Why the conviction of 2 Hamilton paramedics in Yosif Al-Hasnawi’s death may change health care

In a legal first in Canada, two paramedics were found guilty for their part in the death of a Hamilton 19-year-old. Now, emergency responders wonder how that precedent might change the way they do their jobs. ... Read more »

2 paramedics found guilty in death of Hamilton teen Yosif Al-Hasnawi

Two Hamilton paramedics who treated dying teenager Yosif Al-Hasnawi in 2017 are guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life, an Ontario Superior Court judge has found.   Steven Snively, 55, and Christopher... Read more »

Paid time off for a COVID-19 vaccination? Depends on the workplace

Large businesses in a range of industries are providing paid time off for staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19. CBC reached out to some of the bigger workplaces across Ontario: banks, grocery stores, auto and food manufacturers,... Read more »

Hamilton man in his 60s hospitalized after rare blood clotting from AstraZeneca vaccine

Ontario has seen its second case of a rare blood clotting condition after a man in his 60s got the AstraZeneca vaccine in Hamilton. Hamilton Public Health Services confirmed the case of vaccine-induced immune... Read more »

Here’s how COVID-19 outbreaks inside Hamilton’s Juravinski Hospital started and grew

A top health official at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has broken down how COVID-19 spread inside Juravinski Hospital and caused five outbreaks in December. Dr. Dominik Mertz, HHS medical director of infection prevention and... Read more »

Thousands of Niagara school staff can get vaccinated against COVID-19 over April break

Thousands of staff members with schools in Ontario’s Niagara area will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 starting this Saturday. As many as 4,000 educators and others who work at District School... Read more »

Six Nations public health reports 1st cases of concerning COVID-19 variants

Ohsweken Public Health has reported its first two COVID-19 variants of concern at Six Nations of the Grand River. View original article here Source Read more »