London’s COVID metrics are holding relatively steady so far this fall, as the province pushes ahead into the post-emergency phase of the pandemic. Two-and-a-half years since the first wave, and with flu season around the corner, here’s a snapshot of COVID-19 activity in the London area and what’s on the horizon. Case counts The number […]
Devoted anti-restrictions activist Kristen Nagle has found out what happens when you thumb your nose at emergency laws aimed at protecting the public during the height of the pandemic.
Pumpkinfest 2022 returns to downtown Port Elgin this Saturday and Sunday, with a midway sneak-peek for locals Friday night from 5 to about 10 p.m. in Pumpkinfest Village, by the old arena. Pumpkinfest was greatly diminished over the past two years by the threat of COVID-19. This year, with nearly all COVID-19 mandatory public health […]
That includes vaccine requirements, having to use the Arrive CAN app for reporting health information, mandatory testing, and quarantine.
Adults across Ontario can begin booking their appointment for a bivalent COVID-19 booster dose.
After a two-year hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, an annual day of fun on the farm in support of Canadian Foodgrains Bank returned to the Parkin’s plot southeast of Owen Sound Saturday. Heather Parkin said Owen Sound Harvest for Hunger scaled down the event this year, but a steady stream of vehicles and smiling faces […]
Pet populations increased during the pandemic as more people worked from home and coped with the loneliness during COVID-19 shutdowns.
A challenge of Western University’s COVID-19 booster dose mandate by five students has been dismissed in court. The written decision, delivered by Ontario Superior Court Justice Kelly Tranquilli, found Western officials are within their power to enact the COVID-19 booster mandate and collecting personal health data from students and staff is necessary to administer the […]
It’s not official yet, but border city officials who have lobbied hard against the ArriveCAN app and COVID-19 vaccination requirements at the border are confident they soon will be scrapped.
The Grey-Bruce Health Unit has identified its first lab confirmed influenza case for the 2022-23 season.
Someone in Bruce County has tested positive for the flu, a sign the annual respiratory bug has come early this year, the Grey Bruce Health Unit announced Thursday. Influenza A was lab-confirmed Sept. 20. In years immediately before COVID-19 in Grey-Bruce, it was confirmed by a lab on Nov. 18, 2018 and on Nov. 20, […]
Kincardine is honouring 10 area athletes and supporters for their contributions to local sport. On Sept. 20, the 2022 Sports Wall of Fame induction ceremony was held at Bar Down, combining inductees from 2020 and 2021, as no ceremonies have been held since 2019 due to COVID-19 restrictions. “We again extend our congratulations to these […]
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