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‘We’re heading to a place that is very bad’: Ontario announces 29 COVID-19 deaths as Mayor John Tory warns of increased restrictions

Ontario announced 29 COVID-19 deaths in one day on Sunday, as Mayor John Tory warned of possible increasing restrictions and epidemiological experts launched a social media campaign to bring case counts down to zero. “We are working with health officials and the provincial government to determine what further action is needed to help stop the…

For new Tory MP Alex Ruff, this Remembrance Day brings changes

OTTAWA—Alex Ruff, a retired colonel with 25 years in the Armed Forces, has missed commemorating Remembrance Day in his hometown of Tara, Ont., just six times. He’d even scheduled leave from his last deployment in Baghdad so he could be in the small rural town near Owen Sound, not just for the ceremonies but for…

Doug Ford touts education changes in Tory fundraising appeal

Premier Doug Ford hopes to cash in on his government’s education reforms by raising political funds off of the changes. The Progressive Conservatives on Wednesday sent out a campaign fundraising email to supporters under the subject heading, “Kids need math.” In the premier’s missive — signed “Doug” — he touts the Tories’ plans to improve…