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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Optometrists set to withdraw provincially covered services on Wednesday

ONTARIO: Optometrists set to withdraw provincially covered services on Wednesday

Optometrist group has argued its members are underfunded for services and are absorbing about 45 per cent of eye exam costs
<b>WORLD:</b> More than 1,200 people with links to Canada still in Afghanistan, Garneau says

WORLD: More than 1,200 people with links to Canada still in Afghanistan, Garneau says

The comment followed the withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan on Monday, ending a 20-year war that cost billions of dollars and tens of thousands of lives, including those of more than 150 Canadian soldiers and civilians
<b>COVID-19:</b> U.S. Centers for Disease Control urges Americans to 'reconsider' travel to Canada

COVID-19: U.S. Centers for Disease Control urges Americans to 'reconsider' travel to Canada

The new Level 3 travel advisory, issued today, marks a quick end to a three-week period when the warning to would-be travellers to Canada had been eased to "exercise increased cautio
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Court certifies class action against insurers related to COVID-19 losses

ONTARIO: Court certifies class action against insurers related to COVID-19 losses

The class action, launched by several small businesses including a suit store, a smoothie shop and a dance studio, claims businesses across Canada suffered billions of dollars in losses after they were forced to close because of the pandemic
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Runny nose removed from symptom list on daily school COVID screener

ONTARIO: Runny nose removed from symptom list on daily school COVID screener

The updated online COVID-19 screening tool lists five categories of symptoms "most commonly associated with COVID-19"
<b>WORLD:</b> Afghan official says 3 children killed in US strike on IS

WORLD: Afghan official says 3 children killed in US strike on IS

U.S. officials said the vehicle was carrying explosives and that the initial strike on Sunday set off secondary explosions
<b>ONTARIO:</b> O'Toole, Singh denounce aggressive protesters dogging Trudeau campaign

ONTARIO: O'Toole, Singh denounce aggressive protesters dogging Trudeau campaign

O'Toole insisted Saturday there's no room in the Conservative campaign for negativity
<b>COVID-19:</b> Health Canada authorizes Moderna's vaccines for kids 12 to 17 years old

COVID-19: Health Canada authorizes Moderna's vaccines for kids 12 to 17 years old

Original approval for Moderna in December 2020 was only for people at least 18 years old
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario bio-tech company offers free proof-of-vaccination app

COVID-19: Ontario bio-tech company offers free proof-of-vaccination app

Vector Health Labs says its Canatrace Perimeter app should be approved and ready for download within weeks
<b>ONTARIO:</b> OLG launches single-event betting as federal legislation comes into effect

ONTARIO: OLG launches single-event betting as federal legislation comes into effect

The launch of Proline+ was possible because of federal legislation that came into effect today