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SARS vs. COVID-19: What we didn't learn the last time

This week, as Ontario records its 1 millionth confirmed case of COVID-19, a senior researcher into the 2003 SARS outbreak says recommendations made to blunt the impact of a future pandemic were not followed.

Ontario's nursing shortage has been an issue for years. Why weren't we prepared?

Ontario has added new ICU beds, but nurses say that without proper staffing, those beds are as useful as “the beds we have at home.”

There's always been a hospital capacity problem in Brampton. COVID-19 made it worse

When Brampton Civic Hospital first opened in 2007, the facility was built to see 90,000 patients per year. Before COVID-19 even made its way to Ontario in 2020, the hospital saw more than 130,000 patients on an annual basis.

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Protesters arrive on Parliament Hill ahead of main trucker convoy

As the sun set in Ottawa on Friday constant honks from truck horns could still be heard through the downtown core, as hundreds of convoy participants began gathering around Parliament Hill in what's set to be a 'unique, fluid, risky, and significant' protest, according to city officials.

Trucks participating in a cross-country convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 are parked on Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

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TABLE TALK | Italian café pivots to indoor dining as Ontario restaurants prepare to reopen

The revolving opening and closing of indoor dining in Ontario has placed stress and strain on the restaurant industry. But, the owners of an Italian catering company in Toronto's west end are calling the current moment a “blessing in disguise” as they close their cafe and dive into indoor dining in time for Ontario’s latest round of reopening.

Owners Lina Hatem and Sandra Morelli stand inside Morellina's in Toronto, located at Christie and Pendrith Streets (CTV News Toronto/ Hannah Alberga).
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TABLE TALK | Montreal's favourite salad sisters are coming to Toronto

Nearly two decades after customers started snaking outside of a women’s clothing store in Montreal – not to buy sweaters or jeans, but instead, seeking a tiny 200 square foot salad bar set in the back – Mandy’s Salads is coming to Toronto.

Mandy and Rebecca Wolfe stand outside of their first Mandy's Salads location in Toronto, located at 52 Ossington Avenue (Supplied).

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Jeff Lewis, Sr. VP and Licensed Insolvency Trustee at BDO Debt Solutions, shares tips on how you can plan to improve your financial health this year.