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CBC.ca
Prescription limits driving some patients to street drugsstakes are all too clear. "It's my life." College cracking down In November 20
CBC.ca / Posted 8 hours ago
stakes are all too clear. "It's my life." College cracking down In November 2016 the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) began investigating the prescription practices of doctors to see whether they were meeting new national... Read more
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CTV News
Millennials will have to deal with Ontario's debt unless action taken: watchdogTORONTO -- Millennials will have to foot the bill for Ontario's rising debt ove
CTV News / Posted 21 hours ago
TORONTO -- Millennials will have to foot the bill for Ontario's rising debt over the next three decades if the government doesn't hike taxes or cut spending by $6.5 billion annually to address major demographic changes, the province's fiscal watchdog... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Killer nurse: How big was the risk?In the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven resident
The Norwich Gazette / Posted yesterday
In the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven residents under her care at a long-term care home, a provincial commission launched a public inquiry Wednesday that drew tears from the families of victims and warnings from... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Vale lays off 21: Union presidentlatest round of cuts as of midday Thursday. In September, Vale confirmed that
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
latest round of cuts as of midday Thursday. In September, Vale confirmed that Stuart Harshaw was let go as head of Vale’s Ontario operations as the position has been eliminated. The company blamed harsh market conditions for its decision. Vale... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Timmins patients staying, not travelling for careTIMMINS - Many surgical patients are choosing to stay in Timmins and wait longe
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
TIMMINS - Many surgical patients are choosing to stay in Timmins and wait longer, rather than have surgery elsewhere. That's according to Tiina Guillemette, decision support analyst at the Timmins and District Hospital. “We went through a process... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Community Listings (Oct. 19)in the print edition Thursday. Ran out of space, so here they are online. Meal
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
in the print edition Thursday. Ran out of space, so here they are online. Meals on Wheels Drivers Required: Community Care for South Hastings needs individuals or groups to deliver meals to seniors and adults with physical disabilities.... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Inquiry hears of ongoing risksIn the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven resident
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
In the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven residents under her care at a long-term care home, a provincial commission launched a public inquiry Wednesday that drew tears from the families of victims and warnings from... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Inquiry hears of ongoing risksIn the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven resident
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
In the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven residents under her care at a long-term care home, a provincial commission launched a public inquiry Wednesday that drew tears from the families of victims and warnings from... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Inquiry hears of ongoing risksIn the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven resident
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted yesterday
In the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven residents under her care at a long-term care home, a provincial commission launched a public inquiry Wednesday that drew tears from the families of victims and warnings from... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Inquiry hears of ongoing risksIn the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven resident
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
In the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven residents under her care at a long-term care home, a provincial commission launched a public inquiry Wednesday that drew tears from the families of victims and warnings from... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Inquiry hears of ongoing risksIn the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven resident
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
In the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven residents under her care at a long-term care home, a provincial commission launched a public inquiry Wednesday that drew tears from the families of victims and warnings from... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Wiikwemkoong celebrates completion of IGNITE Phase Ithe IGNITE program, Wiikwemkoong has taken meaningful steps to build capacity w
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
the IGNITE program, Wiikwemkoong has taken meaningful steps to build capacity within their community to own, drive and determine the kinds of services they need. By advancing its self-determination, Wiikwemkoong is building a stronger, healthier... Read more
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Northumberland Today
MAID now offered at NHHpart of most people's reasons, for the most part. Pain is something we can get
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
part of most people's reasons, for the most part. Pain is something we can get reasonably under control in palliative care," Everdell said. "But for most people, the pain medications, or the side effects of pain medications, or where they are... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
