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Quebec extends lockdown orders, confirms case of blood clots linked to AstraZeneca

Quebec extends lockdown orders, confirms case of blood clots linked to AstraZeneca

MONTREAL — The COVID-19 lockdown order across three Quebec regions will be extended for an additional week, Premier Francois Legault said Tuesday, adding that Quebecers shouldn't expect a return to normal before the end of June.
Community groups to organize COVID-19 vaccines for 18+ residents in hot spots

Community groups to organize COVID-19 vaccines for 18+ residents in hot spots

TORONTO — Community groups and large employers will be enlisted to organize COVID-19 vaccine clinics for residents 18 and older in certain "high risk" neighbourhoods, the Ontario government said Tuesday as it defended its immunization plan.
Report finds 'serious flaws' in how Toronto police investigated missing-persons cases

Report finds 'serious flaws' in how Toronto police investigated missing-persons cases

TORONTO — Systemic discrimination contributed to "serious flaws" in a number of missing-persons investigations conducted by Toronto police in recent years, including the case of a serial killer who preyed on men in the city's gay village for close to
Community groups call on Montreal to strengthen police hate crimes unit

Community groups call on Montreal to strengthen police hate crimes unit

Montreal community groups are supporting a motion calling on the city to beef up the police department's hate crimes unit.

Details on what Ontario's hot-spot vaccination plan looks like

Ontario has said it will offer COVID-19 vaccines to residents aged 18 and older in hot-spot postal codes, starting with the hardest-hit neighbourhoods in Toronto and Peel Region.

Toronto police officer charged with sexual assault, watchdog says

TORONTO — Ontario's police watchdog says a Toronto officer has been charged with sexual assault. The Special Investigations Unit says it was contacted by Toronto police last month about a complaint regarding an alleged sexual assault on March 21.
Quebec man to face murder charge in death of his partner in Charlevoix

Quebec man to face murder charge in death of his partner in Charlevoix

LA MALBAIE, Que. — A 46-year-old man is facing a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of his partner in Quebec's Charlevoix region last month.

Police investigate after man, 32, shot dead in St. Catharines, Ont.

Police say a 32-year-old man has been shot dead in St. Catharines, Ont. Niagara Regional Police say they were called to the area of Glenridge Avenue and Marsdale Drive around 8:30 p.m. Monday and found a man with gunshot wounds.
Ontario adding ICU beds, hiring nursing students to deal with surge in COVID-19 cases

Ontario adding ICU beds, hiring nursing students to deal with surge in COVID-19 cases

TORONTO — Ontario said Monday it would add hundreds of critical care beds this week, free up pediatric units for adult patients and hire nursing students to help deal with an influx of COVID-19 cases that is pushing the health-care system to the brin

Laurentian University cuts over 60 academic programs due to insolvency issues

SUDBURY, Ont. — Laurentian University says it has cut over 60 academic programs as the publicly funded institution struggles with insolvency. A statement from the school on Monday says 58 undergraduate programs will be closed.