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Six more residents at Downsview long-term care home die of COVID-19

Ten residents at a North York long-term care home have now died of COVID-19. Downsview Long Term Care Centre confirmed Thursday that six more residents have died of the virus since Monday. “We offer our sincerest condolences to the residents’ families and friends,” GEM Health Care Group, which manages the

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Feds to ban gun used in Montreal massacre, other assault-style rifles

OTTAWA – The federal government is poised to begin fulfilling a key electoral promise by banning a variety of assault-style rifles, including the type used in the 1989 mass shooting in Montreal. During the fall election campaign, the Liberals said guns designed to inflict multiple human casualties have no place

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Ontario’s French-language system teachers ratify new contract with province

TORONTO – Ontario’s French-language teachers have ratified their new contract with the provincial government. The Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens announced today the agreement was approved by its members in an online vote. The union, which represents 12,000 teachers, did not provide details of the agreement or announce

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Victim found with life-threatening gunshot wounds in North York

Paramedics are transporting one person to hospital in critical condition following a shooting in the city’s Jane and Finch neighbourhood this afternoon. Officers responded to the area of Jane Street and Oakdale Road at around 12:15 p.m. for reports of a shooting. Police now say it is not yet clear

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