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Man who killed Indigenous woman with trailer hitch in T'Bay, Ont., gets 8 years

Man who killed Indigenous woman with trailer hitch in T'Bay, Ont., gets 8 years

TORONTO — A man who pitched a trailer hitch at an Indigenous woman from a moving car in Thunder Bay, Ont., was given eight years in prison on Monday for what the judge described as a misogynist, thrill-seeking and callous attack .
Postpartum mental health visits increased by 30 per cent during pandemic: study

Postpartum mental health visits increased by 30 per cent during pandemic: study

TORONTO — Heather Eldebs remembers sitting down with her young family to eat takeout from her favourite burger restaurant five years ago and feeling nothing — no anticipation for the meal, no desire to eat it.
Man who threw trailer hitch at Indigenous woman to be sentenced for manslaughter

Man who threw trailer hitch at Indigenous woman to be sentenced for manslaughter

A man found guilty of manslaughter after throwing a trailer hitch at an Indigenous woman is set to be sentenced today. Brayden Bushby will appear in Thunder Bay, Ont., court, where Justice Helen Piece is scheduled to deliver her decision.

Missing eight-year-old boy found dead in waters of Lake Erie near Turkey Point

TORONTO — Ontario Provincial Police say a missing eight-year-old boy has been found dead in the waters of Lake Erie at Turkey Point. Police say they were called to the scene at about 5:30 p.m.
Statue of Egerton Ryerson on university campus toppled, police say

Statue of Egerton Ryerson on university campus toppled, police say

TORONTO — A much-maligned statue of Egerton Ryerson was toppled in Toronto on Sunday. The statue, prominently displayed on the campus of Ryerson University, has come under renewed scrutiny after the discovery in Kamloops, B.C.

New COVID-19 cases drop to more than seven month low of 663 cases, 10 deaths

TORONTO — The number of new COVID-19 cases in Ontario dipped to lows not seen in more than seven months on Sunday as the province logged 663 new infections over the past 24 hours.

Ontario reports 744 new cases of COVID-19, 24 deaths, nearly 173,000 vaccinations

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 744 new cases of COVID-19 and 24 more deaths linked to the virus today. Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 181 new cases in Toronto, 123 in Peel Region, 31 in Durham Region and 51 in the Waterloo region.

Toronto schools to hold virtual graduations despite Ford's outdoor grad suggestion

Toronto schools will go ahead with virtual graduations this month despite Premier Doug Ford's suggestion that outdoor celebrations be held for all students to mark the end of the academic year.
Ontario expands 2nd vax dose access as experts, critics call for targeted approach

Ontario expands 2nd vax dose access as experts, critics call for targeted approach

TORONTO — Ontario expanded access to second doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Friday while experts called for a more targeted immunization approach to stem the rapid spread of a new, infectious variant that could threaten the province's reopening.
Ontario legislature removes Egerton Ryerson painting and bust after NDP request

Ontario legislature removes Egerton Ryerson painting and bust after NDP request

TORONTO — The Ontario legislature has removed a painting and bust of Egerton Ryerson following a request from the leader of the Opposition to relocate the artwork of the man credited as an architect of Canada's residential schools system.