April 2020 Archive

Stevenson doctor spearheads initiative to help combat virus spread with “Tube in a Cube”

Despite rigorous measures to prevent the novel COVID-19 spread at hospitals, healthcare workers are among the most at risk for contracting it. They are particularly ...

COVID-19’s “peak” expected to last for weeks, continuing closures

Pandemic could continue well into next year until a vaccine is developed: Health Unit As Ontarians heed calls from the government to stay indoors and ...

Long-term care homes are at frontline of COVID-19 fight: Premier

Schools will not reopen on May 4 Long term care homes are now at the “frontline” of Ontario’s COVID-19 fight, according to Premier Doug Ford. ...

Tottenham Beeton food bank supporting the community through COVID-19

As New Tecumseth continues to battle COVID-19, a local food bank has reshaped its services in an effort to stop the virus’s spread. “We’ve gone ...

Orphaned and injured wild animals given “second chance” at life

The treatment of large cats has been on the public’s conscious since the documentary series “Tiger King” went viral on Netflix earlier this month, but ...

Time to consider alternative ideas to replace summer sports

It may be time to start considering some alternative activities for your children this summer. If your kids usually sign up for summer league sports, ...

Ryan Sallows wraps up five seasons with the Alliston Hornets

After five seasons with the Alliston Hornets, centre #91, Ryan Sallows has achieved quite a junior record. He played his final two seasons as captain ...

Stevenson Memorial capital campaign continuing

By Sam OdrowskiLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter Stevenson Memorial has shifted focus from its capital campaign to COVID-19, but continues to raise money for renovations and ...

Number of cases in April will determine the extent of COVID-19 locally

By Sam OdrowskiLocal Journalism Initiative Report As Simcoe County passes 100 cases of COVID-19, the precautions people take now will determine the extent of the ...

Local emergency shelter adapting services through COVID-19

By Sam OdrowskiLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter To prevent the spread of COVID-19, government and healthcare officials are asking the public to stay home, but for ...

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