Seniors Want to Age at Home, but More are Moving to Make it a...

It’s been known that most seniors want to stay at home as they age – about 94 percent, according to research from Home Instead,...

Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis

OTTAWA — In the small town of Arnprior, nestled into the Ottawa Valley, at least five suspected opioid overdoses in the span of week prompted...
École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) shared their knowledge of various mental health issues

Let’s talk mental health / Parlons de santé mentale

On Tuesday April 9th, students in the grade 11 English class at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) shared their knowledge of various mental health issues with...
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Ontario cuts eHealth, research budgets, spending documents show

TORONTO — Ontario is cutting more than $70 million from eHealth's budget ahead of a major health system merger, and millions in health research...

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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Opportunities to Grow the Local Food Chain

The Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) and its partners are proud to release the North-Central Food & Agriculture Market Study (NFAMS). Initiated in June 2018,...
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Ontario’s remaining red-and-white health cards will be getting cancellation date

TORONTO — More than two decades after Ontario started phasing out its red-and-white health cards, the government is setting a firm end date to...

Health Canada changes cannabis licensing process in bid to cut wait times

OTTAWA — Health Canada says it is changing its process for issuing cannabis licenses in a bid to reduce wait times and better use the agency's resources. The Ottawa-based agency...
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Kids in poorer areas of Ontario face greater risk of getting hit by cars:...

A new study suggests children in poorer areas of Ontario face a greater risk of getting hit by vehicles than those in wealthier areas. The...

Ontario to expand use of mobile crisis teams to help first responders

TORONTO — Ontario is planning to expand the use of mobile crisis intervention teams that help first responders, and increase mental health supports in...