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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 23, 2021, at 5:30 pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in Poland logged 974 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 2.9 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 91.7% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 14, bringing the total number of fatalities to 75,537.

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Power up the economy with growth in the job market

With the elections in the rear-view mirror, the focus for Canadians is on the path forward. Part of that includes a government working towards ending to the pandemic, improving affordability and sustainability while stepping up economic recovery efforts and creating better jobs.

The latest job numbers by Statistics Canada suggest Canada is on track. Data shows the economy added 90,200 jobs last month. (more…)

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 22, 2021, at 6:00 pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in the UK logged 34,460 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 7.5 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 89.2% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 166, bringing the total number of fatalities to 135,621.

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Canada, ancora un governo di minoranza

TORONTO – Una campagna elettorale federale di 36 giorni culmina con un finale non così sorprendente. I liberali tornano in parlamento con un governo di minoranza. In un’elezione costosa, stimata in $610 milioni, con conservatori e liberali quasi alla pari per settimane, il primo ministro Justin Trudeau non è riuscito a vincere i 170 seggi necessari per la maggioranza alla Camera dei Comuni… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 21, 2021, at 4:00 pm EST.

On Tuesday, health officials in the Philippines logged 16,361 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 2.4 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 91.3% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 140, bringing the total number of fatalities to 37,074.

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Canada stays the course with a minority Government


A 36-day federal election campaign culminates with a not so surprising finish. The Liberals are headed back to parliament with a minority Government.

In a costly election, estimated at $610 million, with Conservatives and Liberals nearly tied for weeks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, failed to win the required 170 seats for a majority in the House of Commons.

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 20, 2021, at 4:30 pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in India logged 24,855 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 33.5 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 97.7% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 220, bringing the total number of fatalities to 445,385.

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Fotofinish verso un probabile governo di minoranza

TORONTO – Dopo una breve campagna di 5 settimane, è arrivato il momento di votare. Oggi, i canadesi di tutta la nazione si recheranno alle urne per esprimere il proprio voto. Alcuni si stanno probabilmente chiedendo ancora se fosse stato necessario davvero tenere un’elezione nel mezzo di una pandemia. In ogni caso, votare offre ai canadesi l’opportunità e il privilegio di avere voce in capitolo nel futuro governo canadese… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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A photo finish for what will likely appear to be another minority government


After a short 5-week campaign, voting day has arrived. Tomorrow, Canadians across the Nation will head to the polls to cast their vote. Some may still be asking whether holding an election in the middle of a pandemic was necessary. Either way, casting a vote gives Canadians the opportunity and privilege to have a say in Canada’s future government.

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 18, 2021, at 4:15 pm EST.

On Saturday, health officials in the UK logged 30,144 new infections. Of the cumulative 7.4 million confirmed positive cases, 80.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 164, bringing the total number of fatalities to 444,869.

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 17, 2021, at 5:45 pm EST.

On Friday, health officials in India logged 35,367 new infections. Of the cumulative 33.4 million confirmed positive cases, 97.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 285, bringing the total number of fatalities to 444,563.

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Woodbridge, una comunità con una forte presenza italiana

TORONTO – Il distretto elettorale di Vaughan-Woodbridge si trova lungo il confine sud-occidentale della regione di York. È stato creato dalla ridistribuzione dei confini elettorali del 2012 e comprende il quartiere di Woodbridge e parte della città di Vaughan. La circoscrizione ospita la più alta concentrazione di italocanadesi in Canada. Con una popolazione residente di 105.228 residenti (censimento 2016), più della metà – 55.960 abitanti – si identifica come italiana. Ciò rappresenta il 53% della popolazione della zona… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 16, 2021, at 5:15 pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in Russia logged 19,594 new infections. Of the cumulative 7.2 million confirmed positive cases, 89.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 794, bringing the total number of fatalities to 195,835.

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Vaughan-Woodbridge: A hard working community with a strong Italian presence


The electoral district of Vaughan-Woodbridge is located along the south western edge of York Region. It was created by the 2012 electoral boundaries redistribution and encompasses the neighbourhood of Woodbridge and part of the City of Vaughan.

The constituency is home to the highest concentration of Italian Canadians in Canada. With an area population of 105,228 residents (2016 Census), more than half – 55,960 people – identify as Italian. (more…)

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Corsa a due tra liberali e conservatori

TORONTO – All’estremità nord-occidentale della York Region si trova il distretto elettorale di King-Vaughan. Il collegio elettorale è stato creato dalla ridistribuzione dei confini elettorali federali del 2012 e comprende parti del comune di King e della città di Vaughan. Secondo il censimento del 2016, King-Vaughan ospita 131.995 residenti. È un distretto con una delle più alte concentrazioni di italo-canadesi. Circa 40.955 della sua cittadinanza, che rappresentano il 31% della popolazione della zona, sono di origine italiana… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 15, 2021, at 4:30 pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in Mexico logged 12,929 new infections. Of the cumulative 3.5 million confirmed positive cases, 81.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 1,046, bringing the total number of fatalities to 269,015.

