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Ontario reaches tentative contract deal with elementary teachers

Ontario reaches tentative contract deal with elementary teachers

TORONTO — Ontario reached a tentative contract deal Friday with its largest teachers' union following a highly contentious round of bargaining.
Jurors begin deliberations in Kalen Schlatter murder trial

Jurors begin deliberations in Kalen Schlatter murder trial

TORONTO — Jurors began their deliberations Friday in the trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting and strangling a young woman just hours after they met.
Ford says 'everything's on the table' as Ontario unveils online learning plan

Ford says 'everything's on the table' as Ontario unveils online learning plan

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford pointed parents and students toward online learning resources while schools are closed due to COVID-19, while acknowledging Friday those closures may have to be extended and more services "shut down.
Toronto introduces COVID-19 protection measures for the homeless

Toronto introduces COVID-19 protection measures for the homeless

TORONTO — The City of Toronto has introduced some new infrastructure to protect the homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Worker at Toronto jail in hospital being tested for COVID-19: union

Worker at Toronto jail in hospital being tested for COVID-19: union

TORONTO — The union representing Ontario's correctional workers says an employee at a Toronto jail is being tested for COVID-19.
Man with two swords attacks person at business in Toronto's north end: police

Man with two swords attacks person at business in Toronto's north end: police

Toronto police say they're investigating after a man with two swords attacked a person at a business in the city's north end. Police say they were able to arrest the suspect, who was still at the scene when they arrived on Friday morning.
Local health unit reports Ontario's second COVID-19 death as cases spike

Local health unit reports Ontario's second COVID-19 death as cases spike

TORONTO — A local health unit reported a second death in Ontario linked to COVID-19 on Thursday, saying it may be a case of community transmission, as the premier strongly urged people to practise social distancing and self-isolation.
No concrete evidence ibuprofen makes COVID-19 worse: health experts

No concrete evidence ibuprofen makes COVID-19 worse: health experts

TORONTO — Canadian health officials are trying to calm fears that anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen can worsen COVID-19 symptoms by stressing the lack of concrete evidence.
Abnormal becoming new normal amid tight COVID-19 restrictions, more cases

Abnormal becoming new normal amid tight COVID-19 restrictions, more cases

TORONTO — Canadians and their governments scrambled on Thursday to come to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic as case numbers rose, social distancing ramped up, and everyday life morphed into an abnormal new normal that could last months.
Eviction notices mistakenly sent to Toronto tenants, landlord's lawyer says

Eviction notices mistakenly sent to Toronto tenants, landlord's lawyer says

TORONTO — Lawyers for a Toronto landlord say tenants in a west-end apartment building were mistakenly sent eviction notices this week as the company rushed to shut its offices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.