Ontario is incubating its very own Omicron COVID-19 subvariant: BA.2.20

Ontario is incubating its very own Omicron COVID-19 subvariant: BA.2.20

Nearly 1,000 cases of a new Omicron COVID-19 subvariant dubbed “BA.2.20” have been detected in Ontario since mid-February, and it could have a small growth advantage over the current lineage dominant in the province. Public Health Ontario says the new subvariant “has been increasingly co-circulating primarily in Ontario and in some American states,” according to … Read more

Driver dead after vehicle crashes in Pickering

Driver dead after vehicle crashes in Pickering

One person is dead after a single-vehicle collision in Pickering on Thursday afternoon. The crash happened in the area of Taunton and Brock roads just before 12:30 p.m. Durham police have released a few details about the collision, but in images from Chopper 24, it appears the vehicle left the roadway and came to a … Read more

Three carjackings committed in the span of two hours on Wednesday are linked, police say

Three carjackings committed in the span of two hours on Wednesday are linked, police say

Police say that investigators now believe that three armed carjackings committed in the span of two hours on Wednesday night are linked. The carjackings, which are the latest in a rash of violent incidents targeting high-end vehicles, were committed between 4:30 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday. Police say that one of the incidents occurred … Read more

Lamborghini SUV stolen during downtown Toronto home invasion: police

Lamborghini SUV stolen during downtown Toronto home invasion: police

One person has been arrested and at least one other suspect remains outstanding after a luxury SUV was stolen during the course of a home invasion at a downtown condominium on Thursday morning. Police say that the home invasion took place at a condominium unit in the Fort York Boulevard and Spadina Avenue area at … Read more

Ontario COVID news: province reports 23 new deaths, positivity under 10 per cent

Ontario COVID news: province reports 23 new deaths, positivity under 10 per cent

Ontario reported 23 net new COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, including one long-term care staff member, as hospitalizations continued to fall and test positivity hit a multi-month low. The Ministry of Health said 20 of the deaths occurred in the past 30 days and three occurred prior to that. Three involved residents of the long-term care … Read more