- Patrick Brown ‘vindicated’ by Brampton’s integrity comissionerby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 7:22 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
The integrity commissioner of Brampton, Ont. has cleared Mayor Patrick Brown of an allegation that he was using city staff to work on his Conservative Party leadership bid.
- Mississauga man drowns in Lake Simcoe, 1 person rescued, OPP sayby The Canadian Press on August 19, 2022 at 6:49 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
A 54-year-old Mississauga man drowned in Lake Simcoe Thursday, Ontario Provincial Police say.
- Ontario considers new ways to fund $10-a-day child-care in bid to boost uptakeby Allison Jones on August 19, 2022 at 6:38 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
One proposal is to issue funding in bundles for each centre to use on things like new toys, repainting walls, or cleaning costs.
- Advocates, critics warn Ontario’s planned changes to long-term care are a violation of patient rightsby Vanessa Balintec on August 19, 2022 at 6:32 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
A group of senior care advocates and critics are warning planned changes to the long-term care sector are a fundamental violation of patient rights.
- A CNE ride malfunctioned and was removed just days before openingby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 5:29 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
A ride had to be removed from the Canadian National Exhibition earlier this week just before its opening Friday.
- Health Canada approves COVID-19 booster dose for kids 5 to 11by Stephanie Dubois on August 19, 2022 at 5:24 pm in News/Health
Health Canada has approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for children aged five to 11.
- Meet Wali: Toronto Zoo’s newest baby Sumatran orangutanby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 5:07 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
The Toronto Zoo introduced a new member of its family Friday: Wali, a baby, male orangutan.
- Woman, 23, dead after being found shot in underground parking garage in Torontoby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 4:48 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
A 23-year-old woman is dead after being found shot in an underground garage in Toronto, police say.
- Michelle O’Bonsawin becomes 1st Indigenous person nominated to Supreme Court of Canadaby Nick Boisvert on August 19, 2022 at 2:19 pm in News/Politics
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday his nomination of Michelle O’Bonsawin to the Supreme Court of Canada. She will become the first Indigenous person to serve on Canada’s highest court.
- Bell Media ‘regrets’ handling of Lisa LaFlamme ousterby The Canadian Press on August 19, 2022 at 2:01 pm in News/Entertainment
Bell Media says it ‘regrets’ the way in which the departure of anchor Lisa LaFlamme has been handled, and will launch a third-party workplace review of the CTV newsroom after criticism of her ouster.
- Several road closures, TTC service disruptions across Toronto this weekendby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 12:32 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
Several road closures and transit disruptions are in store this weekend because of special events and festivals across the city. Here’s what you need to know:
- Double-shooting in Oakville leaves man dead, woman injuredby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 11:40 am in News/Canada/Toronto
Halton police are investigating after a man and woman were shot in Oakville Friday morning.
- No candidates on track to be acclaimed in Toronto’s municipal election as nominations closeby The Canadian Press on August 19, 2022 at 10:37 am in News/Canada/Toronto
Friday was the last day that nominations could be submitted in Ontario for candidates hoping to run in this fall’s municipal elections.
- Ontario ambulance use spiked even before pandemic. New research says it’s ‘unsustainable’by CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 9:00 am in News/Canada/Toronto
A new study finds ambulance use in Ontario increased significantly in the years leading up to the pandemic, outpacing the growth in both population and hospital emergency room visits by other means.
- Co-op has ‘shut down’ pleas to remove black mould from his Mississauga home, father of 4 saysby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 8:00 am in News/Canada/Toronto
A Mississauga man says he’s worried his family might be getting sick because of black mould growing in their co-operative townhouse, and he’s accusing the co-op board of not moving fast enough to remove it.
- Worried about a shortage of children’s medications? Here’s what you need to knowby Laura McQuillan on August 19, 2022 at 8:00 am in News/Health
Parents are urged not to panic-buy pain and fever medications, and instead speak to a pharmacist, as some stores across Canada run low on children’s acetaminophen and ibuprofen products.
- What we know about why some kids are missing routine vaccinationsby Stephanie Dubois on August 19, 2022 at 8:00 am in News/Health
Some children haven’t received their routine vaccinations, especially school-aged children, experts say. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many school-based vaccine programs.
