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Doctors say surgical training, delayed by the pandemic, continues to be affected

Doctors say surgical training, delayed by the pandemic, continues to be affected

TORONTO — Training of surgeons in Canada has taken a heavy knock from the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, and some doctors say their clinical education has been delayed again in recent months as many hospitals across the country cancelled elective pr
TTC adds more employees to subway rotation after violence, rise in youth incidents

TTC adds more employees to subway rotation after violence, rise in youth incidents

TORONTO — The Toronto Transit Commission will immediately deploy approximately 80 additional employees to move throughout the system each day in the wake of recent violence.
Public to honour former Lt.-Gov. David Onley, lies in state at Ontario legislature

Public to honour former Lt.-Gov. David Onley, lies in state at Ontario legislature

TORONTO — People can pay tribute to former Ontario lieutenant-governor David Onley this weekend as he lies in state for two days at the legislature before his funeral Monday.
Police boost presence on Toronto transit in wake of violence, reaction mixed

Police boost presence on Toronto transit in wake of violence, reaction mixed

TORONTO — Commuters expressed mixed reactions on Friday as Toronto police boosted their presence on city transit in the wake of recent violence.
Three charged with fraud after allegedly posing as Toronto homeowners, selling home

Three charged with fraud after allegedly posing as Toronto homeowners, selling home

Toronto police say three people are facing fraud charges after they allegedly sold a home that wasn't theirs while the owners were out of the country.
Greenbelt is Ontario's jurisdiction, Ford says after federal minister raises concerns

Greenbelt is Ontario's jurisdiction, Ford says after federal minister raises concerns

BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Greenbelt is provincial jurisdiction, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Friday after the federal environment minister indicated he'd consider intervening in Ford's plans to develop parts of the protected lands.

Dozens in Sudbury may have received used needles in exchange program

SUDBURY, Ont. — An organization running a needle exchange program for harm reduction in Sudbury, Ont., says approximately 40 people may have received used needles over the last six months.
More nurses and doctors priority for Ontario under possible federal health deal: Ford

More nurses and doctors priority for Ontario under possible federal health deal: Ford

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Ontario will prioritize hiring more nurses and doctors as well as making investments to help tackle the surgical backlog under a possible new health-care deal with the federal government, Premier Doug Ford said Friday.
Ontario launches fee code for treating patients with long COVID

Ontario launches fee code for treating patients with long COVID

TORONTO — Ontario has released a billing code for doctors to use when diagnosing long COVID – a move doctors and advocates say is a crucial first step to better understanding, treating and destigmatizing a growing problem.
Toronto adding more police on public transit following violence and budget criticism

Toronto adding more police on public transit following violence and budget criticism

Toronto police are increasing their presence on city transit in light of recent violence, the force's chief said Thursday, despite criticism that more officers would not address deteriorating social conditions that could be at the root of the situation