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Cultural LTC admissions drying up in Ontario due to new priority rules

Cultural LTC admissions drying up in Ontario due to new priority rules

TORONTO — In an Italian long-term care home in Toronto, about three new non-Italian residents are admitted each month due to government changes to priority rules, leaving them confused and isolated in a setting where they do not speak the language.
Canadian flights to be unaffected by total solar eclipse, airlines say

Canadian flights to be unaffected by total solar eclipse, airlines say

TORONTO — Canadian airlines say travellers won't see their flight times affected by Monday's total solar eclipse, though passengers should protect their eyes during the astronomical event.
Police officer fell to ground before he was run over, crash reconstructionist says

Police officer fell to ground before he was run over, crash reconstructionist says

TORONTO — A collision reconstructionist who analyzed the scene where a Toronto police officer died nearly three years ago concluded the officer was knocked to the ground before he was run over, court heard Wednesday.
Early spring storm brings heavy rain, high winds and snow to parts of Ontario

Early spring storm brings heavy rain, high winds and snow to parts of Ontario

TORONTO — A spring storm pelted swaths of Ontario with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday, knocking out power to thousands of people and threatening to bring major snowfall to regions in the east.
Seven people fined $400 a day for refusing LTC transfers: Ontario government

Seven people fined $400 a day for refusing LTC transfers: Ontario government

TORONTO — Seven people in Ontario have been fined for refusing transfers from a hospital to a long-term care home not of their choosing.
Systems restored after Toronto hospital network outage, cyberattack ruled out: UHN

Systems restored after Toronto hospital network outage, cyberattack ruled out: UHN

TORONTO — A large Toronto hospital network says it's bringing its systems back online after an outage across its sites led to some cancelled surgeries and delays.
Ontario byelections in Milton, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex called for May 2

Ontario byelections in Milton, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex called for May 2

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford has called a pair of byelections in Milton and Lambton-Kent-Middlesex for May 2.
Premier Doug Ford says he wants only Ontario students at universities, colleges

Premier Doug Ford says he wants only Ontario students at universities, colleges

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Premier Doug Ford says he’d like to see Ontario post-secondary institutions attended only by students from Ontario. Ford says about 18 per cent of students in the province's colleges and universities are from foreign countries.
New medical school at York University to open in 2028

New medical school at York University to open in 2028

VAUGHAN, Ont. — A new medical school focused on family medicine at York University will open its doors in 2028. York University president Rhonda Lenton says the university has been planning the medical school for the past decade.
Wife of man accused of running over Toronto cop tells jury she feared for her life

Wife of man accused of running over Toronto cop tells jury she feared for her life

TORONTO — The wife of a man accused of running over a Toronto police officer told jurors Tuesday she feared the two people rushing toward their car in an underground garage that night were going to kill them.