Day: 2 November 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 November 2, 2021, at 4:20 pm EST.

On Tuesday, health officials in the UK logged 33,865 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 9.1 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 81.3% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 292 Covid-related deaths for a total of 140,964 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Economy Employment English Featured Ontario

Ontario’s minimum wage falls short of a decent “livable” wage

The province has announced that effective January 1, 2022, the minimum wage will increase to $15 per hour. Currently, the rate is $14.35 per hour. Depending on where you live in Ontario, those earning minimum wage – the amount employers must pay by law – may not make enough to afford “living” in the community they call home.

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Canada Economy English Featured News Updates Ontario

Ford raising minimum wage to $15 in Jan. 2022

TORONTO – Better late than never. The provincial government has decided to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, starting next January. In an announcement with great pomp, accompanied by Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy and Labour Minister Mount McNaughton, Doug Ford dusted off a measure that had already been approved by the previous government led by Kathleen Wynne, a measure that had been blocked and shelved by the Conservative prime minister himself after winning the 2018 election. According to government calculations, the provision should affect 760,000 workers.  (more…)

Alberta Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario, fluctuating infections: now they are decreasing. The percentages of vaccinated in Canada

TORONTO – The pace of infections in Ontario is once again fluctuating. Today, the province recorded more than 300 new cases (331) and another 7 deaths. Infections down, therefore, compared to 422 on Monday but up compared to 269 a week ago. However, much better than a year ago: on this same day of 2020, the province had reported 948 new cases. (more…)

French History World News

Lu dans la presse: le 1er Novembre 1954 en Algérie

(The Day Briefing / Kahina Boudjidj) Le 1er novembre 1954 marque le début de la « guerre d’Algérie » ou « guerre d’indépendance algérienne ». Côté algérien, on parlera aussi de « révolution » même si certains historiens situent sa genèse plus tôt. Nul ne se doutait que cette « rébellion » durerait huit années. On vous propose aujourd’hui une revue de presse des journaux de l’époque… Read More in The Day Briefing >>> 

Bengali News Updates The Environment World News

জলবায়ু ঝুঁকিতে থাকা দেশগুলোর জন্য আরও তহবিল গুরুত্বপূর্ণ: শেখ হাসিনা

(Shomporko সম্পর্ক) জলবায়ু পরিবর্তনের প্রতিকূল প্রভাব থেকে অধিক ঝুঁকির মুখে থাকা দেশগুলোকে রক্ষার জন্য আরও তহবিলের প্রয়োজনীয়তার ওপর গুরুত্বারোপ করেছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী ও ক্লাইমেট ভালনারেবল ফোরামের (সিভিএফ) সভাপতি শেখ হাসিনা। তিনি বলেন, আন্তর্জাতিক মুদ্রা তহবিলের (আইএমএফ) হিসাব অনুযায়ী, আমাদের অর্থনীতিকে পরিবেশ বান্ধব করে গড়ে তুলতে আগামী দশকে ছয় ট্রিলিয়ন থেকে ১০ ট্রিলিয়ন বিনিয়োগ করতে হবে … Read More in Shomporko >>> 

Arts & Culture Interviews Italian News Updates Toronto

Italy Under Construction: l’architettura italiana oggi

TORONTO – Un’intervista con il curatore Roberto Damiani, architetto e docente alla John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design della University of Toronto, in occasione della pubblicazione del catalogo digitale che documenta i primi cinque anni della serie di mostre di architettura “Italy Under Construction” sponsorizzata dall’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Toronto… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Editorials Italian News Updates Politics The Environment World News

Pressing di Trudeau a Glasgow, ma restano le contraddizioni

TORONTO – Pressing del Canada per una svolta nella lotta globale contro i cambiamenti climatici. Questo almeno a parole, visto che nel piano del governo liberale restano delle contraddizioni di fondo che devono essere ancora risolte. Ieri Justin Trudeau, dopo aver partecipato al summit G20 di Roma, ha raggiunto Glasgow per l’avvio ufficiale del 26° vertice delle Nazioni Unite sul clima. Si tratta di un meeting che ha cadenza annuale ma che prevede la partecipazione dei capi di Stato e di governo ogni cinque: il summit era in programma nel 2020 ma era slittato di un anno a causa della pandemia di Covid-19… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Nella foto, la scultura di Isaac Cordal intitolata “Politicians discussing global warming’’ (’’I politici che discutono di riscaldamento globale’’)

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario

Crisi cure domiciliari, manca personale in Ontario

TORONTO – È una crisi profonda quella che sta attraversando il settore dell’assistenza a domicilio. Durante la pandemia di Covid-19 si è verificata una fuga mai vista prima di personale verso altre parti del sistema sanitario. “Abbiamo perso letteralmente oltre 3.000 tra infermieri, terapisti qualificati e operatori di supporto personale – ha affermato Sue VanderBent, ceo di Home Care Ontario, che rappresenta i fornitori di assistenza domiciliare in Ontario – e questa è una pessima notizia per gli abitanti dell’Ontario che stanno ricevendo assistenza domiciliare perché ora il numero è così ridotto che molte persone rimangono ad aspettare a casa un’infermiera o un terapista o un psw che non arriverà”… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario, più di 400 casi: il 38% è vaccinato

TORONTO – Con più di 400 casi nelle ultime ventiquatt’ore, l’Ontario supera quota 600.000 infezioni registrate dall’inizio della pandemia: 600.377. Ieri, dunque, i funzionari sanitari provinciali hanno segnalato 422 nuovi casi di Covid-19: un aumento significativo rispetto ai 326 casi di lunedì scorso e di più anche in confronto ai 340 contagi di domenica (quando però sono stati elaborati più tamponi: 25.707 contro i 19.840 di ieri) ed ai 356 di sabato… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 


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