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Youth-led rally demanding urgent climate action held at Ontario legislature

TORONTO — A large crowd has gathered outside Ontario's legislature to call for immediate government action to address climate change.
Ontario public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

Ontario public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

TORONTO — Ontario reported a record spending increase in the first fiscal year of the pandemic but that figure was still lower than anticipated, prompting criticism the government held back funds that could have helped the fight against COVID-19.
Few enforcement incidents reported in first days of Ontario vaccine certificates

Few enforcement incidents reported in first days of Ontario vaccine certificates

TORONTO — Ontario police forces and other enforcement bodies are reporting few incidents in the early days of the province’s proof of COVID-19 vaccination policy, as some businesses have publicly pledged to ignore the rules.

Health officials say COVID-19 case linked to Kingston, Ont., polling station

KINGSTON, Ont. — Health officials are asking anyone who attended a Kingston, Ont., polling station on Monday night to monitor for signs of COVID-19 after a positive case was linked to the site.
Ontario legislature to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test to enter

Ontario legislature to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test to enter

TORONTO — People will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative rapid test result to enter Ontario's legislature next month.
Union calls for Ontario to institute distancing, capacity limits at universities

Union calls for Ontario to institute distancing, capacity limits at universities

TORONTO — A union representing workers on university campuses in Ontario called Thursday for the government to put classroom capacity limits and distancing requirements in place to better protect students and staff from COVID-19.

Police seek suspects, witnesses in shooting that killed man in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police are seeking suspects and witnesses in a shooting that killed a 24-year-old man in Mississauga, Ont. Investigators say they were called to a location (at Mid-way Boulevard and Columbus Road) around 8 p.m.

Two charged with first-degree murder in shooting of Oshawa, Ont., teen

OSHAWA, Ont. — Two people have been charged with murder in the 2019 shooting of a teenager in Oshawa, Ont. Durham Regional Police say 22-year-old Ramanujan Ratnavel and an 18-year-old man have been charged with first-degree murder in the Aug.

Ontario Human Rights Commission seeks input on derogatory street, building names

The Ontario Human Rights Commission is seeking the public's input as it develops a policy statement on the display of derogatory names, words and images.

Alleged impaired driver crashes into Thunder Bay, Ont., LCBO: police

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — A 60-year-old woman is facing several charges, including for impaired driving, after a car crashed into the side of a liquor store in Thunder Bay, Ont. Police say the woman had four times the legal limit of alcohol in her system.