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Verdict expected today in trailer hitch manslaughter


THUNDER BAY, Ont. - A verdict is expected today in the manslaughter trial of a man who threw a trailer hitch at an Indigenous woman in Thunder Bay, Ont.

The trial surrounding the death of Barbara Kentner in Thunder Bay, Ont., took place last month.

Kentner died in July 2017, months after she suffered internal injuries from a trailer hitch thrown from a moving vehicle.

Ontario reports 1,983 new cases today, and 35 new deaths


Ontario is reporting a record 1,983 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 35 new deaths due to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 515 cases are in Peel Region, 496 in Toronto, and 208 in York Region.

In the province's long-term care homes, 623 residents currently have COVID-19 and 24 new deaths have been reported today.