Restaurant owners cautiously optimistic about summer as patios open to customers
Restaurant owners in Ontario are expressing cautious optimism the province reopens after a difficult third wave of the pandemic.
Zip line auction raises $27,000 for local charities
Once provincial border crossing is allowed, Valérie and Charles-Armand Turpin will take the first official ride on Interzip Rogers.
Ontario puts a priority on hotspots for second doses as evidence shows Delta variant more transmissible, less susceptible to vaccines
Experts speak as to why it’s important to prioritize provincial hot spots for second doses of the vaccine – especially in light of the new Delta variant’s presence.
“We want to be safe here”: Hundreds gather in Ottawa for a vigil to honour victims of London attack
Hundreds of people of all backgrounds gathered to pay tribute to four members of a London, ON, family slain when they were struck by a truck driven by a 20 year old white man. London police are saying the attack was planned and targeted the Muslim family as they waited…
Young Asian Canadians hardest hit by discrimination in Canada, survey shows
A new survey on anti-Asian discrimination shows young people are more likely to be affected.
Grassroots group helps people navigate Ontario’s complex vaccination appointment system
An organization in Toronto is trying to get vulnerable people in the community vaccinated by helping them overcome the confusion many are facing while booking appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Concern over conservation rising as number of visitors to Ontario parks soars
There is greater concern over the protection of wildlife habitats within Ontario provincial parks as the government makes parks more accessible to a greater number of visitors.
COVID consequences: Ontario arts organizations rally against “unfair” reopening restrictions
Arts groups across Ontario are expressing concern about the province’s reopening plan and the limitations it places on performance.
UPDATE: Hamilton school board votes to rename Ryerson Elementary School because of connection with residential school system founder
A trustee for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is pushing for local Ryerson Elementary School to be renamed.
Petition to rename the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway collects more than 1,000 signatures in 24 hours
A new petition is adding to the pressure to rename the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway.