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Ontario: Province of Canada
Ontario is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. Located in Central Canada, it is Canada's most populous province, with 38.3 percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area. Ontario is fourth-largest jurisdiction in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are included. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa, and the nation's most populous city, Toronto, which is also Ontario's provincial capital.

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Second plane carrying Canadian evacuees from China arrives in Canada

A second plane, carrying 185 Canadian evacuees from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan, has landed at an air-force base in Trenton, Ontario, the Canadian government said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

All Canadians evacuated from virus-hit China will be placed in quarantine - Ottawa

All Canadians evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China will be placed in quarantine for 14 days once they arrive at a military base in the province of Ontario, Health Minister..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Ontario


Wife Of Canada's First Confirmed Coronavirus Patient Also Tests Positive [Video]Wife Of Canada's First Confirmed Coronavirus Patient Also Tests Positive

The wife of Canada’s first confirmed Coronavirus patient has also tested positive for it. An Ontario laboratory is currently investigating hers and 19 other suspected cases in Canada. According to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Emergency Nuclear Alert Sent By Accident Frightens The Stuffing Out Of Canadians [Video]Emergency Nuclear Alert Sent By Accident Frightens The Stuffing Out Of Canadians

Canadians near the city of Pickering, Ontario, received a terrifying push alert on Sunday. According to Business Insider, it was about an 'incident' at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Winter swimmers take plunge into 2020 during Canadian charity event [Video]Winter swimmers take plunge into 2020 during Canadian charity event

Hundreds dive into 2020 by taking part in the annual 'Courage Polar Bear Dip'

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 01:16Published

 

Tim Hortons pulls Beyond Meat products from Ontario, British Columbia

Restaurant Brands International Inc's Tim Hortons said on Tuesday it has removed Beyond Meat Inc's products from its coffee and donut shops in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and British Columbia.
Reuters - Published

Wife of Canada's first coronavirus patient tests positive; 19 under investigation

The wife of Canada's first confirmed patient with the fast-spreading Wuhan coronavirus also has tested positive for it at an Ontario laboratory, and 19 other suspected cases in Canada are under..
Reuters - Published

False nuclear 'incident' alert sent out to citizens in Ontario in Canada

false nuclear 'incident' alert sent out to citizens in ontario in canada
People throughout the Canadian province of Ontario awoke today to an alarming alert of an “incident” at a nuclear plant just east of Toronto - only to later be told the message was a mistake...
WorldNews - Published

Canada province says sorry after training mistake sparks false nuclear alert

The Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday apologized for wrongly raising the alarm about an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto and blamed a training exercise mistake.
Reuters - Published

False alert about nuclear plant incident near Toronto alarms residents

The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, prompting angry local mayors to..
Reuters - Published

Canadian province says it erroneously reported an incident at nuclear power station

The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an "incident" at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, correcting itself shortly..
Reuters - Published

Toronto rapper Bvlly, 24, killed in Christmas Eve shooting

Authorities have identified Toronto rapper Bvlly as the victim of a fatal Christmas Eve shooting in Ontario, Canada. He was 24.
USATODAY.com - Published

Thousands of Ontario teachers to walk off job Wednesday in one-day strike

Tens of thousands of teachers and support staff in Canada's most populous province are poised to walk off the job on Wednesday in a one-day strike, part of escalating job action as talks failed to..
Reuters - Published

Americans killed in crash of vintage, single-engine plane in Canada

A Texas family of five was among those killed in a small plane crash in Canada. Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the plane to go down. It happened in a heavily wooded area near..
CBS News - Published

Two families from Uzbekistan killed in Canada plane crash: ambassador

Two families from Uzbekistan died when a single-engine aircraft crashed in a wooded area on the outskirts of Kingston, Ontario, killing all seven people aboard, the Uzbekistan ambassador said in a..
Reuters - Published

Small plane crashes in Kingston, Ontario, killing seven: local police

A small plane crashed in a wooded area on the outskirts of Kingston, Ontario on Wednesday evening, killing seven people, local police said.
Reuters - Published

'Numerous fatalities' as small plane crashes in Kingston, Ontario

A small plane crashed in a wooded area on the outskirts of Kingston, Ontario on Wednesday evening, killing "numerous" people, the local police said.
Reuters - Published

Ontario court revokes bail for top Canada official charged with leaking secrets

An Ontario Court on Friday revoked the bail of a top Canadian police intelligence official charged with leaking secret information and ordered that he be immediately taken back into custody.
Reuters - Published

Ford to cut 450 jobs at Oakville plant

ford to cut 450 jobs at oakville plant
Ford Motor Co will cut about 450 jobs at its Oakville assembly plant in Ontario, as the No. 2 U.S. carmaker discontinues production of the Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT, Canada's largest private-sector..
WorldNews - Published

