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Child under 5 dies after being hospitalized for measles: Public Health Ontario

Child under 5 dies after being hospitalized for measles: Public Health Ontario

Public Health Ontario says a young child has died after being hospitalized for measles — the first such death in more than a decade. A report published Thursday says the child was under five years old and not immunized against the virus.
Toronto police investigating second vandalism incident at north-end synagogue

Toronto police investigating second vandalism incident at north-end synagogue

TORONTO — The Toronto police hate crimes unit is investigating after a local synagogue was vandalized for the second time in four weeks.
Families urge passage of Ontario NDP bill to create missing vulnerable people alerts

Families urge passage of Ontario NDP bill to create missing vulnerable people alerts

TORONTO — The father of an 11-year-old boy with autism and the daughter of a senior with Alzheimer's disease, who both died after going missing, are among those urging the Ontario government to create a new alert to keep people like them safe.
Toronto city councillor Jaye Robinson has died, her office says

Toronto city councillor Jaye Robinson has died, her office says

Toronto city councillor Jaye Robinson has died. A statement from her office says the councillor for Don Valley West died Thursday surrounded by family members.
Ontario warns Toronto Public Health to drop drug decriminalization application

Ontario warns Toronto Public Health to drop drug decriminalization application

TORONTO — Ontario has warned Toronto Public Health's top doctor to drop the city's drug decriminalization application or prepare for the province to "explore all options" available. But Dr.
Faqiri family calls out Ontario gov't for lack of action on inquest recommendations

Faqiri family calls out Ontario gov't for lack of action on inquest recommendations

TORONTO — Five months after a coroner's inquest into the death of a mentally ill man at an Ontario jail, his family said Thursday the province has failed to implement any of the dozens of recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths in the futu
New way of funding $10-a-day child care in Ontario coming in 2025

New way of funding $10-a-day child care in Ontario coming in 2025

TORONTO — Ontario has told child-care centres that it will implement a new way of funding the national $10-a-day program — something operators have urgently called for — starting in 2025.
Sex assault survivors livid with Ontario over delays to proposed justice bill

Sex assault survivors livid with Ontario over delays to proposed justice bill

TORONTO — Sex assault survivors and the opposition are livid with the Ontario government for what they call procedural games over a proposed justice bill.
Impaired drivers in Ontario to face tougher penalties including lifetime suspension

Impaired drivers in Ontario to face tougher penalties including lifetime suspension

TORONTO — People in Ontario convicted of impaired driving would have to install an ignition interlock device in their car and wouldn't be allowed to drive again if they kill someone while impaired behind the wheel, under upcoming legislation.
Toronto's top doc, Dr. Eileen de Villa, stepping down at the end of the year

Toronto's top doc, Dr. Eileen de Villa, stepping down at the end of the year

Toronto's top doctor, who played a central role in the city's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, is stepping down. Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's medical officer of health, says her resignation takes effect on Dec. 31.
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