Romano Praises New Ontario Health Plan

Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long Term Care, has announced the Government of Ontario’s long-term plan to fix and strengthen...

Prisons not meeting health, end-of-life needs of older inmates, report says

OTTAWA — Canada's prison ombudsman says some older, long-serving inmates are being "warehoused" in prisons not equipped to handle end-of-life care. The federal correctional investigator and the Canadian Human...

Ontario health-care transformation to be unveiled today

TORONTO — Ontarians are set to learn the government's plans today for an overhaul of the health-care system. Health Minister Christine Elliott is set to introduce...

Doctors moonlighting as inventors face unique hurdles to commercialization

TORONTO — In Dr. Joao Rezende-Neto's 25-year career as a trauma surgeon, he's only twice dealt with patients who insisted on forking over big bucks to buy equipment...
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Northern Policy Institute report analyzes decision making in the Northern Ontario Health Care System

Northern Ontario continues to face troubling social, health, and economic problems. Why do these problems persist? A growing body of policy and academic literature...

Vancouver measles outbreak sending unvaccinated youth to doctors for shots

TORONTO — Vancouver doctors are seeing an uptick in the number of unvaccinated teens and young adults seeking to be inoculated against measles in the wake of an outbreak...

Make sure measles shots up to date, Public Health Agency says in wake of...

TORONTO — The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a statement aimed at reminding Canadians that measles is a serious and highly contagious disease and that getting...

Ontario legislature resumes with focus on health, policing and autism

TORONTO — Major health-care reform, policing changes and an inaugural budget with a deeper look into the government's austerity agenda are on tap at the...

Eat Smart brand salad bags recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says certain Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bags are being recalled due to possible...

Prices and coverage at heart of Liberals’ pharmacare plans

OTTAWA — As he lays the groundwork for the Liberals' last budget before the fall election, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau has been highlighting two...

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