Skip to content

Ontario News

Marineland appears in court to face charge of using dolphins and whales in shows

Marineland appears in court to face charge of using dolphins and whales in shows

Marineland has made its first appearance in court as it faces a charge for allegedly using dolphins and whales for entertainment purposes.

Truck carrying 2,000 firearms allegedly stolen in Peterborough, Ont., police say

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Police in Peterborough, Ont., say a truck carrying more than 2,000 firearms was allegedly stolen early Sunday morning. They say a trucking company called at around 7:30 a.m. to report the missing vehicle.

2nd of 5 whales brought from Canada's Marineland to Mystic Aquarium dies

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — The second of five whales brought from Canada to Connecticut's Mystic Aquarium last year for research purposes has died.
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to fall in Ontario

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to fall in Ontario

TORONTO — Ontario continues to see a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and admissions to provincial hospitals and intensive care units.
Decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations continues in Ontario

Decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations continues in Ontario

Ontario continues to see a decline in the number of COVID-19 patients in provincial hospitals and intensive care units. The province says there were 1,704 people in hospital due to the virus on Saturday, of which 414 were in intensive care.
NDP's Black caucus translating community needs into the language of the legislature

NDP's Black caucus translating community needs into the language of the legislature

Laura Mae Lindo is reminded of the challenges of advocating for the Black community from within a system that has often trampled its rights whenever she steps inside Ontario's legislative chamber.

Ontario reports 1,829 hospitalized with virus, 50 more COVID deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 1,829 people hospitalized with COVID-19 and 435 in intensive care units. That's down from 1,897 hospitalized and 445 in intensive care yesterday. The province is also reporting 50 more deaths linked to COVID-19.
Ontario reviewing all COVID-19 measures, including masks and vaccine passports

Ontario reviewing all COVID-19 measures, including masks and vaccine passports

TORONTO — All of Ontario's COVID-19 measures – including restrictions on businesses, masking rules and its vaccine certificate policy – are under review, the province's top doctor said Thursday. Dr.
Man found guilty for deaths of mom, two children in Ajax, Ont.

Man found guilty for deaths of mom, two children in Ajax, Ont.

OSHAWA, Ont. — Muted cheers broke out in an Ontario courtroom Thursday as a man was found guilty of second-degree murder for the deaths of a woman and two of her children, with the judge calling the crime a "vicious and brutal" attack.

Boost rapid test reliability by doing oral and nasal swabbing, experts say

TORONTO — Rapid antigen tests don't detect COVID-19 infections with the Omicron variant as reliably as they did with the Delta strain, but changing how and when the tests are performed can boost their accuracy, Ontario's expert science advisers say.