Day: 20 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 20, 2021 at 6:00pm EST.

On Sunday, health officials in Russia logged 17,611 new infections. The official tally of has now surpassed 5.3 million confirmed positive cases. Of the cumulative total, 91.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 450 pushing the country’s death toll passed 129,000.

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Canada GTA News Updates Portuguese

Ativista lança campanha contra abertura de lojas de cannabis

TORONTO – O dia 18 de Junho marcou o triste aniversário do primeiro ano do horrível acidente, ocorrido em Brampton, no qual Karolina Ciasullo de 37 anos e suas três filhas: Klara de 6 anos, Liliana de 3 anos e Mila de 1 ano, perderam a vida. Honrar a família e ajudar a pôr fim a estes acidentes fatais, causados por condutores que abusam de drogas, e o objectivo do ativista de 22 anos Cody Vatcher (na foto), de Brampton que iniciou uma campanha (nomoreweedshops.com) para impedir a abertura de lojas de cannabis em Brampton. (more…)

Canada Immigration News Updates Spanish

Cuestionan el sistema de detención de inmigrantes indocumentados en Canadá

En un informe conjunto, organizaciones de derechos humanos denunciaron abusos en los centros de detención y cárceles canadienses, así como discriminación hacia las personas con retos mentales. Human Rights Watch (HRW) y Amnistía Internacional aseguran que las condiciones a las que se enfrentan muchas personas migrantes, que tras huir de su país y solicitar protección en Canadá, “son regularmente esposadas y mantenidas con poco o ningún contacto con el mundo exterior”. (more…)

Canada English Featured Immigration News Updates

Groups call on Canada to phase out its immigrant detention system

In a joint report, human rights organizations denounced abuses in Canadian detention centers and prisons, and noted discrimination against people with mental discapacities. Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International assure that the conditions faced by many migrants, who after fleeing their country and requesting protection in Canada, “are regularly handcuffed and kept with little or no contact with the outside world.” (more…)

Canada GTA News Updates Portuguese

TTC vai renumerar as rotas de autocarro 5 Avenue e 6 Bay para se preparar para as futuras linhas de transporte rápido

A partir deste domingo (20 de junho), a TTC vai numerar de novo duas rotas de autocarros, em antecipação à entrada em serviço das futuras linhas de transporte rápido, informa a empresa de transportes públicos de Toronto em comunicado à imprensa. A rota 5 Avenue Rd passa a ser conhecida como 13 Avenue Rd e a rota 6 Bay passa a 19 Bay. Estas mudanças estão a ser feitas em antecipação ao início do serviço da Linha 5 Eglinton (Eglinton Crosstown LRT) em 2022 e da Linha 6 Finch West (Finch West LRT) em 2023. (more…)

Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

TTC to renumber 5 Avenue and 6 Bay bus routes to prepare for future rapid transit lines

As of this Sunday (June 20), the TTC is renumbering two bus routes in advance of future rapid transit lines entering service, informs the Toronto Transit Commission in a press release. The 5 Avenue Rd route will become 13 Avenue Rd and the 6 Bay route will become 19 Bay. These changes are being made in anticipation of Line 5 Eglinton (Eglinton Crosstown LRT) beginning service in 2022 and Line 6 Finch West (Finch West LRT) in 2023 (in the pic above, Keelesdale Station: photo credit LA). (more…)


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