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Ontario ready to vaccinate kids aged five to 11 as soon as child-sized doses arrive

Ontario ready to vaccinate kids aged five to 11 as soon as child-sized doses arrive

TORONTO — Ontario parents will likely be able to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments for their young children as early as next week, Health Minister Christine Elliott said Thursday, ahead of the expected approval of the shot for use in kids.
Ontario students to get rapid COVID tests over winter holidays

Ontario students to get rapid COVID tests over winter holidays

TORONTO — Ontario students will be sent home for the December break with five rapid antigen COVID-19 tests each as part of the province's plan to ramp up testing over the holidays.
LRT inquiry to examine safety, tech, value and accountability: Mulroney

LRT inquiry to examine safety, tech, value and accountability: Mulroney

TORONTO — Ontario's transportation minister says a public inquiry examining Ottawa's light rail transit system will look into issues regarding safety, technical elements, value for money and accountability.

Toronto teacher who wore blackface to school 'no longer employed': superintendent

TORONTO — A school board official says a Toronto high school teacher who dressed in blackface is "no longer employed" at the board.
Pharmacies can safely test people with COVID symptoms, Ontario health minister says

Pharmacies can safely test people with COVID symptoms, Ontario health minister says

TORONTO — Ontario's health minister defended a plan Wednesday to allow people with COVID-19 symptoms to get tested for the virus in pharmacies, after some experts raised safety concerns.
'She never complained': Toronto woman's life cut short by van attack

'She never complained': Toronto woman's life cut short by van attack

TORONTO — Amaresh Tesfamariam's heart stopped beating several times over the past three and a half years.
Ontario aims to ramp up electric vehicle production but not offering rebate on sales

Ontario aims to ramp up electric vehicle production but not offering rebate on sales

Ontario wants to ramp up domestic production of electric and hybrid cars over the next decade, but the government isn't planning to offer incentives for residents to buy them.

Ontario government giving Wheatley additional $3.8M in explosion relief funds

TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing an additional $3.8 million in funding to support the community of Wheatley as it recovers from an explosion that occurred at a building this summer. The Aug.
Case of man accused of killing Muslim family in London, Ont., adjourned to December

Case of man accused of killing Muslim family in London, Ont., adjourned to December

LONDON, Ont. — A London, Ont., man facing terror-related murder charges for allegedly killing four members of a Muslim family has had his case adjourned for a month.

Toronto police identify 15-year-old who died after 'tragic' stabbing at high school

Toronto police have identified the person who died from a stabbing at a high school in North York as 15-year-old Maahir Dosani. Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at Victoria Park Collegiate shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday.