Chlorine exposure at North York gym pool sends 5 people to hospital, including 2 children

Chlorine exposure at North York gym pool sends 5 people to hospital, including 2 children

Five people have been hospitalized, including two children, after a chlorine exposure at a fitness centre pool in North York on Thursday afternoon. Toronto Fire said crews responded to the LA Fitness near Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue around 5:20 p.m. for a hazmat call. Several people needed medical attention after possibly breathing in chlorine … Read more

Ontario to keep easier G driving test in place for now

Ontario to keep easier G driving test in place for now

There’s good news for drivers in Ontario who hate parallel parking and don’t currently have G class licence. The Ministry of Transportation confirmed to CTV News Toronto on Thursday the modified tests needed to obtain your full licence will continue to be available “until further notice.” Ministry spokesperson Dakota Brasier said in an email that … Read more

Toronto police devise plan to avoid Roman Candle wars at Woodbine Beach on Canada Day

Toronto police devise plan to avoid Roman Candle wars at Woodbine Beach on Canada Day

In-person fireworks displays for Canada Day are back in Toronto this year and police say they have a “robust” plan and “a variety of resources” to ensure public safety, after violent incidents broke out at Woodbine Beach over the Victoria Day long weekend. The city says Toronto police will continue to respond to public safety … Read more

What’s open and closed on Canada Day 2022

What’s open and closed on Canada Day 2022

Canada Day festivities will return in full force on July 1 after two years of closures and online events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The holiday will bring about a series of closures on Friday as government offices and businesses close to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Here is what you need to know for this … Read more

Omicron COVID-19 subvariant BA.5 to make up 70% of Canada’s cases by July 1

Omicron COVID-19 subvariant BA.5 to make up 70% of Canada’s cases by July 1

Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, June 30, 2022 11:17AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, June 30, 2022 3:07PM EDT Researchers examining the threat of emerging COVID-19 strains predict Omicron BA.5 will account for nearly 70 per cent of … Read more