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One new COVID-19 death reported by Sudbury health unit

One new COVID-19 death reported by Sudbury health unit

Three outbreaks at Sudbury’s Health Sciences North, including one outbreak of Influenza-A
Court strikes down wage-limiting law for public sector workers

Court strikes down wage-limiting law for public sector workers

An Ontario court has struck down a bill that limited wages for public sector workers.
Constituents concerned about hospital leadership, Gélinas says

Constituents concerned about hospital leadership, Gélinas says

While several officials refused to comment, Nickel Belt MPP and NDP health critic has a backlog of messages from constituents concerned about Dominic Giroux’s position as head of Sudbury’s hospital given the scathing report on his leadership from Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk
A million units of imported kids' pain meds hit pharmacy shelves

A million units of imported kids' pain meds hit pharmacy shelves

An additional 500,000 units have been ordered and are expected over the next few weeks
Ontario government changes OHIP billing fees for virtual care

Ontario government changes OHIP billing fees for virtual care

Transgender patients worried that this will cut into health visits since virtual care is a preferred method of seeing their health care providers
‘Superstar’ Dr. Cindy Blackstock named chancellor of NOSM U

‘Superstar’ Dr. Cindy Blackstock named chancellor of NOSM U

Renowned Indigenous child and family rights activist is appointed first-ever chancellor of the new university
Angry Facebook users shocked by incident in hospital ER

Angry Facebook users shocked by incident in hospital ER

Visitors in the waiting room at Health Sciences North say they were told by hospital staff not to approach a half-naked elderly man sitting on the floor in his own filth
Northern Ontario doctor named Family Physician of the Year

Northern Ontario doctor named Family Physician of the Year

Dr. Anjali Oberai is also associated with the NOSM University (Northern Ontario School of Medicine) as an associate professor.
Dominic Giroux declines to comment on criticism in AG's report

Dominic Giroux declines to comment on criticism in AG's report

Recent report by Bonnie Lysyk details the former Laurentian University president’s years at LU, including ‘questionable financial and operational decisions,’ ballooning admin costs and Giroux’s ‘unusually advantageous’ employment contract
One in three Canadians has diabetes, or will develop diabetes

One in three Canadians has diabetes, or will develop diabetes

Yet the majority of Canadians don't know enough about this prevalent condition, says Diabetes Canada