County, cities ponder service agreementsagreements with the county. The five-year agreement expires Dec. 31. The agre
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 2 days ago
agreements with the county. The five-year agreement expires Dec. 31. The agreements include paramedic services, long-term care and some emergency services along with social and emergency housing as well as Ontario Works and Children and... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
County, cities ponder service agreementsagreements with the county. The five-year agreement expires Dec. 31. The agre
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
agreements with the county. The five-year agreement expires Dec. 31. The agreements include paramedic services, long-term care and some emergency services along with social and emergency housing as well as Ontario Works and Children and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Sarnia-Lambton waits for details on study fundingWork on a Sarnia-Lambton community health study Ontario offered to fund stopped
Sarnia Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Work on a Sarnia-Lambton community health study Ontario offered to fund stopped in June 2016 because of a lack of funding from the federal and provincial governments. Chris Ballard, Ontario’s minister of environment and climate change, said Monday... Read more
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Chatham This Week
Panel into health boards didn’t consider costsConcerns the Chatham-Kent Board of Health has about a proposal to consolidate p
Chatham This Week / Posted 3 days ago
Concerns the Chatham-Kent Board of Health has about a proposal to consolidate public health units in Ontario were not within the parameters of the study, according to one official who contributed to the report. Tecumseh Mayor Gary McNamara, who also... Read more
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New Kerala
Nurses Know: Better Care Starts Here - newkerala news #280832TORONTO: Nurses know that better care for our hospital, long-term care and home
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
TORONTO: Nurses know that better care for our hospital, long-term care and home care patients starts with more front-line Registered Nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals; this Thanksgiving weekend, the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) launched... Read more
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The Irish Times
'I knew if we stayed in Ireland we would struggle for the rest of our lives'for the opportunities, I wasn’t ready to settle there. Conversely, a move to Du
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
for the opportunities, I wasn’t ready to settle there. Conversely, a move to Dublin would have marked the end of my career path; funding scientific research doesn’t seem top of the agenda in Ireland. After much deliberation, my English... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Elvis hasn’t left the building just yetFestival three years ago when the town's parks, recreation and culture departme
Sarnia Observer / Posted 6 days ago
Festival three years ago when the town's parks, recreation and culture department was instructed to launch a study on the long-term viability of the festival. The losses from disappointing ticket sales this year led to a deficit of $124,000... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Elvis hasn’t left the building just yetFestival three years ago when the town's parks, recreation and culture departme
Chatham Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Festival three years ago when the town's parks, recreation and culture department was instructed to launch a study on the long-term viability of the festival. The losses from disappointing ticket sales this year led to a deficit of $124,000... Read more
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FOX Business
Stock Offerings, Buybacks, Shorts, and Another Inexplicable Name Changeover year, but less than expected as they operated pretty efficiently other tha
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
over year, but less than expected as they operated pretty efficiently other than the hurricane news. At this point it's no longer news, because it's priced in. But it's been a pretty good run for airlines in general. Delta has been not moving as a... Read more
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FOX Business
Stock Offerings, Buybacks, Shorts, and Another Inexplicable Name Changeover year, but less than expected as they operated pretty efficiently other tha
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
over year, but less than expected as they operated pretty efficiently other than the hurricane news. At this point it's no longer news, because it's priced in. But it's been a pretty good run for airlines in general. Delta has been not moving as a... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury chamber pushes 'pro-growth' policiesThe Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chambe
The Sudbury Star / Posted 7 days ago
The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, have released Vote Prosperity, a platform and campaign outlining the Ontario business community's priorities for the upcoming 2018 provincial... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Concerns raised with changes proposed by province that could see more costs downloadedlast week, in which council reviewed concerns raised by council for the Municip
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 7 days ago
last week, in which council reviewed concerns raised by council for the Municipality of Killarney and the Association of Ontario Municipalities (AMO) concerning proposed changes to two provincial acts which would affect how some patients are... Read more
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Timmins Times
1.78% hike in tabled police budgetand homicide investigations have all increased by 40%. He said most of the tra
