Why the conviction of 2 Hamilton paramedics in Yosif Al-Hasnawi’s death may change health care

In a legal first in Canada, two paramedics were found guilty for their part in the death of a Hamilton 19-year-old. Now, emergency responders wonder how that precedent might change the way they do their jobs. An Ontario Superior Court judge on Tuesday found Steven Snively...

2 paramedics found guilty in death of Hamilton teen Yosif Al-Hasnawi

Two Hamilton paramedics who treated dying teenager Yosif Al-Hasnawi in 2017 are guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life, an Ontario Superior Court judge has found.  Steven Snively, 55, and Christopher Marchant, 32, had pleaded not guilty. "To say this...

Paid time off for a COVID-19 vaccination? Depends on the workplace

Large businesses in a range of industries are providing paid time off for staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19.CBC reached out to some of the bigger workplaces across Ontario: banks, grocery stores, auto and food manufacturers, and the Ontario Public Service, some of which also operate in...

Hamilton man in his 60s hospitalized after rare blood clotting from AstraZeneca vaccine

Ontario has seen its second case of a rare blood clotting condition after a man in his 60s got the AstraZeneca vaccine in Hamilton. Hamilton Public Health Services confirmed the case of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) as a result of a AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD...

Here’s how COVID-19 outbreaks inside Hamilton’s Juravinski Hospital started and grew

A top health official at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has broken down how COVID-19 spread inside Juravinski Hospital and caused five outbreaks in December.Dr. Dominik Mertz, HHS medical director of infection prevention and control, presented the analysis during a Thursday town hall...

Thousands of Niagara school staff can get vaccinated against COVID-19 over April break

Thousands of staff members with schools in Ontario's Niagara region can get vaccinated against COVID-19 starting this Saturday.As many as 4,000 educators and others who work at District School Board Niagara (DSBN) schools can get their shots from April 10 to...