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COVID-19: 43 cases in Middlesex London, 15 new cases linked to variants of concern – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Health officials in London-Middlesex reported 43 new coronavirus cases had been confirmed in the region as of Thursday. It brings the region’s pandemic case tally to 6,717, of which 6,290 […]

Ontario budget doesn’t meet immediate needs during COVID-19 pandemic, critics say

TORONTO — Critics of Ontario’s $186-billion spending plan say it fails to meet the immediate needs of residents and small businesses struggling through the pandemic. The budget tabled by the Progressive Conservative government includes $6.7 billion in pandemic spending, including $1 billion for the provincial vaccination effort and $2.3 billion for contact tracing and testing. […]

Second inmate death in three days reported at EMDC, ministry confirms – London

Another death, the second this week, has been reported involving an inmate at London’s Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre, the province’s Ministry of the Solicitor General has confirmed. Paramedics attended the jail Wednesday morning after an inmate was located in medical distress and was taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead, said a ministry spokesperson. “It […]

Is the federal carbon tax constitutional? Supreme Court to deliver ruling on Thursday

It’s make-it-or-break-it time for the federal government’s national price on pollution. The Supreme Court of Canada will decide Thursday whether Ottawa’s “carbon tax” is constitutional or if the federal Liberals overstepped into provincial jurisdiction. University of Ottawa law professor Nathalie Chalifour said the legal question is about constitutionality, but the case is existential for Canada’s […]

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