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Ontario's top doctor warns of potential measles outbreaks as cases increase abroad

Ontario's top doctor warns of potential measles outbreaks as cases increase abroad

Ontario's top doctor is warning public health officials in the province to prepare for possible measles outbreaks given the "dramatic rise" in cases in other parts of the world, including Europe.
Online harms bill coming next week, PM says; promises focus on kids, not censorship

Online harms bill coming next week, PM says; promises focus on kids, not censorship

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising that his government's upcoming bill to legislate against online harms will focus on making the internet safer for minors, while not censoring it for the rest of Canadians.
Poilievre against transgender women in female bathrooms, changing rooms, sports

Poilievre against transgender women in female bathrooms, changing rooms, sports

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre waded further into cultural battles on gender identity on Wednesday when he stated his belief that "biological males" have no place in sports or change rooms that are labelled for females.
Belleville needs business case for new health hub during opioid crisis, province says

Belleville needs business case for new health hub during opioid crisis, province says

TORONTO — An eastern Ontario city beleaguered by opioids must come up with a business plan if it wants $2 million to fund a health and social services hub, Premier Doug Ford's government said Wednesday.
Canadians' grocery shopping habits increasingly driven by discounts and deals: report

Canadians' grocery shopping habits increasingly driven by discounts and deals: report

HALIFAX — Almost two-thirds of Canadians say they have switched their primary grocery store in the past year to score better deals.
Marine area larger than Lake Superior could soon be protected off Ontario's shores

Marine area larger than Lake Superior could soon be protected off Ontario's shores

A vast marine area off Ontario's north shores that's home to beluga whales and polar bears could soon be protected, officials said Wednesday, as First Nations welcomed what was seen as a key step towards fulfilling a longstanding treaty promise

Canadian Comedy Hall of Fame plays catch-up with inductions

There are so many great comedians missing from the Canadian comedy hall of fame, it’s not even funny
Ex-OPG employee arrested, facing security of information breach charge

Ex-OPG employee arrested, facing security of information breach charge

PICKERING, Ont. — Ontario Power Generation says one of its now-former employees is the person identified by the RCMP as being arrested under a national security law.
First Quantum reports US$1.45-billion Q4 loss on Panama issues

First Quantum reports US$1.45-billion Q4 loss on Panama issues

TORONTO — First Quantum Minerals Ltd. says it lost US$1.
Ontario legislature resumes, omnibus bill to contain urban boundary changes

Ontario legislature resumes, omnibus bill to contain urban boundary changes

TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative government introduced an omnibus bill Tuesday titled the Get It Done Act, borrowing from their 2022 election slogan, but opposition parties said the legislation will not actually accomplish much.