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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Premier Doug Ford receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

ONTARIO: Premier Doug Ford receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Ford says he wanted to take the shot in front of media to help encourage people to get immunized and combat vaccine hesitancy
<b>WORLD:</b> Prince Philip has died at age 99, Buckingham Palace has announced

WORLD: Prince Philip has died at age 99, Buckingham Palace has announced

Born in 1921 in Greece, he and Queen Elizabeth were married in 1947
<b>CANADA:</b> Doctors group says changing rules causes confusion as COVID-19 variants surge

CANADA: Doctors group says changing rules causes confusion as COVID-19 variants surge

The national advocacy group representing Canada’s doctors says constant changes to restrictions have left people frustrated and are detrimental to its purpose
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Science table recommends limiting use of COVID drug due to supply shortage

ONTARIO: Science table recommends limiting use of COVID drug due to supply shortage

Dr. Peter Juni of the science table says the change is unlikely to impact patients' treatment but it was recommended so the maximum number of people can benefit
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario issues emergency alert on new stay-at-home order

COVID-19: Ontario issues emergency alert on new stay-at-home order

The message asks people to only leave their homes for essential purposes such as food, healthcare, exercise or work
<b>ONTARIO:</b> David Popescu sentenced to 30 days in jail, two years probation

ONTARIO: David Popescu sentenced to 30 days in jail, two years probation

‘I did not find him credible or reliable, and I rejected his evidence,’ says Justice Heather Ann Mendes
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Purveyor of hate speech David Popescu could be headed to jail today

ONTARIO: Purveyor of hate speech David Popescu could be headed to jail today

Perennial fringe election candidate who professes an extreme view of Christianity faces ‘very real prospect’ of jail time for attacks on LGBTQ2+
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Schools in Toronto, Guelph health units move to online learning today

ONTARIO: Schools in Toronto, Guelph health units move to online learning today

Health units say the measure will be reassessed depending on the COVID-19 situation at the end of the spring break next week
<b>NORTHERN ONTARIO:</b> In an effort to switch from diesel, natural gas station to open for trucks near Hearst

NORTHERN ONTARIO: In an effort to switch from diesel, natural gas station to open for trucks near Hearst

Nipigon and Cochrane will also have a station established
<b>COVID-19:</b> Spartan Bioscience files for creditor protection after issue with rapid test

COVID-19: Spartan Bioscience files for creditor protection after issue with rapid test

Spartan said it's laying off 60 employees, or around 70 per cent of its workforce