Nathan Phillips Design Chosen, Sick Kids Ordered to Encrypt Data, Bacterial Outbreak Closes Neonatal Unit
A six-member jury announced the winner of the Nathan Phillips Square design competition last night. The city plans to rely on public and corporate donations for the remaining $24-million it needs to complete the project. For a thorough write-up on the new design, check-out our coverage.
Despite the efforts of two high-angle specialists on Tuesday, ice still clung to the CN Tower yesterday. Tower officials refuse to name the company behind the work, citing “liability issues.” Meanwhile, the mayor’s office, police, and fire officials seem a little miffed they weren’t informed of the top-secret operation.
The Hospital for Sick Children has been ordered to encrypt all patient files following the theft of a doctor’s laptop. We have to wonder why, considering the intimate nature of health information, encryption hasn’t been standard practice for years now.
A bacterial outbreak has closed the neonatal unit at Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital. The hospital will no longer accept high-risk pregnant mothers or transfers of premature babies.
The Leafs took a 5-1 beating from the Ottawa Senators last night. Ouch.
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