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Integrity commissioner asked to investigate Ford's Greenbelt development plan

Integrity commissioner asked to investigate Ford's Greenbelt development plan

TORONTO — Ontario's integrity commissioner is being asked to investigate whether Premier Doug Ford's plan to open parts of the protected Greenbelt for development broke any ethics rules.

Western University revokes COVID-19 vaccine mandate, keeps masking requirement

LONDON, Ont. — Western University says it will no longer require students, staff and visitors to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The London, Ont.
Ornge sees rise in child patient transfers as pediatric hospitals under pressure

Ornge sees rise in child patient transfers as pediatric hospitals under pressure

Ontario's air ambulance service says it's seeing an increase in the number of children it transports, with a higher number of those transfers due to respiratory illnesses.
Ontario court strikes down wage-limiting law for public sector workers

Ontario court strikes down wage-limiting law for public sector workers

TORONTO — An Ontario court has struck down a bill that limited wages for public sector workers.
Toronto's Pearson Airport adopts new landing procedures to lower noise, emissions

Toronto's Pearson Airport adopts new landing procedures to lower noise, emissions

TORONTO — Canada's largest airport is adopting new landing procedures in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and noise caused by descending planes.
Ontario auditor general's annual report to explore COVID contracts, vaccination

Ontario auditor general's annual report to explore COVID contracts, vaccination

TORONTO — Ontario's auditor general is set to release her annual report Wednesday, including audits on COVID-19-related contracts and procurement, as well as the province's vaccination program.

Durham school board says 'cyber incident' cancels online classes for second day

A school board east of Toronto has cancelled online classes for a second straight day as it manages the fallout from what it's calling a "cyber incident.
Brampton councillors approve personal fireworks ban

Brampton councillors approve personal fireworks ban

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Residents of Brampton, Ont. will no longer be allowed to set off personal fireworks after city councillors approved a recommendation for a ban following a surge in complaints.
Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke taking Ontario to court over changes to online gaming

Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke taking Ontario to court over changes to online gaming

An Indigenous council is taking the Ontario government to court over changes made to online gaming.
Toronto to prioritize TDSB schools requiring programming, supports after violence

Toronto to prioritize TDSB schools requiring programming, supports after violence

Toronto schools in need of enhanced youth programming and mental-health initiatives will be prioritized for support, the city’s mayor said Monday as advocates emphasized the need for better social aids to prevent violence among students.