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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.

York Region police investigating after eight-year-old boy hit by car in Newmarket

NEWMARKET, ONTARIO, CANADA — York Region police say an eight-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries after he was struck by an SUV on Thursday evening. Police say a boy on a bicycle was hit by the vehicle in Newmarket, Ont., at about 6:15 p.
New strategies must be implemented to deal with opioid crisis: Ontario science table

New strategies must be implemented to deal with opioid crisis: Ontario science table

A wide variety of strategies must be implemented across Ontario to tackle the opioid crisis that has worsened significantly during the pandemic, according to the province's science table.
Toronto parents describe nerves, excitement as Ontario's largest boards resume class

Toronto parents describe nerves, excitement as Ontario's largest boards resume class

TORONTO — Parents said they were excited but nervous as they dropped their children off to school on Thursday - the first day of classes in Ontario's largest school boards - amid a fourth wave of the pandemic.

Ontario reports 798 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths

Ontario is reporting 798 new cases of COVID-19 today and three more deaths linked to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 620 of those cases are in individuals who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

Toronto police make arrest in kidnapping case, suspect facing 15 criminal charges

Toronto police say a 25-year-old man has been arrested and is facing 15 criminal charges in relation to a kidnapping earlier this summer. Jaye Tamodra of Richmond Hill, Ont.

Ontario court finds province broke law on lack of public consultations

TORONTO — An Ontario court has found the provincial government broke the law by failing to adhere to the Environmental Bill of Rights.