Day: 6 June 2021

Covid-19 Updates English News Updates

Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide


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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of June 6, 2021 at 6:30pm EST.

On Sunday, heath officials in Poland logged 312 new infections in the last 24-hours. This marks the lowest single-day increase since September 2020. The official national tally is more than 2.8 million confirmed positive cases since the start of the pandemic. Of the cumulative total, 92% are considered recovered. In the last day, Covid-related deaths increased by 13 for a total of 74,152 fatalities. (more…)

Community Covid-19 Updates GTA News Updates Portuguese

Clínica de vacinação Covid-19 em Davenport com forte adesão das comunidades de língua portuguesa

Foto por Luís Aparício

As comunidades de língua portuguesa em Toronto responderam em grande número ao apelo que a vice-presidente da Câmara, Ana Bailão, fez para os residentes se vacinarem contra a Covid-19.

Ao longo de sábado (5 de junho), foram muitos os moradores de Toronto, na sua maioria falantes de português, que passaram pela clínica pop-up de vacinação Covid-19, no Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre, para levar a vacina (Pfizer) ou, em alguns casos, esclarecer dúvidas sobre a vacinação em curso.

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Community Covid-19 Updates English GTA News Updates

Covid-19 vaccination pop-up clinic in Davenport with strong participation from Portuguese-speaking communities

Photo by Luís Aparício

The Portuguese-speaking communities in Toronto responded in large numbers to the appeal that Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão, made for residents to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Throughout Saturday (June 5), many Toronto residents, the vast majority of whom were Portuguese speakers, stopped by the Covid-19 pop-up vaccination clinic at the Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre to take the vaccine (Pfizer) or, in some cases, clarify doubts about the ongoing vaccination. (more…)

Business & Economy Canada English Politics

G7 nations reach a deal to tax multinational corporations

TORONTO – A global minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent but without giving up the new taxes provided for the tech giants. Canada welcomes the agreement reached at the G7 but at the same time, through Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, reiterates that the plan signed at the weekend will not change Ottawa’s plans, which from January 2022 will impose a new tax on big tech buddies. (more…)

Canada Italian News Updates

Fossa comune dei bambini indigeni, il Papa invita “a far luce”. Ma l’arcivescovo chiede scusa

ROMA – “Questi momenti difficili rappresentano un forte richiamo per tutti noi, per allontanarci dal modello colonizzatore e anche dalle colonizzazioni ideologiche di oggi”: Papa Francesco è intervenuto così, al termine dell’Angelus di oggi in piazza San Pietro a Roma, sul caso della fossa comune 215 di bambini indigeni scoperta nei terreni dell’ex scuola Kamloops Indian Residential School, una scuola cattolica nella provincia della Columbia Britannica in Canada aperta alla fine dell’Ottocento per avviare i piccoli indigeni all’educazione °bianca° e chiusa nel 1978. Niente scuse, dunque, come aveva chiesto il premier Justin Trudeau. Ma a presentarle ci ha pensato il cardinale Thomas Christopher Collins (nella foto), arcivescovo di Toronto, durante la messa domenicale, che ha parlato proprio di “apologies” per quanto accaduto. (more…)

Canada Community English Faith & Religion Featured History News Updates

Kamloops: Another formal apology long overdue

Photo credit: The Vatican News

On Sunday, Pope Francis expressed shock and sorrow after “the discovery in Canada of the remains of 215 children, pupils of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in the province of British Columbia”.

During his weekly address to the crowd in Saint Peter’s Square Sunday afternoon, the Pope said he “joins the Canadian Bishops and the whole Catholic Church in Canada in expressing his closeness to the Canadian people who have been traumatized by the shocking news.” (more…)

Canada GTA News Updates Portuguese

TTC diz que conclusão dos trabalhos entre St. George e St. Andrew permite eliminar até 100 encerramentos futuros ao fim de semana

A agência de transporte público de Toronto refere em comunicado (4 de junho) que o trabalho realizado durante os três encerramentos de 10 dias em parte da linha amarela do metro vai permitir eliminar entre 75-100 encerramentos planeados ao fim de semana nos próximos anos, bem como eliminar a necessidade de um desvio das estações Museum e Queen’s Park por até dois anos. (more…)

Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

TTC says completion of work between St. George and St. Andrew allows to eliminate up to 100 future weekend closures

The Toronto Transit Commission said in a news release (June 4) that work accomplished during the three 10-day shutdowns will allow the TTC to eliminate between 75-100 planned weekend closures over the next few years as well as eliminate the need to bypass Museum and Queen’s Park stations for up to two years. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English News Updates Ontario

Status update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign


With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 9.9 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. Just over 1 million people have been fully vaccinated. On June 6, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 158,393 vaccine doses on Saturday, down from 172,855 doses the day prior.

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