Category: GTA

Community Covid-19 Updates GTA Health & Medicine Portuguese

Toronto lança a Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy para chegar aos jovens vulneráveis

John Tory anunciou esta quarta-feira (23 de junho) o lançamento da Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy, uma parceria entre a cidade de Toronto e o Toronto Youth Cabinet (TYC). Em comunicado à imprensa, o presidente de Toronto disse que desde que o Ontário anunciou o alargamento da elegibilidade para os residentes com mais de 12 anos de idade “vimos uma resposta impressionante à vacinação juvenil”. (more…)

Community Covid-19 Updates English Featured GTA Health & Medicine

Toronto launches Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy to reach vulnerable youth

John Tory announced this Wednesday (June 23) the launch of Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy, a partnership between the City of Toronto and the Toronto Youth Cabinet (TYC). In a press release, the Mayor of Toronto said that since Ontario extended eligibility to residents over 12 years of age, “we’ve seen an impressive response to youth vaccination”.

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Canada GTA News Updates Portuguese

Ativista lança campanha contra abertura de lojas de cannabis

TORONTO – O dia 18 de Junho marcou o triste aniversário do primeiro ano do horrível acidente, ocorrido em Brampton, no qual Karolina Ciasullo de 37 anos e suas três filhas: Klara de 6 anos, Liliana de 3 anos e Mila de 1 ano, perderam a vida. Honrar a família e ajudar a pôr fim a estes acidentes fatais, causados por condutores que abusam de drogas, e o objectivo do ativista de 22 anos Cody Vatcher (na foto), de Brampton que iniciou uma campanha (nomoreweedshops.com) para impedir a abertura de lojas de cannabis em Brampton. (more…)

Canada GTA News Updates Portuguese

TTC vai renumerar as rotas de autocarro 5 Avenue e 6 Bay para se preparar para as futuras linhas de transporte rápido

A partir deste domingo (20 de junho), a TTC vai numerar de novo duas rotas de autocarros, em antecipação à entrada em serviço das futuras linhas de transporte rápido, informa a empresa de transportes públicos de Toronto em comunicado à imprensa. A rota 5 Avenue Rd passa a ser conhecida como 13 Avenue Rd e a rota 6 Bay passa a 19 Bay. Estas mudanças estão a ser feitas em antecipação ao início do serviço da Linha 5 Eglinton (Eglinton Crosstown LRT) em 2022 e da Linha 6 Finch West (Finch West LRT) em 2023. (more…)

Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

TTC to renumber 5 Avenue and 6 Bay bus routes to prepare for future rapid transit lines

As of this Sunday (June 20), the TTC is renumbering two bus routes in advance of future rapid transit lines entering service, informs the Toronto Transit Commission in a press release. The 5 Avenue Rd route will become 13 Avenue Rd and the 6 Bay route will become 19 Bay. These changes are being made in anticipation of Line 5 Eglinton (Eglinton Crosstown LRT) beginning service in 2022 and Line 6 Finch West (Finch West LRT) in 2023 (in the pic above, Keelesdale Station: photo credit LA). (more…)

Business & Economy Canada GTA News Updates Portuguese

Toronto sobe no estudo de Cidades do Futuro das Américas da fDi

Toronto passou para o segundo lugar geral num estudo dos locais de investimento mais promissores nas Américas pela fDi Intelligence – uma publicação especializada do Financial Times. Esta classificação reflete o crescente estatuto de Toronto como um centro internacional de investimento, comércio, ramo de negócio, desenvolvimento e inovação. (more…)

Business & Economy Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

Toronto moves up in fDi’s Americas Cities of the Future study

Toronto has moved into second place overall in a study of the most promising investment locations in the Americas by fDi Intelligence – a specialist publication from the Financial Times. This ranking reflects Toronto’s rising stature as an international centre of investment, commerce, trade, development, and innovation. (more…)

Canada Filipino GTA News Updates

Ang kampus nang Unibersidad nang Toronto

Maraming ginagawang trabaho sa kampus nang Unibersidad nang Toronto, St George downtown, kampus. Mayroon bakod ang King’s College Circle; kahoy na bakuran proteksion para sa makahulugan puno. Parang ang mundo ay binaligtad. Alam ko na para ako nakakita nang balon. Binubunkal ang lupa nilayuan nang buto para tumubo iisang bagay na maganda. A kondo siguro? Kung ang maga bata ay nasa bahay, bakit nila inaapura bigyan itong kampus na ito nang makabagong mukha. (more…)
Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

