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Front-line workers who left LTC homes in May won't come back, commission hears

Front-line workers who left LTC homes in May won't come back, commission hears

Many of the personal support workers who left Ontario's long-term care system in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic due to poor pay and lack of full-time jobs have not returned, an independent commission has heard.
Blue Jays exercise club option on Dolis contract, decline option on Anderson

Blue Jays exercise club option on Dolis contract, decline option on Anderson

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays exercised the 2021 club option on reliever Rafael Dolis's contract and declined the club option for right-hander Chase Anderson.
Raptors support NBA investigation into assault charges against guard Davis

Raptors support NBA investigation into assault charges against guard Davis

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors say they will fully support the NBA's investigation into the arrest of guard Terence Davis on assault charges. The team commented publicly on the issue for the first time in a statement released Friday.

Ontario restaurants ask province to explain restrictions, show COVID-19 data

A group from Ontario's restaurant industry is calling on the provincial government to explain its decision to impose tighter COVID-19 restrictions on the sector.
Gordon Lightfoot, Natalie MacMaster join Glass Tiger on their first holiday album

Gordon Lightfoot, Natalie MacMaster join Glass Tiger on their first holiday album

TORONTO — Glass Tiger has assembled a cadre of Canadian talent for their first full-length Christmas album. The band from Newmarket, Ont. released “Songs for a Winter’s Night,” a 10-track collection of largely original music for the holidays.
Sanitizer, masks and smiles mark an unusual school photo day for a COVID-19 year

Sanitizer, masks and smiles mark an unusual school photo day for a COVID-19 year

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic cancelled sports programs, curtailed music lessons and limited class mingling at St. Barnabas Catholic School, but it didn't cancel photo day.
No class of 2021 for Hockey Hall of Fame, will have ceremony for 2020 class instead

No class of 2021 for Hockey Hall of Fame, will have ceremony for 2020 class instead

TORONTO — The Hockey Hall of Fame announced Friday there will be no new inductees in 2021, and the class of 2020 will be honoured in a ceremony that year instead. The 2020 inductees were scheduled to be inducted Nov.
Most Canadians hope for Trump defeat after insults, attacks

Most Canadians hope for Trump defeat after insults, attacks

TORONTO — Donald Trump called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “weak” and “dishonest” and attacked Canada's vital trade. He threatened tariffs on cars and imposed them on steel.

TDSB cites pandemic for thousands of students leaving system, tries to assure parents

Canada's largest school board is trying to assure parents it can provide a safe, stable and successful learning environment during the pandemic as it deals with the fact that thousands of students have left its system.

Man, 21, arrested for alleged sexual assaults, Toronto police say

Toronto police say a man is under arrest for a pair of alleged sexual assaults in the city's subway system. The first happened early Wednesday morning on a subway car. The second happened that afternoon on an escalator in a subway station.
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