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Electricity rates going up in Ontario this weekend as pandemic measures end

Electricity rates going up in Ontario this weekend as pandemic measures end

TORONTO — Electricity rates are set to rise this weekend in Ontario, with the average customer seeing a nearly two per cent increase to their hydro bill compared to before the pandemic.
Canadian researchers test groundbreaking approach to treating Parkinson's disease

Canadian researchers test groundbreaking approach to treating Parkinson's disease

TORONTO — Canadian researchers are testing a new approach to treating Parkinson's disease they hope can slow and even stop its progress.
Ontario seems to be moving away from worst-case scenario in COVID 2nd wave: officials

Ontario seems to be moving away from worst-case scenario in COVID 2nd wave: officials

TORONTO — New projections suggest the growth of the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing in Ontario even though cases remain on the rise, health officials said Thursday as they warned the situation could quickly worsen again.

Police north of Toronto seize millions worth of illegal pot, several exotic animals

AURORA, Ont. — Police north of Toronto have seized millions of dollars worth of illegally grown cannabis in a series of raids that also uncovered several exotic animals.
Quebec open to ceding some control after doctors say red tape hurt COVID-19 fight

Quebec open to ceding some control after doctors say red tape hurt COVID-19 fight

MONTREAL — Health Minister Christian Dube said he wasn't surprised to receive a letter from nearly 700 doctors who complained Quebec's overcentralized health-care system is hurting their ability to fight COVID-19.

Shooting death of 19-year-old linked to another homicide on same day, police say

Toronto police say a 19-year-old has died in hospital a month after he was shot in the chest. They say Jonathan Rodriguez-Sanchez was shot on Sept. 27, and died on Wednesday.

Search continues for missing Bradford teen as family pleads for him to come home

The family of a missing teen from Bradford, Ont., is begging that he return home as a massive search effort for the boy stretched into its seventh day.
No 'marriage tax' for Ontario despite suggestions to the contrary, government says

No 'marriage tax' for Ontario despite suggestions to the contrary, government says

TORONTO — Accusations the Ontario government is looking to slap a tax on marriage by shutting down the ability to take on the surname of a spouse is based on misinformation, the province said Thursday.
Police dismantle far-reaching alleged Toronto gang, arrest more than 100 people

Police dismantle far-reaching alleged Toronto gang, arrest more than 100 people

TORONTO — A year-long investigation that began as a probe into an alleged Toronto gang has led to more than 100 arrests across Ontario for crimes that include murder, drug trafficking and firearms offences, police said Thursday.
Deepa Mehta's 'Funny Boy' chosen as Canada's contender for international film Oscar

Deepa Mehta's 'Funny Boy' chosen as Canada's contender for international film Oscar

TORONTO — Filmmaker Deepa Mehta says she's proud of what "Funny Boy" stands for, as the upcoming drama represents Canada in the Oscar race for best international feature film — marking the director's second time competing in the category.
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