MONTREAL — On Sunday, a small town north of Montreal felt it necessary to write a message on its Facebook page specifying that its cellphone tower did not have 5G capability in response to numerous questions from concerned citizens.
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TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford teased good news on steps toward reopening for retail stores, parks, cottagers and people missing loved ones Monday, as long as the province's COVID-19 numbers keep going down.
Ontario reported 370 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the provincial total 2.1 per cent higher than the previous day, part of a downward trend.
OTTAWA — Provinces across the country are set to begin easing COVID-19 restrictions on Monday following a weekend in which thousands more cases of the respiratory illness were identified, hundreds more were reported dead and a much-ballyhooed made-in-Canada testing kit was recalled.
TORONTO — Garden centres, landscaping companies and auto dealerships were among a number of seasonal businesses Premier Doug Ford said are allowed to reopen today, as Ontario took further steps towards restarting its economy.
The decision was based on the advice of the province's chief medical officer of health, Ford said Friday.
MONTREAL—Quebec's English-language school boards don't have the right to refuse to reopen their elementary schools, Education Minister Jean-Francois Roberge said Sunday on the eve of the province's gradual economic relaunch.
Roberge said the government will decide when the school year resumes after a pause brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
HIGH RIVER, Alta. - A massive meat-packing plant in southern Alberta has reopened for business two weeks after it was shutdown due to a large outbreak of COVID-19.
A long line of cars and buses waited to enter the Cargill plant in High River, south of Calgary, which was closed temporarily on April 20.
TORONTO—A union representing health-care workers in Ontario says a third personal support worker has died in as many weeks.
SEIU Healthcare, which represents more than 60,000 front-line healthcare workers in Ontario, said the worker served at the Downsview Long Term Care facility in Toronto.
WASHINGTON—Canadian support for the principle of equal rights for women and men is among the highest in the world –but in practice, archaic attitudes towards gender roles are still alive and well both at home and around the globe, a new survey suggests.
NEW YORK—Police were called to a Brooklyn neighbourhood Wednesday after a funeral home overwhelmed by the coronavirus resorted to storing dozens of bodies on ice in rented trucks, and a passerby complained about the smell, officials said.
THUNDER BAY, Ont. The OPP in Thunder Bay say a 14-year-old girl is the victim of the city’s latest homicide.
Kayleigh Ivall’s remains were discovered by a passerby Monday in the Boulevard Lake area on the city’s north side.
Police say her identity was released following consultation with her next of kin.