WestJet says it will begin providing refunds to passengers who had their WestJet and Swoop flights cancelled by the airlines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic - the first airlines to offer full refunds for all flights in Canada.
A suspect accused in a Brampton crash that left a mother and her three young children dead was fleeing from police at a high rate of speed just prior to the incident, Ontario’s police watchdog confirms.
Premier Doug Ford says families outraged by negligence on the part of long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic will still be able to hold the operators of those homes accountable despite new provincial legislation that critics say makes it more difficult for loved ones to sue.
The owner of a laundromat in Toronto’s Little Portugal area says she’s shocked that her business and her neighbourhood could be the scene of a violent confrontation that was caught on video earlier this week.
Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown says that he is hopeful that the Ford government reconsiders its decision to order the suspension of indoor dining at bars and restaurants in Peel Region once the initial 28-day period is over next month, telling reporters at his weekly briefing that it is important to remember that COVID-19 isn’t “just a health pandemic” but is a “economic tidal wave for a lot of businesses” as well.
Psychologists have worried about the mental health toll of rising COVID-19 cases and tightened restrictions for months - add in the shorter days and colder weather of the approaching season, and we could be in for what one expert called a “long, dark winter.”