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Ontario strip clubs, worker advocates say provincial shutdown is unfair

Ontario strip clubs, worker advocates say provincial shutdown is unfair

Strip club operators are voicing frustration over the Ontario government's move to shut down their establishments, saying the closure was ordered without consultation and treats the industry unfairly.
Metis pilot Teara Fraser profiled in new DC Comics graphic novel of women heroes

Metis pilot Teara Fraser profiled in new DC Comics graphic novel of women heroes

TORONTO — Not all heroes wear capes, as the saying goes, but Teara Fraser does have her wings and likes to fly -- with a social purpose.
Homeless advocates, City of Toronto set to clash in court over distancing in shelters

Homeless advocates, City of Toronto set to clash in court over distancing in shelters

TORONTO — A group of advocates for the homeless claim the City of Toronto lied about complying with physical distancing measures in shelters, but the municipality is disputing the allegations, new court filings reveal.

Forge FC to play in El Salvador on Oct. 22 in CONCACAF League preliminary round

HAMILTON — Forge FC will play CD Municipal Limeno in El Salvador on Oct. 22 in the preliminary round of the Scotiabank CONCACAF League. The winner will then play at Panama's Tauro FC on Nov. 3. The CONCACAF League draw was held Sept.

OPP report: opioid-related overdose deaths rose 34 per cent in 2019

ORILLIA, Ont. — A new report on opioids by the Ontario Provincial Police says that overdose-related deaths went up 34 per cent in the province between 2018 and 2019.

Police lay child porn charges after months long investigation near Sudbury, Ont.

ESPANOLA, Ont. — Provincial police near Sudbury, Ont., say they've charged a 22-year-old man with child porn and luring-related offences.
Survey finds doctors worry supplies of flu vaccine, PPE will lag demand

Survey finds doctors worry supplies of flu vaccine, PPE will lag demand

TORONTO — The Canadian Medical Association says doctors still face hurdles getting personal protective equipment and fear they won't be able to adequately respond to increased demands for the flu shot.

Rugby Canada cuts staff, citing ongoing financial impact of COVID-19

TORONTO — Citing COVID-19's effect on its bottom line, Rugby Canada is cutting staff from chief commercial and marketing officer Mark Lemmon to Hall of Famer Al Charron, whose name graces its national training centre.
Nuit Blanche Toronto goes virtual and expands to multiple days with online streams

Nuit Blanche Toronto goes virtual and expands to multiple days with online streams

TORONTO — Nuit Blanche Toronto has revealed plans for a virtual event that will be spread out over 10 days. Organizers have shifted the free, one-night art celebration into five online streams, running this Saturday evening until Oct.

Police watchdog investigating after pedestrian hit and killed by police cruiser

MIDLAND, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog says it's investigating the death of a man hit by a police officer driving an unmarked cruiser.
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