Timmins Times / Posted 7 days ago
and homicide investigations have all increased by 40%. He said most of the training is done by sending officers out to the Ontario Police College in Aylmer, Ont., south of London. “We face challenges here in this part of the country in regards to... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Concert to benefit Hillcrest Lodgeplace to live. By doing this, the senior’s dignity is restored. They are health
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
place to live. By doing this, the senior’s dignity is restored. They are healthier and less of a burden on the health-care system. They have a community to become a part of and to interact with. And their disabilities become less important in... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Emergency services could remain in Wellandfor the Welland hospital progressed from closing the facility completely, to a
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 7 days ago
for the Welland hospital progressed from closing the facility completely, to a more recent proposal to build an urgent care centre where the existing full-service hospital now stands. But Niagara Health executive vice-president and chief... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Emergency services could remain in Wellandfor the Welland hospital progressed from closing the facility completely, to a
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 7 days ago
for the Welland hospital progressed from closing the facility completely, to a more recent proposal to build an urgent care centre where the existing full-service hospital now stands. But Niagara Health executive vice-president and chief... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Emergency services could remain in Wellandfor the Welland hospital progressed from closing the facility completely, to a
Welland Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
for the Welland hospital progressed from closing the facility completely, to a more recent proposal to build an urgent care centre where the existing full-service hospital now stands. But Niagara Health executive vice-president and chief... Read more
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New Kerala
Perth District Health Unit Nurses Attempting to Avoid a Strike - newkerala news #280030on Wednesday, October 11 as they seek a new contract with the Board of Health o
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
on Wednesday, October 11 as they seek a new contract with the Board of Health of the Perth District Health Unit. The 42 Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) members have been without a contract since December 31, 2016. "Our dedicated and skilled... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Remembering Hecmany victories. Most of them public. Either locally or nationally. Starting wit
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
many victories. Most of them public. Either locally or nationally. Starting with taking on the Minister of Health and Long Term Care, Eric Hoskins at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario in August 2016. "Mr. Minister why are you... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
No ambulances availablefrom a night shift to a day one are the biggest reasons for the slight improvem
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 9 days ago
from a night shift to a day one are the biggest reasons for the slight improvement, said Eddy. Ambulance director Charles Longeway is also optimistic that the problem is being tackled. “We’re quite pleased with the fact that it’s trending in a... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario mayor who pushed for access to pancreatic cancer treatment has diedTRENT HILLS, Ont. - An eastern Ontario mayor who aggressively campaigned for ac
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
TRENT HILLS, Ont. - An eastern Ontario mayor who aggressively campaigned for access to a pancreatic cancer treatment has died. The municipality of Trent Hills says in a statement that Hector Macmillan died on Tuesday at his home in... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ontario mayor who pushed for access to pancreatic cancer treatment diesAn eastern Ontario mayor who aggressively campaigned for access to a pancreatic
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
An eastern Ontario mayor who aggressively campaigned for access to a pancreatic cancer treatment has died. The municipality of Trent Hills says in a statement that Hector Macmillan died on Tuesday at his home in Campbellford. Macmillan was denied... Read more
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The Sault Star
Orazietti brings ‘level of experience’Will David Orazietti’s calls to Ontario health-care brass be returned more quic
The Sault Star / Posted 13 days ago
Will David Orazietti’s calls to Ontario health-care brass be returned more quickly than those from any other Sault Area Hospital board of directors member? The rookie director won’t tread there. “I’m not going to speculate on that,” laughed... Read more
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New Kerala
Groundbreaking Begins for Next Phase in Boldest Redevelopment in CAMH History - newkerala news #278223a 300-seat auditorium, a unique 'therapeutic neighbourhood' for patients, and m
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
a 300-seat auditorium, a unique 'therapeutic neighbourhood' for patients, and much more. This phase will transform care for patients with complex and acute mental illness, challenge stigma and discrimination, and enhance our city. "Today's... Read more
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New Kerala
Many Ontario women still not getting screened for breast cancer - newkerala news #278112TORONTO: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Cancer Care Ontario is e
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
