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Police arrest one suspect, search for another after Toronto mall shooting

TORONTO — One suspect is in custody and police are searching for a second after a shooting at a prominent mall in Toronto on Sunday afternoon. City police say gunfire broke out at the Yorkdale Shopping Centre at about 3:30 p.m.
Ontario reports 740 new COVID-19 infections, two virus-related deaths

Ontario reports 740 new COVID-19 infections, two virus-related deaths

Ontario is reporting 740 new cases of COVID-19 today and two deaths related to the virus.
Man who built shelters for homeless agrees to stand down after legal fight with city

Man who built shelters for homeless agrees to stand down after legal fight with city

TORONTO — A man who built small shelters to keep Toronto's homeless population warm in the winter says he won't revive the initiative this year after a legal fight with the city.
Ontario reports 835 new COVID-19 infections, seven new virus-related deaths

Ontario reports 835 new COVID-19 infections, seven new virus-related deaths

Ontario is reporting another jump in its daily COVID-19 case count, recording levels not seen since early June.

Man dead, two women wounded in Toronto shooting

TORONTO — City police say a man is dead and two women are in hospital after an early morning shooting in downtown Toronto. Sgt. Angela Theriault says it happened at around 5 a.m. in the area of Richmond and Duncan streets.

Stratford woman killed in motorcycle crash near Killaloe

KILLALOE, Ont. — Provincial police say a woman is dead after crashing her motorcycle near Killaloe, Ont. The accident happened early Thursday evening on Schutt Road, near Brodofske Road.

Ontario plans to announce vaccine certificate system next week: sources

TORONTO — Ontario plans to announce a COVID-19 vaccine certificate system early next week, The Canadian Press has learned, marking a significant reversal from Premier Doug Ford on the issue.
Chatham-Kent seeks provincial help after suspected gas blast in Wheatley

Chatham-Kent seeks provincial help after suspected gas blast in Wheatley

The mayor of a rural region in southwestern Ontario called for the province's help Friday after a suspected gas leak caused an explosion that levelled a building and left 20 people requiring medical attention.
Ontario universities offering hybrid frosh week as pandemic continues

Ontario universities offering hybrid frosh week as pandemic continues

TORONTO — Several Ontario universities will be going hybrid for orientation week next month.
Ontario LTC minister defends shot-or-test policy as companies mandate COVID vaccines

Ontario LTC minister defends shot-or-test policy as companies mandate COVID vaccines

TORONTO — Ontario's long-term care minister is defending the province's decision not to mandate COVID-19 shots for nursing-home workers after some of the largest operators in the sector announced plans for stricter policies.