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Locks changed at Adamson Barbecue after owner defied COVID-19 indoor dining ban for two days, Mayor Tory says

58 min 50 sec ago

Etobicoke restaurant owner Adam Skelly issued a plea on social media for a locksmith and others to help him in Etobicoke.
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Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario to update COVID-19 projections after locking down Toronto, Peel; Ontario moves to cap delivery app fees in regions where indoor dining banned; Germany passes over 15K

4 hours 43 min ago

As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide the Supreme Court late Wednesday barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus.
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Her university expelled her after she attempted suicide, saying she had an ‘inability to self-regulate.’ Now she is fighting back

4 hours 59 min ago

The university denies the student’s allegations that it failed to provide mental health accommodations. A national review of post-secondary student mental health complaints shows steep odds against students’ success, an investigation by the Toronto Star and the Investigative Journalism Bureau has found.
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A vision for the future: CAMH unveils new emergency department, therapeutic recovery complex

4 hours 59 min ago

Both buildings are part of an ongoing redevelopment plan to integrate CAMH into one campus on Queen Street West and build a vision for what the future of mental health care could look like — with recovery in mind.
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GTA new-construction single-family home sales continue to soar in October as condo sales plunge

4 hours 59 min ago

While overall sales continue to be strong, the pandemic has delayed some building approvals and slowed immigration, a key driver of housing demand in the Toronto area.
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How did the owner of Buca, La Banane and Jacobs rack up $46 million in debt? (Including almost $100,000 for mushrooms)

4 hours 59 min ago

‘The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the KSF Group facing unexpected and staggering financial difficulties,” co-owner Peter Tsebelis said in an affidavit filed in Ontario Superior Court.
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No days will be snow days — at least not during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario school boards say

4 hours 59 min ago

Learning loss, ease of turning to online learning puts end to unexpected time off because of inclement weather for many boards.
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Volunteers for food sharing initiative ordered by city to remove fridge

12 hours 53 min ago

Community Fridges Toronto is looking for a new Parkdale fridge location after landlord of Black Diamond Vintage threatened with fine.
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Why Canada can’t make its own COVID-19 vaccine — and how to ‘fix’ the problem before the next pandemic

12 hours 59 min ago

Canadians might be slightly behind America when a vaccine is distributed. How can we avoid this next time?
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Toronto city council gears up for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

13 hours 41 min ago

City council voted to ask Toronto’s COVID-19 Immunization Task Force to promote the safety and efficacy of vaccinations.
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Joe Biden dreams of a healing nation. For now, a dream is about all he’s got

16 hours 4 min ago

Ahead of a U.S. holiday devoted to reflecting on blessings and expressing gratitude, President-elect Joe Biden aimed for something more sentimental, a song of wishful thinking. It was certainly a stark contrast to what’s become normal in American politics, Edward Keenan writes.
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OPP doing ‘major fraud’ investigation into alleged theft of $11M in COVID-19 aid

16 hours 5 min ago

Seven Ontario Provincial Police detectives are now investigating the alleged $11 million theft of provincial COVID-19 relief funds.
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Canada audited $450B in international money transfers. Could there really have been none that broke the rules?

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 23:53

The Canada Revenue Agency disclosed the information in response to questions from NDP MP Matthew Green, who argues the lack of criminal investigations means the Liberal government needs to do more to crack down on tax evasion.
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Trump pardons Flynn, taking direct aim at Russia probe

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 23:15

Flynn is the second Trump associate convicted in the Russia probe to be granted clemency by the president.
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Are Jason Kenney’s plans to fight COVID-19 in Alberta enough?

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 23:00

Until yesterday, despite cases rising and out-numbering bigger provinces, Albertans were free to dine out, shop and gather in groups even as Ontario went into lockdown and other provinces tightened restrictions. Alex Boyd, a Toronto Star reporter in Calgary, joins This Matters to explain what’s going on in Alberta, what the new measures mean and what the consequences might be for Albertans as the provincial government tries to balance public opinion, politics and a pandemic.
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‘We can’t take chances,’ celebrate Christmas only with other members of your household, Doug Ford urges

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 22:51

Doug Ford said public health experts are urging people to celebrate Christmas only with members of their own households, especially in the lockdown zones of Toronto and Peel.
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Americans risk travelling over Thanksgiving despite warnings

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 22:13

Millions of Americans pressed ahead with their holiday plans amid skyrocketing COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations and confirmed infections across the U.S.
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Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has died

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 19:09

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has died
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Toronto police at Adamson Barbecue for second straight day after owner threatens to reopen

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 18:44

The restaurant was closed Tuesday afternoon by Dr. Eileen De Villa orders under the provincial Health Protection and Promotion Act after it opened for indoor dining earlier in the day.
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Ontario’s response to COVID-19 slowed by a ‘cumbersome’ command structure that sidelines public health experts, auditor general says

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 16:30

Those conclusions and more were in a special report Wednesday from auditor general Bonnie Lysyk, who found Ontario lagged other provinces on key fronts such as protecting nursing home residents and migrant farm workers.
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