The highly infectious Delta variant is on track to become the dominant strain of COVID-19 in Ontario, but there is hope that vaccines offer more protection against it than previously thought, one of Ontario's top doctors says.
A vehicle attack against a Muslim family in southwestern Ontario that left four dead and one seriously injured was an act of terrorism, prosecutors argued Monday as they upgraded the charges against the man accused in the incident.
Business leaders are calling on Ottawa to immediately lay out a comprehensive plan to reopen the economy and international borders along with a vaccine certification process as they struggle to prepare for a summer season hanging in flux.
Residents in several of Ontario's COVID-19 hot spots expressed frustration Monday at their inability to book vaccinations close to home amid a crush of demand after the province accelerated second doses in areas where the Delta variant is spreading.
Angeline Richardson-Mckenzie, 59, faces 11 counts of failing to provide necessities of life as part of an investigation into allegations of medication improperly administered at a long-term care home in Brampton where she worked.
Investigators say they have arrested and charged a 24-year-old St. Catharines man in connection with a stabbing at Ashbridges Bay Park on Saturday night that left a 16-year-old boy in serious condition.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged 13 million surplus vaccines to help the world get immunized against COVID-19 as he and other G7 leaders wrapped up a two-day summit in Britain dominated by the pandemic, climate change and China.