Ontario vowed to investigate horrific deaths in long-term care. Now it says that didn’t happen.

Nearly one year ago, as the first detailed picture emerged of the true scale of the horror faced by residents of Ontario's long-term care system during the pandemic, a visibly emotional Premier Doug Ford vowed: "There's going to be justice."Patients with ulcers...

Ontario records 3,436 new COVID-19 cases, vaccine appointments open to 18+ in hot spots

Ontario reported another 3,436 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as eligibility for vaccines opened to all residents aged 18 and older in hot-spot areas.Adults living in the 114 specific postal codes designated as hot spots were able to start reserving appointments...

Ontario’s top doctor speaks as 3,436 new COVID-19 cases logged, vaccine bookings open to 18+ in hot spots

Dr. David Williams, Ontario's chief medical officer of health, is providing an update on the COVID-19 situation in the province at 3 p.m. ET in Toronto.CBC News is carrying the news conference live above. Ontario reported another 3,436 cases of COVID-19...

Ontario sees 3,436 new COVID-19 cases as vaccine appointments open to 18+ in hot spots

Ontario reported another 3,436 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as eligibility for vaccines opened to all residents aged 18 and older in hot-spot areas.Adults living in the 114 specific postal codes designated as hot spots were able to start reserving...

Ontario to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults by end of May

Ontario's chief medical officer of health Dr. David Williams and a co-chair of the COVID-19 science advisory table Adalsteinn Brown are set to hold a briefing on the latest projections for the province at 3 p.m. ET at Queen's Park...

Ontario details plan for 3 paid sick days after a year of mounting pressure

After months of urgent calls about the need for paid sick leave by medical professionals, labour advocates, political leaders and even top doctors from some of the province's hardest-hit regions, the Ontario government has announced a plan to provide three paid...

What Johnson & Johnson’s 1-shot vaccine could mean for Ontario’s most vulnerable

The first doses of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine are set to arrive this week in Ontario, where one expert says they could do a world of good for some of the province's most vulnerable. J&J's one-shot vaccine, which does not...

COVID-19 the ‘perfect storm’ for people battling hoarding disorder

Canadians who hoard have been finding it difficult to control their disorder this past year due to COVID-19 restrictions that have cut them off from the support they need.They are "already among our most isolated clients ... and the pandemic just made that all...

Brampton, Ont., teen among youngest Canadians to die with COVID-19

A teenage girl in Brampton, Ont., is among the youngest Canadians to die with COVID-19 after her family said she contracted the coronavirus amid the province's devastating third wave. Emily Victoria Viegas, 13, died on April 22, according to an online fundraiser launched...

Toronto hot-spot residents frustrated by COVID-19 vaccine shortages at pop-up clinics

Vaccine shortages at Toronto pop-up clinics are leaving many residents in the city's hot-spot postal codes unable to secure a COVID-19 vaccine and disheartened by their prospects at getting one. "We're frustrated; we don't know where to go," Lorraine Lendor, a kindergarten teacher who unsuccessfully...
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