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<b>CANADA:</b> 553 foreign items left in patients post-surgery between 2016 and 2018, study shows

CANADA: 553 foreign items left in patients post-surgery between 2016 and 2018, study shows

And the number is on the rise
Thunder Bay paramedics say they're assaulted so often they need body armour

Thunder Bay paramedics say they're assaulted so often they need body armour

Union representing Superior North EMS responders looking at the possibility of outfitting paramedics with battalion armour as added protection on the job
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Drinking water at thousands of schools, daycares have dangerous lead levels

ONTARIO: Drinking water at thousands of schools, daycares have dangerous lead levels

The data is available on a provincial website but a lack of warnings to students, parents and teachers has kept the problem hidden
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Elementary teachers take step toward being in legal strike position

ONTARIO: Elementary teachers take step toward being in legal strike position

The union says it is now requesting what is known as a no-board report, which can take a few days to be issued
<b>ONTARIO:</b> As federal Green Party leader steps down, provincial Green leader says he is staying put

ONTARIO: As federal Green Party leader steps down, provincial Green leader says he is staying put

In a statement sent early Monday afternoon, Guelph MPP Mike Schreiner called May a personal friend, mentor and hero to him
<b>ONTARIO:</b> CUPE says 79 per cent of education workers voted in favour of new deal

ONTARIO: CUPE says 79 per cent of education workers voted in favour of new deal

The 55,000 workers narrowly avoided a strike in early October when the CUPE bargaining team reached an eleventh-hour tentative deal with the province
<b>CANADA:</b> Fresh-cut vegetable recall expanded to over 40 products

CANADA: Fresh-cut vegetable recall expanded to over 40 products

On November 1, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recalled Compliments brand vegetables because of possible listeria
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ice hut still floating on lake in Sudbury six months after thaw

ONTARIO: Ice hut still floating on lake in Sudbury six months after thaw

Neither MNRF of Ministry of Environment taking responsibility for removing hut, says business owner whose been trying to have it removed
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Labour trafficking raid 'made us dive deeper,' says Blue Mountain Resort official

ONTARIO: Labour trafficking raid 'made us dive deeper,' says Blue Mountain Resort official

Desperation of tourism and hospitality industry to fill seasonal and temporary jobs can be connected to rise in labour trafficking, said Ontario tourism researcher
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Mother defends late son's memory after release of SIU report

ONTARIO: Mother defends late son's memory after release of SIU report

Justin Wright had a rough past, but was changing his ways following a serious brain injury suffered as he sped away from police one fateful night