Ontario names adviser to lead consultations on public health amalgamations

TORONTO — Ontario has appointed a special adviser to lead cross-province consultations on the government's planned health unit amalgamations. The province says Jim Pine will help it...

Algoma Ontario Health Team (OHT) Submits Full Application

On October 9th, a group of Algoma based health care providers submitted a full application to the Ontario Ministry of Health (MOH) proposing to...

Dog owners have reduced risk of dying from heart problems, says researcher

TORONTO — Cats may have nine lives, but owning a dog may extend yours, a Toronto researcher says. A study released Tuesday suggests dog owners live longer than their canine-less...
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Regulator to hear allegations against Dr. Brian Thicke, father of actor Alan Thicke

TORONTO — Ontario's medical regulator will hear sexual abuse allegations against a doctor identified as the father of late TV star Alan Thicke. The College of Physicians and...
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Rick Fall sets out to run 4,200 kms to keep alive Terry Fox’s Marathon...

Honouring the loss of his mother, aunts, and sisters-in-law who suffered and passed away from Cancer, Rick Fall has decided to take it upon...

President’s Choice Lower Iron milk based powdered infant formula recalled

OTTAWA — Loblaw Companies Ltd, is recalling its President's Choice brand Lower Iron milk-based powdered infant formula due to possible contamination by Cronobacter bacteria. The Canadian...
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Who doesn’t love riding in style?

Sometimes, for a moment, going for a ride can take away all the worries in the world. That’s exactly what the latest patient transport...
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Alzheimer’s Society Receives Provincial Funding for New Program

Today, local MPP Ross Romano announced, on behalf of Minister for Seniors and Accessibility Raymond Cho, funding in the amount of $600,000 to the...

A list of cuts and program changes the Ford government has reversed

TORONTO — The Ontario government's decision to reverse funding cuts to a child benefit program and the province's children's aid societies marks the latest...
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Michael Mantha upset with slow process of registering practicing doctors in Northern Ontario

We received the following open letter addressed to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Christine Elliott, from MPP Michael Mantha. In the letter,...

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