Closure

Ontario extends school and child care closures to fight spread of COVID-19

Province announces second phase of Learn at Home to support continuity of learning Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government announced that schools and child care centres will remain closed to protect the health ...

Read Post »


NPCA closes Beamer, other sites

By Mike Williscraft For NewsNow On the heels of inquiries by concerned citizens and a subsequent story in the March 26 edition of NewsNow, the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority took quick action closing Beamer Memorial Cons ...

Read Post »


Q&A with HHS clears up some misinformation

(Editor’s Note): Below is the full set of responses to written questions posed to Hamilton Health Sciences president and CAO Rob MacIsaac and vice-president communications Aaron Levo. Although phone interviews were requested ...

Read Post »


HHS to OR nurses: more closures coming

By Mike Wiliscraft NewsNow While weekend closures of West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s operating rooms (OR) have taken root, OR nurses were told last week a six-week closure could be coming as early as this Fall. The announcemen ...

Read Post »


WLMH staff frustrated by pending closures

Premier Doug Ford, Health Minister Christine Elliott, MPP Sam Oosterhoff and Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton worked the crowd at the WLMH rebuild announcement, but staff are concerned what things will look like if and ...

Read Post »


HHS open to job search tips

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While Hamilton Health Sciences officials maintain no stone is being left unturned in the search to replenish West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s depleted operating room nurse roster, many disagree. In la ...

Read Post »


Minister of Health says HHS talks ‘fluid’

Minister of Health Christine Elliott with Premier Doug Ford, Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff and Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton when they announced the fast-track plan for a WLMH rebuild in late November. Williscraft ...

Read Post »


WLMH OR weekend closures to start next week

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The operating room nursing shortage which has been at a crisis state for months has now necessitated weekend closures of the ORs at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Hamilton Health Sciences president an ...

Read Post »


HHS reboots to start WLMH “planning process”

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow What started as an announcement of an ultimate direction with no timeline for implementation regarding West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s operating rooms, is now being called a “planning process”. H ...

Read Post »


Sink hole closes Hwy 20

At approximately 4 a.m. this morning (Wednesday September 2), Niagara Regional Police attended the area of Hwy 20 at South Grimsby Road 5 for a report of a missing manhole cover causing a traffic hazard. Police discovered a part o ...

Read Post »


Local News Matters! Help Support News Now with a Voluntary Subscription

Would you like to support NewsNow in its efforts? This is your opportunity.

Get Details