“Giving a Campus a Face-lift for a Post-COVID-19 World”

There is a lot of construction going on at the University of Toronto St. George downtown campus.  There are fences around King’s College Circle; wooden boards protecting historic trees.  The earth is upturned; I could have sworn I saw a plough.  They are sowing the seeds for something better to come.  A condo, perhaps?  If the kids are all at home, then why are they rushing to give this campus a makeover? (more…)

Community English Featured GTA

Brampton man launches campaign calling for no more weed shops in the city

June 18 will mark the somber one-year anniversary of the horrific crash in Brampton that killed Karolina Ciasullo and her three innocent children. To honour the family and put an end to such deadly crashes caused by impaired drivers, 22-year old Brampton activist Cody Vatcher, spearheaded a campaign (nomoreweedshops.com) to put a freeze on pot shops opening in Brampton. (more…)

Canada GTA News Updates Portuguese

Julia Prajza é o artista escolhido para o “Projeto Galo de Barcelos”

A proposta de design de Julia Prajza foi a escolha final para o “Projeto Galo de Barcelos”, um projeto de arte pública apresentado pelo Município de Toronto, em conjunto com o Little Portugal on Dundas BIA, StreetARToronto, o escritório da Vice-Presidente da Câmara, Ana Bailão, o Consulado Geral de Portugal em Toronto e a Associação Migrante de Barcelos. (more…)

Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

Julia Prajza is the chosen artist for the “Rooster of Barcelos Project”

Julia Prajza’s design proposal was the final choice for the “Rooster of Barcelos Project” (in the pic, courtesy of Little Portugal on Dundas BIA), a public art project presented by the City of Toronto, in conjunction with Little Portugal on Dundas BIA, StreetARToronto, the Office of Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão, the Consulate General of Portugal in Toronto and the Barcelos Migrant Association. (more…)

Canada Culture GTA News Updates Portuguese

TTC Ride Guide apresenta trabalho de Indígena Que Rock

Os utilizadores da TTC que apanharem uma cópia do TTC Ride Guide este verão podem notar uma ilustração especial na capa. Em reconhecimento do Mês Nacional da História Indígena, a capa apresenta obras de arte do artista Anishinaabe, nascido em Nipissing e residente em Toronto: Manitou Nemeen (Que Rock, na foto do perfil do artista no Facebook) e retrata os ensinamentos da Roda da Medicina Anishinaabe. (more…)

Canada Culture English GTA News Updates

TTC Ride Guide features work of Indigenous Que Rock

TTC customers who pick up a copy of the TTC Ride Guide this summer may notice a special illustration on the cover (in the pic above, credits TTC). In recognition of National Indigenous History Month, the cover features artwork from Nipissing-born, Toronto-based Anishinaabe artist: Manitou Nemeen (Que Rock) and depicts the teachings of the Anishinaabe Medicine Wheel. (more…)

Filipino GTA Nature

Itim na squirrel naging Puti

May isang hayup na inaasahan patay na dahil sa matinding lamig nitong nakaraan na panahon ay natagpuan buhay na buhay pa. Dahil sa dating nang bumubulusok na Kobid 19 pandemia, karahasan nang tag lamig na panahon, pag kukulang nang pag kain, at maga kalaban hayup, ang kanta ni Elton John na “I am still Standing” ay nag balik sa akin kaisipan. Ito’y naging magandang pakiramdam na kuwento na maari natin magamit nitong maga panahon na Ito. (more…)

English GTA Nature

When Black Squirrels Go White

An animal, which should have died over the winter because the odds were against it, was found to be still alive. In defiance of a raging COVID-19 pandemic, an unrelenting winter, food shortage and predators, the Elton John song “I’m Still Standing” comes to mind. This is a feel-good story; we could use more of those these days. (more…)

Bengali Canada GTA News Updates

রায়ারসনের মূর্তি হার্বারে বিসর্জনের পর, এখন নামকরণ করেছে ‘এক্স ইউনিভার্সিটি’

টরন্টো, জুন ৭: কানাডায় আবাসিক স্কুল প্রচলনের অন্যতম জনক ইগারটন রায়ারসনের মূর্তি গতকাল রোববার সন্ধ্যায় ডাউনটাউনস্থ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় প্রাঙ্গণের স্মৃতিস্তম্ভ থেকে এক বিক্ষোভ মিছিল শেষে টেনে নামানোর পর অবশেষে সেটিকে টরন্টোর হার্বার জলে বিসর্জন করেছে। (more…)

Community Covid-19 Updates GTA News Updates Portuguese

Clínica de vacinação Covid-19 em Davenport com forte adesão das comunidades de língua portuguesa

Foto por Luís Aparício

As comunidades de língua portuguesa em Toronto responderam em grande número ao apelo que a vice-presidente da Câmara, Ana Bailão, fez para os residentes se vacinarem contra a Covid-19.

