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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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Trudeau Calls Out People Not Isolating Themselves [Video]

Trudeau Calls Out People Not Isolating Themselves

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said people are going against his advice to isolate themselves. He said people not helping to fight the coronavirus outbreak should “go home and stay home” or..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Helen turns 85, coronavirus doesn't stop her family celebrating [Video]

Helen turns 85, coronavirus doesn't stop her family celebrating

85-year-old grandma's birthday party moves under her window due to coronavirus lockdown

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:35Published

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Canadian province Ontario confirms eighth case of coronavirus disease

Canada's province of Ontario confirmed its eighth case of the COVID-19 disease caused by the newly-identified coronavirus in its capital city of Toronto, health officials said late on Friday.
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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.
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All Canadians evacuated from virus-hit China will be placed in quarantine - Ottawa

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

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Toronto rapper Bvlly, 24, killed in Christmas Eve shooting

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

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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..
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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.
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'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.
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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.
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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.
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McDonald's rolling out plant-based burgers in Canada

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

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Caravan of Americans battling diabetes heads to Canada for affordable insulin

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