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Toronto convention centre to serve as backup location for jury selection

Toronto convention centre to serve as backup location for jury selection

TORONTO — Some prospective jurors will be summoned to a downtown Toronto convention centre as the province resumes jury selection following a six-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toronto District School Board elementary schools begin staggered reopening

Toronto District School Board elementary schools begin staggered reopening

TORONTO — Teachers and staff wearing neon vests, masks, and in some cases face shields, greeted children and parents as they walked up to Portage Trail Community School in a scene seen across Toronto on Tuesday morning.
Quebec premier issues plea to limit gatherings and follow rules as infections jump

Quebec premier issues plea to limit gatherings and follow rules as infections jump

MONTREAL — Health Minister Christian Dube offered a series of examples on Tuesday to illustrate how easily the novel coronavirus is spreading throughout the province and straining the health-care network.
Province will address long COVID-19 testing wait times in the coming weeks: Ford

Province will address long COVID-19 testing wait times in the coming weeks: Ford

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford promised Tuesday new measures to address the issue of long lineups at COVID-19 testing centres, as his health minister conceded the government had not anticipated the level of demand for the tests as children return to sch
Ontario seniors charged in two-year seniors lottery scam; more victims possible

Ontario seniors charged in two-year seniors lottery scam; more victims possible

OSHAWA, Ont. — An elderly couple from Courtice, Ont., face several charges over a lottery scam that allegedly targeted other seniors across the country.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: U.S. standing down on aluminum tariffs

Canadian Press NewsAlert: U.S. standing down on aluminum tariffs

OTTAWA — The United States is standing down in its dispute with Canada over imported aluminum. 1:09 The U.S.
Some Canadians believe officials exaggerate threat of COVID-19, poll suggests

Some Canadians believe officials exaggerate threat of COVID-19, poll suggests

OTTAWA — A new survey suggests there are Canadians who believe that warnings from public officials about the threat of COVID-19 are vastly overblown.
Quebec provincial police break up alleged romance scam targeting elderly victims

Quebec provincial police break up alleged romance scam targeting elderly victims

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say they are dismantling a network of criminals who targeted elderly people online using a romance scam.
Trudeau, cabinet ministers plot Canada's path through and eventually beyond pandemic

Trudeau, cabinet ministers plot Canada's path through and eventually beyond pandemic

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his ministers are meeting for a second day to plot the country's path through — and eventually beyond — the COVID-19 pandemic amid uncertainty around whether it is already in the midst of a dreaded second wa
COVID-19 testing sites see demand surge as cases rise, kids return to school

COVID-19 testing sites see demand surge as cases rise, kids return to school

OTTAWA — Provinces are looking to expand COVID-19 testing as Canadians in many provinces wait long hours to be swabbed or can't get in for testing at all.