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Mother sentenced to house arrest for death of toddler in Ontario river

Mother sentenced to house arrest for death of toddler in Ontario river

A 38-year-old woman has been sentenced to house arrest for the death of her three-year-old son, who drowned after she drove onto a flooded road and failed to save him.
Positive news coming this week on COVID-19 restrictions, Ford says

Positive news coming this week on COVID-19 restrictions, Ford says

TORONTO — Ontario is set to make an announcement later this week about reducing COVID-19 restrictions, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday, as some health-sector experts pointed to early signs of an ebbing Omicron wave.

Paramedics who treated fatally wounded teen receive 18 months' conditional sentence

Two Hamilton paramedics who treated a fatally wounded teen as though he had suffered a minor injury "deprived him of his only possible chance of survival" but didn't set out to harm him or treat him negligently, an Ontario judge said in sentencing th
Ontario schools reopen with plans to distribute rapid tests, ramp up vaccine clinics

Ontario schools reopen with plans to distribute rapid tests, ramp up vaccine clinics

Ontario schools were starting to distribute rapid COVID-19 tests and ramp up on-site vaccination clinics Tuesday as more students headed back to class in-person.

Child-care centres in Ontario concerned about limited N95 mask supply from province

The heads of some child-care centres in Ontario say they've received limited supplies of N95 masks from the provincial government and no indication as to when they will be replenished.
Gunsmith's family launches lawsuit against Toronto police over shooting death

Gunsmith's family launches lawsuit against Toronto police over shooting death

The family of a gunsmith who was shot and killed by Toronto police has launched a lawsuit against the force, seeking $23 million in damages in his death.

Half of Ont. opioid deaths interacted with health-care system the month before: study

TORONTO — Half of Ontarians who died of an opioid overdose in the early stages of the pandemic had interacted with the health-care system in the month before their deaths, a new report shows.
'Congratulations, it's a girl': Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

'Congratulations, it's a girl': Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

TORONTO — Dr. Aisha Khatib was hoping to catch some shut-eye on the final leg of her multi-stop plane voyage from Toronto to Entebbe, Uganda.
Winter storm causing school closures, transportation disruptions in parts of Ontario

Winter storm causing school closures, transportation disruptions in parts of Ontario

A winter storm of rare proportions blanketed much of southern Ontario with heavy snow Monday, causing widespread school closures and travel disruptions, at one point shutting down two major highways.
Snow hampers return to in-person classes in several Ontario school boards

Snow hampers return to in-person classes in several Ontario school boards

TORONTO — A winter storm delayed the return to in-person school across many Ontario school boards Monday, with some deciding to hold classes online in place of a snow day, to the disappointment of families and educators.