The Ford government says that it expects to administer the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines to all Ontarians over the age of 60 by the end of May, a full two months ahead of schedule, and the first dose to all Ontarians by the beginning of summer.
Thousands of individuals over the age of 80 have received COVID-19 vaccines in Toronto, despite the fact that the city has not begun accepting appointments from the general public as is the case in a number of neighbouring jurisdictions.
Canada's municipalities are asking the federal government to include $7 billion in its upcoming budget for cities and housing providers to buy disused properties and quickly turn them into affordable housing.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will keep its spending focus on emergency aid and won't talk about hiking long-term health-care funding until after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
A Brampton pediatrician was issued three cautions by Ontario's regulatory college for doctors after her tweets about the COVID-19 pandemic were found "inappropriate," “irresponsible” and "unprofessional."
After what should have been a major sigh of relief, a Newmarket resident is instead left feeling outraged after his 80-year-old grandma was forced to wait outdoors in freezing temperatures for her COVID-19 vaccination appointment on Thursday.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says that with the approval of a new COVID-19 vaccine in Canada and new guidelines for administering second doses, Ontario is “recalibrating” its timeline for rolling out vaccines and may be able to get more people their first dose sooner than initially thought.
There are now 44 cases of COVID-19 at a student residence in Peterborough and officials are warning that the entire region is sitting “on the threshold” of being moved into the red zone in the provincial framework.