Important renewal deadlines are approaching for drivers in Ontario

Ontario drivers are being reminded of an important renewal deadline for their licenses and license plate stickers this month. At the start of the pandemic, the provincial government told residents that any identification cards that expired after March 2020 did not need to be renewed in an attempt to prevent people from gathering at Service … Read more

It may be possible for people who received Omicron to be re-infected with it, say Ontario experts

As many as four million Ontarians may have been infected with the Omicron variant, according to the province’s science advisers, but their diseases – especially the milder ones – may not prevent them from becoming re-infected. It’s too early to know for sure, but it does not appear that Omicron provides lasting immunity to COVID-19, … Read more

‘She’s Loved’: Neighbors create memorial for 14-year-old Mississauga, Ont. girl fatally shot

Neighbors of a residential building in Malton, where a 14-year-old girl was fatally injured Tuesday night, come together to support her family and community. In the lobby, a memorial has grown with candles, flowers and heartfelt and positive messages to Taffash Riley and her family. “We did it all as a family, put it together, … Read more

The Ontario family was forced to pay a $ 32,900 bill due to travel insurance confusion

A couple in Ontario said they were shocked after learning that they are on the hook for a $ 32,900 air ambulance bill due to confusion surrounding their travel insurance. “I’m so disappointed. I’m crushed and sad,” Maple, Ont. woman Freda Burton told CTV News Toronto. Freda’s husband, Vashni Burton, traveled to Jamaica in December … Read more

Right to Disconnect in Ontario: What could these policies look like?

Many employers in Ontario will soon have to develop policies that describe their employees’ rights to disconnect from work outside of business hours, but as some of the first legislative assemblies of its kind in Canada, many companies still have questions about how these policies could look like. In late November, the Ontario government passed … Read more

Ontario companies reopen with cautious optimism

Ontario restaurants, gyms and theaters welcomed patrons back as restrictions from the recent pandemic-related shutdown eased on Monday, with customers happy to return, and companies were hoping they would put widespread COVID-19 closures behind them. The reopening marked the first step in Ontario’s plan to gradually roll back public health measures imposed in early January … Read more

Ontario companies reopen with cautious optimism

Ontario restaurants, gyms and theaters welcomed patrons back as restrictions from the recent pandemic-related shutdown eased on Monday, with customers happy to return, and companies were hoping they would put widespread COVID-19 closures behind them. The reopening marked the first step in Ontario’s plan to gradually roll back public health measures imposed in early January … Read more

Agreement to reduce childcare costs in Ontario is ‘within reach’, says Education Minister

Education Secretary Stephen Lecce says he believes an agreement is “within reach” that will allow Ontario to join all other provinces and territories to sign the Liberal government’s $ 30 billion national childcare plan. Lecce made the comment during a virtual press conference on Monday when asked for an update on the status of negotiations … Read more

Ontario is investing $ 11 million in a new addition to Toronto school destroyed in 6-alarm fire

Ontario is investing $ 11 million to build an addition to the York Memorial Collegiate Institute, a school in the Toronto area that was destroyed in a six-alarm fire more than two years ago. The funding was announced Monday afternoon by Education Minister Stephen Lecce at a virtual news conference and is slated to be … Read more

Ontario restaurants, gyms reopen as public health measures ease

Ontario’s restaurants, gyms and theaters will welcome guests back today for the first time in almost a month. It is the first step in the province’s plan to gradually ease public health restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19. Restaurant dining rooms, gyms and cinemas are reopening at half capacity today after being closed on … Read more