Seen from the back, an ambulance has its doors open, showing the stretcher and equipment within from the article Why paramedics are spending more time stuck at hospitals
Patients waiting on EMS stretchers at hospitals — known as offload delays — has become an increasingly common situation in Niagara Region and throughout Ontario, according to experts. The chief of Niagara Emergency Medical Services calls it a crisis. 
aerial view of highway and buildings with lake in the background from the article The Ford government should support Hamilton’s anti-sprawl decision — not thwart it
OPINION: Last week, councillors voted against expanding the city’s urban-growth boundary. Ontario has the power to overturn that decision, and it’s hinting it might use it.
protestors hold sign calling for the ending of homelessness and support for disabled Ontarians from the article The cost of living is rising. So why aren’t social-assistance rates?
Inflation is the highest it’s been in 18 years. But ODSP rates haven’t gone up in three.
 single yellow, black, and white fish against a turquoise background from the article How a fish in Hamilton broke a world record — for all the wrong reasons
What researchers are finding in Great Lakes fish raises concerns about aquatic ecosystems and human health.

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Published On: September 16, 2021
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Published On: August 26, 2021
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Published On: August 24, 2021
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Published On: August 17, 2021
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Published On: August 13, 2021
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Published On: August 12, 2021
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Published On: August 04, 2021
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Published On: July 23, 2021
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Published On: July 07, 2021
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Published On: June 15, 2021
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