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Sudbury Community Service Centre still making a difference at 50

Sudbury Community Service Centre still making a difference at 50

Greater Sudbury is fortunate to have the service of the centre, which helps low-income people and adults with developmental disabilities, says MPP France Gélinas
Reopen the legislature to tackle health-care crisis, NDP says

Reopen the legislature to tackle health-care crisis, NDP says

New Democrats say pausing the legislative session until February is a bad idea while hospitals are overwhelmed with children sick from respiratory illnesses
Singh threatens to scrap deal with the Liberals over health care

Singh threatens to scrap deal with the Liberals over health care

New Democrats said if the Liberals don't take action on the health-care crisis the party will pull out of the confidence-and-supply agreement they signed to prop up the Grits
A big picture look at the opioid crisis in Greater Sudbury

A big picture look at the opioid crisis in Greater Sudbury

The death count for opioid overdoses in Sudbury spiked in 2020, but the numbers continue to be high 
Report: First-time food bank use sees massive spike in Ontario

Report: First-time food bank use sees massive spike in Ontario

Ontario Hunger Report shows more people than ever before – especially first timers – are seeking help from food banks in Ontario. Sudbury Food Bank said it too is facing a higher demand
Ontario to allow pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid for COVID-19

Ontario to allow pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid for COVID-19

Pharmacists will soon be allowed to prescribe the antiviral drug, which is used to reduce severe outcomes from COVID-19
Another winner for monthly 50-50 draw supporting St. Joseph’s

Another winner for monthly 50-50 draw supporting St. Joseph’s

Monthly draw helps support the eventual construction of a new rehabilitation facility on Lasalle Boulevard
Gélinas slams LifeLabs over major delays in test results

Gélinas slams LifeLabs over major delays in test results

NDP health critic and Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas expressed concern that a cancer patient has to wait too long to get test results
New info sees Public Health reclassify four COVID-related deaths

New info sees Public Health reclassify four COVID-related deaths

Four deaths that were classified as having unknown causes and were tentatively linked to COVID-19 have been updated as new information has come to light
Illness-related absentee rate hits 30% at some local schools

Illness-related absentee rate hits 30% at some local schools

‘Very high’ numbers of kids off sick from Sudbury schools, health unit says, thanks to a combination of respiratory virus, influenza and COVID-19