Ontario’s long-term care minister rejected calls for her resignation Tuesday while blaming the leader of the opposition for the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the province’s 626 nursing homes.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police says it’s investigating a group called the Vaughan Working Families after it published full-page advertisements in Toronto newspapers last year attacking striking teachers.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford defended his three-day sick leave program at a virtual news conference Friday held while in isolation after experts with the province’s science advisory table blatantly said it was not enough curb the spread of COVID-19.
Ontario was not prepared for a pandemic and did not have comprehensive plans to protect long-term care residents and staff from COVID-19, making them "easy targets" for uncontrolled outbreaks, an independent commission has found.
Ontario will begin moving chronically ill hospital patients out of hospitals and into long-term care homes without their consent to free up space for COVID-19 patients, the province announced Wednesday.
Nine health-care workers from Newfoundland, including the premier’s wife, have been sent to Ontario as the province experiences record-breaking numbers of COVID-19 patients in its intensive care units (ICU).
Premier Doug Ford apologized and said the province moved 'too fast' in announcing sweeping new measures aimed at curbing the third wave of COVID-19 in Ontario and said his government is working on a provincially-run sick leave benefit to curb the spread of infection.