Day: 19 May 2022

Alberta Canada English Featured News Updates Politics

Kenney throws in the towel Brain Jean, Danielle Smith will run for the leadership

TORONTO – Jason Kenney (in the pic) throws in the towel. Alberta’s premier and leader of the United Conservative Party has decided to resign as head of the party after the vote on the review of his leadership split the Canadian right, worn out by months of internal feuds, accusations, poisons and controversy until the dramatic epilogue on Wednesday evening. 

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Canada Editorials English Featured Toronto

The Bizarre Case of Integrity
Commissioners at the TCDSB

TORONTO – Over the last three years, what has been happening to Ontario’s education system, and more specifically its Catholic component, is nothing short of a travesty. Yesterday it culminated in the undignified letter of resignation submitted by Principles Integrity, the Integrity Commissioner (IC), as the guardian of civility and probity at the TCDSB. They walked away from their “relationship” in a snit. 

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Community English Featured Ontario Election Politics

Electors in Etobicoke Centre may decide it is time for change


Etobicoke Centre electoral district is one of three ridings in Etobicoke. It is also the constituency with the largest concentration of Italians among all three districts. Statistics Canada says 17,565 constituents self-identify as Italian Canadian. That represents 15% of the district’s population and the largest ethnic group to originate from Europe. (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

Covid-19 in Ontario, 23 deaths. Active cases still in decline

TORONTO – The number of hospitalized is decreasing: today there are 1,207 patients in hospital with Covid-19, of which 168 in intensive care. This marks a decrease in hospitalizations compared to 1,248 patients on Wednesday and 1,451 a week ago, while there are 3 more patients in intensive care than yesterday but 7 fewer than a week ago. 71 patients breathe with the help of a ventilator, 5 fewer than on Wednesday and 4 fewer than a week ago.  (more…)

Canada Community Culture History Immigration Italian

Una macchina del tempo per fare la pasta

Prosegue sul Corriere Canadese la pubblicazione degli articoli dedicati all’immigrazione italiana in Canada, che prendono spunto dalla storia degli oggetti che gli emigrati hanno portato con sé nel viaggio dal Belpaese alla nuova terra. L’iniziativa rientra nel progetto “Narrarsi altrove, viaggio tra i cimeli e i luoghi dell’anima” della poetessa Anna Ciardullo Villapiana e della docente Stella Paola, con la collaborazione di Gabriel Niccoli, professore emerito dell’Università di Waterloo e membro del consiglio di amministrazione dell’Italian-Canadian Archives Project (ICAP), network nazionale sotto i cui auspici opera il suddetto studio poetico.

Alberta Canada Italian News Updates Politics

Solo il 51,4% per Jason Kenney: “Non basta, mi dimetto”

CALGARY – Jason Kenney (nella foto, dal suo profilo Twitter) si è dimesso da leader del suo partito, e premier dell’Alberta, mercoledì sera dopo aver ricevuto una leggera maggioranza di sostegno nella revisione della leadership del Partito Conservatore Unito. “Sebbene il 51% dei voti superi la soglia costituzionale della maggioranza, chiaramente non è un supporto adeguato per continuare come leader”, ha detto Kenney a Spruce Meadows a Calgary… 

Canada Italian News Updates Ontario Ontario Election Politics

Con mezza campagna elettorale alle spalle Ford ancora in testa

TORONTO – La prima metà della campagna elettorale si chiude esattamente come era iniziata in Ontario. A due settimane dal voto provinciale, i rapporti di forza tra i partiti in corsa rimangono pressoché invariati, con il Progressive Conservative nettamente in vantaggio e con l’Ndp e il Partito Liberale nettamente staccati… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada English Featured News Updates Politics

Jason Kenney steps down after 51.4 per cent approval in leadership review

CALGARY – Jason Kenney (in the pic, from his Twitter profile) quit as leader of his party, and premier of Alberta, Wednesday night after receiving a slight majority of support in his United Conservative Party leadership review. “While 51 per cent of the vote passes the constitutional threshold of a majority, it clearly is not adequate support to continue on as leader,” Kenney told at Spruce Meadows in Calgary. 

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