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Ontario gave $210M in COVID support to ineligible businesses: Auditor General

Ontario gave $210M in COVID support to ineligible businesses: Auditor General

TORONTO — Ontario businesses that weren't eligible for pandemic relief programs received more than $200 million in provincial supports, others were given more money than they lost and some hard-hit vendors were excluded altogether, the province's aud

Ontario building new hospital in Mississauga, expanding facility in Toronto

Ontario says it's spending billions of dollars to build a new hospital in Mississauga, Ont., and expand another in Toronto. Premier Doug Ford says together, the projects will add more than 500 hospital beds to the province.
Electric vehicle chargers to be installed at most ONroute rest stops by summer

Electric vehicle chargers to be installed at most ONroute rest stops by summer

KING CITY, Ont. — Electric vehicle charging stations are set to be installed at most ONroute rest stops in Ontario by next summer.

Ontario records 780 new COVID-19 infections and six more deaths

Ontario is reporting 780 new cases of COVID-19 today and six more deaths due to the virus. The province notes one death was removed from the cumulative total due to data cleaning, bringing Ontario's total to 10,005 deaths from the virus.

Key findings of the Ontario auditor general's annual report

TORONTO — Ontario's auditor general released her annual report of value-for-money audits Wednesday, covering a range of issues.
Case of eastern Ontario doctor charged with murder adjourned to January

Case of eastern Ontario doctor charged with murder adjourned to January

L'ORIGNAL, Ont. — An eastern Ontario doctor facing a murder charge has had his case adjourned until January. Dr. Brian Nadler is accused of killing 89-year-old Albert Poidinger at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital earlier this year.

Quantity and quality of education for detained Ontario youth varies: report

TORONTO — The quantity and quality of education offered to youth in Ontario's detention centres varies greatly by facility, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only heightened those discrepancies, according to new report by the Canadian Civil Liberties Ass
Swift response to fourth COVID ICU surge in Ontario may be challenging: report

Swift response to fourth COVID ICU surge in Ontario may be challenging: report

TORONTO — It may be harder for Ontario's health system to quickly respond to a surge in critically ill COVID-19 patients as non-virus care ramps up and workers contend with burnout, according to a new report that recommends sustained public health me
More than 100 Toronto police officers unvaccinated, now on unpaid leave, force says

More than 100 Toronto police officers unvaccinated, now on unpaid leave, force says

Toronto police say more than 100 police officers have been placed on unpaid leave for being unvaccinated against COVID-19 or for not disclosing their vaccination status.

Police probe protester incidents at kids' vaccine clinic in North Bay, Ont.

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Police in North Bay, Ont., say they are investigating reports of people being accosted by protesters at a children's COVID-19 vaccination clinic.