Public health officials say a Toronto woman in her 60s who tested positive for COVID-19 returned from Iran nine days before reporting to an emergency room with symptoms, prompting health officials to reach out to everyone she has been in contact with.
Protesters reinforced a rail blockade on the Kahnawake Mohawk territory south of Montreal on Wednesday as the First Nation warned that any police efforts to forcibly remove the site would be seen as an act of aggression and provocation.
North American stock markets moved higher in late-morning trading, regaining some of the ground lost in recent days as investors sold off stocks amid concerns about the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Some experts fear that legislation intended to make it easier for intolerably suffering Canadians to receive medical assistance to end their lives might actually make it harder in some cases and will create confusion among doctors who provide the procedure.
A 17-year-old boy found with life-threatening injuries following a stabbing at a massage parlour in the city’s Downsview neighbourhood on Monday afternoon has now been charged in connection with the deadly attack.
The Ontario Labour Relations Board has ruled that Foodora couriers are dependent contractors of the food-delivery company, clearing a hurdle towards potential unionization and setting a major precedent for other workers in the gig economy.
A fire that tore through floors in a North York highrise last November, killing one man and injuring six other residents, was caused by a space heater that was left running dangerously close to combustible material, Ontario’s Fire Marshal says.