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Ontario expands training program to help pay tuition for those looking for new skills

Ontario expands training program to help pay tuition for those looking for new skills

ORILLIA, Ont. — The province says it is expanding a training program to help those looking for work in a different field. Ontario says there are 300,000 jobs available right now, but the province needs more workers to fill those roles.

Roofing worker killed, another injured after restaurant fire in St. Catharines, Ont.

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a fire at a restaurant in St. Catharines, Ont. Niagara Regional Police say the blaze broke out at the Ma Chinese Cuisine Restaurant on Geneva Street at around 4:15 p.m.
Ontario reports 741 new cases of COVID-19, three new deaths

Ontario reports 741 new cases of COVID-19, three new deaths

Ontario is reporting 741 new cases of COVID-19 today as the province prepares to receive its first shipment of the children's vaccine.
Ontario PCs breaking election promise to restore auditor general's ad oversight power

Ontario PCs breaking election promise to restore auditor general's ad oversight power

TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative government is breaking an election promise to restore the auditor general's powers over government advertising.
Ontario reports more than 700 COVID-19 cases for third straight day

Ontario reports more than 700 COVID-19 cases for third straight day

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 728 new cases of COVID-19 today, one day after a children's vaccine was authorized for use by Health Canada.

Thunder Bay police investigate reports of fake vaccine certificates

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The Thunder Bay Police Service is investigating multiple alleged cases of residents obtaining and possibly using fake proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
Focus shifts to public health units as Health Canada approves kids' vaccination

Focus shifts to public health units as Health Canada approves kids' vaccination

TORONTO — Public health units encouraged some of Ontario's youngest residents to channel their inner superheroes Friday as they prepared to vaccinate kids against COVID-19 after Pfizer's vaccine was approved for children five to 11.

Florida woman arrested, charged with smuggling after 56 firearms found in her car

TORONTO — The Canada Border Services Agency has charged a Florida woman with several firearms offences after the agency allegedly found handguns, magazines and ammunition in her car trunk while she was crossing the U.S. border to Ontario.
Volunteer firefighters face delays in booking tests in Ontario to operate fire trucks

Volunteer firefighters face delays in booking tests in Ontario to operate fire trucks

A northern Ontario municipality's attempt to boost its roster of fire truck drivers is being stymied by a backlog of road tests, and officials are calling on the province to increase capacity in the north.
Ontario high schools allowed to return to regular semesters in February

Ontario high schools allowed to return to regular semesters in February

Ontario high schools will shift back to regular semesters no later than February, returning secondary students to a normal schedule for the first time since the onset of the pandemic.