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Canada: Ontario Premier Doug Ford shields decision to name nephew minister of multiculturalism

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario Premier Doug Ford shielded his decision earlier this week to name his nephew Michael Ford as minister of citizenship and multiculturalism, professing the newly elected senator has represented for many years one of the most diverse communities in the province.

Ontario's tolls on Highways 412, 418 are officially gone for good: Doug Ford

Whitby/IBNS: Committed to helping keep costs down for families and businesses in Durham Region, the Ontario government has permanently removed the unfair tolls on Highways 412 and 418.

Canada: Ontario declares state of emergency amid truckers' convoy protests

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario Premier Doug Ford on Friday announced a state of emergency in the Canadian response amid the truckers' convoy protests against public health measures meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Ontario not to follow Quebec's proposal of taxing the unvaccinated: Premier Doug Ford

Toronto/IBNS:  Ontario Premier Doug Ford while touring a vaccination site at the Toronto Zoo has said that Ontario would not follow Quebec's policy of taxing unvaccinated people.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford in isolation after coming in close contact with staff who tested Covid positive

Ontario/IBNS: Ontario Premier Doug Ford went into isolation in Toronto after he came in close contact with a staff member who tested positive for COVID-19 last evening, said Ford's office late Tuesday night. 

Canada: Ontario issues stay-at-home order amid spike in Covid-19 cases

Ontario/IBNS: Canadian province Ontario has issued a provincial stay-at-home order and fresh restrictions in view of the surge in Covid-19 cases.

Ontario's COVID-19 infections soar, Premier to impose severe fines to those ignoring health guidelines

Ottawa/IBNS: The failure of Ontario's Public health officials to trace roughly half of the city's latest rising COVID-19 infections has caused great concerns to the experts in hampering efforts to contain the spread of the virus in Canada, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario's reopening phase 2 to allow gathering of upto ten people, resumption of more business activities

Ottawa/IBNS: The second phase of reopening in Canada's Ontario will allow gathering of up to ten people besides resumption of more business activities later this week.

Ontario passes an emergency order allowing school staff to work in hospitals

Toronto, May 9 (Canadian-Media): Owing to the shortage of staff in many congregate care settings, the government of Ontario issued an emergency order to allow school board employees to be voluntarily redeployed to hospitals, long-term care homes, retirement homes, and women's shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario allowing select businesses to reopen with strict safety measures

Ottawa/IBNS: The Ontario government has granted permission to some workplaces to reopen on May 4 provided they follow strict public health and safety measures during the COVID-19 outbreak, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario allowing select businesses to reopen with strict safety measures

Ottawa/IBNS: The Ontario government has granted permission to some workplaces to reopen on May 4 provided they follow strict public health and safety measures during the COVID-19 outbreak, media reports said.

Ontario's first post-budget mission to New York city concludes successfully

New York City, May 1 (IBNS): Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Ontario Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli successfully wrapped their two-day first post-Budget mission to New York City, media reports said. 

Canada: Ontario students protest against education changes, stage walkout

Toronto, Apr 5 (Xinhua): Thousands of students across Canada's Ontario province walked out of their classrooms on Thursday in protest of the provincial government's changes to education, according to CTV.

Canada: Politicians to return to Ontario legislature tomorrow

Toronto, Feb 18 (IBNS): Canadian politicians will return to the Ontario legislature on Tuesday after a winter break, CTV News reported.

Canada: Ottawa bus crash kills three, injures 23

Ottawa, Jan 12 (IBNS): A bus crash in Canada's capital city Ottawa, which is located in Ontario province, killed three people and left 23 others injured on Friday.