Day: 9 September 2021

Canada English Featured News Updates Ontario

School, a return full of anxiety and unfulfilled promises

TORONTO – Back to school amid gatherings, worries and unfulfilled promises. As many parents feared, the first day of school – today for Toronto students – was not one of those days to remember with pleasure. In front of the institutes, gatherings. It was largely predictable, as the boys hadn’t seen each other for months. But evidently the “plan” elaborated by the provincial government and by the various administrations (both the public one, the TDSB, and the Catholic one, the TCDSB) had not thought about it. Thus, it fell to the teachers and principals to try, desperately (and blatantly without a “guide from above”), to impose distancing at least at the entrance.  (more…)

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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 September 9, 2021, at 4:25pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in Spain logged 4,763 new infections. Of the cumulative 4.9 million confirmed positive cases, 92.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 71, bringing the total number of fatalities to 85,218.

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The “Mission Impossible”: convince the undecided to vote

TORONTO – Exactly eleven days before the elections, the great challenge between the parties has begun: to convince the undecided. A slice of the electorate still very conspicuous, as confirmed by the eleven polls, a band that at the end of the day could definitively shift the balance and balance of power between political formations. (more…)

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Kabul, women’s protest does not stop

KABUL – “Another epic #Kabul protest with Afghan women refusing to stop marching when facing off with #Taliban“: the tweet was posted today by Fazila Baloch, an activist who has been publishing images of the protests of Kabul women for days. In fact, in the Taliban capital, not a day goes by without Afghan women, now deprived of any rights and freedoms, taking to the streets to express their dissent. And, thanks to social networks, their protest is amplified worldwide.  (more…)

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Windsor West: Brian Masse a tough nut to crack


At the southwestern tip of Ontario is the electoral district of Windsor West. The constituency is situated along part of the international boundary between Canada and the US and includes part of the city of Windsor.

The area serves a vibrant population of 122,985 constituents comprised of different cultural and ethnic groups. For example, Italians, at 9% of the population, make up one of the largest groups originating from Europe. (more…)

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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 September 8, 2021, at 5:00pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in Mexico logged 15,784 new infections. Of the cumulative 3.4 million confirmed positive cases, 81.1% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 1,071, bringing the total number of fatalities to 264,541.

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Canada Canadian Federal Election Italian News Updates Politics

Honoré-Mercier, sfida nella roccaforte liberale

TORONTO – Il distretto elettorale di Honoré-Mercier in Quebec sembra pronto per un’altra vittoria liberale. Precedentemente noto come Anjou-Rivière-des-Prairies, si trova ad est delle circoscrizioni di Bourassa e Saint-Léonard – Saint-Michel e comprende parti della città di Montréal. Per la sesta volta, Pablo Rodriguez, attuale deputato, sta cercando la rielezione per i liberali. Ha rappresentato il collegio elettorale dal 2004, con l’eccezione tra il 2011 e il 2015 quando l’”onda arancione” ha premiato Paulina Ayala per l’NDP e ha servito solo un mandato… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Bernier, la grande incognita di queste elezioni

TORONTO – Un’incognita, indecifrabile e imprevedibile, pesa su queste elezioni federali. A undici giorni dall’appuntamento alle urne, con i sondaggi che confermano il vantaggio del Partito Conservatore sui liberali di Justin Trudeau, la presenza del People’s Party minaccia di scardinare gli equilibri e i rapporti di forza tra le forze politiche in corsa per il voto del 20 settembre… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Italian News Updates Ontario

Oggi tutti a scuola, ma è un salto nel buio

TORONTO – Il giorno tanto atteso, quello del rientro a scuola dopo mesi e mesi, è arrivato anche per gli studenti dei provveditorati di Toronto, pubblico e cattolico. E potrebbe essere un bel giorno, se non fosse per le mille incognite che incombono anche a causa dei ritardi nella riorganizzazione delle scuole, necessaria con la pandemia ancora in corso… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 


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