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Should cities in Peel Region stand alone? Ford says decision coming 'very soon'

A decision on the possible future independence of cities within Peel Region will hopefully be made "very, very soon," Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Thursday.

Lack of Ontario long COVID strategy risks care: ministry documents

Ontario's lack of a long COVID strategy has led the health sector to cobble together "fragmented" clinics that are at risk of closure and may lead to little to no support for patients, internal Ministry of Health documents warn.

Don't vote for candidates who want to defund police, Ford tells Toronto voters

Voters in Toronto's upcoming mayoral byelection should not support anyone who wants to cut police budgets, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday in the wake of an apparently unprovoked fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old at a city subway station.

Ontario tables health reform bill to expand private clinic procedures

Ontario's health minister has tabled a bill that would allow the province to expand private clinics in the public health-care system.

Ford faces questions about relationships with developers, Emergencies Act as legislature resumes

Ontario Premier Doug Ford dodged most questions about his relationships with developers as the legislature resumed Tuesday following its winter break.

What to expect when the Ontario legislature resumes sitting Tuesday

Questions about Premier Doug Ford's relationship with developers and the expansion of private health-care delivery will dominate the return of the Ontario legislature Tuesday when it's set to resume after its winter break.

Ford won't say who sent invites to daughter's $150 stag-and-doe event

Ontario Premier Doug Ford will not divulge details of who sent invitations – including to developers – for his daughter's $150-a-ticket stag and doe party, saying only that "the boys took care of that" when asked about the money that was raised.

Masking may not have eased respiratory virus surge in the fall: PHO document

Introducing a mask mandate when respiratory viruses surged in the fall may not have eased the crush on pediatric hospitals, a Public Health Ontario science brief obtained by The Canadian Press concludes.

Ontario launches fee code for doctors treating long COVID and one researcher says 'it's a big deal'

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.