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Halton police charge quarantine screening officer with sexual assault and extortion

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested and charged a security guard with multiple charges related to a quarantine compliance check in Oakville. Police...

More than 170,000 Canadians flew home from abroad in December: StatCan

Despite an advisory against non-essential travel outside Canada and a mandatory 14-day quarantine period, there was a significant increase in the number of Canadians...

Ontario releases COVID-19 vaccine schedule for older adults

Retired General Rick Hillier, the head of Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine task force provided more specific timelines for when members of the general population can...

International students studying online from abroad will still get work permits

With travel restrictions expected to remain in place for several months and international students continuing to study online from their home country, Canada announced...

Canadian Covid-19 cases surpass 850,000

Canada's cumulative Covid-19 cases surpassed 850,000 as of Tuesday noon, with the total hitting 851,231, including 21,747 deaths, according to CTV. Ontario reported 975 new...

Markham convenience store was selling cannabis edibles to children, say police

York Regional Police is warning parents after a report that illegal cannabis products, including cannabis edibles that look like candy, were being sold to...

Ontario introduces anti-human trafficking legislation

Today, on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the Ontario government introduced the Combatting Human Trafficking Act, new legislation and amendments to existing legislation to...

Trudeau government looks to extend EI and pandemic benefits

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB), the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)...