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Shoppers Drug Mart provides free access to mental health program to help Canadians coping with stress

Shoppers Drug Mart provides free access to mental health program to help Canadians coping with stress
Stress management program available online through SilverCloud Health TORONTO – Shoppers Drug Mart is making peace of mind a little more accessible to Canadians as they struggle with increased stress in the face of COVID-19.  In partnership with SilverCloud Health, the company has opened a virtual stress management program, accessible anywhere from their phones, tablets or computer. The company will cover all associated... Read More

Cineplex Announces Extension of Temporary Closure of Theatres and Entertainment Venues

Cineplex Announces Extension of Temporary Closure of Theatres and Entertainment Venues
TORONTO – Cineplex Inc. (“Cineplex”) today provided an update on its response to the continuing effects of COVID-19 across Canada. On March 16, 2020, Cineplex announced that it would be temporarily closing its network of theatres and location-based entertainment venues across Canada until April 2, 2020. In response to applicable government directives and the latest guidance from Canadian public health authorities pertaining to COVID-19, Cineplex confirms that... Read More

Third Positive Case of COVID-19 in EOHU Region

Third Positive Case of COVID-19 in EOHU Region
Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health at the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU), has confirmed a third positive case of COVID-19 in the EOHU area. The individual in their 30’s is from Prescott-Russell and does not have a history of travel. Investigations are still underway. Following testing at an Ottawa assessment centre, the individual returned home where they remain... Read More

WDMH Begins Planning for COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester

WDMH Begins Planning for COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester
Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital, in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, is being proactive and has begun to plan for the opening of a COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester.  This centre will be used exclusively for the purpose of COVID-19 assessments. There is no planned opening date as WDMH is currently seeing a very small number of patients... Read More

Prime Minister announces Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister announces Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19
Ottawa – The COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve rapidly, and the government is mobilizing Canadian businesses and manufacturers to help fight the spread of the virus and protect the health and safety of all Canadians. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19, which will create pathways to deploy resources to domestic manufacturers and... Read More

Changes at Winchester District Memorial Hospital Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Changes at Winchester District Memorial Hospital Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Winchester – Coming to WDMH – What You Need to Know. To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), patient visits are not permitted at this time at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. Exceptions may be made on compassionate grounds. Obstetrics patients may bring one support person with them. Everyone coming to WDMH will be required to use the main entrance... Read More

Death in Ontario Potentially Related to COVID-19

Death in Ontario Potentially Related to COVID-19
Medical Officer of Health offers condolences to family and friends TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health issued the following statement in response to a death in Ontario potentially related to COVID-19: “It brings me great sadness to report a death in Ontario that is potentially related to COVID-19. The individual was a 77-year old man... Read More

Coronavirus Update from Almonte General Hospital, Fairview Manor & Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital

Coronavirus Update from Almonte General Hospital, Fairview Manor & Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital
To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made some changes at Almonte General Hospital, Fairview Manor and Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital. We want to ensure the safety and well-being of patients, residents, staff and physicians. Patient and resident visits are not permitted at this time. Exceptions may be made on compassionate grounds. In Almonte, obstetrical... Read More

Statement from The Gladstone Theatre regarding COVID-19

Statement from The Gladstone Theatre regarding COVID-19
Ottawa – ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ is closing early, following matinee performance on Sunday, March 15th will be closing its run a weekly early. The company will go ahead with scheduled performances Friday, March 13th through Sunday, March 15th before closing. If you have tickets for next week you may exchange them for one of the remaining performances, email boxoffice@thegladstone.ca or call the... Read More