Ontario adults eligible for bivalent booster starting tomorrow

Adults in Ontario can book an appointment to receive the bivalent booster dose, which specifically targets the Omicron variants, starting on Monday. Residents aged 18 and over can book an appointment through the province’s COVID-19 vaccination portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Center at 1-833-943-3900. Eligible individuals can also book an appointment through … Read more

Maple Leafs, Senators split doubleheader to open NHL pre-season

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, September 24, 2022 3:46PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, September 24, 2022 9:45PM EDT TORONTO – Mark Kastelic scored the winner as the Ottawa Senators stormed back from a 2-0 deficit in the third period to beat the Toronto Maple … Read more

‘Enough is enough:’ Will Brampton municipal election be a referendum on dysfunction that has plagued city hall?

Todd Letts believes that Brampton is perhaps “Ontario’s best asset” for future job growth thanks to a large tract of developable industrial land unmatched in the GTA and a highly educated workforce. That is why the CEO of the Brampton Board of Trade quickly grows frustrated when speaking about the “dysfunction” that has engulfed city … Read more

Subway billboards tell Torontonians to leave and get a ‘bigger house’ in Alberta

A series of billboards at one of Toronto’s busiest subway stations is directly targeting the frustrations of young people living in the city by offering an alternative – Alberta. “A bigger house. Closer to work,” one billboard at Yonge-Bloor station reads with a parallel image of a cyclist. Another says, “An engineer, accountant and plumber … Read more

Ontario weakened $10/day daycare rules. Now Ottawa wants answers

Ottawa is demanding answers from the Ford government after Ontario removed limits on profit-making by daycare owners who receive federal funding under the national plan to build a $10-a-day child-care system. In a letter to Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce, the federal government questioned the province’s recent changes to funding guidelines for child-care operators who … Read more

SIU clears two Toronto police officers in fatal May shooting of 27-year-old man near Scarborough elementary school

The province’s police watchdog has cleared two Toronto police officers who shot and killed a man holding an air rifle during a standoff near an elementary school in Scarborough’s Port Union area last spring. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU), which is called to investigate the conduct of police that may have resulted in death, serious … Read more

Search underway for boy last seen walking on side of Highway 407 in Brampton

Police are asking for the public’s help to locate an 11-year-old boy who went missing Thursday afternoon from Brampton. According to OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, the child, who is named Ryker Gunn, was traveling on the westbound Highway 407 in a vehicle with his care workers who have custody of him. The boy reportedly exited … Read more

Shocking police chase caught on video in Brampton

A driver is facing impaired-related offenses after a shocking video surfaced online of a police chase in a residential Brampton neighbourhood. The incident appears to have happened in the area of ​​Chinguacousy and Drinkwater roads, according to a Twitter video posted Thursday evening. In the beginning of the video, two Peel Regional Police officers are … Read more

Tip from Brampton resident leads to arrest of three suspects allegedly involved in pharmacy robberies

Peel Regional Police say a call from a concerned Brampton resident about seeing a firearm led to the arrest of three people who are members of a group allegedly involved in several pharmacy robberies in Peel Region this month. The call came in on Wednesday afternoon regarding several males observed to be handling a firearm … Read more

Kids’ Tylenol, Advil liquid and chewable in ‘significant shortage’ in Ontario

Tylenol and Advil for children – both in liquid and chewable forms – are under a “significant shortage,” leading pharmacists to control supply and recommend cutting adult doses for children, according to the Ontario Pharmacists Association. “We’re at a point where there are really none of those liquid or chewable options available for pharmacies to … Read more