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Ontario legislature re-elects Ted Arnott as Speaker

Ontario legislature re-elects Ted Arnott as Speaker

TORONTO — Provincial politicians returned to Ontario's legislature Monday and re-elected Ted Arnott as Speaker, ahead of the government presenting a throne speech and reintroduced budget on Tuesday.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing police canine SUV with dogs inside

Toronto police say a man is in custody after he allegedly stole a police canine unit SUV and then crashed a few blocks away, injuring himself but leaving the police pups unharmed.
Ontario confident in monkeypox vaccine strategy, Moore says, but some seek expansion

Ontario confident in monkeypox vaccine strategy, Moore says, but some seek expansion

TORONTO — Ontario's top doctor says the province's current monkeypox vaccination strategy is working and cases of the virus appear to be plateauing. Dr.
GO Transit workers vote 93 per cent in favour of strike if no deal is reached

GO Transit workers vote 93 per cent in favour of strike if no deal is reached

TORONTO — The union representing 2,200 GO Transit bus operators, station attendants, plant and fleet maintenance workers, transit safety officers, and office professionals says their members have voted 93 per cent in favour of going on strike if nece
Ontario legislature returns amid health staffing crisis, high inflation

Ontario legislature returns amid health staffing crisis, high inflation

TORONTO — Ontario's legislature is set to resume this week for the first time since the re-election of Premier Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives, with politicians returning amid a health-care staffing crisis and skyrocketing inflation.

Much of southern Ontario under heat warning this weekend

Much of southern Ontario is under a heat warning as a two-day heat event takes over the province this weekend.
Hospital staffing strain 'unprecedented,' could peak soon: Ontario Health exec

Hospital staffing strain 'unprecedented,' could peak soon: Ontario Health exec

TORONTO — Ontario hospitals are experiencing staff shortages at an "unprecedented" level, an executive at the provincial agency overseeing them says, but the situation may improve in the coming weeks as the seventh wave of COVID-19 recedes.
Seventh wave of COVID-19 in Ontario has peaked, chief medical officer of health says

Seventh wave of COVID-19 in Ontario has peaked, chief medical officer of health says

TORONTO — The seventh wave of COVID-19 in Ontario has peaked, the province's chief medical officer of health said Friday. Dr. Kieran Moore said in an interview that key indicators are peaking or already trending downward.

Woman allegedly sexually assaulted by massage therapist in Toronto: police

Toronto police say they've made an arrest after a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a massage therapist. They say a woman went to a business on Monday in the north end of the city, where she arranged to get a massage from a massage therapist.

Health Canada warns of counterfeit COVID-19 rapid antigen tests in Ontario

Health Canada has issued a public warning after it says counterfeit COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits were found in Ontario.