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Government urges doctors to provide in-person visits over virtual

TORONTO — Ontario doctors should be providing in-person care now instead of virtual visits, say their regulatory college, the Ministry of Health and the province's top doctor. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Dr.
Ontario to unveil new reopening plan, including ending capacity limits: source

Ontario to unveil new reopening plan, including ending capacity limits: source

TORONTO — Ontario will soon announce a plan for further reopening, including ending capacity limits in restaurants and gyms, a senior government source said Thursday, but the province's top doctor suggested the rules themselves won't be loosened quic

Man, 24, charged with mischief after statue of Harriet Tubman damaged

A 24-year-old man in St. Catharines, Ont., is facing charges after police allege he deliberately damaged a statue of Harriet Tubman.

Teen girl charged with murder in fatal shooting of 16-year-old boy in Toronto

Toronto police say a 15-year-old girl has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of another teen. Police say the shooting took place in the city's northeast around 6 p.m. on July 3.

Several Ontario hospitals enact mandatory vaccination policies for visitors

TORONTO — More than a dozen hospitals across Ontario are implementing mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies for visitors, in addition to mandates for their staff.

Man charged with first-degree murder in stabbing of 26-year-old Toronto man

TORONTO — A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old Toronto man. Toronto police say the stabbing took place in the city's northwest shortly before midnight on Sept. 29.
Toronto's homeless community demands better winter plan from city

Toronto's homeless community demands better winter plan from city

Toronto's homeless community and their supporters are demanding a better plan from the city for the coming winter.

Ontario hospitals seeing low rates of staff losses to mandatory vaccine policies

TORONTO — Several Ontario hospitals have placed staff on unpaid leave or terminated them due to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies, but they say the numbers are relatively low and won't affect patient care.

Man charged with first-degree murder of woman fatally stabbed in Toronto

TORONTO — Police say a man accused of fatally stabbing a 29-year-old woman in Toronto is now charged with first-degree murder. The stabbing took place on Sept. 2 at a law office in downtown Toronto.

Cyclist, 45, killed in hit-and-run collision near Strathroy, Ont.

ADELAIDE METCALFE, ONT. — Provincial police say a 45-year-old cyclist has died in a hit-and-run collision in Adelaide Metcalfe, near Strathroy, Ont.