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Ford says Ontario standing firm on child-care funding demands before making deal

Ford says Ontario standing firm on child-care funding demands before making deal

TORONTO — Despite being one of the final holdouts to join Ottawa's affordable child-care plan, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday that he won't budge on his demands as the province negotiates a deal.

Two injured after stabbing at high school in Toronto: police

Toronto police say a male has been arrested in a stabbing at a high school that left two people injured Tuesday afternoon.
Ontario to allow pharmacies to offer symptomatic COVID-19 testing

Ontario to allow pharmacies to offer symptomatic COVID-19 testing

TORONTO — Ontario pharmacies will soon be able to start offering COVID-19 tests for symptomatic people, but the Opposition raised doubts about whether it can be done safely.

Two people found dead in house fire in Town of Renfrew, Ont.: police

RENFREW, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say the bodies of two people have been found in a home in an eastern Ontario that was the scene of a fire this week. Firefighters responded to the residence on Fortington Street in the town of Renfrew, Ont.
Ontario will let regions take lead on tougher pandemic measures for now: Ford

Ontario will let regions take lead on tougher pandemic measures for now: Ford

TORONTO — As more Ontario regions contend with health system strain from rising COVID-19 infections, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday that his government will keep relying on local medical officers of health to reinstate pandemic restrictions.

Ontario investing $75 million in fight against guns and gangs

TORONTO — The province says it is investing $75 million to combat guns and gangs across Ontario.

21 people arrested, charged with drug trafficking in London

LONDON, Ont. — A total of 21 people have been arrested and charged with 118 drug trafficking offences in London, Ont. after 16-month-long investigation.

A 23-year-old Toronto man faces a charge of second-degree murder

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A 23-year-old Toronto man is facing a murder charge in the shooting death of a man in Brampton, Ont. this past weekend. Shortly after 4 a.m. on Saturday, Nov.
Some Ontario health units reinstating capacity limits, mulling tougher COVID measures

Some Ontario health units reinstating capacity limits, mulling tougher COVID measures

An Ontario health unit said Monday it would reinstate capacity limits and other public health rules amid a surge of COVID-19 cases, while another mulled a similar move.
Ontario assisting about a dozen long-term care homes as first-dose deadline hits

Ontario assisting about a dozen long-term care homes as first-dose deadline hits

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Fewer than a dozen nursing homes needed staffing help from the Ontario government on Monday as the deadline for workers to get a first COVID-19 vaccine dose came due, according to the minister of long-term care.