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House party goes virtual for juvenile diabetes

In the new reality of physical distancing, JDRF is bringing Canadians together to unite, get loud and raise funds to accelerate the pace of type 1 diabetes research – all from home. The JDRF House ParT1D for a Cure, presented by Omnipod, will take place on Sunday, June 14, 2020, and is Canada’s largest virtual house party turning type one diabetes into type none.

Nurses call for reforms

TORONTO — The organization representing Ontario's nurses says the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for sweeping reforms to the province's health-care system.

The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario is updating its previous calls for change in part by incorporating lessons learned from the deadly outbreak that's killed at least 1,600 people in the province so far.

Ontario likely to extend emergency to June 2

TORONTO — Ontario is expected to extend its COVID-19 state of emergency to the beginning of June, as retail stores were allowed to partly reopen and the top doctor suggested more restrictions could be loosened soon.

The provincial legislature will sit Tuesday and is expected to extend the province's state of emergency to June 2, while also holding question period again.