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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.

Toronto police ask for public's help in investigation of Varsha Gajula's murder

Toronto police are asking for help in their investigation of a murder. The body of 41-year-old Varsha Gajula of Caledon, Ont., was found Wednesday morning. Police were called to a suspicious incident near Keele Street and Hillary Avenue.

Search for missing boater in Lake Ontario near Oakville

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Police have been searching through the night for a boater they believe went missing on Lake Ontario in the Oakville, Ont., area.

Sarnia, Ont., police officer charged with sexual assault

SARNIA, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog says a police officer with the Sarnia, Ont., force has been charged with sexual assault.

Three dead after two vehicles collide in southwest Ont.

SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, Ont. — Provincial police say three people are dead after two vehicles collided Thursday afternoon in southwestern Ontario. South Bruce OPP say the collision happened around 2:45 p.m.
Ryerson University's board of governors approves recommendation to change name

Ryerson University's board of governors approves recommendation to change name

TORONTO — Ryerson University, named after an architect of Canada's residential school system, has agreed to change its name.

Ontario health units want provincial vax cert, say regional options limited

TORONTO — Faced with the province's refusal to implement a COVID-19 proof-of-vaccination system, local public health units in Ontario are considering regional vaccine certificates, though they acknowledge the measure would be less effective. Dr.
Several Ontario universities strengthening campus vaccination policies

Several Ontario universities strengthening campus vaccination policies

Several Ontario universities are strengthening their COVID-19 vaccine policies before classes begin next month following a recommendation from a group representing public health officers across the province.

Toronto District School Board to require staff get vaccinated against COVID-19

TORONTO — Ontario's largest school board will require its staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19, going a step further than the province's current plan for education workers.

First Nations leaders ask for help with mental health crisis in remote community

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — First Nations leaders in Northern Ontario are calling on the federal and provincial governments to help a remote community in the midst of a mental-health crisis.