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Schools, info campaign will play important part in vaccinating young kids: Elliott

Schools, info campaign will play important part in vaccinating young kids: Elliott

TORONTO — Ontario's health minister says schools and an information campaign will play important roles in the province's effort to vaccinate young children against COVID-19 once shots are approved for them — key recommendations of experts advising th

Town disables comments on social media to prevent spread of hate, misinformation

An Ontario town says it will no longer allow comments on its social media posts in an effort to prevent the spread of hate and misinformation.

Coroner's inquest set for November in 2018 death of teen at school for the blind

TORONTO — A coroner's inquest is set to begin next month into the death of a disabled teen who was in the care of a residential school for the blind. Samuel Brown, 18, died in February 2018 while attending the W.
Ontario aims to add 2,000 more nurses in long-term care sector

Ontario aims to add 2,000 more nurses in long-term care sector

TORONTO — Ontario plans to spend up to $100 million to add 2,000 nurses to the long-term care sector over the next few years as part of a larger plan to beef up staffing levels and improve care for residents.

Small plane lands on toll highway north of Toronto: police

MARKHAM, ONTARIO, CANADA — Police say a small plane landed on a toll highway north of Toronto on Wednesday morning. Provincial police Const.
Toronto District School Board extends deadline for staff COVID-19 vaccination policy

Toronto District School Board extends deadline for staff COVID-19 vaccination policy

TORONTO — Canada's largest school board is giving staff more time to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as long as they disclose their immunization status. The Toronto District School Board's mandatory vaccination policy had previously set a Nov.

Ontario lays first COVID-19 charges against long-term care home in London

Ontario's Ministry of Labour says it has laid the province's first COVID-19-related charges against a long-term care home in London, Ont.

Police investigate fatal shooting of two dogs in central Ontario

DYSART ET AL TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO — Ontario Provincial Police say they're investigating the fatal shooting of two dogs near Haliburton, Ont. They say the owners reported that the dogs got loose from their lead in the evening of Oct.

Drinking water advisory in place in northern Ontario community: officials

A drinking water advisory is in place for a northern Ontario community until further notice after an issue with the water distribution system.
Ford says he understands parents hesitant to get their kids vaccinated

Ford says he understands parents hesitant to get their kids vaccinated

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he understands parents who are hesitant to get their five- or six-year-old children vaccinated against COVID-19 once the shots are approved for kids.