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Ontario ramps up COVID safety inspections on farms ahead of growing season

Ontario ramps up COVID safety inspections on farms ahead of growing season

TORONTO — Ontario is ramping up pandemic safety inspections on farms where thousands of migrant workers are set to arrive for the new growing season, although the labour minister wouldn't say if those employees would have access to COVID-19 vaccines.
Canadian writer Elan Mastai developing his novel 'All Our Wrong Todays' for Peacock

Canadian writer Elan Mastai developing his novel 'All Our Wrong Todays' for Peacock

TORONTO — Canadian writer Elan Mastai is developing an adaptation of his book "All Our Wrong Todays" for NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service. Comedy star Seth MacFarlane will serve as an executive producer.
Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli signs extension with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli signs extension with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

HAMILTON — There was never a doubt in Jeremiah Masoli's mind whether he'd be returning to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats this season. The veteran quarterback was slated to become a free agent next month but re-signed with Hamilton on Tuesday.

Students who report sexual violence can't be asked about sexual history: Ontario govt

Ontario is moving to bar colleges and universities from asking students who report sexual violence or harassment about their sexual history.
COVID-19 positive Canada Post worker dies as Mississauga facility fights outbreak

COVID-19 positive Canada Post worker dies as Mississauga facility fights outbreak

A Canada Post worker who contracted COVID-19 amid a major outbreak at a Mississauga, Ont., facility has died, the company announced Wednesday, as the union representing postal workers demanded its members be kept safe.
Senators acquire forward Kopacka, pick from Sharks in exchange for defenceman Jaros

Senators acquire forward Kopacka, pick from Sharks in exchange for defenceman Jaros

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have acquired forward Jack Kopacka and a 2022 seventh-round draft pick from San Jose in exchange for defenceman Christian Jaros.
Sloan's Chris Murphy diagnosed with Bell's palsy, a form of facial paralysis

Sloan's Chris Murphy diagnosed with Bell's palsy, a form of facial paralysis

TORONTO — Chris Murphy, a member of Canadian rock band Sloan, says he's been diagnosed with Bell's palsy, a form of facial paralysis.

Motorist charged with illegal use of emergency red and blue lights

CALEDON, Ont. — Police in Caledon, Ont., say a vehicle using emergency red and blue lighting roared by a patrolling cruiser on Highway 410. The officer pulled the vehicle over and, after investigating, seized two emergency light bars.
Kingston-area resident caught U.K. variant on visit to Simcoe-Muskoka: top doctor

Kingston-area resident caught U.K. variant on visit to Simcoe-Muskoka: top doctor

Officials say the first person who tested positive for a variant of COVID-19 in the Kingston, Ont., area caught it through community spread in a different region that's grappling with over 100 likely cases of the more infections strain.
Actor Seth Rogen to publish book about his life titled 'Yearbook' in May

Actor Seth Rogen to publish book about his life titled 'Yearbook' in May

TORONTO — Canadian comedy star Seth Rogen is set to publish a book of stories about his life. Crown, an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group, says "Yearbook" is due out May 11 in hardcover and digital formats.
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