When it comes to health care, Canadians only seem to care about one thing: Are we better than the United States? As long as we “beat” the U.S., we remain smug about our performance. This attitude can be hard to square, however, with the Canadians who get quick access to top-level care in the U.S. […]
It’s sometimes difficult to understand why governments have to be dragged, kicking and screaming, into doing the right thing even when the evidence is clear. With COVID-19 surging, rising fears about the more contagious and deadly new variants, and ICU capacity at breaking point, things looked pretty bleak for Ontario. Case counts topped 3,000 for […]
Last summer, Wade Davis found the U.S. in the throes of the pandemic, overwhelmed by death, staggered by ineptitude and dysfunction. He saw a failed state.
Mackie says later booking start for mass clinics won’t delay actual shots
Please, Mayor Ed Holder, tell me you were sprinkling a little sugar on your description of the conversation you had this week with Premier Doug Ford. London’s mayor said at Thursday’s pandemic media briefing that he spoke to Ford earlier this week after London and Middlesex County were practically snubbed in the expansion of the […]
A man is charged after a standoff that drew a heavy police presence to Strathroy’s downtown, police say.
London and Middlesex County reported 129 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, the first day of Ontario’s stay-at-home order – topping a two-week surge driven by more contagious variants and outbreaks.
SARNIA – A Sarnia politician’s call for an end to COVID-19 lockdowns was rejected by her Lambton County council colleagues Wednesday.
Whatever community you live in across Canada, is it OK to have six people sitting at a picnic table in a park? If so, only if they wear a mask, or not? Do you know for sure? If you think you know, does your sister think you are right?
Since the end of the extended Christmas Break, parents have been consistently told that Ontario’s schools are safe for their children during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.