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Crimes and policing change amid COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario forces say

Crimes and policing change amid COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario forces say

COVID-19 has changed both criminal behaviour and policing in Ontario. Some of the crime trends, such as a surge in domestic violence, have been predictable. Others, such as a significant rise in car thefts, have perplexed officers.
Ontario returns to table with last teachers' union as backdrop for talks changes

Ontario returns to table with last teachers' union as backdrop for talks changes

TORONTO — The Ontario government is attempting to close an ugly round of bargaining as it restarts talks with the only remaining teachers' union without a contract, and an expert says the COVID-19 pandemic may create a path to labour peace.
Morgan Rielly can't explain talent-loaded Maple Leafs' rollercoaster campaign

Morgan Rielly can't explain talent-loaded Maple Leafs' rollercoaster campaign

TORONTO — Morgan Rielly has been working out at home trying to stay in shape. The Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman is also reading, watching movies and improving his rudimentary cooking skills.

Expansion Atletico Ottawa signs veteran Spanish goalkeeper Nacho Zabal

OTTAWA — Atletico Ottawa signed a second goalkeeper Thursday in Spaniard Nacho Zabal.

Quebec in the thick of fight for essential medical equipment to fight COVID-19

MONTREAL — Quebec's premier says his province is in the thick of a global battle to secure much-needed medical equipment to protect against COVID-19.

Accused killer mistakenly released from Ontario jail has been re-arrested: police

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they have re-arrested an accused murderer who the province says was mistakenly released from a local jail.
Ontario to release COVID-19 modelling; Ford says numbers will be hard to hear

Ontario to release COVID-19 modelling; Ford says numbers will be hard to hear

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province will release data Friday showing how many Ontarians could die from COVID-19 in various scenarios.
Senators announce temporary layoffs, salary reductions due to COVID-19

Senators announce temporary layoffs, salary reductions due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — The owner of the NHL's Ottawa Senators has announced the organization is implementing temporary layoffs and salary reductions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

TIFF looking at innovative ways to deliver screenings for September festival

TORONTO — Organizers behind the Toronto International Film Festival say they're still planning to go ahead with the annual movie marathon from Sept. 10-21.
Key staff may need to stay at work sites, Ontario power system operator says

Key staff may need to stay at work sites, Ontario power system operator says

TORONTO — A group of personnel key to keeping Ontario's electricity system functioning may end up locked down in their control centres due to the COVID-19 crisis, according to the head of the province's power operator.
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