If Ontarians don’t significantly reduce their contact with other people during the COVID-19 pandemic, the province’s health system will become overwhelmed and deaths will exceed first-wave totals before a vaccine has time to take effect, new projections suggest.
Antonio Gaerlan, 54, a housekeeper in the Environmental Services department at Etobicoke General Hospital, has died of COVID-19, according to his union. In a statement, the William Osler Health System says an investigation is underway to determine how Gaerlan contracted the novel coronavirus.
Some Toronto residents are demanding that the Ontario government scrap plans to demolish heritage buildings on the West Don Lands downtown.
Ontario's Special Investigations Unit says three police officers who fired their guns during a standoff that killed a baby still haven't made themselves available to be interviewed.