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Ontario long-term care commission will grant workers anonymity

Ontario long-term care commission will grant workers anonymity

TORONTO — Staff at Ontario's nursing homes can now be granted anonymity when testifying for a commission examining how COVID-19 spread in the province's long-term care system, the government said Tuesday as it moved to shield the workers from reprisa

Kansas City mayor, star quarterback want Raptors to make Missouri temporary home

TORONTO — Some of Kansas City's most famous residents want to call the Toronto Raptors their home team. On the heels of reports the NBA season will tip off Dec.
Legault defends government against opposition claim that 'social peace' threatened

Legault defends government against opposition claim that 'social peace' threatened

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault defended his government Tuesday against an opposition charge that mixed messaging around public health restrictions is sowing unrest.

Three charged by Durham regional police with defrauding seniors of $400,000

OSHAWA, Ont. — Three suspects are facing fraud charges after police allege they defrauded elderly victims of more than $400,000 over the past eight years.

OPP issue ticket in Leamington, Ont., for party of more than 50 people

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Police say they ticketed a 35-year-old resident in Leamington, Ont., for throwing a party with more than 50 people present. Police say they responded to a noise complaint early Sunday morning.
Legal group calls for review of Jessop investigations by Durham and Toronto police

Legal group calls for review of Jessop investigations by Durham and Toronto police

TORONTO — A legal advocacy group is calling for an independent review of police investigations into the 1984 murder of a young girl, whose likely killer was recently identified years after a wrongful conviction in the case.
Ottawa Senators sign forward Chris Tierney to two-year deal, avoiding arbitration

Ottawa Senators sign forward Chris Tierney to two-year deal, avoiding arbitration

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have avoided arbitration with Chris Tierney, signing the forward to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$3.5 million. Tierney, 26, will earn $2.8 million in 2020-21 and $4.2 million in 2021-22.

Police investigating Montreal apartment fire that claimed life of young woman

Montreal police are investigating after a young woman lost her life in an apartment fire early this morning. Police say the woman -- who they believe was around 17 years old -- was found unconscious by firefighters inside the apartment.

Mayors, construction industry, call on Ontario and feds for infrastructure money

Ontario's largest municipalities are asking the federal and provincial governments to provide an immediate funding boost for infrastructure projects, saying cities need the help to stimulate economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quebec orders gyms, bars and other entertainment venues closed for another 4 weeks

Quebec orders gyms, bars and other entertainment venues closed for another 4 weeks

MONTREAL — Quebecers in the province's biggest cities will have to live with COVID-19 restrictions for another four weeks, Premier Francois Legault said Monday.
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