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Ontario proposes bill on washroom use for delivery drivers

TORONTO — Ontario is set to introduce legislation that would require businesses to let delivery workers use their washrooms. Labour Minister Monte McNaughton said it is a common sense change that will preserve dignity for those workers.

Case of man accused in London, Ont., killing of Muslim family adjourned to November

LONDON, Ont. — A London, Ont., man facing terror charges in an incident that killed four members of a Muslim family has had his case adjourned until next month.

Ontario reports 304 COVID-19 cases, four deaths on Wednesday

Ontario is reporting 304 COVID-19 cases today and four deaths from the virus. The numbers are based on 31,569 tests. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 220 cases are in people who aren't fully vaccinated or have unknown vaccination status.

Teen girl dies after being struck by vehicle in Toronto's east end: police

TORONTO — Police say a teen girl who was struck by a vehicle in Toronto's east end has died. Investigators say the crash took place around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday (at Birchmount Road and Danforth Avenue).
Vaccine mandate for hospital staff would reduce staff shortage risk: science table

Vaccine mandate for hospital staff would reduce staff shortage risk: science table

A group of science experts advising Ontario on the pandemic says mandating COVID-19 vaccines for hospital workers would reduce the risk of staff shortages because fewer employees would be likely to get infected by the virus.
Ontario coroner reviews cases of unidentified human remains for links to rez schools

Ontario coroner reviews cases of unidentified human remains for links to rez schools

The office of Ontario's chief coroner is embarking on a review of unidentified human remains found in the last four decades to determine if any are linked to former residential schools. Dr.
Premier Ford declines to apologize for comments about immigrants

Premier Ford declines to apologize for comments about immigrants

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford would not apologize Tuesday for comments about immigrants that some called "callous" and "xenophobic," raising concerns that he was feeding negative stereotypes about newcomers.
Multiple people arrested, fined after large, rowdy gatherings near Queen's University

Multiple people arrested, fined after large, rowdy gatherings near Queen's University

Thirty-six people have been arrested and more than 100 fines have been issued after university students gathered for large, rowdy, unsanctioned parties in Kingston, Ont., over the weekend, city officials said.

Man sentenced to life in prison in killing of wife, mother-in-law: police

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say a Brampton, Ont., man has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of his wife and mother-in-law.

Flu shot now available for Ontarians at high risk; next month for everyone

TORONTO — Health Minister Christine Elliott says most Ontarians can get their flu shots next month, but people at higher risk can get them now. She announced Tuesday that the province has purchased 7.6 million flu vaccine doses for $89 million.