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A male pedestrian remains in hospital after being struck by a vehicle last night, and a Toronto police officer has been charged, after assaulting a woman during a dispute.

Fraudulent snow removal companies have sprung to life after yesterday’s snowfall, and Immigration Minister Marc Miller, says Ottawa is going to clamp down on foreigners, applying to study in Canada.

Environment Canada says that we’ll see partially clearing skies late this morning, with highs near plus 7, with a UV index of 1 or low.

COVID-19 viral activity in Ontario is now more than double what it was at this time last year, with Public Health confirming that we are in a new wave, and five people have now died in a salmonella outbreak linked cantaloupes sold in six provinces.

Asian shares were mostly higher overnight, ahead of a U.S. government jobs report, after Wall Street rose yesterday to snap its first three-day losing streak since Halloween. U.S. futures were lower and oil prices gained more than $1.

New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez, has accused Meta Platforms of creating a “breeding ground” for child predators on Facebook and Instagram, in a lawsuit filed earlier this week, the latest in a string of legal actions related to alleged harms to young users, caused by the social media giant.


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