Holly McKenzie-Sutter

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Canada Post worksite hit by major virus outbreak excluded from provincial inspections

Ontario labour inspectors are homing in on warehouses and distribution centres, but the site of a major workplace COVID-19 outbreak isn't included in the ongoing inspections: Canada Post.

Ontario's top doctors ask government to reopen schools before other sectors

Ontario's regional public health officials are asking the government to prioritize opening schools before lifting other public health restrictions aimed at reducing high levels COVID-19 infection and hospitalizations across the province.

Kingston-area resident caught COVID-19 variant on business trip to Simcoe-Muskoka

The first person who tested positive for a variant of COVID-19 in the Kingston, Ont., area caught it in a different community, officials said, warning that further examples of such spread will be seen if residents aren't careful.

'People are being shown no mercy': Online evictions raise alarm in Ontario

Evictions were suspended until late summer and the Landlord and Tenant Board is now working through a backlog of cases that observers say predated the pandemic, and has grown this year as more people lose income.

Toronto legal clinic asks city's top doctor to suspend evictions during the pandemic

A Toronto legal clinic has written to the city's top doctor asking that she suspend residential evictions amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toronto education workers call for expansion of asymptomatic COVID-19 testing pilot

Toronto education workers are calling for the expansion of an asymptomatic COVID-19 testing program that revealed outbreaks in local schools, as well as a delayed return to in-class learning in the new year.

Ontario restaurants near virus hot spots weigh safety-vs-profit with locals-only dining

Some southern Ontario restaurants are making the tough financial choice to bar out-of-town customers from indoor dining as COVID-19 cases surge in nearby hot spots.

International couples plan reunions in Canada under new travel exception

Starting Thursday, romantic partners of Canadians can apply to enter the country, with documentation proving at least a year-long relationship.

Ontario strip clubs, worker advocates say provincial shutdown is unfair

Strip club operators are voicing frustration over the Ontario government's move to shut down their establishments, saying the closure was ordered without consultation and treats the industry unfairly.

School bus routes cancelled across Ontario as COVID-19 worsens driver shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic is placing Ontario's already precarious school bus industry under additional strain, parents and advocates argued Wednesday amid mounting reports of mass route cancellations and overcrowded vehicles.

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