East End doctor cleared of charges

All charges that had been laid against an East End doctor last fall have been withdrawn. Dr. Oluleke Badmos was charged with sexual assault and criminal harassment in October 2014. According to a release from Badmos’ lawyer, a report concluded the obstetrician gynecologist’s conduct and medical care was appropriate, and the allegations likely arose from […]

A change in leadership at TEGH

There have been more than a few changes at Toronto East General Hospital since president and CEO Rob Devitt first moved into his role in January 2004. The hospital has added an MRI and a second CT scanner, expanded its youth mental health services, had its emergency department overhauled, and was recently recognized as having […]

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The seventh annual DeClute Light Up the Beach event takes place Saturday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. Follow Santa Claus along the boardwalk from Leuty Avenue to Beech Avenue as he lights 20 trees, strung with 80,000 bulbs, creating a spectacular illuminated display. Guitarist Liona Boyd is this year’s event ambassador and music from her […]

Looking back on first two months on the job

It has been an exciting start to my first term as the Member of Provincial Parliament for Beaches-East York. Every day since June 12, I have been waking up with a renewed sense of purpose – to earn the trust that was placed in me by the voters of this fantastic riding. I was sworn […]

Liberals oust NDP in Beaches-East York

Whether it was his team, a lucky pin worn by his father in an election campaign five decades ago, or the general swing in favour of the Liberals in the June 12 provincial election, MPP elect Arthur Potts believed he could paint Beaches-East York red the day he signed on as the riding’s Liberal candidate. […]

Toronto East General launches expansion

When Toronto East General opens a new tower in 2020, patients will find more private beds, better clinics and diagnostic facilities, a less congested entrance off Sammon Avenue, and two levels of underground parking. Rising eight stories on what is now a parking lot at Sammon and Coxwell, the tower is the core of a […]

East General opens new “surgicentre”

Measured against the eight-storey tower that will start going up at Toronto East General in 2017, the hospital’s new eight-room surgical suite seems like a small project. But staff say it is exactly what the hospital needed – a facility designed to quickly handle minor surgeries and diagnostic exams. And with some 15,000 patients expected […]

Youth mental health service expanded

When students take a seat in Andrew Bringas’ class at Toronto East General Hospital, the first thing they see on their desks is an aquarium swimming with tiny frogs. For Grade 7 to 12 students who have stopped going to their regular school because of a mental health problem, the frogs are a welcome sign […]