TORONTO - A former Progressive Conservative legislator ousted from the party caucus for voting against a sweeping new law that extends pandemic emergency orders said she opposed the measure because it gives Premier Doug Ford's government too much power.
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TORONTO - The provincial government says it's investing $2 million for socially distanced summer activities at Ontario Place, which will include a drive-in version of the Toronto International Film Festival.
Lisa MacLeod, Minister of heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries, says the initiative will help Ontario communities reconnect during the COVID-19 pandemic.
OTTAWA - Almost two-third of parents in a new poll say they believe that children returning to school in the fall should wear masks at least part of the time.
LEVIS, Que. - Hours after an emotional funeral for two Quebec sisters found dead following an Amber Alert earlier this month, provincial police announced they believed they'd found the body of their missing father.
THUNDER BAY, Ont. - A flight bound for Hamilton had to make an unexpected detour to Thunder Bay, Ont., on Sunday in order to deal with what police describe as an unruly passenger.
Thunder Bay Police say the incident began as the Swoop Airlines flight was making its way from Edmonton to Hamilton.
VICTORIA - British Columbia's premier is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take an “enormous step” to reduce stigma associated with illicit drug use by decriminalizing possession for personal use.
TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 203 new cases of COVID-19today, the highest number recorded for several weeks, as well as one new death related to the virus.
The total number of cases now stands at 37,942, which includes 2,753 deaths and 33,605 resolved cases.
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. on July 21, 2020:
There are 111,124 confirmed cases in Canada.
- Quebec: 57,616 confirmed (including 5,657 deaths, 50,190 resolved)
- Ontario: 37,739 confirmed (including 2,752 deaths, 33,513 resolved)
- Alberta: 9,587 confirmed (including 167 deaths, 8,308 resolved)
TORONTO - Ontario's fiscal watchdog says the waitlist for child autism services in the province grew to 27,600 children last year.
The Financial Accountability Officer says the increase came as the province shifted funding for behavioural therapy programs.
TORONTO - Three protesters were charged with mischief on Saturday after supporters of Black Lives Matter threw paint on several statues, including one of Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, and called for the defunding of police.