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More than 600 medical students from all of Ontario’s medical schools have signed an open letter urging Ontario to implement a policy that could make all the difference: provincially legislated paid sick leave. #InTheirOwnVoices , why it's so important:

Eastbound 401 express temporarily closed after fatal accident near 400

"If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that a person’s health is significantly influenced by factors like systemic racism, working and housing conditions and other structural inequities that disproportionately impact low-income, racialized communities."

The worry, frustration, and despair is palpable in the voices of our preceptors, professors, and mentors. What we can do, however, is listen to expertise and advocate for changes that will improve the lives of providers and patients alike.

Woman dies, two others injured in multi-vehicle crash on Highway 401 near Highway 400.

TTC says it’s expanding service to avoid crowding on buses after social media posts

“Obviously, it was an honest mistake and it won’t happen again.” A Liberal MP has issued an apology after accidentally appearing fully naked on a video screen broadcast to other members of the House of Commons Wednesday.


#Breaking : Cockroach-infested long-term care homes, soiled residents left to wallow #COVID19  patients allowed to wander around, forceful feeding of the elderly, and a “culture of fear to use supplies because those cost money.”

Is there any valid reason NOT to wear a mask? We spoke to experts to see what they had to say. “Even doctors who are asthmatic, including myself, are able to (mask up)," one says. "Just wear the damn mask."

More than 60 years ago a Black teen from Malvern C.I. was told to stop dancing with a white girl on a Buffalo TV show. Toronto exploded.

On Dec. 21, the date of the winter solstice, gas giants Jupiter and Saturn will align in the night sky and appear as a single ultra-bright light in a rare event known as the “Christmas Star.”

Markham teen Iman Vellani has reportedly landed the title role in a new TV series on Disney Plus, playing the first Muslim superhero in the Marvel universe. @breanna_xcarter 

THREAD: As bad as COVID-19 was in the spring, this winter is even worse: patients in the ICU are younger and sicker, the infection tearing through their bodies faster. It all takes a toll — on patients and health care workers caring for them:

@BTS_twt  will be playing Toronto’s Rogers Centre — the 55,000-seat capacity home of the Blue Jays — for not one but two shows on May 30 and 31. @garnetfraser :

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Cancer surgeons in Ontario are reporting a sharp rise in the number of people coming to hospital with advanced cancers. It's an unintended consequence of the sudden shutdown of non-urgent health-care services during the spring wave of COVID-19.