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Councillors call on Mayor Tory to end 'extreme show of force' in encampment clearings

TORONTO — Five Toronto councillors urged the city's mayor on Friday to end what they called an "extreme show of force" during the clearing of homeless encampments.
Several Ontario mass vaccination clinics wind down as focus shifts to smaller sites

Several Ontario mass vaccination clinics wind down as focus shifts to smaller sites

Several mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics across Ontario are winding down as first-dose registrations wane and communities shift their focus to smaller venues.
Toronto hospital network to require regular COVID tests for unvaccinated staff

Toronto hospital network to require regular COVID tests for unvaccinated staff

TORONTO — A major Toronto hospital network is introducing a policy that requires unvaccinated staff to take a COVID-19 test at home before coming to work.

Case of man charged in the death of Toronto police officer put over to Aug. 13

TORONTO — The case of a man charged in the death of a Toronto police officer has been put over to next month. Umar Zameer, 31, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Const Jeffrey Northrup.

York police say two teens arrested in alleged stabbing during meeting to sell dog

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police in York Region say they've arrested two teens after a man was stabbed during a meeting to buy a dog. They say the teens met with a man and a woman to possibly buy their dog in Vaughan, Ont., on Wednesday night.

Man turns himself in for alleged deliberate hit-and-run in Toronto: police

TORONTO — Police in Toronto say a man has turned himself in for what they say was a deliberate hit-and-run that killed a 25-year-old pedestrian.
Linda O'Leary's defence points to boat light evidence in closing arguments at trial

Linda O'Leary's defence points to boat light evidence in closing arguments at trial

Overwhelming evidence showing another vessel's lights were off at the time Linda O'Leary crashed into it means she shouldn't be found guilty in the deadly boat collision, her lawyer argued in court Thursday.

NDP urges Ford to declare a state of emergency over northern Ontario wildfires

Ontario's Opposition is calling on the government to declare a state of emergency over wildfires burning in the province's northwestern region, saying the premier "must stop ignoring the wildfire crisis.
Vax certificates may allow faster reopening, help plan for resurgence: science table

Vax certificates may allow faster reopening, help plan for resurgence: science table

TORONTO — COVID-19 vaccination certificates would allow high-risk settings to reopen sooner with greater capacity and help plan for future waves of the virus, Ontario's science advisors say.
Toronto marks three years since fatal Danforth mass shooting

Toronto marks three years since fatal Danforth mass shooting

Toronto is marking three years since a deadly mass shooting in the city's Greektown. Ten-year-old Julianna Kozis and 18-year-old Reese Fallon were killed and 13 others were injured in the July 22, 2018 attack along a busy stretch of Danforth Avenue.