Ontario reports 2,199 new COVID-19 cases, 30 more related deaths

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Ontario is reporting 2,199 new COVID-19 cases today. The province also says 30 more people have died from the virus. The data is based on 33,142...

Ontario adding 2,000 nurses to the health care system

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New investment will also expand support for clinical education programs in long-term care homes The Ontario government is investing $35 million to increase enrollment in...

NDP continues fight for seniors left behind in budget

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New Democrats are championing the cause of seniors 65- 74 years old who have been cut out of the government’s pandemic measures and plan...

Line 5 dispute highlights years of inaction

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The multi-district balancing act that moves oil from Canada’s western provinces to refineries in Southern Ontario and Quebec is in peril due to a...

If COVID vaccines ‘essential,’ Canadians could get shots in U.S. and no quarantine

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Canadian residents should be able to head to the United States for COVID-19 vaccinations and be exempt from mandatory quarantine on return if health...

Experts say clarity, collaboration needed for ‘two-dose summer’ in Ontario

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Experts say Ontario will need to leverage clarity and collaboration to reach its goal of fully immunizing all willing adults against COVID-19 by mid-September. Premier...

Ford makes a third formal request to Trudeau for enhanced measures on travel

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Premier Ford issued a third formal letter to Prime Minister Trudeau yesterday calling for enhanced measures at both land and air borders. The Ontario government...

Conservatives OK to have used CBC footage in election attack ads, court rules

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TORONTO — A court has decided the Conservative party was within its rights to use CBC news footage for election attack ads. In a decision...

Audit flags issues with tracking Ontario pandemic pay program, other COVID expenses

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TORONTO — An audit out today has found the Ontario government failed to track properly $4.4 billion in COVID-19 relief spending. Among other things, the...

Ontario to spend $340,000 to tackle anti-Asian hate in schools

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The Ontario government is putting up $340,000 to help tackle anti-Asian racism in classrooms. The province says the pandemic has sparked a surge in discrimination...