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Ontario expands virtual mental health counselling for youth

WHITBY, Ont. — Ontario is putting $4.75 million toward expanding a virtual walk-in counselling program for children and youth to access mental health services.
Toronto mayor calls for national summit to tackle mental health crisis

Toronto mayor calls for national summit to tackle mental health crisis

Toronto Mayor John Tory is calling for a national summit to address what he calls Canada's mental health crisis.
Charge upgraded to manslaughter after woman, 89, pushed, dies: Toronto police

Charge upgraded to manslaughter after woman, 89, pushed, dies: Toronto police

Toronto police say the man accused of killing an 89-year-old woman in what they believe to be an unprovoked attack is now facing a manslaughter charge.
Marineland registers to lobby Ontario government with goal of selling

Marineland registers to lobby Ontario government with goal of selling

TORONTO — Marineland has registered to lobby the Ontario government with the goal of selling the park. Andrew Burns, a lawyer who has represented the Niagara Falls, Ont.
Police investigate report that 10 to 15 youths attacked transit workers on TTC bus

Police investigate report that 10 to 15 youths attacked transit workers on TTC bus

TORONTO — Police in Toronto say two transit workers have been injured following a report that close to a dozen youths attacked them on a bus Monday afternoon.
GTHA mayors call on Ottawa, Ontario to fund Ukrainian newcomers' resettlement efforts

GTHA mayors call on Ottawa, Ontario to fund Ukrainian newcomers' resettlement efforts

TORONTO — The federal and Ontario governments ought to provide funding for a program dedicated to help Ukrainian newcomers in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, the mayors and chairs of several large municipalities in the region said in a joint s
Body of missing snowmobiler recovered from Six Mile Lake by divers, OPP say

Body of missing snowmobiler recovered from Six Mile Lake by divers, OPP say

The body of a snowmobiler who had been missing on a southern Ontario lake has been recovered by divers.
Northwestern Ontario mayors seek province's help with high policing costs

Northwestern Ontario mayors seek province's help with high policing costs

The mayors of three communities in northwestern Ontario say they need immediate support from the province to deal with rising policing costs.
Attacks on Toronto's homeless appear to be escalating, advocates say

Attacks on Toronto's homeless appear to be escalating, advocates say

TORONTO — Advocates who work with Toronto's homeless community say they've observed an alarming uptick in violence against those who are unhoused – a situation they say has come under the spotlight after recent assaults and the stabbing death of a ho
No evidence enrolled patients subbed ER for virtual family doctor visits: OMA study

No evidence enrolled patients subbed ER for virtual family doctor visits: OMA study

TORONTO — There is no evidence patients substituted hospital emergency rooms for virtual visits with their family doctors in the first year of the pandemic, a study led by researchers with the Ontario Medical Association suggests.