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Quebec adds 114 more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, bringing provincial tally to 2,136

MONTREAL — Quebec reported 114 more deaths linked to COVID-19 on Saturday ahead of the province's planned phased reopening set to begin Monday. The province now has 2,136 recorded deaths since the coronavirus pandemic hit the province.

Three stabbing victims in critical condition in Mississauga, suspect arrested

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Peel Regional Police say three stabbing victims are in serious to life threatening condition and a suspect arrested following an incident in Mississauga, Ont., Saturday morning. Const.
Loto-Quebec to reopen some retail lottery sale terminals beginning Monday

Loto-Quebec to reopen some retail lottery sale terminals beginning Monday

MONTREAL — Quebec's lottery corporation says it will begin reopening some lottery terminals on Monday after shutting them down due to fears surrounding the novel coronavirus.

Police say alligator sighting in Brampton pond turned out to be beaver

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A case of mistaken identity had police in Brampton, Ont., looking for an alligator in a storm drainage pond.
'I make my own environment beautiful," Toronto woman says of life in a shelter

'I make my own environment beautiful," Toronto woman says of life in a shelter

TORONTO — Ana Macias rises at 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday so she can pack her things before the other residents at a downtown shelter are awake. All her belongings fit into a large suitcase and a small handbag, which she keeps by her side at all times.

Cyclist killed in hit-and-run near western edge of Brampton

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Peel Regional Police say a cyclist is dead after he was struck by a driver in a hit-and-run on the western outskirts of Brampton, Ont.

Four face assault charges after being asked to respect physical distancing in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Two women and two girls are facing charges after allegedly assaulting an Ottawa store employee who asked them to respect physical distancing measures.
Quebec announces plan for surge in COVID-19 testing as province is set to reopen

Quebec announces plan for surge in COVID-19 testing as province is set to reopen

MONTREAL — Quebec is preparing to administer up to 100,000 COVID-19 tests per week to better manage what authorities expect will be an increase in infections as the province begins gradually reopening schools, factories, construction sites and retail
Report recommends measures to avoid repeat of flooding in Quebec community

Report recommends measures to avoid repeat of flooding in Quebec community

MONTREAL — A report into the rupture of a dike in Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Que., during spring flooding last year suggests several problems including a lack of awareness among the population about the associated risks of living in the area.
Garden centres, auto dealerships, car washes to reopen Monday in Ontario

Garden centres, auto dealerships, car washes to reopen Monday in Ontario

TORONTO — Garden centres, landscaping companies and auto dealerships were among a number of seasonal businesses Premier Doug Ford said would be allowed to reopen on Monday as Ontario took further steps towards restarting its economy.