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Ontario to start sharing data about school absences amid Omicron

TORONTO — Ontario is set to start sharing data about school absences today, a week after in-person learning resumed without public reporting of classroom COVID-19 exposures.

Police search for suspects accused of assaulting man who wouldn't buy puppy

Toronto police are searching for two suspects they allege assaulted and robbed a man who decided not to purchase a puppy from them.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford holds meeting on rural, remote and northern housing issues

Ontario Premier Doug Ford met Sunday with leaders of rural, remote and northern communities to discuss their housing challenges as issues of rapid price growth and lack of supply are felt far beyond urban borders.

Ontario reports 604 in intensive care due to COVID19, 57 new deaths

TORONTO — Ontario says there are 3,797 patients in hospital with COVID-19 and 604 people in intensive care units due to critical illness related to the disease.

Pedestrian killed in suspected hit-and-run late Saturday in Toronto's west end

Toronto police say a pedestrian has been killed in an alleged hit-and-run late Saturday. They say the collision happened at Weston Road & Dee Avenue in the city's west end.

Police investigating suspicious death after car fire in London

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., say they are investigating a suspicious death. Investigators say it began Saturday evening with a report that came in just before 9 p.m. of a vehicle on fire on Manning Drive.

Toronto police investigating fatal shooting, city's ninth homicide this year

TORONTO, Kan. — Toronto police say a 19-year-old man was fatally shot early Saturday morning in what was the the ninth homicide for the city this year. Police say they were called at around 12:40 a.m.
Boys killed in Brampton, Ont., fire identified as tight-knit brothers

Boys killed in Brampton, Ont., fire identified as tight-knit brothers

Three brothers killed in a house fire in Brampton, Ont., this week were remembered Friday as tight-knit and "delightfully rambunctious.

Ontario reports 600 in ICU due to COVID19, 4,026 hospitalizations and 47 new deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 4,026 are currently people in hospital with COVID-19, including 600 patients in intensive care units.

Police watchdog investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Markham, Ont.

MARKHAM, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting Friday night in Markham, Ont.