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Ontario reports 535 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths

Ontario is reporting 535 new cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths from the virus today. Of the new cases, 388 of the infected people are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.
Ontario health sector braces for worse staff shortages as vaccine mandates come due

Ontario health sector braces for worse staff shortages as vaccine mandates come due

TORONTO — Hundreds of Ontario workers in hospitals and long-term care could be off the job in the coming weeks because they did not get vaccinated against COVID-19, further complicating what advocates call a “perfect storm” of staff shortages.

Two people seriously injured after shooting in Toronto: police

Toronto police say two people were seriously injured in a shooting in the area of Thorncliffe Park Drive and Overlea Boulevard late Saturday evening. Police say they received reports of multiple gunshots just before 11 p.m.

Two dead, one injured in southwestern Ont. crash

ST. THOMAS, Ont. — Provincial police say two people are dead after two pickup trucks collided in southwestern Ontario Saturday night. The crash happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. in Elgin County, just east of St. Thomas, Ont.
Ontario lifts capacity limits for cinemas, theatres, but not gyms, restaurants

Ontario lifts capacity limits for cinemas, theatres, but not gyms, restaurants

TORONTO — Ontario has lifted COVID-19 capacity limits in some venues that are asking patrons to show proof of vaccination — a move that's being met with mixed reactions from different industries.

Police investigating Friday evening hit-and-run in downtown Toronto

TORONTO — Police say they're investigating after a vehicle allegedly struck a woman in downtown Toronto. In a news release Saturday, police say they got a call about the collision around 7 p.m. Friday.

Person dies after van, tractor trailer involved in head-on collision in Chatham-Kent

CHATHAM, Ont. — Police say one person has died after a van and tractor-trailer were involved in a head-on collision in Chatham-Kent, Ont., on Friday.

Police investigate 'hate-motivated graffiti' on Pride crosswalk in Stratford, Ont.

Police in Stratford, Ont., say they're investigating a hate-motivated incident after a newly completed Pride crosswalk was vandalized in the city's downtown.

Confidence in COVID-19 vaccines among Ontarians remains stable: science group

A science advisory group says overall confidence in COVID-19 vaccines among Ontarians has remained relatively stable.
Ontario lifting capacity limits on theatres, spectator sports venues Saturday

Ontario lifting capacity limits on theatres, spectator sports venues Saturday

TORONTO — Cinemas, theatres, spectator sports venues and several other spaces in Ontario where proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required can open at full capacity this weekend.