As the provincial government works to finalize its plan to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine to children between the ages of 5 and 11, Premier Doug Ford says he understands that some parents with younger children are hesitant about immunizing their kids.
Premier Doug Ford says that he is “still waiting for answers” from hospital administrators about the potential staffing impacts that could arise from introducing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all health-care workers.
The boardroom drama engulfing Rogers Communications Inc. intensified Tuesday after Edward Rogers filed a petition to have his newly constituted board declared legitimate, and said his mother and sisters had previously supported his moves.
Anita Anand vowed to throw everything she has into eliminating sexual misconduct in the military as the former procurement minister who successfully obtained COVID-19 vaccines for Canada became only the second woman to hold office as the country's defence minister.
Ontario plans to double the province's long-term care home inspectors and allow them to lay charges on the spot, saying the changes would allow for stronger enforcement in a sector devastated by the pandemic.
Border authorities in the United States are expected to clarify in the coming days whether fully vaccinated foreigners will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test in order to cross the Canada-U.S. land border.
Nearly half of all active COVID-19 infections in the province now involve students and staff at public schools and childcare centres, despite a steady reduction in the total number of cases linked to those settings.
Toronto Mayor John Tory says his involvement in resolving the ongoing battle for control of Rogers Communications, his former employer, always occurs in his “spare time” and that “the city always comes first.”
Reducing patient wait times, expanding mental health, addiction and home-care services, and preparing for the next pandemic should be top priorities for Ontario, says a group representing the province's doctors.
Municipal leaders and business owners welcomed the lifting of capacity limits for facilities requiring proof of COVID-19 immunization on Monday, but said more help is needed to bounce back from the pandemic.