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Health officials investigating 16 cases of E. coli related to packaged salad

TORONTO — Health officials are investigating 16 cases of E. coli in five eastern provinces stemming from packaged salad. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a...

Ontario spending could fall far short of demand in health, education: watchdog

TORONTO — Ontario's financial watchdog says there is a "significant risk" the Progressive Conservative government's spending plan will fall $5 billion short of what's needed...

Supreme Court to rule today on cleanup of contaminated Grassy Narrows site

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to bring clarity today to the question of who should pay for cleaning up a mercury-contaminated site near Ontario's Grassy...

NDP bill to improve Northern Health Travel Grant passes second reading

QUEEN’S PARK — Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Judith Monteith-Farrell released the following statement after her bill to review and improve the Northern Health Travel Grant...

Ontario considering ban on flavoured vaping products, health minister says

TORONTO — Ontario's health minister says the province is considering a ban on flavoured vaping products. Christine Elliott says the province is looking at a variety...
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Ontario not doing enough to verify disability payment eligibility: auditor

TORONTO — Ontario's auditor general says the Progressive Conservative government isn't doing enough to verify that people receiving disability benefits are actually eligible. In her...
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Highlights from Ontario’s 2019 auditor general report

TORONTO — Here are some of the highlights from the Ontario auditor general's 2019 report: Environment — Ontario's climate change plan is not supported by sound evidence. Under the plan, greenhouse...
Presidents Choice Coleslaw Recall

Loblaw recalls some President’s Choice coleslaw due to possible salmonella

OTTAWA — Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling a President's Choice coleslaw due to possible salmonella contamination. Health Canada issued a food recall warning consumers not to...

Ontario auditor general to release report looking at climate change, justice

TORONTO — Ontario's auditor general will release her annual report today, outlining 18 value-for-money audits her office has conducted this year. Among the more high-profile...
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Grassy Narrows chief calls for end to delays on mercury treatment centre

OTTAWA — The chief of Grassy Narrows First Nation is accusing the Liberals of stalling on a treatment centre for residents with mercury poisoning and is...