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COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

Newmarket holds at 348 cases, 15 cases in last 7 days; York Region reports 79 more cases, tallying 620 new cases in last 7 days; Ontario adds 826 more cases, 9 more deaths
<b>WATCH:</b> Rapid tests arrive in Canada as Trudeau announces funding for Canadian-made COVID-19 vaccines

WATCH: Rapid tests arrive in Canada as Trudeau announces funding for Canadian-made COVID-19 vaccines

The federal government says it will spend $214M on Canadian-made vaccines
<b>UPDATE: </b> 2 men charged following shooting in Thornhill

UPDATE: 2 men charged following shooting in Thornhill

A 36-year-old man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following the incident early Friday
Victim identified in Markham homicide investigation

Victim identified in Markham homicide investigation

York Regional Police were called to a residence for a report of a man found deceased on Wednesday
York Regional Police rolling out new anti-racism training

York Regional Police rolling out new anti-racism training

The mandatory training program is being billed as the first of its kind in York Region and is the result of engagement with community members, spokesperson says
Good morning, Newmarket!

Good morning, Newmarket!

Happiness multiplies when you share it
Fog advisory in effect: Environment Canada

Fog advisory in effect: Environment Canada

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations
<b>COVID-19:</b> Large class sizes pose bigger problems during the coronavirus pandemic, profs say

COVID-19: Large class sizes pose bigger problems during the coronavirus pandemic, profs say

Mathematical models can help figure out class sizes and configurations to minimize disruptions and school closures
COVID-19 Today: School, child care cases for Newmarket, York Region, and Ontario

COVID-19 Today: School, child care cases for Newmarket, York Region, and Ontario

4 schools remain under surveillance in Newmarket; 9 more schools under surveillance in York Region, bringing total school cases to 108; Ontario reports 74 more school cases, tallying 1,641 at 501 schools
Former YCDSB administrator appointed top role at Simcoe Muskoka school board

Former YCDSB administrator appointed top role at Simcoe Muskoka school board

Frances Bagley begins her new role as director of education Nov. 1