New vaping rules regulating sale of flavours in effect this week in Ontario

TORONTO — New rules restricting the sale of most flavoured vape products have come into effect in Ontario. The rules mean most of the products...

Mandatory mask policies raise accessibility concerns for vulnerable populations

TORONTO — Experts and advocates say mandatory mask policies will only work if they're backed up by efforts to provide access and education to vulnerable...
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Ontario ombudsman receives record number of complaints about provincial jails

TORONTO — Ontario's ombudsman is raising concerns about conditions in the province's correctional facilities after receiving over 6,000 complaints from inmates last year. Paul Dube details problems with overcrowding,...

Ontario reports 157 new cases, seven new deaths related to COVID 19

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 157 new cases of COVID-19 and seven new deaths related to the novel coronavirus. The total number of cases now...

Poll suggests COVID-19 not changing Canada Day for many Canadians

OTTAWA — COVID-19 means the true north is not entirely free this Canada Day, but a new survey suggests that's not going to change how...

Addition of enhanced land based EMS coverage in areas north of the Sault

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board is pleased to announce the addition of a Paramedic Response Unit (PRU) to provide...
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Tips to Beat the Heat!

Most of the Algoma district will be experiencing a heat event starting today and lasting until the end of the week.  Algoma Public Health...

Feds reviewing COVID-19 aid to prep for potential second wave, Trudeau say

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says an ongoing review of the federal response to COVID-19 will feed into plans for responding to a...

Five more test positive in COVID-19 outbreak tied to Kingston, Ont., nail salon

KINGSTON, Ont. — Five more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak related to a nail salon in Kingston, Ont. The Kingston, Frontenac...

New models show COVID-19 progress but with ‘hotspots’ to monitor: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says new federal models show continued progress in suppressing COVID-19, but with significant hotspots. He says the restrictions Canadians...