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Staff at North York General Hospital do a patient assessment outside the emergency department in this June 2003 file photo taken during the SARS outbreak. Front line health care workers who faced off against SARS say they hope the country has learned some harsh lessons as it prepares to deal with a new coronavirus first detected in China.

Workers who faced off with SARS hope ‘harsh’ lessons of 2003 outbreak help Canada...

VANCOUVER—To Randy Wax, a critical care specialist physician, there are two generations of health care workers in Canada: “There’s those of us who...
TTC reveals plans to spend billions in funding on transit improvements

TTC reveals plans to spend billions in funding on transit improvements

The TTC plans to use a major injection of funding to make vital subway improvements, expand its busiest station and help pay for...
Staff move bio-waste containers past the entrance of the Wuhan Medical Treatment Centre, where some infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China. The number of cases of a new coronavirus from Wuhan has risen over 400 in China Chinese health authorities said Wednesday.

Ontario doctors ordered to report suspected cases of coronavirus

There are no cases of the potentially deadly new coronavirus from China in Ontario yet, but doctors are now required to report any...
Sheila Colla, a York University assistant professor in environmental sciences, is questioning her plan to get rid of the family car after her kid leaves preschool.

Six commuters share their tales of today’s TTC chaos

It was a chaotic morning Wednesday as thousands of TTC commuters on Line 2, between Jane and Ossington stations, were forced to use...
‘He didn’t deserve to die.’ Family, community mourn 15-year-old gunned down near Scarborough school

‘He didn’t deserve to die.’ Family, community mourn 15-year-old gunned down near Scarborough school

Mourners are gathering at a mosque Wednesday to remember Safiullah Khosrawi, the kind and quiet Grade 10 student who was gunned down just...
Travellers could pay the price as airlines pull Boeing 737 Max from summer schedule

Travellers could pay the price as airlines pull Boeing 737 Max from summer schedule

OTTAWA—Air Canada and WestJet have removed the Boeing 737 Max from their schedules into the summer busy season and passengers could be left...
Toronto police Const. Randall Arsenaul, left, shown with Premier Doug Ford and another Toronto police officer at Ford Fest in 2018, has been appointed to the Ontario Human Rights Commission by the Ford government despite not having appeared on a list of vetted candidates prepared by the chief commissioner.

Toronto cop named to human rights watchdog by Premier Doug Ford defends controversial appointment

The Toronto police officer named to the Ontario Human Rights Commission by Premier Doug Ford is defending the controversial appointment revealed by the...
Volkswagen pleads guilty to all Canadian charges in emissions-cheating scandal

Volkswagen pleads guilty to all Canadian charges in emissions-cheating scandal

TORONTO - Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to all of the Canadian charges it faced in the emissions-cheating scandal.The German automaker and the Crown...
Partial derailment causing commuter chaos between Jane and Ossington stations

Partial derailment causing commuter chaos between Jane and Ossington stations

There are major delays along the Bloor subway line this morning. The portion of the line between Jane and Ossington stations is closed...
Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

BEIJING - Chinese health authorities urged people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings, after warning that a new...