City Studying the Elimination of Plastic Bags

Councillor Gardi introduced a motion to the City Council for the elimination of plastic bags from Sault retailers. Most plastic bags come from grocery...

Warning of inspection scam in the region

Algoma Public Health (APH) is warning any business that is inspected by APH to be aware of a scam involving individuals posing as Public...

“Don’t Tell Me How to Run This Hospital”: Hospital Bureaucrats Ignore Employee Suggestions

Since my first Sault Area Hospital (SAH) story, dozens of employees and patients reached out. Only one patient and one hospital employee had anything...
Blood Donor

Heads up, Saultites; Wednesday is the Last Day You Can Donate Blood Here

Attention, blood donors - tomorrow (Wed., Jan. 15) is the last day for donation in Sault Ste. Marie, as Canadian Blood Services closes its'...

Canadian Medical Association Journal lifts online paywall to health-care material

OTTAWA — All new content published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal is now available to the public for free. The CMAJ says it's removing...

Surge in iodide pill orders after false alarm at Ontario nuclear power plant

TORONTO — Ontarians have placed more than 32,000 orders for iodide pills in the two days following a false alarm about an incident at...

Morneau says environment, protecting economy to be key focus of 2020 budget

TORONTO — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the environment will be an important focus of his upcoming federal budget. Morneau is in his downtown Toronto...

Feds to delete near-death requirement but could impose new limits to MAID

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is launching public consultations today on how best to respond to a court ruling that concluded it's unconstitutional to allow only...

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Information Session

On Friday, the Alzheimer Society of Sault Ste Marie and Algoma District hosted an Alzheimer’s and Dementia information session at the James L. McIntyre...

Ontario sets official end date of July 1 for red-and-white health cards

TORONTO — Hundreds of thousands of Ontarians will soon have to say goodbye for good to their old, red-and-white health cards. The Canadian Press has...

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