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Age cut-off lowered for autism therapy

TORONTO—Ontario children with autism aged five or older no longer qualify for government-funded intensive therapy—a move critics say is leaving many families in the lurch.

The Liberal government announced a new Ontario Autism Program with $333 million in funding, but changes include limiting Intensive Behavioural Intervention to children aged two-four.

Grocery stores OK’d to sell beer

TORONTO—Ontarians may be able to buy beer at 60 grocery stores—from multinational big box stores to small, independent grocerS—across the province by the end of the year.

The Liberal government announced 13 grocery stores and chains that were chosen to sell beer in the first round of grocery beer sales that ultimately will be expanded to up to 450 outlets.