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Court strikes down parts of Ontario panhandling law as unconstitutional

Court strikes down parts of Ontario panhandling law as unconstitutional

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has struck down sections of the province's panhandling law as unconstitutional, including parts that ban asking people for money while intoxicated or while they are waiting to use an ATM.
Cultural LTC admissions drying up in Ontario due to new priority rules

Cultural LTC admissions drying up in Ontario due to new priority rules

TORONTO — In an Italian long-term care home in Toronto, about three new non-Italian residents are admitted each month due to government changes to priority rules, leaving them confused and isolated in a setting where they do not speak the language.
Police officer fell to ground before he was run over, crash reconstructionist says

Police officer fell to ground before he was run over, crash reconstructionist says

TORONTO — A collision reconstructionist who analyzed the scene where a Toronto police officer died nearly three years ago concluded the officer was knocked to the ground before he was run over, court heard Wednesday.
Ford wants '100 per cent' Ontario students at med schools in province

Ford wants '100 per cent' Ontario students at med schools in province

Premier Doug Ford says he wants all spots in Ontario medical schools to be reserved for students from the province. Ford said Wednesday about 18 per cent of students are from foreign countries.

Ontario hospitals send 326K letters to patients whose info was stolen in cyberattack

Five Ontario hospitals affected by a ransomware attack last fall say they're mailing more than 326,000 letters to notify patients whose personal information was stolen.
Byelection in Milton called for May 2

Byelection in Milton called for May 2

Two seats held by former Tory cabinet ministers are up for grabs in the first contest under Liberal leader Bonnie Crombie
Early spring storm brings heavy rain, high winds and snow to parts of Ontario

Early spring storm brings heavy rain, high winds and snow to parts of Ontario

TORONTO — A spring storm pelted swaths of Ontario with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday, knocking out power to thousands of people and threatening to bring major snowfall to regions in the east.
Seven people fined $400 a day for refusing LTC transfers: Ontario government

Seven people fined $400 a day for refusing LTC transfers: Ontario government

TORONTO — Seven people in Ontario have been fined for refusing transfers from a hospital to a long-term care home not of their choosing.
Systems restored after Toronto hospital network outage, cyberattack ruled out: UHN

Systems restored after Toronto hospital network outage, cyberattack ruled out: UHN

TORONTO — A large Toronto hospital network says it's bringing its systems back online after an outage across its sites led to some cancelled surgeries and delays.
Ontario byelections in Milton, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex called for May 2

Ontario byelections in Milton, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex called for May 2

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford has called a pair of byelections in Milton and Lambton-Kent-Middlesex for May 2.