Half of Ontario opioid deaths interacted with health care system the month before: study
And one in four had seen a doctor, gone to an emergency department or been discharged from hospital just a week prior, the research shows.
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Lise Ravary: Le Bonheur teacher's rant strikes a chord and a nerve
When one reaches a certain age, it becomes hazardous to express traditional opinions about society. One risks being labelled an evil boomer.
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Revealed: How a web of Canadian doctors are undermining the fight against COVID-19
Canadian doctors are sharing unverified medical information to sway public opinion against Covid-19 vaccines. A Global News investigation shows many of these doctors are connected.
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Firebelly is 'a different feel, a different product,' DavidsTea co-founder says
The new, online-only venture is meant "to show people where tea fits into their lives," David Segal says.
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My husband airs his hurt feelings about my name in front of our daughter: Ask Ellie
Ellie suggests that this lingering dispute has to be handled calmly, and privately.
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Parents wrestle with mixed emotions as Peel schools reopen for in-person learning
Some families relieved to have their kids back in the classroom while others plan to stick with remote learning.
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Mandatory app for Beijing Olympics participants is a security risk, Toronto lab finds
The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy released a report Tuesday detailing major concerns about the app, MY2022.
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First-year students at Western say delayed return to campus is unfair
They are angry about the university’s decision to let upper-year students return to in-person learning weeks before them.
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‘Bitcoin widow’ speaks out on relationship with Quadriga founder Gerald Cotten, the missing millions and her struggle to go on
Jennifer Robertson became the focus of a lot of suspicious chatter online after her husband died and his company collapsed, exposing a $200-million fraud. Now she’s having her say.
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Are private liquor stores here? New bottle shops focus on hard-to-find wines and beers — plus mandatory snacks
Ontario consumers have a wider variety of products to choose from, but industry experts say the regulations for bottle shops still need work.
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Frank Stronach: The economy no longer works for many Canadians — and business is largely to blame
One of the most troubling aspects about the failure of our economy is our society’s great income divide. In his new column for the Star, Magna founder Frank Stronach shares ideas on how to fix it.
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Today’s coronavirus news: Experts say Pfizer’s antiviral treatment is not a replacement for vaccines; More Ontario schools start in-person learning after snowstorm
Meanwhile, Quebec looks abroad to solve nursing shortage and enlists the help of those with large social media followings.
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Norwegian mass murderer makes Nazi salutes before parole hearing
Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in bomb-and-gun massacres in Norway's worst peacetime slaughter in 2011, appeared Tuesday before a court for a parole hearing.
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Half of people who died from opioids in 2020 sought health care in the month before
A study suggesting “missed opportunities” looked at Ontario deaths during the first wave of COVID-19.
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‘Secret’ parking rule at this waterfront park has turned into a $100 ‘cash cow’ for the city
There are no signs anywhere to alert drivers to parking restrictions in the middle of the west parking lot of Marie Curtis Park.
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Emma Teitel: Doug Ford should help dig the city out of this hole instead of digging cars out of snowbanks
Homelessness in Toronto during COVID-19 is an issue that demands intervention and funding from every level of government.
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RDCK returns to online engagement as CBT Community Initiatives and Affected Areas program opens
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Horoscope for Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022
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No Leylah Fernandez fairytale at Australian Open after Canadian's first-round exit
There will be no Australian Open fairytale for Leylah Fernandez this year after a bad opening day saw the Canadian teenager bundled out in the first round by Maddie Inglis on Tuesday.
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Metropolitan-leading New York faces Toronto
Toronto Maple Leafs (24-9-3, third in the Atlantic) vs. New York Rangers (25-10-4, first in the Metropolitan)
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Australia reports deadliest day of COVID-19 pandemic as hospitalizations break record
A total of 77 deaths was recorded, exceeding the previous national high of 57 last Thursday, official data showed, as the Omicron variant rips through the country.
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North Korea’s latest missile tests a return to provocation, but experts see desperation
The tests may reflect a growing urgent need for outside relief after the country's economy decayed further under severe sanctions and pandemic border closures, experts say.
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Proposed John Blumberg Golf Course deal hits slice at City Hall
A developer with their eye on the John Blumberg Golf Course is having some trouble getting off the tee.
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