Deaths, bad outcomes elude scrutiny at Canada's indigenous clinics

Ina Matawapit was barely conscious - intoxicated and suffering from a blow to the head - when police drove her to the North Caribou Lake clinic in Ontario, Canada, one summer evening in 2012.
Reuters - Published

Top Canadian police intelligence official charged with leaking secret info gets bail

An Ontario court on Tuesday released on bail a top Canadian police intelligence official charged with leaking secret information last month, the country's public prosecution service said.
Reuters - Published

Singh says he would 'encourage' provinces on health-care services

singh says he would 'encourage' provinces on health-care services
WELLAND, Ont. — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he would use federal health-care transfers to provinces to influence their decisions and encourage better delivery...
WorldNews - Published

Toronto Wedding | H2o Studio

H2O STUDIO TORONTO WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY & CINEMA H2O is a team of passionate and enthusiastic wedding photographers. Headquartered in Toronto, our team are also available in Ontario, and worldwide. We..
WorldNews - Published

Canada's Trudeau, in election fight, says he needs voter support to stand up to Trump

canada's trudeau, in election fight, says he needs voter support to stand up to trump
WINDSOR, Ontario - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who looks set to lose his parliamentary majority after an Oct. 21 election, said on Monday he needed a strong government to keep standing up..
WorldNews - Published

Justin Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat

justin trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau donned a bulletproof vest for an election campaign rally on Saturday, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. cited sources saying a security threat had been..
WorldNews - Published

McDonald's rolling out plant-based burgers in Canada

Starting September 30, McDonald's says it will sell what it calls the "P.L.T." - for plant, lettuce and tomato - sandwich for 12 weeks in 28 restaurants throughout Ontario, Canada. CBSN Los Angeles..
CBS News - Published

Canada's Trudeau pledges lower taxes, cellphone costs as blackface scandal hits him in polls

canada's trudeau pledges lower taxes, cellphone costs as blackface scandal hits him in polls
By David Ljunggren BRAMPTON, Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went on the offensive on Sunday, promising to cut middle-class taxes and slash cellphone costs if re-elected..
WorldNews - Published

Justin Trudeau courts voters in battleground ridings of southern Ontario

justin trudeau courts voters in battleground ridings of southern ontario
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's campaign Sunday took him deep into the vote-rich area of southern Ontario. ......
WorldNews - Published

'Shark Tank' star Kevin O'Leary was on boat involved in crash that left two people dead

"Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary was involved in a fatal boat crash at Lake Joseph in Ontario, Canada, confirming he was a passenger.
USATODAY.com - Published

Glencore-backed Canada cobalt refinery aims for first production by late 2020

glencore-backed canada cobalt refinery aims for first production by late 2020
The refinery that TSX-V-listed First Cobalt plans to bring back to life in Canada with funding by global mining group Glencore, is aiming for first production in late next year, the junior company said..
WorldNews - Published

GM is slowing production of a popular SUV to align market demand

GM is cutting a third shift in Mexico and shutting down a plant in Ontario for a week to better align supply of the Equinox SUV with market demand.s
USATODAY.com - Published

Canadian teen hunt moves to Ontario

If new Ontario sightings of Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod prove true, the duo have driven a distance exceeding a Sydney to Perth road trip.
SBS - Published

Ontario needs more healthcare funding, says report on serial killer nurse

Ontario needs to boost funding and staffing to resolve problems that allowed a Canadian nurse to murder eight and harm six other seniors in various nursing homes, according to a public inquiry report..
Reuters - Published

Black Market In Ontario Thrives As Canadian Province Avoids Embracing Legal Marijuana

black market in ontario thrives as canadian province avoids embracing legal marijuana
Even though officials from Ontario were blaming a shortage of legal cannabis from the federal government for its slow rollout of retail outlets on Monday, federal officials and regulatory bodies from..
WorldNews - Published

Canada's most populous province set to more than triple weed outlets

Ontario's government announced plans on Wednesday to issue 50 new cannabis retail licenses, which would more than triple the total number of privately owned brick-and-mortar cannabis stores in Canada's..
Reuters - Published

Caravan of Americans battling diabetes heads to Canada for affordable insulin

The high price of insulin across the country is forcing some families with type 1 diabetes to go north to buy the medication. From 2012 to 2016, the price of insulin nearly doubled in the U.S. – and..
CBS News - Published

McDonald's loses millions in free french fries due to Raptors' success

McDonald's restaurants in Ontario, Canada have forked over more than two million free french fries as part of a giveaway tied to the Toronto Raptors.
USATODAY.com - Published

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