MONTREAL — Quebec reported its sixth consecutive daily decrease in the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 on Monday, as retail stores across the Montreal area reopened following weeks of shutdowns to slow the spread of the virus.
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Urban planners across the country weren’t surprised with the images they saw Saturday of a packed public park in a central Toronto neighbourhood.
And while those experts didn’t condone the gathering of what looked like thousands of young adults seemingly defying physical distancing measures on a sunny afternoon, they could understand their behaviour - to an extent.
TORONTO — Ontario says it has appointed hospitals to take over the management of two long-term care homes that have been unable to contain COVID-19.
The province says Humber River Hospital will manage Downsview Long Term Care Centre, which has reported 52 deaths, up from 40 just a week ago.
TORONTO — Mother’s Day gatherings contrary to physical distancing rules helped boost Ontario’s COVID-19 cases, the health minister said Monday, and those rising numbers - plus concern over a large crowd at a Toronto park over the weekend - are delaying any easing of those rules.
OTTAWA — An ad-hoc transparency group is calling on governments to make crucial records related to the COVID-19 pandemic open by default as a measure of accountability to Canadians.
President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state’s Democratic governor doesn’t immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
(MARATHON, ON) The Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 21 year old male from Marathon.
On Sunday May 24, 2020, at approximately 02:30 a.m., police received a report of a missing male, Eric Pelletier. He was last seen Thursday 21 May, 2020 in the area of Ontario Street in Marathon.
VAUGHAN, Ont.—A unique crowbar allegedly used in a violent home invasion north of Toronto led to the dismantling of a drug- and gun-trafficking ring, police said Friday.
In total, 17 men and women were arrested and face a slew of charges including numerous counts of drug- and firearm-trafficking offences and robbery, York regional police said.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’ll push the provinces to give workers 10 days of paid sick leave a year as the country deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.
That appears to meet a key demand from NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, in exchange for the New Democrats’ support for a motion to limit sittings and votes in the House of Commons through the summer.
VANCOUVER—Money laundering in British Columbia will be under scrutiny again this week when a public inquiry resumes today.
Over the next 3 1/2 weeks, expert witnesses ranging from academics to police officers are expected to shed light on how dirty money is quantified and the regulatory models that are being used to fight it around the globe.