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Public Health Ontario to oversee COVID science expert group

Public Health Ontario is taking over operation of Ontario's expert group of COVID-19 pandemic advisers. The agency announced Thursday it would host the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table on a permanent basis starting on April 4.
More COVID measures not necessary in Ontario as cases rise: health minister

More COVID measures not necessary in Ontario as cases rise: health minister

TORONTO — Ontario's health minister says the province isn't currently looking to bring back any COVID-19 measures that were lifted earlier this month, despite rising infections and hospitalizations in the province.

Ontario finance minister tests positive for COVID-19, says symptoms mild

TORONTO — Ontario's finance minister says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Peter Bethlenfalvy says he took a rapid test today after experiencing minor symptoms.

Second suspect in fatal shooting returned to Hamilton: police

HAMILTON — Police say a second suspect in a Hamilton murder has been brought back to Canada after fleeing the country. Investigators say the two suspects fled to Eastern Europe within 24 hours of the Feb.
Toronto police identify woman whose dismembered body was found in a plastic bag

Toronto police identify woman whose dismembered body was found in a plastic bag

TORONTO — The Toronto Police Service has identified the woman whose dismembered body was found in a plastic bag in the city's Leslieville neighbourhood. Homicide investigators have confirmed the identity of the dead woman as Tien Ly of Toronto.
Indigenous leaders call for Thunder Bay Police Service to be dismantled

Indigenous leaders call for Thunder Bay Police Service to be dismantled

Indigenous leaders demanded the dismantling of the Thunder Bay Police Service on Wednesday and said it should immediately be barred from carrying out major crime investigations due to what they called "repeated failures.
Ontario government introduces bill meant to increase housing supply

Ontario government introduces bill meant to increase housing supply

TORONTO — Ontario introduced legislation Wednesday to streamline approval processes in a bid to boost the province's housing supply but the bill lacked key measures advocates and experts have long urged – something the housing minister blamed on muni
Some Ontario public health officials warn of COVID-19 increases, advise masking

Some Ontario public health officials warn of COVID-19 increases, advise masking

TORONTO — Top health officials in some Ontario regions are advising residents to keep wearing masks in light of rising COVID-19 trends. Dr.

Case of Peter Nygard put over to April 20 in Toronto

TORONTO — The case of disgraced Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard will return to a Toronto courtroom April 20.

Rewards offered for tips in Toronto murder, attempted murder cases

Toronto police are asking for help tracking down two men sought in unrelated violent crimes, saying anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest could receive a reward of up to $50,000.