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Reshaun Walkes comes full circle in being drafted by Toronto FC

Reshaun Walkes comes full circle in being drafted by Toronto FC

TORONTO — Reshaun Walkes watched the MLS SuperDraft online, hoping to see his name pop up. Then the MLS site crashed. Fifteen minutes later he got a call from his agent saying he had been drafted.

Ontario reports 3,957 hospitalized with COVID-19, 42 new deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 3,957 people hospitalized with COVID-19, including 558 in intensive care units. The new COVID-19 hospitalization numbers represent an increase from the 3,814 patients in hospital yesterday, and a rise of 31 in ICU.

OHL Roundup: Goyette scores four as Wolves romp Frontenacs 8-4

KINGSTON, Ont. — A four-goal performance from David Goyette powered the Sudbury Wolves to a dominant 8-4 win over the Kingston Frontenacs in Ontario Hockey League play on Friday.
High-profile cabinet minister Rod Phillips to resign seat, won't seek re-election

High-profile cabinet minister Rod Phillips to resign seat, won't seek re-election

High-profile Ontario cabinet minister Rod Phillips announced Friday that he is resigning at the end of next month and won't be seeking re-election.
Health unit revokes order pausing arrival of temporary foreign workers over COVID-19

Health unit revokes order pausing arrival of temporary foreign workers over COVID-19

WINDSOR, Ont. — Health officials in the Windsor, Ont., region have revoked an order that halted the arrival of temporary foreign workers for several weeks due to concerns about COVID-19 outbreaks in the agricultural sector.
School boards warn of potential last-minute class cancellations during COVID surge

School boards warn of potential last-minute class cancellations during COVID surge

Several Ontario school boards are warning parents that classes could be cancelled with little notice when in-person learning resumes Monday, saying they're bracing for Omicron-related staffing shortages that have been plaguing other industries for we

Top hockey prospects game in Canada postponed due to virus

KITCHENER, Ontario (AP) — A showcase game in Canada featuring prime prospects eligible for the NHL draft has been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns. The Canadian Hockey League announced the move Friday.

A recent history of fatal fires on First Nations

Three children died in a home that caught fire in Sandy Lake First Nation in northwestern Ontario on Thursday night.

Ontario Provincial Police officer charged with manslaughter in shooting death

CHATHAM, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog has charged an officer with manslaughter and negligence following the shooting death of a man last summer.

Three children dead in Ontario First Nation house fire, chief says

Three children from one family died in a house fire in northwestern Ontario Thursday night as firefighters raced against time and unusable hydrants, a First Nation chief said Friday.
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