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Ford gets tested for COVID-19 after education minister in contact with case

Ford gets tested for COVID-19 after education minister in contact with case

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford got tested Wednesday for COVID-19, a day after his education minister came into contact with someone who was infected — despite the minister's test coming back negative.

Proposed law would undermine access to justice in Ontario, experts warn

TORONTO — A proposed legislation meant to modernize Ontario's justice system would actually undermine access to justice for the province's most vulnerable people, legal experts warned Wednesday during a public hearing on the bill.
Oceanic's Lafreniere named CHL player of the year for second straight season

Oceanic's Lafreniere named CHL player of the year for second straight season

TORONTO — Alexis Lafreniere of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Rimouski Oceanic has been named the Canadian Hockey League player of the year for the 2019-20 season.
Brothers Jerry and Jake Knapp make their mark with unbeaten Raptors Uprising GC

Brothers Jerry and Jake Knapp make their mark with unbeaten Raptors Uprising GC

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC really is a family affair this season with brothers Jerry and Jake Knapp adding to the low-maintenance, low-ego feel of the unbeaten NBA 2K League team.

Police say Quebec man in his 50s dead after being attacked by bull on his farm

MONTREAL — A man in his 50s is dead after being attacked by an angry bull at his farm in Quebec. Provincial police Sgt.
Canadian Paediatric Society calls on education ministries to allow graduations

Canadian Paediatric Society calls on education ministries to allow graduations

OTTAWA — The Canadian Paediatric Society is calling on education ministries to allow safe, in-person graduations for students to help give them closure and support after a challenging end to the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ontario child-care centres to reopen Friday; Some parents reluctant to send kids

Ontario child-care centres to reopen Friday; Some parents reluctant to send kids

TORONTO — Child-care centres in Ontario will be allowed to reopen Friday with a long list of restrictions in place, including on the number of people per room, extra cleaning and COVID-19 screening measures.

Too few visible minorities in public institutions, human rights commission says

MONTREAL — A new report on employment equity by the Quebec Human Rights Commission suggests there are still too few visible minorities and Indigenous Peoples working in the province's public institutions.
CBC host Wendy Mesley apologizes for using a certain word in discussion on race

CBC host Wendy Mesley apologizes for using a certain word in discussion on race

TORONTO — CBC News host Wendy Mesley says she's sorry and "deeply ashamed" after using "a word that should never be used" during an editorial discussion about current issues regarding race.

Medical advisers' names won't be released for privacy reasons, Ford says

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford said he won't release a list of medical experts guiding his pandemic response because of privacy concerns, as opposition legislators called on the government to release a full roster of its health advisers.
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