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OPP constable facing charges in London, Ont., crash that injured two people

LONDON, Ont. — A provincial police constable has been charged after his cruiser allegedly collided with a taxi in London, Ont., last summer and injured two people. Ontario's police watchdog says it has charged Const.

Some TTC bus drivers refuse shifts linked to COVID-19 safety concerns

TORONTO — The Toronto Transit Commission says 38 of its bus drivers have refused to work over safety concerns linked to COVID-19. TTC spokesman Stuart Green says in an email that 33 drivers initiated work refusals Wednesday evening.

Toronto man found not criminally responsible for murder in remote trial

TORONTO — In a virtual trial completed remotely, a 33-year-old Toronto man has been found not criminally responsible for killing his grandmother and trying to kill a health-care worker.
Ford opens door to systemic changes to Ontario's long-term care system

Ford opens door to systemic changes to Ontario's long-term care system

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford opened the door Wednesday to systemic changes to Ontario's long-term care system, where a significant portion of the province's COVID-19 deaths have been recorded.
Woodbine Entertainment to make pitch to offer historical horse race wagering

Woodbine Entertainment to make pitch to offer historical horse race wagering

TORONTO — Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson can't predict when racing will resume but is prepared to stage events without spectators in order to get horses back running.
COVID-19 outbreak at Markham, Ont., group home for the disabled turns deadly

COVID-19 outbreak at Markham, Ont., group home for the disabled turns deadly

A massive COVID-19 outbreak that's sickened all but five residents of an Ontario group home for the disabled has now turned deadly. The family of resident Martin Frogley, 58, says he died of COVID-19 in a Markham, Ont., hospital early Wednesday.
Premier calls on doctors to help at understaffed long-term care homes

Premier calls on doctors to help at understaffed long-term care homes

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault is calling on physicians to move from hospitals and clinics to shortstaffed long-term care homes to address the COVID-19 crisis.
Raptors guard Norm Powell studying sign language, Spanish during hiatus

Raptors guard Norm Powell studying sign language, Spanish during hiatus

Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell has been using this forced down time to brush up on his sign language.
'Made You Look' features art dealer connected to sale of dozens of fakes, including to Mirvish

'Made You Look' features art dealer connected to sale of dozens of fakes, including to Mirvish

Toronto filmmaker Barry Avrich was torn when asked to debut his new documentary, "Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art," on CBC this Thursday instead of waiting for a post-pandemic festival window.

Canadian NBA player Joseph donating face shields to Toronto-area medical workers

TORONTO — Sacramento Kings guard Cory Joseph is donating face shields to frontline medical workers in the Toronto area. Joseph, from Pickering, Ont., announced Wednesday he is making the donation through Operation Canadian Shield.
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