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Construction begins on new Toronto subway line

TORONTO — The province broke ground Sunday on a long-awaited new subway line in Toronto, which Ontario Premier Doug Ford described as a "once-in-a-lifetime" project.

Ontario is reporting three more COVID-19 deaths

Ontario is reporting three more COVID-19 deaths on Sunday. The province says 553 people are in hospital with COVID-19 and 157 in intensive care. That's compared with 707 hospitalizations and 157 people in ICUs Saturday.
Ukrainian students in Canada grapple with financial, social impacts of raging war

Ukrainian students in Canada grapple with financial, social impacts of raging war

TORONTO — Darya Ivantsova has been having a hard time focusing on her studies.

Ontario is reporting 707 people in hospital with COVID-19 and 157 in intensive care

Ontario reported 707 people in hospital with COVID-19 and 157 in intensive care Saturday. That's compared with 667 hospitalizations and 161 people in ICUs Friday. Five more COVID-19 deaths were reported Saturday.

Ontario Liberals promise $16 minimum wage, portable benefits package if elected

TORONTO — Ontario Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca is promising that his party will boost the minimum wage to $16, work to set regional living wages, and compensate businesses for legislating 10 paid sick days if they win the June election.
Ontario Power Generation executives top province's 'sunshine list'

Ontario Power Generation executives top province's 'sunshine list'

TORONTO — Executives at Ontario Power Generation made up the top four highest-paid public employees in the province in 2021, according to the province's annual "sunshine list.
Ford says Ontario prepared to handle an increase in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

Ford says Ontario prepared to handle an increase in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

Ontario is prepared for an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Premier Doug Ford said Friday, but he wouldn't say yet if he will reintroduce any public health measures to respond to it.
Toronto's SickKids hospital welcomes three more cancer patients from Ukraine

Toronto's SickKids hospital welcomes three more cancer patients from Ukraine

TORONTO — Three more pediatric cancer patients from Ukraine have safely arrived in Toronto for treatment, the city’s Hospital for Sick Children said Friday. Dr.
John Tory announces he will seek third term as Toronto's mayor in October election

John Tory announces he will seek third term as Toronto's mayor in October election

Toronto Mayor John Tory plans to seek a third term at the helm of Canada's most populous city, ending months of speculation about whether he'd run for re-election.
Mosque in Mississauga, Ont., raising money to repair damage after attack, imam says

Mosque in Mississauga, Ont., raising money to repair damage after attack, imam says

Members of a mosque in Mississauga, Ont., are raising money to repair the damage that was caused after a man allegedly attacked worshippers during an early-morning prayer last weekend.