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New suspect images released in stabbing at Toronto subway station

New suspect images released in stabbing at Toronto subway station

Investigators have released new surveillance camera images of two suspects wanted after a man was stabbed multiple times in and around Main Street subway station last Friday night. Police said they were called to the station, north of Danforth Avenue, at 6:49 pm on May 13 where they found a 23-year-old man suffering from multiple …

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Ontario police service releases video of brazen daylight carjackings

Police in York Region have released new video footage of a series of brazen carjackings as they warn drivers about a spike in violent incidents targeting luxury vehicles. The compilation posted to social media on Monday shows four recent carjacking incidents, each using a slightly different approach. In the first incident, the suspects appear to …

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Ontario COVID-19 news: province reports 2 deaths, hospitalizations climb

Ontario reported two new COVID-19 deaths on Monday, as hospitalizations crept upward from Sunday’s five-month low. The Ministry of Health said both new deaths occurred in the past 30 days. The province has reported 13,072 deaths due to COVID-19 since March 2020. Meanwhile, there were 159 patients in hospital ICU due to COVID-19 on Monday, …

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Up to 11 per cent of hospitalized COVID-19 patients die or require re-admission within 30 days

Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Monday, May 16, 2022 5:44AM EDT A new study offers a closer look at possible factors that may lead to some hospitalized COVID-19 patients being readmitted within a month of discharge. At roughly nine per cent, researchers say the readmission rate is similar to that seen for other ailments, …

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Ontario NDP plan to run deficits for six years, cancel gas tax cut

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 15, 2022 6:08AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 15, 2022 1:21PM EDT Ontario’s New Democrats are pledging to run larger deficits than the Progressive Conservatives and Liberals if elected and would likely not balance the budget for six years, but the party is eyeing some cost savings from canceling …

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Man hit and dragged by car downtown, driver in custody after fleeing scene

A pedestrian was rushed to hospital with critical injuries after a hit-and-run in Toronto’s Church-Wellesley Village overnight. Police said that the victim, a 36-year-old man, was on the east side of Church Street in a northbound lane shortly after midnight when he was struck by a gray Honda minivan. The authorities said that the victim …

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COVID news: Ontario reports fewest people in ICU with COVID since December

The number of people being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care has hit its lowest point since December, as the overall burden on the healthcare system continues to ease following the sixth wave of the pandemic. The latest data from the Ministry of Health indicates that there are at least 1,024 people in hospital with …

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Royal couple to begin three-day Canadian tour amid increasing skepticism of monarchy

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are set to begin a three-day tour of Canada this week that will focus on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change — and on connecting with a Canadian public that is increasingly skeptical of the monarchy. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will stop in St. John’s, …

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Gas prices reach another record in the GTA after six cents per liter increase overnight

Gas prices have reached yet another new record after rising six cents per liter overnight. As of midnight the average price of a liter of fuel across the Greater Toronto Area is now 208.9 cents per litre, according to Canadians for Affordable Energy President Dan McTeague. The latest jump means that gas prices have now …

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Male pedestrian rushed to hospital after hit-and-run in Church-Wellesley Village

A male pedestrian was rushed to hospital via emergency run after a hit-and-run in Toronto’s Church-Wellesley Village overnight. It happened on Church Street near Wood Street at around 12:10 am Police say that the pedestrian was dragged underneath the vehicle for a short distance. The vehicle then slammed into a patio, causing significant damage. Police …

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