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 2020-04-09 13:11 

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Researchers to study whether plasma of recovered patients can treat COVID-19...

Researchers from across Canada will collaborate on a vast clinical trial to study whether the plasma of recovered patients can be used to treat COVID-19....

 2020-04-09 12:38 

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Canada lost more than 1 million jobs in March...

Statistics Canada says the economy lost 1,011,000 jobs in March as the COVID-19 crisis began to take hold....

 2020-04-09 11:56 

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Loved ones reflect on those they have lost to COVID-19...

In the midst of a global pandemic, more than 150 people in Ontario have lost their lives to COVID-19....

 2020-04-09 09:27 

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Criminal lawyers pushing to have clients avoid jail due to rising COIVD-19 cases...

The number COVID-19 cases in prisons is rising, prompting Canada's criminal lawyers and an inmate advocacy group to call on the federal and provincial governments to reduce the number of people in the institutions....

 2020-04-09 09:13 

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Feds to release job loss data and COVID-19 modelling on Thursday...

Canadians will get a double-barrelled blast of grim news today: the first jobless numbers since the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered businesses from coast to coast as well as the first national picture of how bad the crisis could get and how long it could last...

 2020-04-09 01:40 

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Toronto Caribbean Carnival cancelled due to COVID-19...

This year's Toronto Caribbean Carnival has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers say....

 2020-04-09 01:32 

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One person suffers critical injuries following shooting near Oakwood and St. Clair...

One person has been critically injured in a shooting near Oakwood and St. Clair on Wednesday night....

 2020-04-09 01:32 

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Man dies in hospital following shooting near Oakwood and St. Clair...

A man has died in hospital after a shooting near Oakwood and St. Clair on Wednesday night....

 2020-04-09 01:03 

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Ontario's English Catholic teachers ratify agreement for new contract...

Members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association have ratified an agreement for a new contract following months of contentious negotiations and four one-day strikes....

 2020-04-09 00:42 

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Suspect sought after shots fired in Rexdale...

Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting in Rexdale Wednesday evening....

 2020-04-08 22:27 

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Two more inmates, staff member at Toronto South Detention Centre test positive for COVID-19...

Two more inmates and a staff member at Toronto South Detention Centre have tested positive for COVID-19, provincial officials confirmed Wednesday evening....

 2020-04-08 21:17 

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Police investigate fatal truck rollover in Uxbridge...

Police in Durham Region are responding to a fatal truck rollover in Uxbridge....

 2020-04-08 20:25 

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Eight more deaths related to COVID-19 reported at Scarborough long-term care home...

Eight more deaths linked to COVID-19 have now been reported at a Scarborough long-term care home, Toronto health officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon....

 2020-04-08 20:25 

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Eight more COVID-19 related deaths reported at Scarborough long-term care home...

Eight more deaths linked to COVID-19 have now been reported at a Scarborough long-term care home, Toronto health officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon....

 2020-04-08 20:23 

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Toronto confirms seven more COVID-19 deaths, city adds 121 new cases...

Toronto's top doctor confirmed seven new deaths and 121 new cases of COVID-19 in the city Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 19:23 

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More COVID-19 deaths at Bobcaygeon, Ont. long-term care home, death toll climbs to 28...

The number of COVID-19 deaths at a Bobcaygeon, Ont. long-term care residence has reached 28....

 2020-04-08 19:07 

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Limit the number of nursing and retirement homes staff can work in, RNAO urges...

The head of Ontario's registered nurses' association says she is pleading with the province to restrict the number of long-term care homes health-care staff can work in during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 18:28 

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Province allowing 24-hour construction, limiting noise bylaws for essential projects...

The provincial government says it is allowing 24-hour construction on essential projects in response to the COVID-19 outbreak....

 2020-04-08 17:41 

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Ford says Ontario needs to begin testing 'everyone possible' for COVID-19...

Premier Doug Ford says the province needs to start testing "everyone possible" for COVID-19 now that Ontario has the capacity to test as many as 13,000 people per day....

 2020-04-08 17:05 

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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada: April 8, 2020...

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 12:55 p.m. on April 8, 2020:...

 2020-04-08 15:26 

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Critics alarmed by Ontario's testing shortfall...

Ontario's overly cautious approach to COVID-19 testing is endangering lives and hindering efforts to rein in soaring infections that are ravaging long-term care facilities, filling ICU beds and lurking silently in communities, say critics alarmed by t...

 2020-04-08 15:18 

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TTC rolling out new barriers on buses to protect operators...

The TTC is rolling out vinyl barriers on the transit agency's fleet of buses in an effort to protect operators during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 15:16 

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Maple Leaf Foods plant closes after 3 employees test positive for COVID-19...

A major poultry plant in Brampton, Ont. has suspended operations after three people working at the facility tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-04-08 14:33 

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Ontario confirms 550 new cases of COVID-19, the biggest single-day increase so far...

Ontario has confirmed 550 new cases of COVID-19, which is the biggest single-day increase since so far....

 2020-04-08 13:38 

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'You are doing the most important work of your lives," Tory tells city workers...

City workers who are continuing to deliver essential services amid a global pandemic that has brought public life to a standstill are doing the "most important work" of their lives and will eventually have a pivotal role to play in Toronto "co...

 2020-04-08 13:33 

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Air Canada to apply for wage subsidy program to help keep employees on payroll...

Air Canada, which has cut roughly half its Canadian workforce, says it will apply for Ottawa's emergency wage subsidy program and retain or return affected employees to its payroll for the program term....

 2020-04-08 12:28 

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'A worrisome trend:' Visits to one of city's biggest food banks up 53 per cent since pandemic began...

