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CNIB unveils completely new Eye Van for Northern Ontario

CNIB unveils completely new Eye Van for Northern Ontario

Eight-month Northern tour begins on Sunday It’s a quiet Northern Ontario success story that doesn’t see a lot of accolades, but it goes a long way to helping people see… Read more »

Northwestern Health Unit warning about needles beneath melting snow

Northwestern Health Unit warning about needles beneath melting snow

With spring weather quickly approaching, many workplaces, community groups and individuals will be taking steps to clean up outdoor spaces. The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) would like to remind the… Read more »

Flood cleanup and health notice from Sudbury Health Unit

Flood cleanup and health notice from Sudbury Health Unit

Flood prevention and cleanup: protect your property and your health Issued: Thursday, March 14, 2019 With warming weather conditions, localized flooding from meltwater and precipitation is a potential risk for… Read more »

Limits placed on marketing of prescription opioids

Limits placed on marketing of prescription opioids

Canada continues to experience an opioid crisis, which is having devastating effects on the health and lives of many Canadians, their families and their communities across the country, said a… Read more »

Drug warning issued in Sudbury

Drug warning issued in Sudbury

Drug warning: new potent substance circulating Friday, March 8, 2019: The Community Drug Strategy has received multiple reports of a new potent substance circulating in the community of Sudbury. While… Read more »

Thunder Bay District Health Unit expands the DineWise program

Thunder Bay District Health Unit expands the DineWise program

DineWise provides a grade system for following food safety regulations With the success of the DineWise food safety grade program in the City of Thunder Bay, the Thunder Bay District… Read more »

Not enough food to eat for families in Nipissing and Parry Sound districts

Not enough food to eat for families in Nipissing and Parry Sound districts

Health unit study shows one in seven families cannot afford groceries One in seven households in the Nipissing and Parry Sound districts are food insecure, according to the North Bay… Read more »

Labelle Family donates $5 Million to HSN

Labelle Family donates $5 Million to HSN

Dominic Giroux, President and CEO HSN, Nicole Everest, HSN and HSNRI Board Chair, Jacques Demers, Director Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation, Ehor Bobby, Director Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation, Mary… Read more »

Northern nursing grads have best pass rate in Ontario

Northern nursing grads have best pass rate in Ontario

100 percent of graduates pass license exam on the first try Registered nursing students at Northern College in Timmins have reached a 100 per cent milestone in the pass rate… Read more »

New dean named for NOSM

New dean named for NOSM

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has appointed Dr. Sarita Verma as Dean and CEO of NOSM effective July 1, 2019. The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has… Read more »

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