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<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario could have moved faster on vaccine booking site, experts say

COVID-19: Ontario could have moved faster on vaccine booking site, experts say

The website has already been piloted, but the government said it won't go live until the province is sure it can withstand the large volume of requests expected
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province lacked updated pandemic response plan before COVID-19 hit, commission hears

ONTARIO: Province lacked updated pandemic response plan before COVID-19 hit, commission hears

In testimony before the panel released on Thursday, the province's chief medical officer of health, Dr. David Williams, denied responsibility for the shortcoming
<b>BREAKING:</b> CEO of Canada Pension Plan resigns after travelling for COVID-19 vaccine

BREAKING: CEO of Canada Pension Plan resigns after travelling for COVID-19 vaccine

The board has appointed John Graham as the new CEO
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Universities seek govt support in face of $500M shortfall due to COVID

ONTARIO: Universities seek govt support in face of $500M shortfall due to COVID

Schools incurred significant expenses in the switch to remote learning, in implementing enhanced health and safety measures, and in providing personal protective equipment, the Council of Ontario Universities said
<b>COVID-19:</b> Doctors, caregivers push for in-home vaccinations for housebound seniors

COVID-19: Doctors, caregivers push for in-home vaccinations for housebound seniors

Specific details about where and how Ontario will administer shots were absent when retired Gen. Rick Hillier outlined the rollout earlier this week
<b>COVID-19:</b> Best Buy cut 5,000 jobs even as sales soared during pandemic

COVID-19: Best Buy cut 5,000 jobs even as sales soared during pandemic

A group of workers has posted an online petition calling for Best Buy to compensate employees for lost wages related to cuts
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral

BEYOND LOCAL: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral

A mister no more, Hasbro has given the spud a gender neutral new name
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province proposes election laws reform to limit third-party advertising

ONTARIO: Province proposes election laws reform to limit third-party advertising

Attorney General Doug Downey introduced a package of election law reforms that if approved, would go into effect before the next provincial vote set to take place in the spring of 2022
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ryerson Review of Journalism temporarily cuts 'Ryerson' from its name

ONTARIO: Ryerson Review of Journalism temporarily cuts 'Ryerson' from its name

The move comes after the school of journalism announced in December it would review the names of its two student publications -- the Review and the Ryersonian -- given their namesake's legacy
<b>COVID-19:</b> Some travellers through Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

COVID-19: Some travellers through Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

Peel Regional police say most cases were resolved after conversations with officers but some people still refused to comply and were fined