Ontario has the highest number of cases of Lyme disease in the country

Now that the Legislative Assembly has risen for the summer, MPPs can finally dust off from our battles in Queen’s Park and catch our...
opioids

OPP undergoes ‘massive’ shift in approach to opioid crisis, every OD now probed

Ontario Provincial Police say they've undergone a "massive" shift in their approach to overdoses as the opioid crisis deepens. The changes include investigating every overdose call, giving...

Canada’s oldest woman dies at 114, ‘serene, content, grateful and positive’

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Canada's oldest woman, whose longevity and zest for life won her national attention — and an admiring nod from astronaut Chris...

NDP pushes government to honour promises to Grassy Narrows

This week, New Democrats renewed their call on Trudeau’s Liberal government to fulfill their promise to the community of Grassy Narrows and rectify decades...

Feds have failed to explain ‘inaction’ in Grassy Narrows: UN rapporteur

OTTAWA — A United Nations human-rights expert says the case of a northern Ontario First Nation plagued by mercury contamination is "emblematic" of an...
Vic Fideli

A list of cuts Ontario has made this year as it tries to balance...

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government has made a dizzying array of changes in its first year in power, including a host of...

Trudeau pledges more funding for reproductive health services worldwide

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says it will increase Canadian funding for women's health worldwide to $1.4 billion every year starting in 2023, with half of this money...
purple heroin

Dangerous ‘purple heroin’ has made its way to Montreal, police document says

Montreal police are worried that a dangerous drug known as "purple heroin" has made its way into the city. An internal note obtained by The Canadian Press...

‘Hold China accountable’ for fentanyl, Andrew Scheer says

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the federal government needs to "hold China accountable" for the flow of illicit fentanyl that has fuelled...
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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...