News Releases

  • WAHA Diabetes Coordinator Melissa Hardy Receives Association Catalyst Award – Dietitians of Canada

    Earlier this summer, WAHA Diabetes Coordinator and Dietitian Melissa Hardy received the Association Catalyst Award, for her exceptional contributions in the Northwest and Central Ontario region in the early stage of her nutrition career.  Click here for more information.

  • Update: Statement from the Board of Directors of the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

    NEWS RELEASES Weeneebayko Area Health Authority 19 Hospital Drive, Box 664 Moose Factory ON P0L 1W0 www.waha.ca May 29, 2018 To all our valued community members, This is an update to our News Release on August 21, 2017 where we explained that an appeal process was underway at the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board…

  • 32 Long Term Care Beds Allocated to WAHA

    On March 1 2018, our organization submitted an application to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (Ministry), requesting to add long-term care bed capacity.  We are proud to announce that the Ministry has recently approved the request as part of their Aging with Confidence: Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors (Aging with Confidence), and…

  • WAHA Honours the Humboldt Broncos

      In honour of the recent tragic circumstances, WAHA held a special “Jersey Day” on April 12, 2018 and also collected $500 in donations from employees at all WAHA sites to support the Humboldt Broncos fund. WAHA would like to extend its most heartfelt wishes to the Humboldt Broncos and the city of Humboldt.  

  • NAPS – Carfentanil Officer Safety Bulletin, April 6, 2018

    The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) are issuing a warning regarding the distribution of illegal street drugs, specifically, Percocet Pills (Oxycodone). A significant quantity of drugs held out to be Percocet Pills were recently seized by Nishnawbe Aski Police. Police believe these pills were destined to be sold in the remote Northern First Nation Communities.…

  • Josephine Williams Appointed as the New WAHA Interim Board Chair

    (Moose Factory) Effective March 28, 2018, the WAHA Board of Directors is proud to announce that Josephine Williams was appointed as WAHA’s new Interim Board Chairperson. Josephine Williams has been a member of the WAHA Board since December 2015, representing Kashechewan First Nation. QUICK FACTS  WAHA Board members are appointed by their community’s Chief…

  • OR Closure Contingency Plan Outline – February 14 – 21, 2018

    (Moose Factory) Starting Wednesday February 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm (noon) WAHA would like to inform the public that there will be no anesthesia coverage at Weeneebayko General Hospital (WGH) until February 21, 2018 12:00 pm (noon).  As a result of this, WAHA OR services will be closed during this period. During this time, we…

  • News Release from the Board of Directors of the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

    NEWS RELEASE Weeneebayko Area Health Authority 19 Hospital Drive, Box 664 Moose Factory ON P0L 1W0 www.waha.ca   Timmins, Ontario, December 12, 2017: Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (the “Corporation”) announces that at a Meeting of Directors held in Timmins recently, the voting Directors, comprising a majority of the Members of the Corporation, suspended the CEO…

  • Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation Donates $50,000 to WAHA

    (left to right) Representing WAHA were: Francine Linklater – Manager of the Surgical Unit, Deborah Hill – VP Patient Care/CNE, Dr. Glen Rodgers – Dentist, Dr. Abbass Saleh – Dentist., Pauline Louttit, Bessie McLeod and Acrifa Fears – Operating Room Nurses Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is proud to announce that we received a generous $50,000…

  • Statement from the Board of Directors of the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

    To all our valued community members, The delivery of health care and support for our community is core to who we are and what we do at the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA). The doctors and staff care deeply about the community’s well-being, working together to meet the healthcare needs of the James Bay Region…