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COVID-19 outbreak infects 12 workers at Toronto ambulance call centre

COVID-19 outbreak infects 12 workers at Toronto ambulance call centre

TORONTO — A Toronto ambulance dispatch centre says 12 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for Toronto Paramedic Services says nine of the infected people were still in quarantine as of Wednesday morning.
A look at Ontario's new stay-at-home order

A look at Ontario's new stay-at-home order

The Ontario government is imposing a stay-at-home order in an effort to bring down soaring COVID-19 infections. Here's a closer look at what that means: --- When does the order take effect? It comes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday.
Surveys suggest half of cannabis users have increased habit amid COVID-19 pandemic

Surveys suggest half of cannabis users have increased habit amid COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — New data suggests half of cannabis users have increased their habit amid the pandemic, putting them at increased risk of addiction and other health problems.
Tragically Hip face masks raise $40,000 to support Canadian musicians

Tragically Hip face masks raise $40,000 to support Canadian musicians

TORONTO — Face masks emblazoned with the Tragically Hip's popular song title "Courage" have raised more than $40,000 in support of Canada's music industry. The Kingston, Ont.
Toronto Blue Jays sign president and CEO Mark Shapiro to five-year contract extension

Toronto Blue Jays sign president and CEO Mark Shapiro to five-year contract extension

Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro helped guide a rebuilding effort through most of his tenure with the team. Now he'll get a chance to try to finish the job.
Toronto Comicon cancelled for second year in a row because of COVID-19

Toronto Comicon cancelled for second year in a row because of COVID-19

TORONTO — Fans will have to wait another year to show off their costumes at Toronto Comicon. The three-day convention has been cancelled this March because of COVID-19 concerns.

OPP investigating mysterious pet incidents in eastern Ontario

MALLORYTOWN, ONT — Police in eastern Ontario are investigating two recent incidents involving pets, one of them falling mysteriously ill. But Leeds County provincial police say there’s no indication the incidents are connected.

Man facing murder charge in death of Sarnia man: police

Sarnia, Ont., police have arrested a suspect in the death of a 26-year-old man. The Sarnia Police Service says Timothy James Noj, 32, was arrested Tuesday in the death of Luis Enrique Hernandez.
Ontario issues stay-at-home order to start Thursday, declares state of emergency

Ontario issues stay-at-home order to start Thursday, declares state of emergency

TORONTO — Ontario ordered residents to stay home and declared a state of emergency on Tuesday as grim projections indicated soaring COVID-19 cases could overwhelm the health-care system in weeks.

Quebec considering 'nightmare scenario' as hospitals approach capacity

MONTREAL — Dr. Eugene Bereza calls it the "nightmare scenario": the possibility doctors in Quebec will have to implement a government protocol to decide who is admitted to intensive care and who will die.
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