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Stretch of shoreline on Manitoulin Island now protected land, conservation group says

Stretch of shoreline on Manitoulin Island now protected land, conservation group says

The Nature Conservancy of Canada says a stretch of shoreline on Manitoulin Island in Ontario is now protected land. The non-profit organization says the 76 square kilometre parcel is one of its largest single-property acquisitions in Ontario to date.
Ontario science advisory table set to release new COVID-19 modelling

Ontario science advisory table set to release new COVID-19 modelling

TORONTO — Ontario's science advisory table is set to release new modelling today, as COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the province.

Unvaccinated staff at correctional centre placed on unpaid leave amid COVID outbreak

More than 100 unvaccinated staff at an Ontario jail have been placed on unpaid leave amid a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility, their union said Monday.
Collecting data on Omicron variant could take months, health minister says

Collecting data on Omicron variant could take months, health minister says

TORONTO — It could take months to assess Omicron's impact on the province's plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions, Ontario's health minister said Monday, as officials investigated a large potential cluster of the new variant.

Toronto health board votes in favour of application to decriminalize drug possession

Toronto's Board of Health has voted unanimously to ask the federal government to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illegal drugs in the city.

Housing task force to publish recommendations early next year: government

TORONTO — The Ontario government has appointed nine members to a task force that will advise the province on ways to address housing supply and affordability.
Public health unit in Ontario reinstates tougher COVID measures amid surge of cases

Public health unit in Ontario reinstates tougher COVID measures amid surge of cases

WINDSOR, Ont. — A public health unit in southwestern Ontario said Sunday that it would soon reduce gathering limits and encourage work-from-home measures as the region faces a surge of COVID-19 cases. Dr.

Police investigate multiple suspected overdoses in Ontario

Police say they're investigating multiple suspected drug overdoses in a northern Ontario community.
Parents 'devastated' by death of eight-year-old daughter after London, Ont., crash

Parents 'devastated' by death of eight-year-old daughter after London, Ont., crash

An eight-year-old girl killed in a collision in southwestern Ontario last week was a bright and loving child whose death has devastated her family, the girl's parents said in their first public remarks since the tragedy.
Ontario reports 1,184 new cases of COVID-19, no additional deaths

Ontario reports 1,184 new cases of COVID-19, no additional deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,184 new cases of COVID-19 today, but no additional deaths linked to the virus. This is the third day in a row that the province has reported more than 1,000 new infections.