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Niagara Health lifts mask mandate as other hospitals also ease rules

Niagara Health says mask requirements will be lifted on Wednesday in most settings across hospitals within the region. This comes three days after several other...

Several southwestern Ontario hospitals lift mask mandates

Several southwestern Ontario hospitals say that starting next week staff, patients, and visitors will no longer be required to wear masks at all times,...

High-risk people should get next COVID-19 boosters: Ontario’s top doctor

Ontario's chief medical officer of health says people who are at greater risk of severe COVID-19 infection should get their next vaccine booster shot...

Board of health calls for Ontario to upgrade to building code...

An Ontario board of health is asking the province to amend the building code to mandate higher standards for ventilation, in light of the...

Top doctor warns Ontario to ‘remain vigilant’ as flu trends decline

As COVID-19 and flu cases decline across Ontario, the Chief Medical Officer of Health is warning residents to "remain vigilant" as a more transmissible...

Kids 5 to 11 to be eligible for bivalent COVID-19 vaccine...

The Ontario government says children aged five to 11 will soon be eligible for the bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine. The province says people in that age...

McMaster to pause mask mandate starting tomorrow

Following expert advise, McMaster University says it is pausing its mask mandate starting Wednesday, June 1. Masks will be no longer required in indoor settings...

Canadian adults with COVID tripled during Omicron wave: study

A new study suggests the number of Canadian adults who tested positive for COVID-19 was three times higher during the fifth wave of the...

HSR union takes legal action after City keeps vaccine mandate

Hamilton city council voted to keep its worker vaccination mandate on Wednesday. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 107 representing HSR employees says about 40 members face...

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Scooter driver dead after 3-vehicle Oakville crash: police

Police say a scooter driver has died following a three-vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon in Oakville. Officers responded shortly after 1:30 p.m. to Lakeshore Rd. West...

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Former NHL player, 76, receives honorary diploma from Cathedral

Former professional hockey player Peter Mahovlich, 76, dropped out of high school at Cathedral high school in Hamilton in his final year to play...