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When Ontario Place was under construction and over budget | CBC Archives
It took two years, "three old freighters" and a million and a half cubic yards of landfill to build Ontario Place.
Oh, and $19 million - or maybe twice that, if you believed the Opposition.
Man who spent $1,500 to stay at Toronto quarantine hotel got COVID-19 anyways, infected whole family
TORONTO -- A Toronto family is speaking out about what they call the "utter uselessness" of Canada's hotel quarantine program where their 74-year-old father believes he contracted a coronavirus variant of concern and then spread it to the rest of the family.
COVID-19 cases in Ontario schools and child-care centres as of April 12
TORONTO -- Students and staff at Ontario schools slowly returned to the classroom in January and February 2021 following an extended winter break.
Porter Airlines pushes restart date for flights to mid-June
TORONTO -- After being shuttered for more than a year, Porter Airlines hopes that flights can resume in mid-June.
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Toronto on track to see 2,500 new daily COVID-19 cases by end of April, new report says | CBC News
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, a new report from Toronto's medical officer of health predicts the city is on track to see 2,500 new daily cases of the virus by the end of April.
Councillor wants Torontonians to be able to consume beer and wine in parks
TORONTO -- A midtown city councillor wants the city to introduce a pilot project to permit the consumption of alcoholic beverages in public parks and at beaches this summer.
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Ontario reports more than 4,400 COVID-19 infections as ICU admissions climb
TORONTO -- For the second day in a row, health officials in Ontario are reporting more than 4,400 new cases of COVID-19 as the number of patients in intensive care with the disease continues to climb.
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Ontario sees 4,401 new COVID-19 cases with near record-high positive tests | CBC News
Ontario reported another 4,401 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, the second-most ever on a single day in the province, while public health units logged one of the highest test positivity rates of the pandemic.
Tory hopes 18+ residents in Toronto hot spots will soon be able to use provincial booking system
TORONTO -- Mayor John Tory says pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics are continuing to operate in Toronto this week as the city works with the province to open up the provincial appointment booking system to residents over the age of 18 in the city's hot spot neighbourhoods.
Paediatric patients in GTA to be transferred to SickKids for care in effort to free space in hospitals
TORONTO -- The Hospital for Sick Children will begin to accept paediatric inpatients Monday from across the Greater Toronto Area in an effort to help increase capacity in acute-care hospitals.