COVID-19: Ontario government looking to extend provincewide stay-at-home order into June

The Ontario government is looking to extend the provincewide stay-at-home order past its scheduled end date of May 20 and into June amid the third wave of COVID-19, sources tell … Read More

Ontario reports more than 2,700 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,716 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The provincial total now stands at 495,019. Monday’s case count is lower than Sunday’s which saw 3,216 new infections. On Saturday, … Read More

COVID-19: Trudeau pushes back on border closures after Ontario Progressive Conservative ad

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says finger-pointing won’t help Ontarians as the province grapples with the third wave of COVID-19. Trudeau made the comment in response to an ad issued Thursday … Read More

Ontario reports 3,166 new COVID-19 cases but says possible underreporting due to technical issue

Ontario is reporting 3,166 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The provincial total now stands at 486,223. However, the ministry of health noted that “due to a technical issue with the … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,400 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,424 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The provincial total now stands at 483,057. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s which saw 2,941 new infections. The case … Read More

Ontario reports just under 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, 44 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,941 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 479,633. Wednesday’s case count is slightly higher than Tuesday’s which saw 2,791 new infections. It … Read More

Ontario reports 2,791 new COVID-19 cases, lowest increase since beginning of April

Ontario is reporting 2,791 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The provincial total now stands at 476,692. Tuesday’s case count is the lowest increase in daily cases since April 1 when … Read More

Ontario reports 3,887 new COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,887 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The provincial total now stands at 463,364. Friday’s case count is higher than Thursday’s 3,871 and Wednesday’s which saw 3,480 new infections … Read More

Ontario reports 3,871 new COVID-19 cases, 41 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,871 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The provincial total now stands at 459,477. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s 3,480 and Tuesday’s which saw 3,265 new infections … Read More

Ontario reports 3,480 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,480 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 455,606. Wednesday’s case count is lower than Tuesday’s 3,265 new infections and is the fourth day … Read More

COVID-19: Ontario fiscal watchdog releases pandemic insolvency report Wednesday

TORONTO — Ontario’s fiscal watchdog says insolvencies in the province dropped by 24 per cent last year despite the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Financial Accountability Office says the … Read More

COVID-19: Ontario fiscal watchdog releasing pandemic insolvency report Wednesday

TORONTO — Ontario’s fiscal watchdog will release a report today on the impact of the pandemic on insolvencies across the province. The Financial Accountability Office says it conducted the study … Read More

Migrant farm workers at higher COVID-19 risk, need protection, Ontario coroner report says

TORONTO _ Migrant farm workers who come to Ontario from other countries are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and other infectious diseases due to their communal living and working … Read More

Ontario reports 3,265 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,265 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The provincial total now stands at 452,126. Tuesday’s case count is lower than Monday’s 3,510 new infections and is the third day … Read More

Ontario reports 3,510 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,510 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The provincial total now stands at 448,861. Monday’s case count is lower than Sunday’s 3,947 new infections and is the second … Read More

Ontario reports 4,505 new COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,505 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The provincial total now stands at 437, 310. Friday’s case count has jumped back over 4,000 after Thursday recorded 3,682 new … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 3,700 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths as ICU patients surpass 800

Ontario is reporting 3,682 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The provincial total now stands at 432,805. Thursday’s case count has dipped back below 4,000 after Wednesday recorded 4,212 new infections. … Read More

5 Ontarians from different addresses charged after riding in same car during stay-at-home order

Five people from different addresses in the Brantford area have been charged after riding in the same vehicle, which got stopped at a Timmins RIDE check during Ontario’s stay-at-home order … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,200 new COVID-19 cases, 32 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,212 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 429,123. Wednesday’s case count has jumped back into the 4,000s after Tuesday recorded 3,469 new … Read More

Ontario reports 3,469 new COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,469 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The provincial total now stands at 424,911. Tuesday’s case count is lower than Monday’s which saw 4,447 new infections. On Sunday, … Read More

Ontario police forces to focus on education rather than enforcement of new powers

TORONTO – Ontario police forces say they’ll focus their efforts on educating the public about the importance of following the COVID-19 measures. The public became outraged after Solicitor General Sylvia … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,400 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,447 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The provincial total now stands at 421,442. Monday’s case count is higher than Sunday’s which saw 4,250 new infections. On Saturday, … Read More

COVID-19: Fundraiser aims to support Ontario essential workers without paid sick leave

An online fundraiser launched over the weekend aims to provide support for essential workers in Ontario who need time off due to COVID-19 and don’t have paid sick leave. Organizers … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,800 new COVID-19 cases, setting another single-day record

