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Three children dead in Ontario First Nation house fire, chief says

Three children from one family died in a house fire in northwestern Ontario Thursday night as firefighters raced against time and unusable hydrants, a First Nation chief said Friday.
Mobility, test positivity prompts cautious optimism on Ontario COVID situation: Juni

Mobility, test positivity prompts cautious optimism on Ontario COVID situation: Juni

TORONTO — It's become challenging to model COVID-19 trends in Ontario without accurate case data, but the scientific director of the province's expert pandemic advisory group says some indicators suggest COVID-19 hospitalizations could peak in the ne
Ontario tries to fight court ruling striking down new teachers' mandatory math test

Ontario tries to fight court ruling striking down new teachers' mandatory math test

TORONTO — The Ontario government is trying to fight a court ruling that found its mandatory math test for new teachers is unconstitutional.
Ontario drivers, instructors concerned about lack of information on changes to G test

Ontario drivers, instructors concerned about lack of information on changes to G test

TORONTO — Muneeb Khatana has been waiting to take his final driving test for so long, he no longer knows what he's getting into.

Ontario looks to update COVID death reporting, distinguish 'for' and 'with' virus

TORONTO — Ontario is trying to ascertain "true" mortality data from COVID-19 by telling hospitals to document whether deaths were caused by or associated with the virus, the province's top doctor said Thursday.
School boards in Ontario call on government to report and track COVID-19 once again

School boards in Ontario call on government to report and track COVID-19 once again

TORONTO — School boards in Ontario are calling on the provincial government to reinstate COVID-19 reporting and tracking when schools reopen next week, with some saying they will release available data to families.
Toronto to open emergency shelters, give out more than 300,000 N95 masks to homeless

Toronto to open emergency shelters, give out more than 300,000 N95 masks to homeless

TORONTO — The City of Toronto says it will open two emergency shelters and supply more than 300,000 N95 masks to the homeless as COVID-19 rips through the shelter system.
Ontario businesses want to know if they can reopen on Jan. 26

Ontario businesses want to know if they can reopen on Jan. 26

TORONTO — Ontario businesses are calling on the provincial government to announce if establishments shuttered under the latest pandemic restrictions will be allowed to reopen on Jan. 26.

Windsor-area health unit pauses arrival of temporary foreign workers amid COVID surge

WINDSOR, Ont. — Health officials in the Windsor, Ont., region have issued an order halting the arrival of temporary foreign workers for several weeks in light of COVID-19 outbreaks in the agricultural sector.

Brampton Transit to temporarily cut routes, reduce service due to COVID-19

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Brampton Transit is temporarily cancelling service on some 20 routes, citing COVID-19 related staffing shortages and reduced ridership.