Public health units can shut down Ontario workplaces for COVID. They rarely do

Ontario's public health units have the power to shut down workplaces because of COVID outbreaks or for breaking rules. But less than half of the 34 units have used that power since the pandemic began.Fifteen public health units around the province...

Hospital CEO, Ontario COVID-19 advisory team member vacationed in Dominican Republic amid pandemic

A member of Ontario's COVID-19 Science Advisory Table has ended a vacation that started in mid-December and included a trip to the Dominican Republic.Dr. Tom Stewart is listed as being a member of the Command Table. often mentioned by Premier Doug...

Inspector saw Hamilton hospital staff breaking COVID-19 rules

An inspector from Ontario's Ministry of Labour warned staff at Hamilton General Hospital about not following COVID-19 protocols after they didn't physically distance in the hospital cafeteria and were in "close, face-to-face contact," according to a staff memo obtained by...