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Mother sentenced to house arrest for death of toddler in Ontario river

Mother sentenced to house arrest for death of toddler in Ontario river

A 38-year-old woman has been sentenced to house arrest for the death of her three-year-old son, who drowned after she drove onto a flooded road and failed to save him.

Paramedics who treated fatally wounded teen receive 18 months' conditional sentence

Two Hamilton paramedics who treated a fatally wounded teen as though he had suffered a minor injury "deprived him of his only possible chance of survival" but didn't set out to harm him or treat him negligently, an Ontario judge said in sentencing th

Half of Ont. opioid deaths interacted with health-care system the month before: study

TORONTO — Half of Ontarians who died of an opioid overdose in the early stages of the pandemic had interacted with the health-care system in the month before their deaths, a new report shows.
'Congratulations, it's a girl': Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

'Congratulations, it's a girl': Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

TORONTO — Dr. Aisha Khatib was hoping to catch some shut-eye on the final leg of her multi-stop plane voyage from Toronto to Entebbe, Uganda.
Winter storm causing school closures, transportation disruptions in parts of Ontario

Winter storm causing school closures, transportation disruptions in parts of Ontario

A winter storm of rare proportions blanketed much of southern Ontario with heavy snow Monday, causing widespread school closures and travel disruptions, at one point shutting down two major highways.
Snow hampers return to in-person classes in several Ontario school boards

Snow hampers return to in-person classes in several Ontario school boards

TORONTO — A winter storm delayed the return to in-person school across many Ontario school boards Monday, with some deciding to hold classes online in place of a snow day, to the disappointment of families and educators.

Ontario reports 3,595 hospitalized with COVID-19, 579 in intensive care

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 3,595 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, including 579 in intensive care units.
Ontario LTCs uneasy about approaching booster mandate deadline amid Omicron wave

Ontario LTCs uneasy about approaching booster mandate deadline amid Omicron wave

TORONTO — Most Ontario long-term care workers have just under two weeks to get their third COVID-19 vaccine doses, but union and industry groups say more time is needed to meet the government’s target as staff infections reach record levelsand worker

Children killed in house fire in Sandy Lake First Nation identified

SANDY LAKE, Ont. — The chief of Sandy Lake First Nation says the eldest of three children killed in a house fire Thursday night turned nine that day.

Ontario reports 3,957 hospitalized with COVID-19, 42 new deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 3,957 people hospitalized with COVID-19, including 558 in intensive care units. The new COVID-19 hospitalization numbers represent an increase from the 3,814 patients in hospital yesterday, and a rise of 31 in ICU.