ontario providing 4 3 million for hospitals in perth and wellington counties

Ontario providing $4.3 million for hospitals in Perth and Wellington counties

Various hospitals throughout Perth and Wellington counties are to receive $4.3 million for important upgrades, repairs, and maintenance projects. The funding will be provided through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF). Four local hospitals will benefit from this grant – Listowel Memorial Hospital, North Wellington Health Care Corporation, St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital, and Stratford General […]

Eight migrant farm workers injured in early morning crash

An advocate for Ontario’s migrant workers is calling a serious single-vehicle crash near Chatham that sent eight people to hospital – four with serious injuries – a “workplace accident.” The passenger van, driven by a 31-year-old migrant worker, was travelling east from Chatham on Fairview Line early Sunday morning when it reportedly failed to stop for […]

Mom mourns 20-year-old killed in ATV-school bus crash

A 20-year-old man killed in an ATV crash involving a school bus in Norwich is being remembered as an avid fisherman and friend to many in his tight-knit community. Tyler Pare, who died of his injuries in hospital after last Thursday’s crash, was always the “life of the party” and was so well known and […]

Durham hospital closing its ER at night this weekend

Durham hospital’s emergency department will be closed Saturday and Sunday night due to an ongoing staff shortage. Both days the emergency department will be closed between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. the next day. Last Sunday the emergency department was also closed overnight on short notice due to staff calling in sick. The latest closure […]

another weekend er closure

Another weekend ER closure

The emergency department in Durham will be closed from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning, and again from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning.

Two hurt in morning crash; traffic snarled along busy London road

Police closed a stretch of a busy southwest London road Monday morning following a crash that injured two people. A section of Commissioners Road between Frontenac Road and Pond Mills Road remained closed well into the work day after two people were sent to the hospital with unknown injuries, police said. The eastbound lanes of […]

London police investigating downtown shooting that injured two people

London police are investigating a downtown shooting that left two people with non-life-threatening injuries. Police were called to reports of a shooting near Clarence and Dundas streets at about 1:30 a.m. Officers spoke with witnesses but did not find any victims at the scene. “Police were later notified of two persons who attended hospital with […]

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