TORONTO – The Ministry of Long-Term Care has approved a new Voluntary Management Contract which allows Hamilton Health Sciences to provide enhanced support to Grace Villa Nursing Home, a long-term care home in Hamilton, Ontario.
Environment Canada has released its top 10 weather stories of the year, and no part of Canada was spared. From the record “snowmageddon” in St. John’s in January to an endless hot summer in eastern Ontario and Quebec to the smoke-filled skies over Vancouver, there was no shortage of stories that affected Canadians weather-wise in 2020. […]
Construction is set to begin in spring 2021 on a development in west London, Ont., that will result in 61 new affordable housing units, thanks in part to federal support totalling $7.5 million. Officials say they expect people to begin moving in by the end of 2021 and the affordable units should be priced between […]
News Jensen La Vende 7 Minutes Ago SEVENTEEN new cases of covid19 were reported on Wednesday the Health Ministry said in its daily update. The 17 are now among the 564 active cases in Trinidad and Tobago. Yesterday’s figure was 573. The 4 pm update also said five people were discharged from state facilities and […]
TORONTO ― The Ontario government is encouraging people to “show your love for local” by exploring new and creative ways to reconnect with the unique small businesses and places that make the province’s communities special. To promote this effort Destination Ontario, an agency of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, is launching […]
Edmonton police are investigating after a woman wearing a hijab was assaulted Tuesday at the Southgate LRT station — the second high-profile attack in seven days against Muslim women wearing headscarves. Both attacks were at Southgate Centre, at 51st Avenue and 111th Street. On Dec. 8, two women wearing hijabs were assaulted in the parking lot. Premier Jason […]
Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Testing – Ontario One person has died, 26 others have tested positive for the coronavirus, and 50 others have been listed as recovered, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported on Wednesday. It brings the region’s case total to 2,200, of which 1,826 have recovered and 81 have […]
News Melissa Doughty 11 Minutes Ago File photo: Karen, left, and Keisha Codrington of the Codrington Pan Family. – Gary Cardinez Karen Codrington, the mother of the popular pan band the Codrington Pan Family, has died. On its Facebook page the family band said Codrington died on December 15. They thanked everyone for their prayers […]
TORONTO —The Ontario government is investing $4.8 million through the Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) grant program to help police services across the province keep impaired drivers off streets and highways. 171 police services will receive funding to carry out important year-round road safety initiatives such as education campaigns and roadside spot checks.
With vaccinations against COVID-19 now underway, at least one prominent individual has said he won’t jump the queue to procure a dose for himself — the CEO of the giant pharmaceutical company and vaccine manufacturer, Pfizer. “None of the executives and board members will cut the line,’” Albert Bourla recently said on CNBC’s Squawk Box. With a limited supply of doses, government officials around […]
Managing the COVID-19 message has been an uphill battle for governments trying to get buy-in from members of the public to change their behaviour. “This is crisis communications like none other,” City of Toronto spokesperson Brad Ross said. “Breaking through all the noise out there is very very challenging, so you do need to find […]
News Shane Superville 10 Minutes Ago Stock photo The day after he was reported missing, police found the body of 41-year-old Sheldon Richard in Wallerfield on Tuesday afternoon. A police media release on Wednesday reported that around 1.15 pm police were called to the Cumuto Main Road, near the old entrance of the Wallerfield Race […]