Ontario government gives small and medium-sized hospitals more funding

TORONTO — Ontario is giving small and medium-sized hospitals across the province more money to help address deficits and other funding challenges. Health Minister Christine Elliott...
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Food watchdog expands warning of possible E. coli contamination of beef products

OTTAWA — Dozens more raw beef products are being recalled from some restaurants and grocery stores in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario, including Walmart and...
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Ontario Cannabis Store considers private sector involvement in pot distribution

TORONTO — The Ontario Cannabis Store says it will launch consultations later this month in an effort to get the private sector involved in...
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Ontario’s top court expected to rule on controversial brain death case

TORONTO — Ontario's top court is expected to rule today in the case of a Toronto-area family that fought to keep their daughter on...

Dog owners have reduced risk of dying from heart problems, says researcher

TORONTO — Cats may have nine lives, but owning a dog may extend yours, a Toronto researcher says. A study released Tuesday suggests dog owners live longer than their canine-less...

Regulator to hear allegations against Dr. Brian Thicke, father of actor Alan Thicke

TORONTO — Ontario's medical regulator will hear sexual abuse allegations against a doctor identified as the father of late TV star Alan Thicke. The College of Physicians and...
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President’s Choice Lower Iron milk based powdered infant formula recalled

OTTAWA — Loblaw Companies Ltd, is recalling its President's Choice brand Lower Iron milk-based powdered infant formula due to possible contamination by Cronobacter bacteria. The Canadian...

A list of cuts and program changes the Ford government has reversed

TORONTO — The Ontario government's decision to reverse funding cuts to a child benefit program and the province's children's aid societies marks the latest...
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Michael Mantha upset with slow process of registering practicing doctors in Northern Ontario

We received the following open letter addressed to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Christine Elliott, from MPP Michael Mantha. In the letter,...
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Stay of legal proceedings for tobacco companies extended to mid-March

TORONTO — An order suspending legal proceedings against three major tobacco companies has been extended until mid-March. Ontario Superior Court Justice Thomas McEwen agreed to again...