Ontario is reporting 4,812 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, marking another single-day high for the second day in a row. The provincial total now stands at 408,383. Friday’s case count … Read More

Ontario reports record-breaking 4,736 new COVID-19 cases as total count surpasses 400,000

Ontario is reporting 4,736 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, a single-day high for Ontario since the pandemic began. The provincial total now stands at 403,571, surpassing the 400,000 milestone. The … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,100 new COVID-19 cases, 28 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,156 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 398,835. Wednesday’s case count is up from Tuesday’s which saw 3,670 new infections. On Monday, 4,401 … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,600 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,670 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 394,679. Tuesday’s case count is a significant drop from Monday’s which saw 4,401 new infections. On … Read More

Ontario reports 4,401 COVID-19 cases, another record of ICU patients

Ontario is reporting 4,401 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 391,009. Monday’s case count is the second highest single-day increase to date, only slightly lower than … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,200 COVID-19 cases, second highest case count on record

Ontario is reporting 4,227 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the second highest case count ever recorded, bringing the provincial total to 378,339. The previous record of cases in a single … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 3,300 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,295 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 374,112. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s which saw 3,215 new infections. On Tuesday, 3,065 … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,200 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,215 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 370,817. Wednesday’s case count is higher than Tuesday’s which saw 3,065 new infections. On Monday, 2,938 … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,000 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,065 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 367,602. Tuesday’s case count is higher than Monday’s which saw 2,938 new infections. On Sunday, 3,041 … Read More

Gripped by third COVID-19 wave, will new restrictions rescue Ontario?

Gripped by a third wave of COVID-19, Ontario is set to go into a provincewide shutdown again over the holiday weekend as climbing coronavirus cases and ICU admissions have overwhelmed … Read More

Ontario reports more than 2,500 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,557 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the eighth straight day cases are above 2,000, bringing the provincial total to 352,460. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s … Read More

Ontario reports more than 2,300 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,333 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the seventh straight day cases are above 2,000, bringing the provincial total to 349,903. Wednesday’s case count is slightly lower than … Read More

Ontario reports more than 2,300 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,336 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the sixth straight day cases are above 2,000, bringing the provincial total to 347,570. Tuesday’s case count is higher than Monday’s … Read More

3rd COVID-19 wave will lead to difficult weeks ahead for Ontario hospitals: OHA

TORONTO — The president of the Ontario Hospital Association says the province could face a new surge in patient transfers and cancelled surgeries as it deals with the third wave … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 2,100 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,094 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the fifth straight day cases are above 2,000, bringing the provincial total to 345,234. Monday’s case count is lower than Sunday’s … Read More

Ontario reports more than 2,100 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,169 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 338,239. Friday’s case count is lower than Thursday’s which saw 2,380 new infections although about 280 … Read More

Ontario reports more than 2,300 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,380 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 336,070. However, Thursday’s case count is an overestimation by about 280 cases due to data catch-up … Read More

Ontario 2021 budget highlights

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government tabled its second pandemic-era budget Wednesday. Here are the highlights: ___ BILLIONS IN SPENDING, LONG PATH TO BALANCE The budget contains $186.1 billion in spending, with … Read More

Ontario reports 1,571 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,571 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 333,690. Wednesday’s case count is slightly higher than Tuesday’s which saw 1,546 new infections, however more … Read More

Ontario reports more than 1,500 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,546 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 332,119. Tuesday’s case count is lower than Monday’s which saw 1,699 new infections. On Sunday, 1,791 … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 1,700 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,699 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 330,573. Monday’s case count is lower than Sunday’s which saw 1,791 new infections. On Saturday, 1829 … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau to discuss coronavirus crisis in Canada, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians today about the growing coronavirus crisis in Canada. More than 7,000 confirmed cases … Read More

‘Good riddance’ to 2020: Trudeau urges COVID-19 vigilance over the holidays

It’s been a tough year, but with a light at the end of the tunnel now is not the time to drop our defences against the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister … Read More

Canada to get 125K Pfizer vaccines per week in January

Canada is set to receive 500,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine by the end of January. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that 125,000 doses of the vaccine should … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau gives update on coronavirus crisis in Canada, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians today about the growing coronavirus crisis in Canada. More than 7,000 confirmed cases … Read More

Watch live: Health officials give update on coronavirus crisis, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Canadian health officials are giving an update Friday about the growing coronavirus crisis in the country. You can watch the health … Read More

Proof of vaccination wades into ‘murky territory’ ethically, experts say

Ontario — like the rest of Canada — has no plans to mandate the newly approved coronavirus vaccine. It does, however, have plans to provide immunized Ontarians a document or … Read More

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