Ontario


Ford government invests $550 million to improve schools

The Ford government is putting $550 million towards building and upgrading schools they say will deliver modern, state-of-the-art classrooms and licensed child care spaces.

Jonathan Bradley

BREAKING: Ford government extends COVID-19 lockdown orders to 'protect the public'

The Ford government confirmed the extensions on Tuesday morning, saying that all orders under the Reopening Ontario Act will be extended, besides ones that deal with hydro prices and electronic personal health.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Kathleen Wynne will not be running for reelection, says it's time to 'pass the torch'

“By the time the next election comes around I will have been in office for 22 years,” Wynne said.

Noah David Alter

'Lives are on the line,' says Ontario gym owner who started petition to declare gyms essential

There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.

Elie M. Cantin-Nantel

Rates of new coronavirus cases continue to fall in Ontario

Ontario reported 746 new cases on Tuesday, continuing a downward trend, as on Monday 807 new cases were reported.

James Anthony

Vaughan man charged after bomb threat made to Ontario grade school

Charges have been made in the case of a 27-year-old Vaughan, Ontario man who allegedly called a bomb threat into a Mississauga elementary school on Friday.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Ford government expected to release modified Stage 2 restrictions for select cities, gyms and indoor dining to close

Businesses in cities like Toronto, Ottawa and the Peel Region will receive the new restrictions.

Joe Vaughan

Ontario woman who murdered two-year-old granted day parole

The Parole Board of Canada decided to grant her parole on September 17, citing her "positive progress."

Elie M. Cantin-Nantel

Ford government to continue making alcoholic beverages available for takeout in Ontario

In a bid to support the struggling food and beverage industry in Ontario, the Ford government is planning to continue to allow alcoholic beverages to be served with takeout food indefinitely.

James Anthony

Ontario Liberal Party leader tells Ford to shut down parts of Ontario for 28 days

Del Duca encouraged Ford to turn on the taps and provide financial assistance to those affected by shut downs, telling Ford that it was not the time "to hoard cash."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

16-year-old Ontario pedestrian killed in vehicle incident in Brock Township

Police are looking for witnesses after a highway incident claimed the life of a 16-year-old male on Monday night around 10:30pm.

James Anthony

COVID tests in Ontario will be appointment-only starting today

The announcement was made last week by Premier Doug Ford, as Ontario prepares to adapt its 155 assessment centres for the winter months.

Elie M. Cantin-Nantel

Ford government to spend $35 MILLION to help schools affected by COVID-19

This will be used to hire 120 more teachers or purchase 11,000 more computers and tablets.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Students with just a runny nose or a sore throat no longer need to be tested to go back to school.

Students who show only one of the other symptoms on Ontario’s screening questionnaire will be sent home but will be allowed to return after 24 hours.

Elie M. Cantin-Nantel

Ontario support workers will get temporary pay increase

Premier Doug Ford warned that "some of the toughest days are ahead," as he authorized a temporary pay increase for personal support workers in Ontario.

James Anthony