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Niagara Health preparing to resume scheduled surgical and outpatient services

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Niagara Health preparing to resume scheduled surgical and outpatient services

Niagara Health press release – Niagara Health has approval to move forward with the safe and gradual resumption of surgical, procedural and outpatient services for our patients and families. “We look forward to resuming services for our patients and families, but we must do so in a way that recognizes the pandemic is not over,” […]

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Brock-led research team gets $2.5-million SSHRC grant to study policies impacting diverse Canadian families

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Brock-led research team gets $2.5-million SSHRC grant to study policies impacting diverse Canadian families

Brock University press release – Parents working from home while caring for children or struggling to support their families while facing a job loss are challenges that have become achingly familiar to many Canadians. COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on services and policies that support, or constrain, parents as they care for and provide for […]

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Niagara Health expands testing at Assessment Centres

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Niagara Health expands testing at Assessment Centres

Niagara Health press release – Niagara’s two Assessment Centres, located in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, are now accepting self-referrals from members of the public who would like to be tested for the COVID-19 virus. Those experiencing symptoms, or who believe they may have been exposed to COVID, are encouraged to call 905-378-4647 ext. 42819 […]

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Fear not parents: Kids can learn lots while at home

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Fear not parents: Kids can learn lots while at home

Brock University press release – As parents adjust to the announcement that in-school classes will not resume in Ontario for the rest of the school year, a Brock University expert says several key steps can be taken to keep kids learning until the end of June and throughout the summer. Associate Professor of Educational Studies […]

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Ontario helps people impacted by COVID-19 get back to work

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Ontario helps people impacted by COVID-19 get back to work

Government of Ontario press release – As the economy gradually reopens, the Ontario government is helping people affected by COVID-19 get back to work. The province is investing in Ontario’s first Virtual Action Centre, an online counselling and training portal, to support laid off and unemployed hospitality workers, and is helping apprentices by providing grants […]

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Ontario leading COVID-19 research in Canada

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Ontario leading COVID-19 research in Canada

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is quickly moving forward with innovative research to prevent, detect and treat COVID-19. These projects, part of the government’s $20 million Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund, focus on areas of research such as vaccine development, diagnostics, drug trials and development, and social sciences. Additionally, Ontario is leading the […]

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