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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 the 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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Hilarious - And Brutal - Battle For Bird Food In A Canadian Backyard [Video]

Hilarious - And Brutal - Battle For Bird Food In A Canadian Backyard

Forget 'Games of Thrones', this incredible battle for territory is playing out every day on a bird feeder in Canada. John Whyte sets up a camera to document the jaw-dropping skirmishes for tasty corn..

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You thought you needed a haircut? These dogs do more [Video]

You thought you needed a haircut? These dogs do more

Toronto pups enjoyed a spa day on Tuesday as Ontario, Canada's most populous province began the first phase of reopening its economy after two months of lockdown.

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Canadian mom receives socially-distanced surprise on Mother's day [Video]

Canadian mom receives socially-distanced surprise on Mother's day

Four siblings leave their mother Janet Yongao crying with joy on Mother’s Day in Mississauga, Canada as they make a socially-distanced visit during the coronavirus lockdown. Video credit: Geneva Lei..

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Canadian mom receives socially-distanced surprise visit on Mother's day [Video]

Canadian mom receives socially-distanced surprise visit on Mother's day

Four siblings leave their mother Janet Yongao crying with joy on Mother’s Day in Mississauga, Canadas as they make a surprise socially-distanced visit. Video credit: Geneva Lei Yongao

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Windsor police direct deer to safety in Detroit River

The Windsor Police Service Marine Unit said it helped a deer get to safety after it was found swimming in the Detroit River near Windsor, Ontario, on June 21.  
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Mexico pauses farm worker program in Canada after coronavirus deaths

Mexico has paused its migrant farm worker program in Canada, Mexico's foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, after a coronavirus outbreak in Ontario killed two workers from Mexico, although..
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Ontario testing migrant farm workers after coronavirus deaths, severe cases

Ontario has started testing about 8,000 migrant farm workers for COVID-19 in a hard-hit rural region of the province after two young workers died and the coronavirus was found on at least 17 farms,..
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Ontario to reopen restaurants, hair salons outside of virus hot spots

The Canadian province of Ontario will reopen some hair salons and outdoor dining at restaurants among other businesses on Friday, the provincial government announced on Monday, but only in health..
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Coronavirus spread in Canada is slowing, hotspots remain

The spread of the novel coronavirus in Canada has slowed significantly, and 90% of the COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks have been in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, pubic health data showed on..
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Canada vows changes in senior care after military shines spotlight on shortfalls

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday vowed to help provincial authorities revamp the country's senior care system after soldiers helping in nursing homes in Ontario and Quebec reported..
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Ontario schools to remain shut through current school year: premier

Schools in Ontario, Canada's most populous province, will remain closed for the rest of the school year through the end of June, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Doug Ford said on Tuesday.
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Ontario schools not to open at this time: premier

Schools in Ontario, Canada's most populous province, will not open at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Doug Ford said on Tuesday.
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Ontario to let retailers, vehicle dealerships open next Tuesday, with limits

Ontario will allow some retail stores as well as vehicle dealerships and construction sites to reopen next Tuesday, its premier said on Thursday, as Canada's most-populous province takes steps to..
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Factbox: Roadmap to Canada's gradual reopening after coronavirus shutdown

Ontario Premier Doug Ford on Thursday announced key dates to ease restrictions on businesses, as Canada's most populous province prepares to gradually reopen its economy after nearly two months of..
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Ontario redeploys educators into nursing homes, as just one facility records 56 deaths

The Canadian province of Ontario is allowing its education staff, including teachers and custodians, to voluntarily redeploy into the province's long-term care homes, the provincial government said on..
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Canadian province sends nurses to northern community hit by COVID-19

The Canadian province of Ontario has dispatched nurses to a remote northern indigenous community hit hard by the coronavirus to conduct testing and provide healthcare support, the local leader said on..
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Canada's Ontario province, despite pressure, will not start reopening economy for weeks

The government of Ontario, Canada's most-populous province and industrial powerhouse, said on Monday it would not begin lifting restrictions to fight the coronavirus for weeks to come despite pressure..
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Nurses, doctors dance to celebrate COVID-19 patient coming off ventilator

Intensive care unit nurses and doctors in Markham, Ontario danced to celebrate a COVID-19 patient who was taken off a ventilator.
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Canadian province of Ontario angry over 'unacceptable' U.S. move to block face masks

Ontario, the most-populous province in Canada, complained on Monday the United States had blocked the export of more than 3 million face masks it bought to fight the coronavirus outbreak, while Ottawa..
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Canada's largest province says U.S. blocked delivery of three million masks

The premier of Ontario, Canada's largest province, on Monday said the United States had blocked the delivery of three million face masks designed to help fight the coronavirus outbreak.
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Canada's Ontario warns coronavirus cases will soar without further distancing measures

Ontario health officials on Friday projected 80,000 coronavirus cases in the province, Canada's most heavily populated region, by April 30 under current public health measures and urged people to..
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Canada's Ontario shuts down most public venues, declares state of emergency

Ontario, Canada's most populous province, banned gatherings of more than 50 people and ordered the closure of bars and restaurants on Tuesday in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Canada's hardest hit province limits virus testing as demand grows for swabs

Canada's most populous province of Ontario, which has reported more than 100 new coronavirus cases, on Saturday said it would limit testing for the respiratory illness until it can guarantee a more..
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Canada's Trudeau to be in isolation after wife tests positive for coronavirus

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in isolation for two weeks after his wife, Sophie, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, and the outbreak prompted the province of Ontario to..
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Canada battens down as Trudeau's wife tested for coronavirus and NHL suspends games

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie, are in self-isolation after she fell ill and was tested for the coronavirus, while schools are being shut down in Ontario to limit the..
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Exclusive: Millions of masks stockpiled in Canada's Ontario expired before coronavirus hit

Millions of face masks stockpiled by Ontario in the aftermath of the SARS outbreak to protect healthcare workers during a future epidemic have expired, according to provincial officials and documents,..
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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

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..
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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

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..
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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.
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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

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..
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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

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..
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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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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
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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

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..
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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..
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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.
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