Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Barbara Yaffe will be joined by COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force members Dr. Dirk Huyer, Coordinator, Provincial Outbreak Response, and Dr. Maxwell Smith, bioethicist, to hold a media briefing on the province’s Ethical Framework for COVID-19 vaccine prioritization and distribution.
Despite repeated calls by the federal and provincial governments not to travel, Quebec Liberal MNA Pierre Arcand is in Barbados for the holidays. A witness in the Glitter Bay area of the island reported seeing Arcand to Radio-Canada. In a statement to Radio-Canada, Arcand said he now regrets the decision, “given the current situation in Quebec and […]
Hamilton reported 162 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday with active cases moving up to 1,317 as of Dec. 29, the highest recorded during the pandemic. The city’s latest deaths are tied to outbreaks at the Grace Villa retirement home and at the Shalom Village nursing home. Grace Villa now has 37 deaths since the outbreak […]
News Paula Lindo 4 Hrs Ago St Vincent PM Ralph Gonsalves. – The Trinidad and Tobago government will be sending three scientists from the UWI Seismic Research Institute to St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) to assist with monitoring of the La Soufriere volcano, which began showing signs of activity on Tuesday. Speaking during a […]
TORONTO – The Ministry of Long-Term Care has approved a new Voluntary Management Contract which allows North York General Hospital to provide enhanced support to Tendercare Living Centre, a Scarborough-based long-term care home licensed under Tendercare Nursing Homes Limited.
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix announced 2,206 new cases of COVID-19 detected in B.C. and 74 deaths since Christmas Eve. Henry announced that as of Tuesday, there are 7,580 active cases of COVID-19 in B.C. A record high of 373 people are in hospital, including 80 in intensive care. Henry choked up […]
In-person classes will be delayed with few exceptions according to Queen’s Communication Staff
News Melissa Doughty 48 Minutes Ago File photo: NCC chairman Winston Peters responds to a question during the Public Accounts Committee meeting at Parliament. NCC CEO Colin Lucas (right) looks on. Photo by Roger Jacob People can look forward to a slew of virtual Carnival-related events come 2021. But the body that officially oversees Carnival, […]
TORONTO – The Ministry of Long-Term Care has approved a new Voluntary Management Contract which allows St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton to provide enhanced support to Shalom Village Nursing Home in Hamilton, Ontario.
Contaminated water that leaked from an oilfield pipeline on Christmas Day has entered the North Saskatchewan River but has had no detectable impact on it, says a spokesman for Calgary-based oil and gas producer ARC Resources Ltd. The spill was reported by a local landowner at about 2 p.m. last Friday, said Sean Calder, ARC’s […]
Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The London and Middlesex region has set yet another new record with 100 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday and is now reporting 100 total deaths. This comes a day after passing the 3,000-case threshold. The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported a total of 3,106 COVID-19 cases, […]
News Shane Superville 5 Minutes Ago Police are looking into the death of a homeless man outside a restaurant on the Eastern Main Road, Barataria, on Tuesday. Police said the owner of the restaurant was opening the building at around 10 am when he saw the man lying on the ground. He tried to wake […]