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Man arrested in Toronto to face murder charge for Newfoundland homicide from 2020

Man arrested in Toronto to face murder charge for Newfoundland homicide from 2020

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police have arrested a man in Toronto in connection with the killing of a 47-year-old man who was found dead on a residential street in St. John's, N.L., last summer.
Ontarians line up for haircuts as province rolls back public health restrictions

Ontarians line up for haircuts as province rolls back public health restrictions

TORONTO — Ontarians lined up for their first haircuts in months on Wednesday as the province rolled back public health restrictions on salons and other businesses in light of a decline in COVID-19 cases.
Ontario top doctor says three weeks between reopening stages is 'prudent'

Ontario top doctor says three weeks between reopening stages is 'prudent'

TORONTO — Ontario is moving into the next step of its reopening plan on Wednesday and the province's top doctor says he'd prefer to wait a full 21 days before rolling back restrictions further.
Ontario easing restrictions in long-term care homes, focusing on staff vaccinations

Ontario easing restrictions in long-term care homes, focusing on staff vaccinations

TORONTO — Ontario is moving ahead with its plan to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates among staff at long-term care homes while easing restrictions that have kept residents locked down in their rooms for months.
Ontario ombudsman highlights lack of oversight of public health units

Ontario ombudsman highlights lack of oversight of public health units

TORONTO — Local public health units, which have been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19, lack independent oversight, Ontario's ombudsman said Tuesday, calling on the province address the issue as soon as possible.

Teacher who led canoe trip says he last saw student who drowned standing in lake

TORONTO — A Toronto teacher who led a high school canoe trip during which a student drowned testified Tuesday that he last remembers seeing the teen standing in the shallow water of the lake, and didn't see him leave the area.
Eastern Ontario doctor's murder case adjourned for two weeks

Eastern Ontario doctor's murder case adjourned for two weeks

L'ORIGNAL, Ont. — The case of an eastern Ontario doctor charged with murder has been adjourned for two weeks after a brief court appearance today. Dr. Brian Nadler is accused of killing Albert Poidinger, 89, who lived in Pointe-Claire, Que.
Ontario gives $300K to Muslim organizations to help combat Islamophobia in schools

Ontario gives $300K to Muslim organizations to help combat Islamophobia in schools

TORONTO — Ontario announced funding on Tuesday for educational programs to help fight Islamophobia, which police believe was the motive behind a vehicle attack that killed four members of a Muslim family.

Human remains found inside burning vehicle east of Sudbury; police investigating

MARKSTAY-WARREN, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after human remains were discovered inside a burning vehicle in a town east of Sudbury.
All Ontario adults can move up second COVID-19 vaccine appointment starting Monday

All Ontario adults can move up second COVID-19 vaccine appointment starting Monday

TORONTO — Ontario health units asked for patience and persistence on Monday as all adults in the province became eligible to speed up appointments for their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.