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King-Vaughan: A two-horse race between Liberals and Conservatives


At the north western edge of York Region is the electoral district of King-Vaughan. The constituency was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and includes parts of the Township of King and the City of Vaughan.

According to the 2016 Census, King-Vaughan is home to 131,995 residents. It is a riding with one of the highest concentrations of Italian-Canadians. Roughly 40,955 constituents are of Italian origin, that represents 31% of the area’s population.

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Corsa elettorale competitiva guidata dai liberali

TORONTO – Nel mezzo tra Toronto e Mississauga c’è il distretto elettorale di Etobicoke Centre. La circoscrizione è stata creata nel 1976 e comprende parte della città di Toronto, comprese le comunità di Humber Valley Village, Markland Wood, Princess Gardens e Thorncrest Village. Secondo il censimento del 2016, l’Etobicoke Centre ospita 118.025 residenti. È una comunità diversificata composta da diversi background culturali ed etnici. Con il 15% della popolazione, gli italiani rappresentano uno dei più grandi gruppi etnici al di fuori del centro cittadino. Ciò si traduce in 17.545 costituenti di origine italiana… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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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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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…)

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 13, 2021, at 4:50 pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in the Philippines logged 20,745 new infections. Of the cumulative 2.2 million confirmed positive cases, 90.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 163, bringing the total number of fatalities to 35,307.

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Flamborough-Glanbrook: A stronghold for Conservative support

Along the outskirts of Hamilton is the electoral district of Flamborough-Glanbrook. It encompasses a portion of the City of Hamilton and an extensive rural area surrounding the City including parts of the Niagara Escarpment.

The area is unique in character as it covers a vast region, that is geographically diverse and home to 111,065 residents of several different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. According to the most recent data available, (2016 Census), Italians, at 12% of the population, make up the largest concentration of individuals in the region who originate from Europe.

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Laranjo e Henriquez sfidano Filomena Tassi

TORONTO – Il collegio elettorale di Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas è stato creato dalla ridistribuzione dei confini elettorali federali del 2012. Consiste di parte della città di Hamilton e comprende le comunità di Ancaster e Dundas. Storicamente, l’area di Hamilton è stata popolare tra i gruppi di immigrati, in particolare quelli originari dell’Europa. Pertanto, non sorprende scoprire che gli italiani costituiscono il 12% della popolazione del distretto. Ciò si traduce in 13.140 residenti di origine italiana nel distretto di Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 12, 2021, at 5:50 pm EST.

On Sunday, health officials in the UK logged 29,173 new infections. Of the cumulative 7.2 million confirmed positive cases, 80.1% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 56, bringing the total number of fatalities to 134,200.

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Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas: A region diverse in geography and ethnicity


The constituency of Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution. It includes part of the City of Hamilton and encompasses the communities of Ancaster and Dundas.

Historically, the Hamilton area has been popular among immigrant groups, most notably those originating from Europe. Therefore, it is not surprising to find that Italians make up 12% of the district’s population. (more…)

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 11, 2021, at 8:30 pm EST.

On Saturday, health officials in Italy logged 5,193 new infections. Of the cumulative 4.6 million confirmed positive cases, 94.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 57, bringing the total number of fatalities to 129,885.

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of September 10, 2021, at 4:45pm EST.

On Friday, health officials in the US logged 89,582 new infections. Of the cumulative 41.6 million confirmed positive cases, 76.3% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 1,105, bringing the total number of fatalities to 675,760.

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Windsor West: Brian Masse candidato da battere

TORONTO – All’estremità sud-occidentale dell’Ontario si trova il distretto elettorale di Windsor West. Il collegio elettorale è situato lungo parte del confine internazionale tra Canada e Stati Uniti e comprende parte della città di Windsor. L’area ospita una vivace popolazione di 122.985 elettori composta da diversi gruppi culturali ed etnici. Ad esempio, gli italiani, al 9% della popolazione, costituiscono uno dei più grandi gruppi originari dell’Europa… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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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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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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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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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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Honoré-Mercier stands as a Liberal stronghold

The electoral district of Honoré-Mercier in Quebec appears poised for another Liberal victory. Formerly known as Anjou-Rivière-des-Prairies, it is located east of the constituencies of Bourassa and Saint-Léonard – Saint-Michel and includes parts of the city of Montréal.

For the sixth time, Pablo Rodriguez, current MP, is seeking re-election for the Liberals. (more…)


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