More than a year into the pandemic, Premier Doug Ford is considering an Ontario-based paid sick leave program as his government faces widespread condemnation of its handling of the third wave of COVID-19.
Ontario’s auditor general says her office will be reviewing data used to inform the provincial government’s vaccination distribution strategy as it takes a closer look at the Ford government’s COVID-19 immunization plan.
Ontario's Liberal Party is appealing directly to Progressive Conservative MPPs to “overrule the Premier” and pass legislation to give front-line workers paid sick leave during the third wave of COVID-19.
All legislative business at Queen’s Park may shut down as soon as this Wednesday as the Ford government and opposition parties spar over whether to switch to virtual parliamentary sessions in the wake of record-high rates of coronavirus.
Premier Doug Ford's government is reaching out to every single province and territory asking for help with health care resources, as the third wave of COVID-19 inundates Ontario's intensive care units and overwhelms physicians and nurses.
More than a thousand registered nurses will be required to move into intensive care to staff the 350 new beds promised by the Ontario government as COVID-19 causes a record high number of patients in need of critical care.
The federal government is providing Ontario schools with more than $500 million in funding to cover pandemic-related infrastructure upgrades, such as improving ventilation and investing in broadband infrastructure to support remote learning.
Ontario's health minister pushed back in Question Period on Monday amid suggestions that politics may have played a role in the selection of which areas of the province are prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine access.