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Ontario pharmacies brace for busy weekend as they race to use all expiring AZ shots

Ontario pharmacies brace for busy weekend as they race to use all expiring AZ shots

TORONTO — Ontario pharmacies were bracing Friday for a busy weekend as they prepared to administer thousands of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines set to expire in three days.
Ford awaits response from dozens of experts, stakeholders before deciding on schools

Ford awaits response from dozens of experts, stakeholders before deciding on schools

TORONTO — Public health experts, school boards and teachers' unions weighed in Friday as Ontario residents waited on tenterhooks for the premier's last-minute decision on whether to reopen schools for the final month of the academic year.
Ontario offering option to shorten interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses

Ontario offering option to shorten interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses

TORONTO — Ontarians will be able to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 sooner than expected as the province shortens the interval between doses.

Western University to require students in residence to get COVID-19 vaccine

A large Ontario university will require students living in residence to be vaccinated against COVID-19 come September, administrators announced Thursday.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford: Can schools open safely given COVID-19?

Ontario Premier Doug Ford: Can schools open safely given COVID-19?

TORONTO — The impact of COVID-19 variants and relatively low rates of vaccinated teachers and students raises serious concerns about reopening schools, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Thursday, as he sought last-minute advice on whether to resume in-p
Thousands of expiring AstraZeneca doses not yet sent to pharmacies, Ontario says

Thousands of expiring AstraZeneca doses not yet sent to pharmacies, Ontario says

TORONTO — Quality checks held up the delivery of thousands of soon-to-expire Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines in Ontario on Thursday, as pharmacists set to administer the doses expressed frustration over the delay.
Family, friends of slain women voice grief at Toronto-area man's sentencing hearing

Family, friends of slain women voice grief at Toronto-area man's sentencing hearing

OSHAWA, Ont. — Two young women whose lives were brutally cut short by a Toronto-area killer were robbed of their future, their families deprived of the chance to see them grow into adulthood, grieving relatives told an Oshawa, Ont., court Thursday.

Three police officers charged with assault related to man's arrest

BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog says three officers from Belleville, Ont., have been charged with assault related to the arrest of a man a year and a half ago.

Ontario creating new addiction and mental health centre in Sault Ste. Marie

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. — Ontario says it's improving addiction and mental health services in Sault Ste. Marie by supporting the relocation of the Residential Withdrawal Management program.
All Ontario long-term care homes now partially air conditioned: Fullerton

All Ontario long-term care homes now partially air conditioned: Fullerton

Common areas in all Ontario long-term care homes now have air conditioning, although many resident rooms still do not.