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Man faces charges after wild chases in Oshawa, Ont.

TORONTO — A man faces charges after a series of wild chases in Oshawa, Ont. Police say officers tried to pull over a speeding motorist on Monday, who instead struck a cruiser and tree before driving off.

Murder charge laid in death of Toronto toddler

TORONTO — A man faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of a Toronto toddler. The two-year-old girl died suddenly in a west-end hospital on Friday.
Hospital in Windsor, Ont., applies to access surplus COVID-19 vaccines from Detroit

Hospital in Windsor, Ont., applies to access surplus COVID-19 vaccines from Detroit

TORONTO — A hospital in the border city of Windsor, Ont., has asked the federal government for special permission to access surplus COVID-19 vaccines in neighbouring Michigan, its CEO said on Tuesday.

Endangered tiger cub dies at Toronto Zoo a week after birth

TORONTO — The Toronto Zoo says an endangered tiger cub born just over a week ago has died after experiencing serious health issues. The zoo says in a Facebook post that the Amur tiger cub, one of three born on April 30, was euthanized Sunday evening.
Ontario stay-at-home order may be extended past May 20: Elliott

Ontario stay-at-home order may be extended past May 20: Elliott

TORONTO — Ontario is considering extending a stay-at-home order set to expire next week in an effort to control a devastating third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Woman, 32, charged after allegedly abducting eight-day-old baby on Mother's Day

Ottawa police say a Quebec woman has been charged in the alleged abduction of an eight-day-old baby.

Motorcyclist killed in Brampton crash on Sunday: police

Police say a motorist has died in a collision in Brampton, Ont. Peel Regional Police say the Sunday crash involved a motorcycle and another vehicle. The motorcyclist was killed in the crash.

Registered Practical Nurses struggling with pandemic stress, workload: poll

TORONTO — Pam Parks says she has a routine to pick herself up before she starts every one of her 12-hour hospital shifts these days. The registered practical nurse drives the five minutes to work at an Oshawa, Ont.

Ontario reports 3,216 COVID-19 cases and 47 deaths as hospitalizations decline

Ontario is reporting 3,216 new COVID-19 cases today. The province is also reporting 47 more deaths linked to the virus. Provincial figures show 1,640 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19, with 848 in intensive care as of Sunday morning.
All adults can book COVID vax at select Ontario hot spot pharmacies

All adults can book COVID vax at select Ontario hot spot pharmacies

TORONTO — Nearly 150 pharmacies started offering COVID-19 vaccines to all adults in some Ontario virus hot spots this weekend, a shift made to align with provincial efforts to protect the most vulnerable amid a third wave of infections.