Ontario reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time since late May

Ontario reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time since late May

Ontario reports 1,031 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the first time the number has exceeded 1,000 in six months. The total provincial case is now at 621,260. The last time there were over a thousand cases was on May 30, when 1,033 new cases were registered. The number of cases also increases week over week. … Read more

Coronavirus exposure at Toronto restaurant possibly associated with Omicron variant

Coronavirus exposure at Toronto restaurant possibly associated with Omicron variant

Individuals who visited a restaurant in downtown Toronto in late November are being warned about a potential COVID-19 exposure associated with a suspected case of the Omicron variant. Toronto Public Health (TPH) said an employee of Piccolo Caffe E Vino, located on John Street near Adelaide Street, who tested positive for COVID-19, was at the … Read more

Actor Kal Penn will play Toronto Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia in a new movie

Hollywood actor Kal Penn is ready to play Toronto Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia on the big screen. The news first came in an exclusive report by Deadline, but was later confirmed on social media by both parties. “Superfan goes to Hollywood,” Bhatia said on Twitter. “I’m glad Kal Penn says yes to playing me in … Read more

COVID-19 Ontario: More than 1,000 new cases, four more deaths

TORONTO – Ontario health officials are reporting more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time since late spring. The province on Friday confirmed 1,031 new cases of the new coronavirus. The last time the province reported more than 1,000 new cases in a single day was on May 30, when 1,033 new cases … Read more

Three Italian restaurants, a 91-year-old nun’s recipes

During World War II, Rosina Taverniti began rolling gnocchi and kneading bread for hungry soldiers in a mountainous coastal town in southern Italy. “I was 14 years old,” she told CTV News Toronto. Now, at the age of 91, she is the nun of three Italian restaurants in Toronto, serving the recipes she first sank … Read more

Home sales in the Toronto region top November record, prices reach the highest level: TRREB

TORONTO – The Greater Toronto area’s heated real estate market intensified further last month as home sales peaked in November and average selling prices reached a new record high. The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board reported Friday that 9,017 homes changed hands last month, a three percent increase from 8,728 the previous November. The average … Read more

NACI publishes new guide on coronavirus boosters today

OTTAWA – The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is ready to issue new guidance this morning on the use of COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as public health faces the threat posed by the Omicron variant. The new variant emerged at the end of last week and has triggered tougher border measures around the world, as the … Read more

Man believed to be Mississauga ‘night sailing’ arrested: police

A Mississauga man has been arrested after months of complaints from residents in a “night cruise” that keeps them awake at night. Mississauga resident Joseph Seli told CTV News Toronto last month that a person had frequented his neighborhood in the middle of the night, walked up and down Dovetail Mews and McMaster Road and … Read more

Toronto region home sales top record in November, prices reach the highest level ever: TRREB

TORONTO – The Greater Toronto area’s heated real estate market intensified further last month as home sales peaked in November and average selling prices reached a new record high. The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board reported Friday that 9,017 homes changed hands last month, a three percent increase from 8,728 the previous November. The average … Read more

Canadian sportscaster Brian Williams is retiring after five decades of distinguished career

Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 19:02 EST Ask Brian Williams about his half-century-long broadcasting career and he will reveal player names and memorable moments with specific details as they happened yesterday. There was Liz Manley’s skate and Battle of the Brians at the Calgary Games in 1988. Ian Sunter’s … Read more