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Police say woman abducted following home invasion in Wasaga Beach

WASAGA, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say a woman has been abducted following a home invasion in Wasaga Beach. Police say officers were called to a home on Trailwood Place at around 8:30 last evening.
Ontario students, staff to each get two rapid tests after schools restart in-person

Ontario students, staff to each get two rapid tests after schools restart in-person

TORONTO — Students and staff in Ontario schools will each eventually get two rapid tests to use if they develop COVID-19 symptoms, but won't be notified if their peers and colleagues are off sick until a third of the school is absent.
Ontario top doc stresses safety of kid vaccines after calling them too new to mandate

Ontario top doc stresses safety of kid vaccines after calling them too new to mandate

TORONTO — Ontario's top doctor is stressing that COVID-19 vaccines for children aged five to 11 are safe and effective against the virus. Dr.
Federal support amid COVID-19 outbreak disappointing: Bearskin Lake First Nation

Federal support amid COVID-19 outbreak disappointing: Bearskin Lake First Nation

The federal government's response to a COVID-19 outbreak that has infected half the members of a northern Ontario First Nation is disappointing, the chief of the community said on Wednesday.
'Screaming from the cold:' Winter, COVID-19 leave homeless with tough choice

'Screaming from the cold:' Winter, COVID-19 leave homeless with tough choice

TORONTO — Amy Finn hunted for a spot to sleep on the coldest night of the season on Monday. She had been kicked out a few days earlier from a shelter hotel in downtown Toronto after a fight.

Laurentian University need not hand privileged records over to AG, court rules

An insolvent university under investigation by Ontario's auditor general need not hand over privileged information as part of the probe, the province's superior court ruled Wednesday.

Court upholds Biddersingh's murder conviction in death of 17-year-old stepdaughter

TORONTO — Ontario's top court has upheld a Toronto-area woman's murder conviction in the death of her teenage stepdaughter, rejecting the argument that she should have been granted a judge-alone trial due to negative publicity surrounding the case.

Ontario to temporarily change G driving test to help tackle backlog: government

TORONTO — The Ontario government says it is temporarily changing the G-level driving road test to help reduce a backlog caused by COVID-19 restrictions and closures.
Teachers, parents express concerns about Ontario's return to school plan

Teachers, parents express concerns about Ontario's return to school plan

TORONTO — Students need to be at school in person for their mental and physical health, Ontario's health minister said Tuesday, amid safety concerns about the planned return to classes next week while access to COVID-19 testing is severely limited.

More than 200 sled dogs to remain in Ontario's care, tribunal finds

An Ontario tribunal has ordered the province to return 11 sled dog puppies that it seized, but decided it can keep more than 200 dogs because the animals would be returning to a "situation of distress.