- A federal regulatory blunder could affect an unknown number of drug casesby Elizabeth Thompson on August 19, 2022 at 8:00 am in News/Politics
Hundreds of drug cases before Canadian courts could be affected by a mistake made by the federal government when it updated Canada’s drug laws and legalized cannabis several years ago, CBC has learned. The government and police are downplaying the potential impact of the mistake.
- Guerrero Jr., Springer lead Blue Jays to rout of slumping Yankeesby Larry Fleisher on August 19, 2022 at 3:07 am in Sports/Baseball/MLB
George Springer went 5-for-5, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run second inning off Frankie Montas, and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the slumping New York Yankees 9-2 on Thursday night.
- Woman kidnapped off the street in Scarborough, police searching for suspectby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 1:17 am in News/Canada/Toronto
Police are looking for a suspect after they say a woman was kidnapped off the street and forced into a car in Scarborough.
- Boy, 2, dies after being struck by vehicle in Etobicoke parking lotby CBC News on August 19, 2022 at 12:08 am in News/Canada/Toronto
A two-year-old boy has died in hospital after being struck by a driver in a parking lot in south Etobicoke, Toronto police and paramedics say.
- New to Brampton? You can hop on this free bus to explore the cityby CBC News on August 18, 2022 at 11:12 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
Navigating a new city, or even a new country, is not easy. A Brampton program that aims to make that transition smoother by offering free bus tours for newcomers is back after a two-year pandemic hiatus.
- Peel police officer won’t be suspended after being charged with uttering threats while off dutyby CBC News on August 18, 2022 at 9:02 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
A Peel police officer has been been charged with uttering threats while off duty. After an internal review, Peel Regional Police say he will not be suspended while the case is being dealt with in the courts.
- High-ranking Toronto police officer facing misconduct probeby Adam Carter on August 18, 2022 at 8:32 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
A high-ranking Toronto police officer has been suspended with pay following a complaint that he made inappropriate comments to a woman at an event in Quebec City, CBC Toronto has learned.
- Lisa LaFlamme chose not to say goodbye on air before ouster, internal memo saysby The Canadian Press on August 18, 2022 at 7:22 pm in News/Entertainment
CTV’s parent company says Lisa LaFlamme was given the opportunity to say farewell to viewers before being unseated from the anchor’s chair of the network’s nightly newscast.
- Ontario’s weekly reported COVID-19 deaths drop after 7th-wave highby CBC News on August 18, 2022 at 6:47 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
Ontario is reporting 56 more deaths linked to COVID-19 over the past seven days, a marked drop from its seventh-wave high of 96 the week before.
- Ontario nursing, physician colleges present plans to speed up registration for internationally trained workersby Allison Jones on August 18, 2022 at 5:31 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
Ontario’s nursing and physician colleges are proposing their plans requested two weeks ago by the health minister to get more internationally trained nurses and physicians working in the province’s hospitals.
- Things to do in Toronto this weekend: August 19-21by Glenn Sumi and Katarina Ristic on August 18, 2022 at 12:10 pm in Culture
Including the return of the CNE, the Toronto Chinatown Festival, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Strokes and more The post Things to do in Toronto this weekend: August 19-21 appeared first on NOW Magazine.
- Ontario to fund more private clinic surgeries, send patients to temporary LTCs to ease health-care pressuresby The Canadian Press on August 18, 2022 at 10:32 am in News/Canada/Toronto
Ontario Health Minister Sylvia Jones’s plan to stabilize the health-care system includes increasing surgeries performed at private clinics but covered by OHIP, covering the exam and registration fees for internationally trained nurses, and sending patients waiting for a long-term care bed to a home not of their choosing.
- TIFF 2022: I Like Movies has sympathy for the film brosby Radheyan Simonpillai on August 18, 2022 at 9:50 am in Movies & TV, News & Features, TIFF 2022
Chandler Levack lends her female perspective to the workplace comedy and toxic movie fandom The post TIFF 2022: I Like Movies has sympathy for the film bros appeared first on NOW Magazine.