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Ford says Ontario is experiencing a 'little spike' of COVID-19 but it's manageable

Ford says Ontario is experiencing a 'little spike' of COVID-19 but it's manageable

OSHAWA, Ont. — Ontario is able to manage the "little spike" in COVID-19 that the province is seeing right now, Premier Doug Ford said Monday as hospitalizations jumped 30 per cent week over week.
Premier Doug Ford's nephew to run for Conservatives in Toronto riding

Premier Doug Ford's nephew to run for Conservatives in Toronto riding

TORONTO — Michael Ford, the nephew of Premier Doug Ford, will run for the Ontario Progressive Conservatives in the provincial election in June.
Ontario NDP promises universal mental health care; estimate of $1.15B a year

Ontario NDP promises universal mental health care; estimate of $1.15B a year

TORONTO — Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is promising universal mental health coverage if her party wins the June election, with an annual price tag of $1.15 billion.
Ford announces $21M funding to expand health services in Brampton hospitals

Ford announces $21M funding to expand health services in Brampton hospitals

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford is pledging $21 million to expand capacity and improve services at the William Osler Health System in Brampton, Ont.
It's time for new tools to boost uptake of third doses, child vaccination: experts

It's time for new tools to boost uptake of third doses, child vaccination: experts

TORONTO — Ontario is entering a sixth wave of COVID-19 with few remaining public health measures and experts say now is the time for a renewed vaccination strategy aimed at boosting third-dose uptake, shots for kids and preparing for wider fourth dos

Man, 22, charged with second-degree murder following stabbing in Ajax, Ont.

TORONTO — A 22-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder after two people were allegedly stabbed in Ajax, Ont., on Friday.

Ontario reports 804 in hospital with COVID-19, 165 in intensive care

COVID-19 hospitalizations are up in Ontario today, to 855 from yesterday's 804. The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care, meanwhile, dropped by two to 165. There were seven new COVID-19 deaths reported.

Man, 43, charged with assault of teenage hockey player, police say

WHITBY, Ont. — Police have charged a 43-year-old man with assault after they allege he started a fight with a hockey player at an under-16 game in Whitby, Ont.

Ontario details resources for wildfire season beginning April 1

Ontario says it has 800 fire rangers and dozens of aircraft prepared to respond to this year’s wildfire season. The province detailed its available resources on Friday, the official start date of the wildland fire season that goes until Oct. 31.
Ontario monitoring LTC situation as COVID cases rise: minister

Ontario monitoring LTC situation as COVID cases rise: minister

Ontario's long-term care minister says the province is monitoring the situation as 10 per cent of long-term care homes report COVID-19 outbreaks, while stressing that "the time has come to move on" from strict public health measures.