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By Shawn Jeffords The Canadian Press

Ontario is in a COVID-19 second wave: Ford

TORONTO - Ontario is experiencing a second wave of COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford declared Monday, saying his government was looking at all options to combat an alarming surge in cases.

Ford said the 700 latest cases reported by the province - the highest daily increase since the start of the pandemic - were extremely troubling and called on the public to help fight the latest spike.

Hospitals call for new COVID-19 restrictions as new cases surge

TORONTO - Ontario's hospitals are calling on the government to reinstate restrictions in COVID-19 hot spots as the province reports its highest daily case increase since the start of the pandemic.

The government recorded 700 new cases on Monday, most of them in the Greater Toronto Area and Ottawa.

A look at some prominent Tories who will likely join Doug Ford’s cabinet

TORONTO — Throughout the 2018 provincial election campaign Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford touted his candidates as talented and capable of delivering on his promises. Ford, whose party won a majority Thursday night, has said he would have no trouble choosing a cabinet from the “124 all-stars” on his team.