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Many Ontario police services keeping COVID-19 vaccine mandates for now

Many Ontario police services keeping COVID-19 vaccine mandates for now

TORONTO — Ontario police services that implemented mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies — under which some employees faced possible termination for not getting the shots — are sticking with the requirement for now.

Snowmobile crash in the Beauce region leaves one dead

Authorities say a snowmobiler is dead after a middle-of-the-night ride went wrong. Quebec provincial police say a fellow rider who was with the victim called first responders at around 2:45 a.m. Saturday. Spokeswoman Sgt.

Ontario reports 795 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 253 in ICU on Saturday

Ontario is reporting 795 people in hospital with COVID-19 and 253 people in intensive care. Saturday's hospitalization figures represent a slight decrease from Friday, when 821 people were in hospital with the virus and 262 were in intensive care.

Environment Canada warns of winter weather, snow, freezing rain in northern Ontario

Northern Ontario is being told to brace for stormy winter conditions this weekend. Environment Canada has issued a series of weather alerts and warnings for the region and people are advised to be mindful of potentially difficult travel conditions.

Police investigating fatal snowmobile crash in eastern Ontario

Provincial police are investigating a fatal snowmobile crash in eastern Ontario. The force's Killaloe detachment says the collision on private property in the town was reported early Friday afternoon.

'I wanted to make a difference:' Christine Elliott to wrap political career

TORONTO — Christine Elliott may have never quite landed the top job in her party, but the Ontario health minister will be leaving politics from the helm of a file she says is a source of passion.

Trudeau announces spending for transit projects in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says three levels of government are coming together to improve the transit system in Mississauga, Ont.

'Nice that you have somewhere close by': Toronto libraries host vaccine clinics

TORONTO — Ege Kok had been searching for weeks for somewhere in her north Toronto neighbourhood where she could easily get a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Independent member of Ontario legislature, Randy Hillier, won't seek re-election

Randy Hillier, an independent member of Ontario's legislature who has been effectively barred from participating in the chamber after members unanimously condemned his statements and behaviour, says he won't seek re-election.

Ontario government says two northern institutions to be come independent universities

Two post-secondary institutions in northern Ontario will soon become independent universities with degree-granting authority.