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Omicron variant confirmed in Hamilton, Peel as daily COVID-19 case count tops 1,000

Omicron variant confirmed in Hamilton, Peel as daily COVID-19 case count tops 1,000

More cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant were confirmed in Ontario on Saturday as the province recorded more than 1,000 new virus cases for the second day running.
More Omicron cases crop up in Ontario amid Delta-driven surge

More Omicron cases crop up in Ontario amid Delta-driven surge

TORONTO — More cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 cropped up in various Toronto-area public health units Friday, as Ontario recorded its highest daily case count in six months.
Windsor hospitals under strain, asking public for help, patience

Windsor hospitals under strain, asking public for help, patience

WINDSOR, Ont. — Health officials in southwestern Ontario are warning the public about strained acute care and hospital capacity issues.

Stock up early on booze this holiday season, LCBO urges, citing supply chain issues

TORONTO — Ontario's foremost liquor purveyor is urging residents to stock up early this holiday season to prevent any supply chain-induced disappointments.
Ontarians aged 50 and older can soon book COVID-19 boosters

Ontarians aged 50 and older can soon book COVID-19 boosters

TORONTO — Ontario residents aged 50 and older can soon book COVID-19 booster shots and more people will become eligible in January, the province announced Thursday, amid rising virus cases and the new Omicron variant. Dr.

One-year-old girl found dead after house fire in Leeds County

Provincial police say a one-year-old girl was found dead after a house fire in Rideau Lakes Township, Ont., this week. They say her body was found after the fire was extinguished on Tuesday evening.

Community grieving after London, Ont., crash that killed eight-year-old girl

Girl Guides of Canada and a local school board say their communities are grieving after a car crash killed an eight-year-old girl and injured nine other pedestrians in London, Ont., this week.
Man accused in cop's death wants pub ban changed to address 'misleading' narrative

Man accused in cop's death wants pub ban changed to address 'misleading' narrative

TORONTO — A man accused in the death of a Toronto police officer is seeking to partially lift a publication ban on his case in order to address what his lawyer has called a "misleading" narrative.
Ontario offering loans guarantees for non-profit long-term care development

Ontario offering loans guarantees for non-profit long-term care development

TORONTO — Ontario is offering loan guarantees to help not-for-profit long-term care homes acquire development loans.
New online resources launched to help Ontario schools combat Islamophobia

New online resources launched to help Ontario schools combat Islamophobia

TORONTO — Ontario students and teachers now have access to a set of online resources aimed at combating Islamophobia in schools.