TORONTO — Ontario reported 181 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with the majority in Toronto and Peel Region, as the government gets set to announce which regions can proceed to the next stage of reopening.
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TORONTO — A proposed law to protect farmers from aggressive protesters will trample freedom of speech, say animal rights activists who are calling on the Ontario government to reverse course on the bill.
The activists told a legislative committee Monday that the bill - dubbed the Security from Trespass and Animal Safety Act - will violate the charter and will spark legal challenges.
OTTAWA — A new analysis of the country’s stock of affordable housing suggests the Liberals’ decade-long strategy to provide more of it is starting in a deeper hole than previously thought, and may be further behind once the COVID-19 pandemic passes.
But the pandemic could also mean an opportunity for governments to pick up rental units cheaply.
OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence is being called out for not properly tracking the rollout of the Liberal government’s plan to invest tens of billions of dollars in new military equipment, troops and training.
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Trans Mountain estimates as much as 1,195 barrels, or 190,000 litres, of light crude spilled from its pipeline pumping station in Abbotsford, B.C.
While an investigation is ongoing, the Crown-owned company said in a statement the cause of the spill appears to be related to a fitting on a one-inch, or 2.5-centimetre, piece of pipe.
TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 181 new cases of COVID-19 today, and eight more deaths.
It’s the lowest number of new daily cases since late March.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says in a tweet that 126 of the 181 new cases are from the Toronto and Peel regions.
The new cases bring the province to a total of 32,370 - an increase of 0.6 per cent over the previous day.
TORONTO — The Ontario government is easing restrictions on wedding and funeral ceremonies across the province as part of the phased reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of people allowed to attend an indoor ceremony is restricted to 30 per cent capacity of the venue.
Outdoor events will be limited to 50 people.
CALGARY, Alta. – The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada.
With COVID-19 now affecting the lives of Canadians on so many levels, people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:
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TORONTO — A film about a “trainer turned whistleblower” at Ontario’s Marineland aquatic park has won the top audience prize at Hot Docs, which was held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Canadian festival says “The Walrus and the Whistleblower” won the Hot Docs Audience Award for a feature film, which is awarded based on audience votes.