Ontario storm: Woman dies in Brampton, Ont.,

A woman in Brampton, Ont. is dead after a severe thunderstorm hit most of southern Ontario on Saturday afternoon. Peel Regional Police say a woman in her 70s was walking alone in the area of ​​Belmont Drive and Birchbank Road, near Dixie Road, when she was struck by a falling tree. She was transported to … Read more

This is where the winning tickets for Lotto Max were bought in Ontario

While no one has won the $70 million jackpot, multiple Ontario residents can now say they are a million dollars richer after winning other prizes. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission said Saturday that two people from the Greater Toronto Area purchased a winning $1-million Maxmillions ticket. One ticket was sold in Toronto while the … Read more

GTA, Southern Ontario feeling effects of severe thunder storm

A severe thunderstorm is leaving a trail of chaos in its wake across the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario. Environment Canada put much of Southern Ontario under a severe thunderstorm warning on Saturday. A storm, marked by torrential rain and high winds, moved from London, Ont., through Waterloo and into the Greater Toronto area. … Read more

‘This is unbelievable’: Intense thunderstorm rolls through Toronto

Sunny skies darkened in the blink of an eye. A severe thunderstorm with “almost hurricane force winds,” according to one meteorologist, materialized out of nowhere Saturday afternoon, downing hydro linescutting power and smashing up houses across Ontario. “Wow, this is unbelievable,” said Weather Network meteorologist Mark Robinson in a video dispatch during the storm. Robinson … Read more

Toronto under severe thunderstorm warning with hail expected

Toronto is under a severe thunderstorm warning, with Environment Canada warning of gusting winds and potential hail on Saturday. The weather agency issued the alert for the Greater Toronto Area, as well as much of southern Ontario, in the early afternoon, saying that “conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms.” They warn that … Read more

Ontario COVID news: lowest test positivity rate since February

Ontario reported a drop in both COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU occupancy on Saturday, and the lowest test positivity rate since late February. Provincial labs processed just over 12,000 coronavirus tests yesterday, resulting in a positivity rate of 8.9 per cent, down from 10.7 per cent a week ago, according to the Ministry of Health. Today … Read more

Toronto police investigating home invasion, shooting

Two people have been injured after a home invasion and shooting in Toronto early Saturday morning. Officers responded to a shooting at a townhouse complex on David Dunlap Circle, in the Don Mills Road and Green Belt Drive area, shortly before 3 am Police say a group of men forced their way into a home … Read more

Ontario election: top issues Toronto voters want fixed

Torontonians have less than two weeks until they cast their ballot in the upcoming provincial election but what exactly are the top priorities for residents? Some would say housing is the most significant item on the agenda as housing and rent prices surge and more supply is heavily in demand. Others would argue that the … Read more

Presence of BA.2.20 in Ontario doesn’t warrant a significant concern, experts say

The Canadian Press Published Friday, May 20, 2022 4:12PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 20, 2022 4:13PM EDT Nearly 1,000 confirmed cases of a new sublineage of the Omicron variant have been discovered in Ontario to date, newly released data from the Public Health Ontario show, … Read more

Toronto police ID two suspects in Main Street TTC station stabbing

Toronto police have identified the two suspects being sought in connection with a stabbing at Main Street subway station that left a critically injured man last week. Police said a 23-year-old man was exiting the TTC Line 2 station on the evening of May 13 when two men chased him back inside and stabbed him … Read more