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Pilot survives helicopter crash in Brantford, Ont., apparently hitting a power line

BRANTFORD, Ont. — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a helicopter pilot has survived a crash in southwestern Ontario after she appears to have clipped some power lines.
Ontario reports 172 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths

Ontario reports 172 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 172 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths. There are 48 new cases in Toronto, 23 in Peel Region, 11 in Durham Region and 11 in Hamilton. Those cases were found among 13,900 tests completed in the previous day.
Some parents, child cares, call for updates to COVID rules

Some parents, child cares, call for updates to COVID rules

TORONTO — The staff at Kim Yeaman's child care centre spend time filling, emptying into the garbage, and cleaning 15 small bins for sensory materials like sand to comply with COVID-19 policies, and recently she has been wondering why.

One in custody after man caught fire during alleged assault in London, Ont.: police

LONDON, Ont. — A man in London, Ont., is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after police found him on fire following an alleged assault.

Man sought after woman repeatedly punched in the face and robbed in Toronto: police

Toronto police are asking for the public's help to find a man they allege robbed and repeatedly punched a woman in the face. Police say they got a call on Sunday, July 4 at about 6:30 p.m.
Ontario reports 170 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths

Ontario reports 170 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 170 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths. In Toronto, there are 44 new cases, with another 26 in Peel Region, 17 in Hamilton, 15 in the Region of Waterloo and 13 in Grey Bruce.

Councillors call on Mayor Tory to end 'extreme show of force' in encampment clearings

TORONTO — Five Toronto councillors urged the city's mayor on Friday to end what they called an "extreme show of force" during the clearing of homeless encampments.
Several Ontario mass vaccination clinics wind down as focus shifts to smaller sites

Several Ontario mass vaccination clinics wind down as focus shifts to smaller sites

Several mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics across Ontario are winding down as first-dose registrations wane and communities shift their focus to smaller venues.
Toronto hospital network to require regular COVID tests for unvaccinated staff

Toronto hospital network to require regular COVID tests for unvaccinated staff

TORONTO — A major Toronto hospital network is introducing a policy that requires unvaccinated staff to take a COVID-19 test at home before coming to work.

Case of man charged in the death of Toronto police officer put over to Aug. 13

TORONTO — The case of a man charged in the death of a Toronto police officer has been put over to next month. Umar Zameer, 31, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Const Jeffrey Northrup.