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Emergency department at Perth hospital closing for a week due to COVID-19 outbreak

Emergency department at Perth hospital closing for a week due to COVID-19 outbreak

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — The emergency department at Perth hospital will close for five days due due to a COVID-19 affecting staff at the facility.

Toronto police lay nearly 100 charges against local man after fraud investigation

Toronto police say a man who allegedly defrauded multiple people over 11 months is now facing nearly 100 charges.
Russell Martin bids farewell to Blue Jays fans after retiring in May

Russell Martin bids farewell to Blue Jays fans after retiring in May

TORONTO — Russell Martin's favourite memory at Rogers Centre is the same as many Toronto Blue Jays' fans: Jose Bautista's infamous bat flip in Game 5 of the 2015 American League Division Series.
'Every dollar counts': Ontario gas tax cut brings some relief amid record prices

'Every dollar counts': Ontario gas tax cut brings some relief amid record prices

TORONTO — Ontario drivers experienced some relief from record-setting prices at the pump on Friday as the province’s gas tax cut came into effect. The Ontario government cut the gas tax by 5.
Source: Toronto Raptors sign NBA champ and free agent forward Porter Jr.

Source: Toronto Raptors sign NBA champ and free agent forward Porter Jr.

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Otto Porter Jr., who was a key member of the Golden State Warriors' NBA championship team.
Criscito trains with TFC but fellow Italian Insigne still dealing with calf issue

Criscito trains with TFC but fellow Italian Insigne still dealing with calf issue

TORONTO — The Italian job is underway at Toronto FC. Domenico Criscito took part in his first Toronto practice Friday while fellow Italian newcomer Lorenzo Insigne trained separately indoors.
Raptors announce multi-year extension with forward Thaddeus Young

Raptors announce multi-year extension with forward Thaddeus Young

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Thaddeus Young to a multi-year contract extension. The Raptors announced the deal Friday, though it had been widely reported after NBA free agency opened at 6 p.m.

Toronto cancels one fireworks display, postpones another after vendor backs out: city

The City of Toronto says it’s cancelling a Canada Day fireworks show and rescheduling another after the vendor backed out at the last minute.
'Summer of recovery': Pandemic-stricken tourism industry sees signs of optimism

'Summer of recovery': Pandemic-stricken tourism industry sees signs of optimism

TORONTO — Canada Day has kicked off the unofficial start of summer, and the tourism sector is hopeful the first season in three years largely free of COVID-19 restrictions will marshal a much-needed boost for a pandemic-stricken industry.

One man dead, one in police custody following stabbing in St. Catharines

SAINT CATHARINES, Ont. — A 28-year-old man is facing a charge of second-degree murder following a stabbing in St. Catharines' Old Pine Trail area Thursday night. Officers were called to Vine Street and Old Pine Trail at about 9:30 p.m.
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