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Two people charged with assault after anti-vaccine protest at Toronto mall

TORONTO — A man and a woman have been charged with assault in relation to an anti-vaccine protest at a Toronto mall. Police say two people were arrested Saturday after a clash between protestors and security staff at the Eaton Centre.
Ontario's COVID-19 rates lower than expected due to public health measures: experts

Ontario's COVID-19 rates lower than expected due to public health measures: experts

TORONTO — Ontario's daily COVID-19 case counts are lower than what many experts had expected by now, and while they point to a number of factors for the relative relief, they say now is not the time to ease up on those measures.
Ontario offers $2 million to help Wheatley recover from massive explosion

Ontario offers $2 million to help Wheatley recover from massive explosion

WHEATLEY, Ont. — A town in southwestern Ontario rocked by a massive explosion last month will be receiving up to $2 million from the provincial government to help with recovery efforts.
Ontario eases capacity limits for some sports, event venues

Ontario eases capacity limits for some sports, event venues

TORONTO — Ontario is easing capacity limits at certain venues where proof of vaccination is required, paving the way for more people immunized against COVID-19 to attend conventions, concerts and Blue Jays games.
London officials warn students to avoid mass street party held during homecoming

London officials warn students to avoid mass street party held during homecoming

LONDON, Ont. — A southwestern Ontario city has warned post-secondary students to avoid a large street party that's expected to be held this weekend.

Youth-led rally demanding urgent climate action held at Ontario legislature

TORONTO — A large crowd has gathered outside Ontario's legislature to call for immediate government action to address climate change.
Ontario public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

Ontario public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

TORONTO — Ontario reported a record spending increase in the first fiscal year of the pandemic but that figure was still lower than anticipated, prompting criticism the government held back funds that could have helped the fight against COVID-19.
Few enforcement incidents reported in first days of Ontario vaccine certificates

Few enforcement incidents reported in first days of Ontario vaccine certificates

TORONTO — Ontario police forces and other enforcement bodies are reporting few incidents in the early days of the province’s proof of COVID-19 vaccination policy, as some businesses have publicly pledged to ignore the rules.

Health officials say COVID-19 case linked to Kingston, Ont., polling station

KINGSTON, Ont. — Health officials are asking anyone who attended a Kingston, Ont., polling station on Monday night to monitor for signs of COVID-19 after a positive case was linked to the site.
Ontario legislature to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test to enter

Ontario legislature to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test to enter

TORONTO — People will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative rapid test result to enter Ontario's legislature next month.