old son, who drowned after she drove onto a flooded road and failed to save him.

Paramedics who treated fatally wounded teen receive 18 months' conditional sentence

Two Hamilton paramedics who treated a fatally wounded teen as though he had suffered a minor injury "deprived him of his only possible chance of survival" but didn't set out to harm him or treat him negligently, an Ontario judge said in sentencing th

Half of Ont. opioid deaths interacted with health-care system the month before: study

TORONTO — Half of Ontarians who died of an opioid overdose in the early stages of the pandemic had interacted with the health-care system in the month before their deaths, a new report shows.