TORONTO — The Ontario government is supporting jobs at local restaurants, bars, breweries, wineries and distilleries during the COVID-19 pandemic by expanding opportunities in alcohol sales, including making the sale of alcohol with food takeout and delivery orders permanent.
A resolution calling for an independent investigation into discrimination against women and people of different sexual orientations within the Assembly of First Nations was passed on Wednesday following heated debate. That debate came to a head when Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald accused National Chief Perry Bellegarde of working behind the scenes to challenge the […]
Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute in North York has been advised by Toronto Public Health to close amid 14 coronavirus cases at the school. Katherine Ward has more.
WELLINGTON COUNTY, ONT. — You could say Wellington County was largely untouched during the first wave of COVID-19. The second wave, however, is a much different story. “Back on October 20th, we had zero cases of COVID in Wellington County. Now, we’re up to the high end, especially in Wellington North, Minto, and Mapleton,” says […]
Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, will be joined by Jeremy Roberts, MPP for Ottawa West—Nepean, for a funding announcement in support of Ontario’s non-profit organizations.
The man who killed 22 people in rural Nova Scotia in April carried two semi-automatic pistols from Maine, semi-automatic rifles from gun shops in California and Winnipeg, and had boxes of ammunition within arm’s length, according to newly released court documents. Gabriel Wortman killed neighbours, acquaintances and strangers while masquerading as a Mountie on April […]
Ontario — like the rest of Canada — has no plans to mandate the newly approved coronavirus vaccine. It does, however, have plans to provide immunized Ontarians a document or card to prove it. While still only in development, the province’s health minister said the card could be used for travel and work, but also […]
Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, will make a virtual announcement.
Dollarama Inc. said it will pay a bonus to employees for their work during the pandemic as it raised its dividend and reported a higher third-quarter profit that beat analyst expectations. The discount chain had come under fire earlier this year from employees and their supporters who demanded that Dollarama enact greater health precautions in […]
Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Testing – Ontario For the second time in the last seven days, the London-Middlesex region set a new single-day COVID-19 case record on Wednesday after local health officials reported 47 new infections from the day before. It brings the region’s total case tally to 1,927, of which […]
Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation will make an announcement about transportation in Northern Ontario. She will be joined by Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and MPP for Kenora-Rainy River, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and MPP for Nipissing, and Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities […]
The Bank of Canada opted to keep its benchmark interest rate steady at 0.25 per cent on Wednesday, noting that Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19 is proceeding in line with expectations. The bank said that while new infections and lockdowns continue to hold back Canada’s economy, stronger demand for energy has pushed up the price […]