Ontario government announces $7.1M for upgrades, repairs at hospitals in southwestern Ontario

The funding includes nearly $2 million for the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and nearly $1 million each for Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital and Four Counties Health Services.
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Rider shares experience on the first GO train from London, Ont.
The ride was along GO Transit's latest extension, which will add train service to London, Stratford and St. Marys as part of a two-year pilot project.
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Man arrested for break and enter at downtown Peterborough restaurant: police
Officers responded to a reported break and enter in progress at a restaurant on Simcoe Street early Monday.
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Public’s help sought in finding rightful owner of stolen war medals found in Kitchener
Waterloo Regional Police say they are looking for the owner of three Second World War Armed Forces service medals after they were recovered during a recent arrest.
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COVID-19: 46 more cases confirmed over weekend in Simcoe Muskoka
Meanwhile, 75.6 per cent of the region’s population has received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 71.6 per cent has received both necessary doses.
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McDonald sexual misconduct allegation was not deemed ‘unfounded,’ military confirms
In response to questions from Global news, the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal offered what appears to be the most direct rebuttal yet of McDonald's claims that he is exonerated.
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Raptors excited for “electric” season opener
Nick Nurse says he can always feel a buzz in the air a couple of days out from a Raptors home game in Toronto — an agreeable hum the coach hasn't felt in nearly two years.
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Man facing gun charges after shooting in front of Saskatoon school: police
A 31-year-old man is facing multiple gun charges after a shooting in front of a school, according to Saskatoon police.
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All-electric ambulances to hit Quebec roads starting in 2022
The two companies plan to deploy 1,500 vehicles in North America before 2026 before marketing it globally with financial support from the federal and provincial governments,
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COVID-19: Saskatoon investigates gathering size limits because province won’t
“We have the worst situation and zero guidance,” Zach Jeffries said. He voted to investigate whether the city can implement its own gathering size limits.
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Trump testifies for over 4 hours in deposition about 2015 alleged assault at Trump Tower
Former U.S. President Donald Trump answered questions under oath for about 4 1/2 hours Monday as part of a lawsuit brought by men alleging they were assaulted by his security during a demonstration outside Trump Tower in 2015, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said.
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Trudeau visits Tk'emlups te Secwepemc Nation in Kamloops
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Safety siren system in Scarborough set to be tested on Wednesday
The alarm, which is located in south Scarborough, is scheduled to be tested at 2:05 p.m. on Wednesday.
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41 COVID-19 cases reported in Waterloo Region over 3-day span
Waterloo Public Health reported 41 new positive tests for the coronavirus on Monday, lifting the total number of COVID-19 cases in the area to 19,931.
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COVID-19: 2 new cases in Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County, 10 active cases for HKPR
The number of active COVID-19 cases within the health unit's jurisdiction dipped to 10 from the 13 cases reported on Friday.
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3rd straight day of new high for COVID-19 patients in Saskatchewan ICUs
There are 279 new COVID-19 infections in Saskatchewan as of Monday, according to health officials.
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COVID-19: N.B. reports 53 new infections, number of active cases drops
Public health reported 138 recoveries, dropping the number of active cases to 849.
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Toronto violin teacher charged after 5-year-old student allegedly sexually assaulted multiple times
Police say he has been charged with 10 counts of sexual assault and 10 counts of sexual interference.
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Montreal police seeking sexual assault victims from 1990s
Bobby Potvin, 57, was charged with sexual assault in July.
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Fate of Ben Simmons hangs over the NBA but there are other stories to watch as season starts Tuesday
There’s plenty of drama as the league enters its 75th anniversary season, whether it’s trying to guess who this year’s surprise team will be to a potential comeback for the Golden State Warriors.
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UCP raises MLA, Deputy Government House Leader Joseph Schow’s salary by $12K
The UCP Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services voted Monday morning to give UCP MLA and Deputy Government House Leader Joseph Schow a $12,096 raise
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Bomb threat emails sent to tech businesses in Kitchener and Waterloo: police
Waterloo Regional Police say they are investigating bomb threats which were made on Sunday to tech businesses in Kitchener and Waterloo.
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Grouse Mountain to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for 2021-22 season
Beginning on opening day, anyone born in 2009 or earlier must provide proof of vaccination to access the resort, including the Skyride, mountaintop facilities and activities.
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Halifax Burger Week is serving up delicious delights to help feed Nova Scotians
The mouth-watering event is back to help raise funds for Feed Nova Scotia with the help of participating restaurants.
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Susan Delacourt: Does Canada really need more MPs?
Yet another proposal has been tabled to put more MPs in the House of Commons, raising the number this time from 338 to 342, Susan Delacourt writes.
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Casino operators tell B.C. money laundering public inquiry they followed money rules
Videos showing people carrying large bags full of cash at the casino have been cited as examples of suspicious activity
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Quebec issues new proof of COVID-19 vaccination for travel outside province
Quebecers who are fully immunized against COVID-19 will have access to a new vaccination proof for travelling outside the province.
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Facebook puts ‘profits’ over ‘well-being’ of users, feds must crack down: NDP MP
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before a U.S. Senate committee earlier this month that the company's products harm children and fuel polarization in the U.S.
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‘Adele One Night Only’ primetime special coming to Global
The special will include some of Adele's chart-topping hits, in addition to several never-before-heard songs.
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Guelph professor’s book makes finals for Governor General’s Awards
A children's book by a University of Guelph professor has been named a finalist for the 2021 Governor General's Literary Awards.
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Alberta’s largest public service employers thumb their noses at Jason Kenney and adopt vaccine mandates. Good for them
It is heartening to see how many health care agencies, municipalities, universities, school boards and unions in Alberta have thumbed their noses at the UCP government’s lackadaisical, some would say heartless, approach and taken matters into their own hands by decreeing vaccine mandates for thousands of employees.
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Manitoba pharmacists can perform rapid COVID tests: health minister
Pharmacists will be able to perform rapid COVID-19 tests for those travelling outside of Manitoba, the province announced Monday.
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Citizen’s complaint filed over Halifax police’s use of force, sprays during protest
A private citizen has launched a formal complaint on the police tactics used as they clashed with protesters during the destruction of a small shelter for the homeless this summer.
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