Ontario reveals more details on COVID-19 vaccination plan, but most won’t get a reservation for months

An online portal for booking appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in Ontario is set to launch on March 15, the head of the province’s immunization task force said Wednesday, but it will likely be months... Read more »

Ontarians 60 and up could get COVID-19 vaccines by July – but province quiet on timeline for younger people

Premier Doug Ford is scheduled to hold a news conference beginning at 1 p.m. ET at Queen’s Park. Ford’s office says he will be joined by the ministers of long-term care and... Read more »

Details on how to register for a COVID-19 vaccine coming soon, Ontario health minister says

Ontarians should expect details very soon on how they will be able to register to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, Health Minister Christine Elliott says. During question period at Queen’s Park on Tuesday,... Read more »

Frustration grows among seniors and caregivers over Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Sam Meister is 98 years old, and he’s furious at the Ontario government’s COVID-19 vaccination plan that is forcing seniors like him to remain segregated. “I would like to be a free... Read more »

Reopening plans ‘shortsighted,’ doctor says as Ontario reports 1,087 new COVID-19 cases

A doctor who was demoted after speaking out about the province’s handling of the pandemic expressed concern on Sunday about Ontario’s reopening plans as the province reported 1,087 new COVID-19 cases.  Dr. Brooks... Read more »

Ontario has filled nearly all 625 public health nursing positions in schools, but is that enough?

As students across the province return to in-person classes, the Ontario Ministry of Education says 624 of the 625 positions for public health nurses at schools have now been filled — but they each have to cover... Read more »

COVID-19 stay-at-home order extended in Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound

Premier Doug Ford is scheduled to hold a news conference beginning at 2 p.m. ET. You’ll be able to watch it live in this story. The provincial government is extending the stay-at-home... Read more »

Ontario logs 1,038 new COVID-19 cases, 44 more deaths linked to illness

Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, is scheduled to hold a briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the province at 3 p.m. ET.  You’ll be able to watch it... Read more »

Ontario sees 1,868 COVID-19 cases over 2 days as stay-at-home order lifts in some areas

Provincial health officials are providing a COVID-19 update at 3 p.m. ET Tuesday. You can watch it live in this story.  Ontario is reporting 1,868 new cases of COVID-19 from the last two days, while a... Read more »

As schools reopen in Ontario’s hardest-hit regions, experts urge province not to lift COVID restrictions

Weeks of online learning come to an end on Tuesday for thousands of students and parents as schools in Toronto and neighbouring Peel and York regions reopen — the last in Ontario to do so... Read more »