2 taken to hospital after collision with four vehicles in Richmond Hill

TORONTO – Two people were seriously injured in a collision in Richmond Hill on Sunday afternoon. York regional police said the accident happened on Stouffville Road between Yonge Street and Bayview Avenue around noon. Four vehicles were involved in the collision, police said, and two people were taken to hospital with serious injuries. It is … Read more

Toronto police are warning of suspicious drug related to two overdose deaths in Deer Park

TORONTO – Toronto police are warning the public about a suspicious drug linked to two overdose deaths in the city’s Deer Park neighborhood on Sunday. Police said a 53-year-old man and a 33-year-old man went to a home party in the area of ​​Yonge Street and Lawton Boulevard. The two men, police said, ingested some … Read more

Toronto Elementary School closed for personal learning due to COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO – Elementary school students in the city’s Wychwood neighborhood have been fired from personal learning and activities due to a COVID-19 outbreak. The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) announced Sunday that McMurrich Junior Public School will be temporarily closed from Monday following a recommendation from Toronto Public Health (TPH). All students will move to … Read more

Delays are expected on the GO Lakeshore East line from Monday due to accident investigation

TORONTO – GO Transit users on the Lakeshore East line will experience travel delays this week as labor authorities investigate an accident along the train tracks in Pickering that left a contract employee dead. Metrolinx said it plans to use a combination of trains and buses to run a half-hour service to all Lakeshore East … Read more

Longest Canadian pier in the Great Lakes coming to Mississauga

TORONTO – About 72 acres of land previously occupied by a coal-fired power plant in Mississauga will soon be home to the longest Canadian pier in the Great Lakes. The pier will rise 600 feet into Lake Ontario and is part of Lakeview Village, which developers have designated as the “most transformative waterfront community” currently … Read more

Ontario reports the first two cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant

TORONTO – The new highly transmissible COVID-19 variant of concern, which first appeared in South Africa, has been discovered in Ontario, health officials say. Minister of Health Christine Elliott and Dr. Kieran Moore confirmed on Sunday that they have found two cases of the B.1.1.529 variant called Omicron. The cases were from Ottawa and the … Read more

No injuries reported after driver crashed into popular Oakville restaurant

TORONTO – Police in the Halton area have charged a driver after they allegedly drove a Mercedes into an Oakville restaurant early Sunday morning. It happened in the area of ​​the Trafalgar and Iroquois Shore roads just after 1:30 p.m. That was when police said the driver of a vehicle crossed the street from a … Read more

Man seriously injured in Roncesvalles shooting: police

TORONTO – A man is in serious condition at the hospital after he was shot near Toronto’s Roncesvalles neighborhood overnight. Shortly before midnight, police said they were called to the corner of Dundas Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue for sounds of gunfire. They arrived to find a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. … Read more

COVID-19 Ontario: 964 new infections recorded, the highest number of single-day cases reported in months

TORONTO – Health authorities in Ontario report 964 new cases of COVID-19, marking the highest number of infections reported in a single day since May 30, when 1,033 cases were identified. Sunday’s report brings the seven-day average for the number of COVID-19 cases reported in the province to 760. This time last week, that number … Read more

COVID-19 Ontario: 854 more cases, two more deaths reported

TORONTO – Ontario health authorities on Saturday reported 854 new cases of COVID-19 as well as two more deaths associated with the disease. The average of seven days for the number of reported cases in the province is now 729. A week ago that number was 635 and two weeks ago it was 563. On … Read more