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Local pride drives large donation from Dawson & Keenan

Giving back to the communities they serve is a cornerstone of the philosophy at Dawson & Keenan Insurance; and a trait Sault Area Hospital...
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Sugar tax, prominent labels reduce sugar consumption, Ontario study suggests

Prominent nutrition labels and taxes on sugary products can help consumers opt for healthier options, researchers said Wednesday — a day after the federal government...
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Southern Ontario school board to have free menstrual products at all properties

WATERLOO, Ont. — A southern Ontario school board says it plans to make menstrual products available for free across all its properties. The Waterloo Region...
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Paramedic Services Week

The week of May 26th – June 1st, 2019 is recognized as Paramedic Services Week. Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services – EMS Division would...
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Ontario to establish central agency to oversee mental health and addictions care

TORONTO — Ontario will establish an agency to oversee mental health and addictions care across the province. Attorney General Caroline Mulroney says the current system...

Compliments chicken strips recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

OTTAWA — Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Compliments brand Chicken Strips from the marketplace to avoid possible Salmonella illnesses. The Public Health Agency of Canada...

Ottawa orders tight new restrictions on sugary, high-alcohol drinks

OTTAWA — New federal restrictions on sugary alcoholic beverages took effect today, following at least two deaths in 18 months. The alcohol content in what Health...

Ontario researchers invent way to store vaccines at higher temperatures

HAMILTON — Ontario researchers say they've come up with a way to store vaccines at higher temperatures for weeks at a time. The researchers at McMaster...

Local Organizations Join Forces To Create Algoma Ontario Health Team

On May 15, an application to create an Algoma Ontario Health Team (OHT) was submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care...

Health units worried about province’s plans to consolidate 35 agencies into 10

TORONTO — Public health units across Ontario are raising concerns about a sweeping amalgamation of their services planned by the province, saying the changes...

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