COVID news: Ontario reports lowest positivity rate since Feb. 22, decrease in hospitalizations

COVID news: Ontario reports lowest positivity rate since Feb. 22, decrease in hospitalizations

Ontario is reporting its lowest positivity rate on PCR testing in more than two months, as well as a 13 per cent week-over-week decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations. The Ministry of Health says that 8.4 per cent of all samples processed by Ontario labs over the last 24 hours came back positive, which is the lowest … Read more

Trudeau cancels appearance at event in B.C. after protesters hurl racial slurs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was forced to cancel plans to attend a fundraising dinner on Tuesday evening after two speakers at the event said protesters hurled racial slurs at the mostly South Asian attendees entering a convention centre in Surrey, B.C. Trudeau did not enter the building and spoke to a crowd for about three … Read more

‘FBI’ season finale pulled after Texas deadly shooting

The Associated Press Published Tuesday, May 24, 2022 10:04 PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 24, 2022 11:13 PM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) – CBS pulled the season finale of “FBI” after a deadly elementary school shooting in Texas. The network said Tuesday that it will … Read more

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EF2 tornado touched down in Uxbridge during Ontario storm

Environment Canada has confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down in Uxbridge on Saturday as a powerful weather system made its way through Ontario, tearing apart homes and knocking out power to thousands of people. In a tweet, Western University’s Northern Tornadoes Project said the May 21 tornado in Uxbridge was the first wind event … Read more

Ontario COVID-19 news: lowest number of patients on ventilators since Nov. 2020

Ontario reported at least 3 new deaths due to COVID-19 across a 48 hour span, and said that the number of COVID patients requiring ventilators to breathe in hospitals hit a multi-year low. The Ministry of Health said it detected two new COVID-19 deaths on Sunday and one more on Monday. There have been 92 … Read more

Wonderland visitors trapped on ride during GTA storm

A power outage at Wonderland led to a scary situation after guests were trapped on rides for about 30 minutes during the severe Ontario storm this weekend. In a video posted to TikTok on Sunday, which has since been viewed more than 1.3 million times, people can be seen stuck on a ride as the … Read more

Firefighter injured in major blaze at home in Toronto

A firefighter suffered injuries requiring hospitalization battling an intensely hot and stubborn fire that broke out in a home in west Toronto overnight. Emergency crews were called to the home at Langmuir Crescent, between the Humber River and Jane Street, north of Bloor Street West, at 1:42 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters said the roof was fully … Read more

Two shot, 7 cops hurt in violent night at Woodbine Beach, police say

Police say they’ve made 19 arrests and seven officers were injured after a violent night at Toronto’s Woodbine Beach that saw two people shot, one person stabbed, two others robbed at gunpoint and running street battles involving fireworks through Sunday evening. Video posted to social media showed groups of people firing Roman candles at one … Read more

Record number of children visiting Hamilton hospital resulting in longer wait times

A record number of children have been visiting the emergency room at a Hamilton hospital in the past week, resulting in longer than normal wait times. McMaster Children’s Hospital says a record 230-plus children came to its emergency department on May 16 alone, and pediatric visits have been averaging at about 190 a day in … Read more