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Due to a Province wide X-Ray Technologist shortage we have had no choice but to temporarily discontinue x-ray services at some of our clinics in the KW Region. Please be assured that we are working tirelessly to correct this situation in order to resume regular services at all of our locations. This will be in effect until futher notice. The following clinics are presently not performing x-rays:

Fairway X-Ray & Ultrasound
Coronation X-Ray & Ultrasound

We continue to offer full services at the following locations, please be advised that wait times are longer than normal, we thank you for your patience.

Victoria X-Ray & Ultrasound
The Boardwalk X-Ray & Ultrasound
Canamera X-Ray & Ultrasound
University Ave X-Ray & Ultrasound


An ultrasound is a procedure in which high-energy sound waves are bounced off internal tissues or organs and make echoes. The echo patterns are shown on the screen of an ultrasound machine, forming a picture of body tissues called a sonogram.

True North Imaging is the largest community-based provider of ultrasound services in Ontario with a focus on obstetrics, gynecology and fertility imaging. Our commitment to ultrasound related teaching and research is second to none among community providers. We are a proud training organization for institutes such as the University of Toronto and McGill University for post-graduate physicians, as well as The Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences and Mohawk-McMaster for sonography students.

Appointment Details

Please call the desired location as appointments are required. We will make every attempt to accommodate your scheduling request. For emergency and stat procedures we will make every attempt to accommodate you the same day.

  • Please bring the Requisition Form and your valid Ontario Health Card for each visit.
  • If you do not have a valid Ontario Health card please bring VISA, MasterCard or Debit Card.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment for registration.
  • LATE arrivals may require re-booking.
  • If you are unable to keep your appointment, please give at least 24 hours notification.

Exam Preparation

These instructions are IMPORTANT. Please follow them.


Includes studies of the gall bladder, pancreas, spleen, liver, kidneys and aorta. If your appointment is in the morning, DO NOT eat or drink anything 12 hours prior to your examination. If your appointment is in the afternoon, for breakfast you may eat dry toast, black tea, black coffee, juice up to 9 a.m. Nothing to drink or eat after that. These instructions are important as we require you to have an empty stomach.


Includes transvaginal, uterus, ovaries, bladder,  g.u.tract and pregnancy (obstetrical/nuchal translucency).

You must drink 32 ounces or 1 litre (4 large glasses) of fluids completed 1 hour prior to your appointment. This can include coffee, tea, juice, water, etc. – not milk. Do not go to the washroom. You must have a full bladder for this examination. We will try to examine you as soon as possible on arrival so that you will not have to be uncomfortable for too long. Eat the meal nearest your examination – there is no reason not to eat.

ABDOMEN & PELVIS (examinations combined)

DO NOT eat anything 12 hours prior to examination. Finish drinking 32 ounces (1 litre) of water, and ONLY water one hour before your examination. Do not go to the washroom.


Finish drinking 32 ounces or 1 litre (4 large glasses) of water 1 hour before appointment. Do not go to the washroom. Take mild laxative the evening before. (PROSTATE ONLY – OMIT LAXATIVE).


No preparation. May be booked at any time during the day/evening.


No preparation. May be booked at any time during the day/evening.


No preparation. May be booked at any time during the day/evening.


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