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...

Bring Your Old Drugs Here

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service in partnership with Algoma Public Health and Safe Communities are offering a free prescription drug drop-off day on...

As weather gets warmer learn how to prevent tick bites and Lyme disease

The Government of Ontario is encouraging people across the province to take precautions when spending time outside to prevent tick bites and Lyme disease. Lyme...

Increase in opioid poisonings locally

Algoma Public Health is warning anyone who uses street drugs to take extra precautions at this time as there has been a rise in...

What are panic attacks and what causes them? A look at the issue

TORONTO — Supreme Court Justice Clement Gascon, who briefly went missing in Ottawa last week, recently explained that his disappearance was caused by a...

Canadian drug makers hit with $1.1B suit for pushing opioids despite risks

TORONTO — Canadian drug makers are facing a $1.1-billion lawsuit for their role in the opioid crisis. A proposed class action filed today accuses almost...

Vets lobby to expand medical cannabis laws to include dogs, cats

OTTAWA — Parliament Hill is going to the dogs today as veterinarians lobby MPs to authorize the use of medical cannabis for critters. The vets are bringing...

NDP opposes Ford cutting nine Northern Ontario health units down to just two

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Health critic France Gélinas said that Doug Ford’s scheme to cut the number of northern Public Health Units to just...
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DSSMSSAB Strengthens Governance & Accountability

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board Continues to Strengthen Governance and Accountability with the Direct Provision of Services The District of...

Pediatric society calls for access to free contraceptives for everyone under 25

OTTAWA — The Canadian Paediatric Society is recommending that everyone under 25 should get confidential access to free birth control. In a position statement released Thursday,...

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