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English Catholic teachers reach tentative deal with Ontario government

English Catholic teachers reach tentative deal with Ontario government

TORONTO — Ontario's English Catholic teachers announced Thursday that they reached a tentative contract with the province, the first of the four major unions to get a deal in a highly contentious round of bargaining.
Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

TORONTO — Ontario reported five more cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the total to 42, as the government announced a $100-million contingency fund to deal with the global pandemic in this province, where it will likely continue spreading.
Toronto hospital touts heart procedure for high-risk patients as 'game-changer'

Toronto hospital touts heart procedure for high-risk patients as 'game-changer'

TORONTO — A weak heart made simple tasks like walking to the bathroom from his bedroom difficult for Mir Hasan Ali. The 76-year-old retiree says he would tire quickly and feel dizzy if he walked more than a few minutes.
Girl who fell from Toronto balcony to live after help from residents, police say

Girl who fell from Toronto balcony to live after help from residents, police say

Toronto police are thanking the public for the quick response to help a five-year-old girl who fell from a 12th-floor balcony. Const.
Inquest into deadly Toronto scaffolding collapse in 2009 set for May

Inquest into deadly Toronto scaffolding collapse in 2009 set for May

TORONTO — A coroner's inquest into a scaffolding collapse that claimed the lives of four men in Toronto has been scheduled for May.
Court approves settlement for women suing RCMP over discrimination

Court approves settlement for women suing RCMP over discrimination

TORONTO — A group of women won final court approval on Tuesday for their multimillion-dollar class action against the RCMP over gender-based abuse and discrimination.
Coronavirus fallout: Handwashing jumps in Canada, new poll indicates

Coronavirus fallout: Handwashing jumps in Canada, new poll indicates

TORONTO — Growing concern about contracting or spreading the new coronavirus has so far prompted Canadians to make relatively modest changes to protect themselves and others, a poll released on Wednesday indicates.
One dead after fire in west-end Toronto apartment building: paramedics

One dead after fire in west-end Toronto apartment building: paramedics

TORONTO — One person is dead following a fire at an apartment building in west-end Toronto. Police say emergency crews were called to the building shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. They say a person was found without vital signs in one of the units.
Ticket-fixing prosecutor gets house arrest as part of three-month sentence

Ticket-fixing prosecutor gets house arrest as part of three-month sentence

TORONTO — A regional prosecutor who illegally fixed traffic tickets to please her police officer boyfriend has been given a three-month conditional sentence for breach of trust and attempted obstruction of justice.
New coronavirus outbreak affecting Canadians' March break travel plans

New coronavirus outbreak affecting Canadians' March break travel plans

TORONTO — Cindy Perry was all set for a March break trip to California with her wife and their two children, but the novel coronavirus outbreak that is sweeping the globe made her reconsider her plans.