Category: Canada

Man dead and 2 others seriously injured after separate shootings in north-end Toronto – Toronto

A man is dead and two others have been seriously injured after two separate shootings in Toronto’s north end Thursday…

CP Holiday Train won’t roll across Canada this year due to pandemic

Since 1999, the annual Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train has pulled into communities across Canada and the United States to raise money…

Ontario spending $1 billion on testing, contact tracing

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is promising to invest $1 billion on COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, as cases spike. As…

New COVID-19 testing guidelines in Ontario

As the Ontario government changes the guidelines for COVID-19 testing, parents are hoping school boards will follow suit. Children are…

Markham man pleads guilty to murdering grandmother, parents and sister – Toronto

A Markham man accused of murdering four of his family members inside their home has pleaded guilty in an Ontario…

Doctors call for closure of bars, dine-in restaurants to stop spread of COVID-19

After a recent surge in numbers, a group of health leaders and physicians says the Ontario government must take immediate…

University of Toronto receives $250M donation for health-care research, medical innovation

The University of Toronto has received a $250-million donation, a “transformational” gift it says will be used for health-care research…

Natural resources sector suffered steepest job losses on record due to COVID-19, StatsCan says

Grim job numbers released Thursday demonstrate how hard COVID-19 has hit the oil and gas industry in Canada. According to…

Group of Ontario doctors calls for new indoor dining, gym restrictions due to spike in COVID-19 cases

A group of Ontario doctors is calling on the provincial government to implement stronger restrictions amid a recent rise in…

Feds pitch Atlantic Loop as grand plan for clean energy, with few details

First, there was the Atlantic Bubble. Now, there’s movement to knit the region closer together with the “Atlantic Loop,” a…