People who live in Toronto and Peel’s COVID-19 hot spots are about four times as likely to have essential jobs in manufacturing and utilities as residents in other neighbourhoods, according to new research.
Ontario is reporting a slight increase in the number of new COVID-19 infections with more than 2,700 cases confirmed today but the province's test positivity rate has now dropped to its lowest level in nearly six weeks.
Residents 40 and over in Toronto and across Ontario are now eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment through the provincial booking system as the province plows ahead in its vaccination campaign.
An Ontario judge made errors in assessing issues related to self-defence and unlawful arrest in the case of an off-duty Toronto police officer convicted of assaulting a young man, prosecutors argued before Ontario's top court on Thursday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not breach the Conflict of Interest Act over failing to recuse himself from a cabinet decision to have WE Charity operate a since-cancelled federal student-volunteer program, Canada's ethics watchdog said Thursday.
Provinces became more punitive in their approach to COVID-19 infractions during the second wave of the pandemic, says the Canadian Civil Liberties Association in a report that suggests Quebec and Manitoba were particularly forceful in handing out tickets.
Preliminary results of an ongoing study in the United Kingdom suggest alternating the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines causes more frequent mild to moderate symptoms, but there are no other safety concerns from mixing those vaccines.
Lawyers for an off-duty Toronto police officer found guilty in a brutal assault on a young man challenged his conviction Wednesday, arguing the verdict was unreasonable in light of the evidence and issues with the victim's credibility.
The Ontario government failed to properly track billions of dollars in COVID-19 relief funds, including for high-profile programs like pay increases for front-line workers, an audit of pandemic-related health spending has found.
Air Canada has cancelled a flight that was scheduled to depart for Israel on Tuesday amid violence in the region and says it is monitoring the situation to determine any further changes to its flight schedule.
The province is now expecting to receive 250,000 more doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine next week, a shipment that will be reserved for second shots as the province has suspended use of the vaccine until further notice.