The Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities will make an announcement about postsecondary education in Windsor, Ontario.
Ontario’s health minister says residents who get a COVID-19 vaccine will be issued proof they received a shot which may be necessary to avoid some restrictions. Christine Elliott said Tuesday it may be required to access certain settings after the worst of the pandemic passes. “That’s going to be really important for people to have […]
A decision by Air Canada to indefinitely suspend all its operations in Cape Breton is the “final nail in the coffin” for air service to the island, according to the Sydney airport’s CEO. Air Canada had already suspended service between Sydney and Halifax earlier this fall, and announced Tuesday it will also cut service between Sydney and Toronto […]
TWEED—The safety and well-being of Canadians are top priorities for the governments of Canada and Ontario. That’s why they’re taking decisive action to help families, businesses and communities adapt to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, and support the creation of good middle-class jobs.
The Thames Valley District School Board is reporting an additional five school-related cases of COVID-19 at four of its schools. The cases were reported Monday evening and Tuesday morning and include: All four schools remain open, with school buses operating as usual. [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates […]
As the commercial inshore lobster fishing season begins in one of the largest and most lucrative fishing areas in Canada, Mi’kmaw fishers who’d typically be out on the water will remain ashore, looking for ways to make ends meet. The fishing area LFA 34 on the southwest shore of Nova Scotia has been a national focal point since Sept. 17, when Sipekne’katik […]
Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones and General Rick Hillier (retired), Chair of the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, to tour a research facility at University Health Network to inspect the equipment necessary to store COVID-19 vaccines.
Hamilton’s public school system has released draft recommendations from a bullying prevention panel ahead of a final report expected in 2021. The draft report, derived from several community consultations, recommends elevating student voices, engaging community partners, and a request for funding from the ministry of education, among other things. The Safe Schools: Bullying Prevention and […]
The Canadian military is preparing for possible deployment of troops in the Prairie provinces, potentially as early as Saturday in Alberta, to assist with their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, CBC News has learned. All of the army divisions and joint task forces across the country were asked earlier this fall to check how many […]
Ching Mac and his wife Louise Whiten were looking forward to spending the rest of their lives in Oakville after spending five years looking for their dream home with a big backyard and nice trails for their puppy, Zack. But their dreams were shattered by a suspected impaired driver just a month after the couple […]
As disability advocates call on parliamentarians to take more time to consider the law’s possible consequences, time is running out on the Trudeau government’s push to pass new legislation expanding access to medical assistance in dying (MAID) to meet a court-imposed Dec. 18 deadline. Justice Minister David Lametti is calling on the Conservatives to stop filibustering the bill and is urging all MPs to […]
Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones and General Rick Hillier (retired), Chair of the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, to provide an update on the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.