Jill Dunlop, Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues will be joined by Solicitor General Sylvia Jones, and Sam Oosterhoff, MPP for Niagara West, to make an announcement about anti-human trafficking initiatives.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a boon for tech company shares as lockdown measures for millions of people feed record demand for digital services. And two big names are cashing in on that trend by selling their shares to the public this week for billions of dollars despite not turning an annual profit. Meal delivery service DoorDash went public on the […]
Ontario reported 1,890 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 132,800. Wednesday’s case count is an increase from Tuesday’s which saw 1,676 new infections. On Monday, 1,925 cases were recorded and marked a record in the province. On Sunday, 1,924 were reported, the second highest. According to Wednesday’s provincial report, 517 […]
DROMORE – Today, the Governments of Canada and Ontario marked the beginning of construction of broadband infrastructure that will deliver reliable internet access to nearly 4,000 homes and businesses across Grey County. Both levels of government have each committed up to $5.3 million to seven projects which will create more economic and educational opportunities in […]
As Michael Kovrig marks his second year confined to a Chinese prison, his wife says part of what helps him stay strong, despite his terrible plight, is the support of Canadians who continue wishing for his freedom. “This has been a difficult two years, but one thing that makes it slightly more bearable is the […]
Brant County’s Health Unit (BCHU) has declared an outbreak at a north-end Walmart in Brantford after two staff members tested positive for the coronavirus. Public health says the outbreak is at the 300 King George Rd. location near Royal Oak Drive and was triggered after a second positive case was revealed on Tuesday. The workers […]
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 […]