Ontario liquor shortages cause LCBO to tell customers to shop early

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) advises Ontarios to start buying alcohol early for the holidays, as ongoing problems in the global supply chain could cause shelves to be emptier than usual this year. Deficiencies in certain alcohols and aluminum are just a few of the consequences of a long line of supply chain … Read more

Collision in Etobicoke leaves pedestrian seriously injured: ambulance personnel

Toronto police respond to a collision in north Etobicoke Friday night that seriously injured a pedestrian. It happened at the intersection of Rexdale Boulevard and Queen’s Plate Drive, police said in a tweet published just before 7 p.m. Officers at the scene said they found a female pedestrian with injuries. Toronto Paramedic Services told CP24 … Read more

Health officials confirm case of COVID-19 in unvaccinated child as first case of Omicron in York area

York Region has confirmed its first positive case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in a child who recently traveled to southern Africa, according to the region’s top doctors. dr. Barry Pakes, a health official for the York area, told CTV News Barrie that a child under 12 tested positive after traveling to southern Africa with … Read more

Collision in Etobicoke leaves pedestrian seriously injured: ambulance personnel

Toronto police respond to a collision in north Etobicoke Friday night that seriously injured a pedestrian. It happened at the intersection of Rexdale Boulevard and Queen’s Plate Drive, police said in a tweet published just before 7 p.m. Officers at the scene said they found a female pedestrian with injuries. Toronto Paramedic Services told CP24 … Read more

Toronto reports first confirmed cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Toronto on Friday reported the first three cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, bringing the total number of known cases in Ontario to 11. In a press release, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said two out of three residents who tested positive for the variant of care (B.1.1.529) had returned from a trip to Nigeria, while … Read more

Three Toronto residents test positive for Omicron COVID-19 variant

Toronto on Friday reported the first three cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, bringing the total number of known cases in Ontario to 11. In a press release, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said two out of three residents who tested positive for the variant of care (B.1.1.529) had returned from a trip to Nigeria, while … Read more

Ontario liquor shortages cause LCBO to tell customers to shop early

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) advises Ontarios to start buying alcohol early for the holidays, as ongoing problems in the global supply chain could cause shelves to be emptier than usual this year. Deficiencies in certain alcohols and aluminum are just a few of the consequences of a long line of supply chain … Read more

CFL Leaves Door Open for Argos Quarterback Bethel-Thompson to Play in East Finals

TORONTO — Head coach Ryan Dinwiddie will have to wait until Sunday to find out who the Toronto Argonauts’ starting quarterback will be in the East Division final. The Argos kept starter McLeod Bethel-Thompson out of practice and sent him home Friday after attending the Toronto Raptors’ 97-93 home win over the Milwaukee Bucks on … Read more

Toronto’s suspected opioid overdose calls see a sudden spike

Toronto Public Health says there has been a sudden spike in suspected overdose calls in the past week, raising concerns about the presence of “highly potent opioids” in the city’s unregulated drug supply. Paramedics responded to a total of 108 reports of suspected overdose over a two-day period earlier this week, three of which were … Read more

TPH recommends firing students from North York school after COVID-19 investigation

An investigation into the transmission of COVID-19 at a North York school has prompted health officials to recommend the temporary layoff of students starting next week. On Friday evening, Toronto Public Health said that following an ongoing COVID-19 investigation, students at Eitz Chaim – Viewmount Branch, just south of Bathurst Street and Glencairn Avenue, will … Read more