No interest in ‘watering down’ LTC standards: Ontario minister

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TORONTO — Ontario's long-term care minister says he will take a look at new national standards for the sector, but he has no interest...

What another Bank of Canada rate hike could mean

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TORONTO — The Bank of Canada is scheduled to make an interest rate announcement Wednesday that's widely expected to push its key policy rate...

Ontario pediatric hospitals ask for help to deal with backlog of 12,000 surgeries

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Nearly 12,000 children are on a wait list for surgeries across Ontario, a situation officials at four major pediatric hospitals say is part of...

Premiers are united in push for more health funding from Ottawa: Ford

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LONDON, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says there won't be individual deals on health-care funding between provinces and the federal government. Speaking at an...

Inside SickKids: How the pediatric hospital’s ICU was saved from near collapse

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TORONTO — It's 1:50 p.m. on a recent weekday at the intensive care unit of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children asa trio of women...

Ontario auto insurance premiums rose 14% since 2017, are highest in the country: AG

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TORONTO — Average auto insurance premiums in the province increased by 14 per cent between 2017 and 2021, to $1,642, the province's auditor general...

Ontario auditor general’s annual report to explore COVID contracts, vaccination

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TORONTO — Ontario's auditor general is set to release her annual report Wednesday, including audits on COVID-19-related contracts and procurement, as well as the...

Ratification votes start for Ontario CUPE education worker members

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TORONTO — More than 50,000 education workers in Ontario will start voting today on whether they want to accept a tentative deal their union...

Ontario asks family clinics to work nights, weekends to help overwhelmed hospitals

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TORONTO — Ontario has asked thousands of family health-care workers to work evenings and weekends to help ease the burden on overwhelmed children's hospitals. In...

Ontario education workers to begin voting on deal Thursday through to Dec. 5

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TORONTO — Education workers across Ontario will be voting Thursday through to Dec. 5 to ratify a tentative deal with the province that averted...