TORONTO: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging women between the ages of 50 and 54 to talk with their healthcare providers about getting screened regularly with a mammogram. Among Ontario women who had a... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
RVH overcrowdedBarrie's Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre is feeling the overcrowding crun
Barrie Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
Barrie's Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre is feeling the overcrowding crunch, like many Ontario hospitals. RVH said its medical/surgical beds occupancy rate was at 130% on Wednesday. “To address those surging volumes we opened 36... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Felsky makes second run for NDPnight at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre on Holiday Drive. The me
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 15 days ago
night at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre on Holiday Drive. The meeting attracted about 100 people, including: Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, Lisa Gretzky, Windsor West MPP, who chaired the meeting; and Brantford city councillor... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Hospital announces new opioid prescribing rulesand Petrolia, limiting patients to a small amount of the drugs and referring th
Sarnia Observer / Posted 15 days ago
and Petrolia, limiting patients to a small amount of the drugs and referring them on to family doctors or other primary care providers. That’s where chronic, or ongoing, pain management is best addressed, he said, noting they can more easily... Read more
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Timmins Times
Study to weigh future of Golden Manora formal redevelopment feasibility study for the Manor. It was revealed earlie
Timmins Times / Posted 16 days ago
a formal redevelopment feasibility study for the Manor. It was revealed earlier this year that the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care had mandated all long-term care homes in Ontario to be in compliance with new standards by 2024. The city... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Nurses association advocates for minimum wage hikeThe association representing registered nurses in Ontario is getting political
Chatham Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
The association representing registered nurses in Ontario is getting political to promote a minimum wage hike and the need for adequate numbers of nurses and nurse practitioners. Carol Timmings, president of Registered Nurses' Association of... Read more
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New Kerala
Toronto Wins Bid to Host Top Medical Technology Conference in 2020 - newkerala news #277036technology companies operate in the region. The city's health sciences sector i
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
technology companies operate in the region. The city's health sciences sector is also ranked among the best in the world, along with its researchers. This important win, led by Tourism Toronto, the Leaders Circle, TOHealth!, MEDEC, and Ontario's... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Highway 69 crash blamed on coughA southwestern Ontario man has been sentenced to 30 months and had his driver's
The Sudbury Star / Posted 18 days ago
A southwestern Ontario man has been sentenced to 30 months and had his driver's licence suspended for three years for a fatal collision on Highway 69 South in the Pickerel River area three years ago. Brian Hazen, 59, of Walsingham, had been found... Read more
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CBC.ca
Training needed for long-term care support workers to deal with stress: expertAn aging expert says personal support workers in long-term care homes need bett
CBC.ca / Posted 18 days ago
An aging expert says personal support workers in long-term care homes need better training on how to deal with stress on the job after multiple incidents of abuse surfaced in Ottawa's seniors homes. Adele Furrie, a board member of the Council on... Read more
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Calgary Sun
NDP awaits first-ballot leadership resultsgruelling search for a new leader could finally come to an end Sunday as party
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
gruelling search for a new leader could finally come to an end Sunday as party faithful gather in Toronto to hear the long-awaited results of the initial round of voting. One of four candidates — Ontario provincial politician Jagmeet Singh,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
It’s Your Business, Sept. 30, 2017including Patient Safety First, Lean process improvement, Clinical Documentatio
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
including Patient Safety First, Lean process improvement, Clinical Documentation Improvement and the Mayo Clinic Care Network Colorectal Surgery Enhanced Recovery collaborative. He will be moving to DeKalb, Ill., where his wife has... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Provinces woefully unprepared for Canada’s aging populationImagine five years from now you need some kind of health care procedure or serv
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Imagine five years from now you need some kind of health care procedure or service. Perhaps it’s a visit to a walk-in clinic or something more serious such as a hip replacement. Now imagine the waiting list is a lot longer than it is now. Perhaps... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ontario looks to give paramedics new powers, experiment with 'fire medics'facilities. "We want to give them more latitude. There may be a better places
CBC.ca / Posted 21 days ago
facilities. "We want to give them more latitude. There may be a better places than a hospital E-R," said Dr. Eric Hoskins, Ontario's minister of health and long term care. "Maybe that person doesn't need follow-up care. Paramedics should be able to... Read more
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