The head of one of the city's largest food bank organizations is raising concerns about a "worrisome" rise in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 11:34 

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Tory says city still has 'reasonable inventory' of PPE despite return of thousands of faulty masks...

Mayor John Tory says that the city continues to have a "reasonable inventory" of personal protective equipment on hand even in the wake of having to recall more than 60,000 faulty surgical masks that had been distributed to long-term care homes....

 2020-04-08 09:44 

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COVID-19 sparks rise in online child predators, says UNICEF chief...

The head of the United Nations children's agency says the COVID-19 outbreak has sparked an increase in online child sexual predators that organizations, governments and parents need to take more seriously....

 2020-04-08 09:42 

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Legions begin fundraising to save branches as financial challenges mount...

A number of Royal Canadian Legion branches across the country have launched online fundraising efforts to keep their doors open after suffering financial setbacks because of COVID-19....

 2020-04-08 09:40 

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More help on way for those not eligible for emergency aid programs...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today further measures to financially support entrepreneurs, small businesses and young people who aren't eligible for previously unveiled emergency federal aid programs....

 2020-04-08 09:38 

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Reduced GO Transit service starts today, ridership down 90 per cent...

GO Transit service has been further reduced amid a ridership decline of roughly 90 per cent during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 09:21 

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Twenty-three Canadians being held at federal quarantine sites, government says...

The Trudeau government says 23 Canadians were being held at federal quarantine sites as the week began to prevent the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-04-08 09:19 

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Liberals asked to help cover overruns on projects delayed by COVID-19...

Cities and construction groups are asking the Trudeau Liberals to relax the rules for expected cost overruns from infrastructure projects facing delays from the COVID-19 pandemic -- or add more cash to help them deal with it....

 2020-04-08 00:30 

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Ontario allows pot stores to deliver, offer pickup...

People looking to get weed from their local pot shops may be in luck a little while longer....

 2020-04-07 23:23 

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Quebec forecasts at least 1,263 COVID-19 deaths, peaking around April 18...

Quebec public health officials project COVID-19 will cause between 1,263 and 8,860 deaths in the province by the end of April, according to projections released Tuesday....

 2020-04-07 22:30 

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City received nearly 400 complaints about people breaking rules at Toronto parks on Monday...

City officials say they continue to receive "concerning" reports of large gatherings around Toronto, including soccer and basketball games and a 40-person gathering at a local skateboard park....

 2020-04-07 22:06 

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Family searching for answers after man with mental health issues fatally shot by police in Brampton...

Family searching for answers after man with mental health issues fatally shot by police in Brampton...

 2020-04-07 21:05 

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10 more people infected with COVID-19 die in Toronto, public health officials confirm...

Public health officials say 10 more people infected with COVID-19 have died in the city, bringing the total number of virus-related deaths in Toronto to 42....

 2020-04-07 19:00 

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City of Toronto recalls $200K worth of 'poor quality' surgical masks...

The City of Toronto says it is recalling hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of surgical masks after reports of "ripping and tearing" in the product....

 2020-04-07 19:00 

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Toronto recalls more than 60,000 surgical masks over 'poor quality'...

The City of Toronto says it is recalling hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of surgical masks after reports of "ripping and tearing" in the product....

 2020-04-07 18:09 

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Police lay charges following sexual assault investigation in Thorncliffe Park...

Toronto police have charged a man after a woman was sexually assaulted in a residential building's elevator this weekend....

 2020-04-07 16:58 

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'She's a fighter': Markham family says 89-year-old has recovered amid COVID-19 outbreak...

An Ontario man said he was relieved to learn that his 89-year-old mother, who is living at a Markham, Ont. long-term care home in the midst of a COVID-19 outbreak, has recovered from the virus....

 2020-04-07 16:50 

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Small businesses say fed's singular approach to wage subsidies doesn't fit them all...

When the impact of COVID-19 led Hongwei Liu to temporarily lay off some employees and slash company forecasts, the founder of Waterloo, Ont.-based technology startup MappedIn hoped he might qualify for a helping hand under the federal government's eme...

 2020-04-07 16:46 

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YRP charge driver with travelling 90 km/h over speed limit, say speeding on empty roads continues to be a issue...

York Regional Police have charged an alleged drunk driver who was clocked travelling 90 km/h above the speed limit in Bradford West Gwillimbury on Monday night....

 2020-04-07 16:41 

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Feds fast-track citizenship for researcher exploring COVID-19 supply chain...

The federal government fast-tracked the Canadian citizenship process for a University of Manitoba professor, citing an "urgent need" to facilitate his planned research on COVID-19....

 2020-04-07 16:03 

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Brampton mayor calls on province to allow thousands of foreign-trained doctors to help in COVID-19 fight...

The Mayor of Brampton is calling on the provincial government to allow thousands of internationally trained doctors in Canada to help out on the frontlines amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-07 15:39 

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Tess Richey's killer files appeal of 1st-degree murder conviction...

A Toronto man found guilty of sexually assaulting and strangling a young woman hours after they met is seeking to challenge his murder conviction....

 2020-04-07 15:26 

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Vaughan factory begins churning out respirator masks; still need regulatory approval...

Respirator masks have begun rolling off the assembly line of an auto parts manufacturer in Vaughan, but the masks still need additional approvals from regulators before doctors and nurses can start using them....

 2020-04-07 14:35 

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Ontario confirms 379 new cases of COVID-19, 21 new deaths...

Ontario has confirmed another 379 new cases of COVID-19 and 21 new deaths attributed to the virus....

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