Day: 14 September 2021

Covid-19 Updates English News Updates

Status 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 14, 2021, at 8:15 pm EST.

On Tuesday, health officials in the US logged 112,484 new infections. Of the cumulative 42.2 million confirmed positive cases, 76% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 1,738, bringing the total number of fatalities to 682,143.

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Canada Canadian Federal Election Editorials English Featured Opinion Politics

Election Day coming up. How will you vote?

TORONTO – I voted in the advance polls. Like many readers of the Corriere Canadese, I have been taken aback by the riding profiles offered daily by Priscilla Pajdo in our pages. No other publication has been providing their readers with as extensive and detailed a picture of any constituency as her pieces have. She has focused on districts where 9% or more of the population are of Italian origin.  (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

Ontario schools report 286 active COVID-19 cases; up 97 from 24 hours earlier

TORONTO – Infections are rising and schools are closing. As expected, the return to school is not spinning as smooth as oil. Today the school boards of the province reported 286 active cases of Covid, an increase of 97% compared to the day before while entire classes were given the order to stay at home in quarantine. (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario, positivity rate dips to lowest level since mid-August

TORONTO – More than 500 new cases of Covid-19 also today, in Ontario, but the positivity rate in the province drops to the lowest level in the last thirty days: 2.3%, compared to 3.4% a week ago (and it’s the lowest since mid-August). Provincial health officials reported 577 new cases today, down from 600 on Monday but slightly up from 564 on the same day last week. (more…)

Canada Canadian Federal Election English Featured News Updates Politics Polls

Effect of debates: liberals catch up the lost ground

TORONTO – With the televised debates Erin O’Toole had the chance to close the game, but evidently was not able to take advantage of the opportunity. This is the key to reading that derives from the analysis of all the polls carried out in Canada in September, which highlight how in the first week of this month the Conservatives had consolidated a good margin of advantage over the Liberals, but how, at the same time, after the double confrontation between the leaders of the parties this advantage has been dissipated. At this moment, after a phase of substantial statistical parity between the Conservative Party and the Liberal Party, it is Justin Trudeau who has returned to play the role of front runner in view of the vote on September 20.  (more…)

Canadian Federal Election English Featured Politics Polls

Etobicoke Centre: A competitive race with Liberals in the lead

 

Sandwiched between Toronto and Mississauga is the electoral district of Etobicoke Centre. The riding was created in 1976 and encompasses part of the City of Toronto, including the communities of Humber Valley Village, Markland Wood, Princess Gardens and Thorncrest Village.

According to the 2016 Census, Etobicoke Centre is home to 118,025 residents. It is a diverse community comprised of several different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. At 15% of the population, Italians represent one of the largest ethnic groups outside of the downtown core. (more…)

Canada Canadian Federal Election Italian News Updates Politics

Ndp e Ppc frenano le ambizioni di O’Toole

TORONTO – Le difficoltà di Jagmeet Singh e l’ascesa di Maxime Bernier frenano Erin O’Toole. E, per effetto dell’inerzia che si è venuta a creare, a sorridere è Justin Trudeau, che rilancia le proprie ambizioni per la conquista del terzo mandato dopo quelli scaturiti dal voto del 2015 e del 2019. A fornirci il cambiamento dei rapporti di forza in questa corsa al voto federale è l’istantanea scattata dagli ultimi sondaggi che mette in luce come tra il Partito Liberale e il Partito Conservatore continui ad esserci un serrato testa a testa sul quale, però, pesa enormemente quanto sta avvenendo a destra e a sinistra nell’arco partitico canadese… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Editorials Education Matters Italian Ontario Opinion

Usare i bambini per falsa discriminazione contro i fiduciari studenteschi

TORONTO – Ecco un punto di discussione: i diritti e le garanzie costituzionali rimangono validi se qualcuno è “offeso” dalla loro esistenza? Alcuni “personaggi” sono offesi dal fatto che i cattolici abbiano diritti confessionali garantiti dal Constitution Act, 1982 (ex British North America Act, 1867), ri-applicati dalla Carta dei Diritti e sostenuti dal Codice dei Diritti Umani. In particolare, hanno diritto alle proprie scuole, dove i loro valori culturali/religiosi devono essere insegnati e dove devono prevalere… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 


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