Majority of gun-related deaths in Ontario are suicides, new report shows

In the last 15 years, more than two-thirds of all gun-related deaths in Ontario were suicides, according to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on Monday.Doctors from the Unity Health Toronto network of hospitals examined health administrative...

‘We still have an acute staffing shortage,’ Ontario’s long-term care commission hears

Long-term care homes in Ontario are dealing with severe staffing shortages and may not be ready to deal with the second wave of the pandemic, an independent commission has heard.A dearth of staff was one of the main reasons COVID-19...

Ontario family doctors warn early supply drying up as they see surge in demand for flu shot

In a typical flu season, Dr. Alisa Naiman starts offering the vaccine to her patients in late October.This time around, with fears swirling over a "twindemic" featuring both influenza and COVID-19, the Toronto family physician started fielding calls from concerned...

Ontario reports 721 new COVID-19 cases despite testing drop

Ontario reported 721 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, despite a drop in the number of tests being processed daily across the province. Ontario's network of community, commercial and hospital labs processed just 32,200 tests on Tuesday, notably fewer than the number of tests completed daily...

Ford speaks as Ontario reports 721 new COVID-19 cases, majority in Toronto, Peel and York

Health Minister Christine Elliott, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, and Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health Barbara Yaffe are providing a COVID-19 update. You can watch that live in this story.  Ontario reported 721 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with the majority in Toronto and Peel and...

Ontario reports 721 new COVID-19 cases, majority in Toronto, Peel and York

Ontario reported 721 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with the majority in Toronto and Peel and York regions. Health Minister Christine Elliott says today's new cases include 270 in Toronto, 170 in Peel Region and 79 in York Region. Tighter restrictions were imposed on Toronto...

Parents, women among Canadians struggling most with mental health during pandemic: surveys

Parents and women are among the Canadians struggling most with mental health issues during the pandemic, results from several new surveys show.The latest findings from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto — which surveyed more than 1,000 adults between...

Ontario waited weeks to trigger restrictions while COVID-19 spread. Did changes come too late?

For months, Ryan Imgrund has meticulously tracked the ebbs and flows of coronavirus transmission in Ontario.New weekly COVID-19 cases per capita. Infections tied to community transmission. The shifts in impacted regions and age groups. After the Civic Holiday weekend in...

Ontario reports a record-breaking 939 cases of COVID-19, prompting emergency provincial cabinet meeting

Ontario reported 939 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday — its highest-ever daily number of new cases.It is also the second day in a row the province is seeing record-breaking daily figures, trumping Thursday's previous record of 797 set Thursday. Friday's update has prompted...

Ontario braces for 900+ new cases of COVID-19, prompting emergency provincial cabinet meeting

Ontario will report its highest-ever daily number of new COVID-19 cases on Friday, while Premier Doug Ford's cabinet will hold an emergency meeting to consider tighter measures to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, CBC News has learned. Two...
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