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Ontario to shutter public schools for two weeks amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ontario to shutter public schools for two weeks amid COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Ontario is closing all public schools for two weeks following March break amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday.
English Catholic teachers reach tentative deal with Ontario government

English Catholic teachers reach tentative deal with Ontario government

TORONTO — Ontario's English Catholic teachers announced Thursday that they reached a tentative contract with the province, the first of the four major unions to get a deal in a highly contentious round of bargaining.
Man charged with murder after trailer park incident leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

Man charged with murder after trailer park incident leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

DRYDEN, Ont. — Provincial police have charged a man with second-degree murder after an incident at a northern Ontario trailer park that left one person dead and four others injured. Police in Dryden, Ont.
One of two suspects arrested in connection to shooting of boy in Hamilton

One of two suspects arrested in connection to shooting of boy in Hamilton

Hamilton police say they've charged a man they say was involved in the shooting of a seven-year-old boy. The incident happened on the evening of Jan.
Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

TORONTO — Ontario reported five more cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the total to 42, as the government announced a $100-million contingency fund to deal with the global pandemic in this province, where it will likely continue spreading.
Toronto hospital touts heart procedure for high-risk patients as 'game-changer'

Toronto hospital touts heart procedure for high-risk patients as 'game-changer'

TORONTO — A weak heart made simple tasks like walking to the bathroom from his bedroom difficult for Mir Hasan Ali. The 76-year-old retiree says he would tire quickly and feel dizzy if he walked more than a few minutes.
Girl who fell from Toronto balcony to live after help from residents, police say

Girl who fell from Toronto balcony to live after help from residents, police say

Toronto police are thanking the public for the quick response to help a five-year-old girl who fell from a 12th-floor balcony. Const.
Inquest into deadly Toronto scaffolding collapse in 2009 set for May

Inquest into deadly Toronto scaffolding collapse in 2009 set for May

TORONTO — A coroner's inquest into a scaffolding collapse that claimed the lives of four men in Toronto has been scheduled for May.
One dead after fire in west-end Toronto apartment building: paramedics

One dead after fire in west-end Toronto apartment building: paramedics

TORONTO — One person is dead following a fire at an apartment building in west-end Toronto. Police say emergency crews were called to the building shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. They say a person was found without vital signs in one of the units.
Man, teen arrested in slaying in Shawinigan, Que., on Tuesday night

Man, teen arrested in slaying in Shawinigan, Que., on Tuesday night

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — A man in his 20s and a teenager have been arrested in the death of a 50-year-old man found dead in an apartment in Shawinigan, Que., on Tuesday.