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N.S. health officials warn of potential COVID-19 exposure on July 12 flight from Toronto

N.S. health officials warn of potential COVID-19 exposure on July 12 flight from Toronto

Nova Scotia Health (NSH) is advising of potential exposure to coronavirus on a West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax on July 12. The flight departed Toronto at 9:45 p.m. and landed in Halifax just after midnight on July 13, officials say. NSH is contacting anyone known to be a …

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‘It’s the right thing to do’: Toronto restaurant scraps tipping – Toronto

‘It’s the right thing to do’: Toronto restaurant scraps tipping - Toronto

A Toronto restaurant has stopped accepting tips in a move the owner says is an effort to more fairly compensate staff. Richmond Station, located at Yonge and Richmond Street in downtown Toronto, moved to what it calls a “hospitality included” model, meaning any gratuities for staff are already built into …

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NBA champions Toronto Raptors ready to pick up where they left off – Toronto

NBA champions Toronto Raptors ready to pick up where they left off - Toronto

The Toronto Raptors were the hottest team in the NBA in early March, on a league-best four-game winning streak, coming off a solid west coast road swing and having just clinched a playoff spot. They were gleefully making their pre-season critics eat their words. Then the threat of COVID-19 swept …

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Coronavirus: Toronto, Peel Region enter stage 3 of Ontario’s reopening plan

Coronavirus: Toronto, Peel Region enter stage 3 of Ontario’s reopening plan

The city of Toronto and Peel Region have joined a large majority of the province with entering stage three of the Ontario government’s reopening plan on Friday amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The stage three entry took effect at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, five weeks after Toronto entered stage two. …

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New Toronto data shows how racialized, lower-income communities being hit hard by coronavirus

New Toronto data shows how racialized, lower-income communities being hit hard by coronavirus

Stark new data from Toronto Public Health shows racialized and lower-income communities in the city are being disproportionately affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “There is growing evidence in North America and beyond that racialized people and people living in lower-income households are more likely to be affected by COVID-19 …

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Unions, students raise concern over University of Toronto’s Fall 2020 in-person learning – Toronto

Unions, students raise concern over University of Toronto’s Fall 2020 in-person learning - Toronto

TORONTO — Canada’s largest university is defending its decision to hold some of its fall course offerings in person this September, despite mounting pushback from faculty members and students. A petition launched by the union representing faculty members at the University of Toronto is calling on the school to “pause” …

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Toronto makes masks mandatory in common areas of residential buildings – Toronto

Toronto makes masks mandatory in common areas of residential buildings - Toronto

Toronto City Council has passed a new bylaw making the wearing of face masks mandatory in common areas of condo and apartment buildings amid the coronavirus pandemic. The new law, set to take effect next Wednesday, requires building owners to have a policy in place that ensures people wear masks …

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Toronto-based food bank sees surge in clients amid pandemic-related food insecurity – Toronto

Toronto-based food bank sees surge in clients amid pandemic-related food insecurity - Toronto

TORONTO — A Toronto-based food bank says food insecurity is soaring as a result of COVID-19, leading to a major spike in new clients since the pandemic began. In a report published Wednesday, the Daily Bread Food Bank says the rate of new clients accessing its member food banks has …

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Ontario set to announce Stage 3 plans for Toronto, Peel Region, Windsor-Essex

Ontario set to announce Stage 3 plans for Toronto, Peel Region, Windsor-Essex

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 29, 2020 6:18 am     Updated July 29, 2020 6:20 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — The Ontario government is expected to …

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Rick Zamperin: What to look for as Toronto Maple Leafs return to action

Rick Zamperin: What to look for as Toronto Maple Leafs return to action

More than four months after the coronavirus pandemic knocked the NHL into the proverbial penalty box, the league is gearing up for its first game action Tuesday night. Players from the 24 teams who are participating in the National Hockey League‘s 2020 restart are now in their respective bubbles in …

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