Two nurses injured as Doug Ford’s bus arrived at site of Ontario leaders’ debate: union

Two nurses injured as Doug Ford’s bus arrived at site of Ontario leaders’ debate: union

Two nurses protesting wage restraint by the Ford government were injured outside the provincial leaders’ debate in Toronto on Monday evening, their union says, as Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford’s bus arrived at the site and he prepared to disembark. Up to 200 registered practical nurses who are members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) … Read more

Ontario COVID-19 news: province reports 16 new deaths, hospitalizations fall

Ontario COVID-19 news: province reports 16 new deaths, hospitalizations fall

Ontario reported 16 net new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, as the number of people in hospital testing positive for COVID-19 fell by nearly 100 in the past 24 hours. The Ministry of Health says 14 of the deaths occurred in the past 30 days and two others occurred prior to that period. Nine of the … Read more

Toronto police make another arrest in carjacking

Toronto police make another arrest in carjacking

Another teenage boy has been charged following an armed carjacking in Toronto last week, as the city faces a growing number of carjackings. On May 11, police responded to a carjacking robbery in the Millwick Drive and Islington Avenue area. Police said a man was standing outside of his Jeep Wrangler in a parking lot … Read more

Greater Toronto unenthusiastic about NDP promise to reverse cut to size of council

Greater Toronto unenthusiastic about NDP promise to reverse cut to size of council

Toronto’s mayor appeared to dismiss a promise by the NDP to restore council to its pre-2018 size when asked Wednesday, saying revisiting the Ford government’s controversial council cutting exercise would be more trouble than it’s worth. Toronto Mayor John Tory told CP24 that although he was opposed at the time to the move that cut … Read more

Police investigating discovery of human remains in river west of Niagara

Police investigating discovery of human remains in river west of Niagara

Provincial police say they are investigating the discovery of human remains in an Ontario river in Haldimand County, west of the Niagara Region. Ontario Provincial Police were called to an address in Dunnville after human remains were located in the waters of the Grand River at around 1:20 pm Tuesday, police said in a news … Read more

Dozens of fatal crashes in Ontario in 2022 so far, highest count seen since 2012: OPP

Dozens of fatal crashes in Ontario in 2022 so far, highest count seen since 2012: OPP

Ontario Provincial Police say they’ve recorded more than 100 fatal collisions so far this year – a high not seen in a decade. The force says poor and careless driving have contributed to the majority of the 107 fatalities on OPP-patrolled roads logged by the second week of May. It says the last time the … Read more

Missing Toronto man’s remains found in Uxbridge, Ont. pond:police

Missing Toronto man’s remains found in Uxbridge, Ont.  pond:police

The identity of human remains found in Uxbridge last week have been confirmed to be that of a Toronto man reported missing last summer. On May 10, at approximately 2:40 pm, DRPS officers were called to the area of ​​Uxbridge Concession Road 6 and Allbright Road after human remains were located in a bag floating … Read more

Ontario COVID news: 11 deaths, rise in hospitalizations

Ontario COVID news: 11 deaths, rise in hospitalizations

Ontario confirmed 11 more COVID-19 deaths and a week-over-week decrease in hospitalizations and ICU occupancy on Tuesday. Provincial officials say the deaths occurred in the last month and that one was a long-term care home resident. Since March 2020, the province has reported 13,083 virus-related fatalities. There are currently 1,345 patients with the virus in … Read more

Ottawa’s Rideau Center mall reopens after police incident sparks evacuation

Ottawa’s Rideau Center mall reopens after police incident sparks evacuation

Ottawa police cleared the return of shoppers and staff to Ottawa’s largest mall after the building was evacuated Tuesday, just hours after it was able to reopen following a three-week long occupation of the city’s downtown core. The Ottawa Police Service tweeted and then deleted a statement just before 1 pm saying they were responding … Read more

Toronto’s vaccine engagement teams could be scrapped after Canada Day without additional funding from province

Toronto’s vaccine engagement teams could be scrapped after Canada Day without additional funding from province

A key part of Toronto’s hyper-local vaccine rollout strategy could be scrapped as soon as Canada Day, without additional funding from the provincial government to help pay for it. The city has used vaccine engagement teams made up of hundreds of community ambassadors to help address hesitancy in neighborhoods where uptake was below the city-wide … Read more