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Ontario launches new mental health strategy to improve access to services

Ontario launches new mental health strategy to improve access to services

TORONTO — Ontario is creating a central agency to oversee its revamp of the province's mental health system, but a group of service providers and opposition critics say the change must be backed up with a funding commitment.
Judge rules warrantless seizure of car data recorder a serious rights breach

Judge rules warrantless seizure of car data recorder a serious rights breach

TORONTO — Police flouted a driver's rights when they retrieved an electronic recording module from a car wreck days after a crash because they failed to get a search warrant or owner permission first, an Ontario judge has ruled.
Multimillion-grant to speed innovative device for hard-to-treat brain disorders

Multimillion-grant to speed innovative device for hard-to-treat brain disorders

TORONTO — The signs were there, but Lidia Vetturetti says her mother refused to consider the possibility she had Alzheimer's.
Slaight Family Foundation announces $15M global initiative for women and girls

Slaight Family Foundation announces $15M global initiative for women and girls

TORONTO — The Slaight Family Foundation says it is donating $1 million each to 15 global organizations working to improve human rights for women and girls.
Trudeau calls for input from industry, citizens, Indigenous groups on climate

Trudeau calls for input from industry, citizens, Indigenous groups on climate

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling on industries, citizens, and Indigenous groups to help shape the future of Canada's climate policy.
Ontario reports three new coronavirus cases, bringing province's total to 18

Ontario reports three new coronavirus cases, bringing province's total to 18

TORONTO — Ontario reported three new cases of the novel coronavirus Monday, bringing the total in the province to 18, though officials say the virus is not spreading locally.
Jurors support group hopeful for federal funding to offer mental-health support

Jurors support group hopeful for federal funding to offer mental-health support

TORONTO — A jurors advocate says he's thrilled that a House of Commons committee is recommending $20 million over the next 10 years to support the mental health of those who have served on juries.
Man dies after found in snowbank by Toronto police

Man dies after found in snowbank by Toronto police

TORONTO — Police say a man who was found without vital signs in a snowbank has died. They say officers out on patrol (near Jane Street and Black Creek Drive) found a man with what appeared to be gunshot wounds just before 2:30 a.m. this morning.
Ontario reports four new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus

Ontario reports four new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus

TORONTO — Ontario health officials announced four more cases of the new coronavirus in the province on Sunday, bringing the total diagnoses in Canada to 24.
Hundreds block downtown Toronto street to protest mining convention

Hundreds block downtown Toronto street to protest mining convention

TORONTO — More than 100 people protested outside a mining convention Sunday in downtown Toronto, where they blocked traffic on multiple roads and stood in front of entrances to the event.