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Enforcement ramps up in parts of Ontario


Officials in southern Ontario fined businesses, charged anti-maskers and busted at least one massive party over the weekend as the province recorded another 1,708 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

The enforcement in York, Hamilton and Peel came after a week that saw record-setting viral case counts and the introduction of more stringent public health measures in some regions.

Freeland set to deliver update on federal finances and economic outlook


OTTAWA - The federal Liberals will provide Canadians with a long-awaited update on the health of federal finances later today, and potentially unveil a suite of new spending.

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will deliver the fall economic statement in the House of Commons around 4 p.m. local time in Ottawa, after markets close.

Ontario reports 1,746 new cases today, eight new deaths


TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 1,746 new cases of COVID-19 today, and seven new deaths due to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 622 new cases are in Toronto, 390 are in Peel Region and 217 cases in York Region.

The province also reported 102 new COVID-19 cases related to schools, including at least 86 among students.