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Two dead, two in critical condition after early morning Kensington Market shooting

TORONTO — Two men are dead and another two others were injured in an early morning shooting in Toronto's Kensington Market area.
Ontario reports more than 400 COVID-19 cases for first time since June

Ontario reports more than 400 COVID-19 cases for first time since June

TORONTO — Ontario has risen above 400 new daily COVID-19 cases for the first time since mid-June. The Ministry of Health is reporting 423 new infections and six deaths from the virus.
Wiliam Davis, Ontario's 18th premier and a celebrated Tory, dies at 92

Wiliam Davis, Ontario's 18th premier and a celebrated Tory, dies at 92

TORONTO — William Davis, the 18th premier of Ontario and one of the country's longest-serving premiers, has died at 92. A statement from his family says Davis died in Brampton, Ont. this morning of natural causes.
Post-vaccination getaway plans scrambled by ongoing pandemic uncertainty

Post-vaccination getaway plans scrambled by ongoing pandemic uncertainty

TORONTO — For more than four decades, Christine Mak travelled every year to Disney parks and various conventions to commune with fellow fans of fantasy and science fiction.
Ontario reports 378 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths on Saturday

Ontario reports 378 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths on Saturday

Ontario reported 378 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths from the virus on Saturday, the most since mid-June. The province says one of the deaths happened more than two months ago and was reported for the first time as part of data cleaning work.

One person dead another missing in Lake Erie boating mishap

CHATHAM, Ont. — Provincial police say one person is dead and another is missing following an apparent boating mishap in Lake Erie.
Man runs from British Columbia to Ontario to raise funds for young cancer patients

Man runs from British Columbia to Ontario to raise funds for young cancer patients

Rick Fall spent every day of the last three and a half months running roughly the equivalent of a full marathon as he trekked from British Columbia to Ontario.
Final vaccination hurdles remain before Ontario further lifts pandemic restrictions

Final vaccination hurdles remain before Ontario further lifts pandemic restrictions

TORONTO — Ontario marked three weeks on Friday since entering the third step of its pandemic reopening plan but it has yet to hit the vaccination targets set for restrictions to roll back further.

Police shoot and kill knife-wielding woman in Burk's Falls, Ont., SIU says

BURK'S FALLS, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog says officers shot and killed a woman in Burk's Falls, Ont., on Thursday evening. The Special Investigations Unit says police were called about an unwanted person at a home at about 8:20 p.m.

Toronto interim police chief has term extended through to end of 2022

Toronto's interim chief of police is staying in his role until the end of next year. The Toronto Police Services Board says it has extended James Ramer's term.