Ao longo de sábado (5 de junho), foram muitos os moradores de Toronto, na sua maioria falantes de português, que passaram pela clínica pop-up de vacinação Covid-19, no Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre, para levar a vacina (Pfizer) ou, em alguns casos, esclarecer dúvidas sobre a vacinação em curso.

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Community Covid-19 Updates English GTA News Updates

Covid-19 vaccination pop-up clinic in Davenport with strong participation from Portuguese-speaking communities

Photo by Luís Aparício

The Portuguese-speaking communities in Toronto responded in large numbers to the appeal that Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão, made for residents to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Throughout Saturday (June 5), many Toronto residents, the vast majority of whom were Portuguese speakers, stopped by the Covid-19 pop-up vaccination clinic at the Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre to take the vaccine (Pfizer) or, in some cases, clarify doubts about the ongoing vaccination. (more…)

Canada GTA News Updates Portuguese

TTC diz que conclusão dos trabalhos entre St. George e St. Andrew permite eliminar até 100 encerramentos futuros ao fim de semana

A agência de transporte público de Toronto refere em comunicado (4 de junho) que o trabalho realizado durante os três encerramentos de 10 dias em parte da linha amarela do metro vai permitir eliminar entre 75-100 encerramentos planeados ao fim de semana nos próximos anos, bem como eliminar a necessidade de um desvio das estações Museum e Queen’s Park por até dois anos. (more…)

Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

TTC says completion of work between St. George and St. Andrew allows to eliminate up to 100 future weekend closures

The Toronto Transit Commission said in a news release (June 4) that work accomplished during the three 10-day shutdowns will allow the TTC to eliminate between 75-100 planned weekend closures over the next few years as well as eliminate the need to bypass Museum and Queen’s Park stations for up to two years. (more…)

Bengali Culture GTA History

৫০ বছর পূর্তিতে মারখাম জাদুঘর

টরন্টো, জুন ৪: এ বছর মারখাম জাদুঘর তাদের ৫০ বছর পূর্তি উদ্যাপন করছে। আর করোনা মহামারির কারণে সংক্রমণ পরিহারে সবাই যখন সামাজিক দূরত্ব বজায় রেখেছে, তখন সবার সুবিধার্থে জাদুঘরটি তাদের ইতিহাস ও ঐতিহ্যকে অনলাইনে তুলে ধরেছে, যেখানে জাজ্জ্বল্যপূর্ণ ইতিহাস-ঐতিহ্যে দেদীপ্যমান রয়েছে- মারখাম মুভস এক্সিবিশন, ল্যান্ডস্ক্যাপস অ্যান্ড স্ট্রিটস্ক্যাপস ক্যাটালগ, ট্রাডিশন অ্যান্ড ইনোভেশন ও মারখাম মিউজিয়াম’স হিস্ট্রোরিক বিল্ডিংস। (more…)

Canada Culture English Featured GTA History

Markham Museum celebrates 50th anniversary

Toronto, June 4: The Markham Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. While everyone is keeping a safe distance to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Museum invites the public to celebrate Markham’s history by exploring its online activities and exhibitions, includes Markham Moves Exhibition, Landscapes and Streetscapes Catalogue, Tradition and Innovation, and Markham Museum’s Historic Buildings cover a great excitement of exploration of vivid changes. (more…)

Canada Community Employment English Featured GTA Ontario

The Federal Government invests $890,000 in training to help strengthen the skilled trades workforce

A strong workforce in Canada is crucial for a prosperous economic recovery. The skilled trades play a vital role in that recovery. The Government of Canada is investing nearly $890,000 in the College of Carpenters and Allied Trades (CCAT, in Woodbridge), to help train, support and maintain a qualified skilled trades workforce. (more…)

Community English GTA Language Travel & Tourism

Kipling Transit Hub: $73 million project completed

The completion of the new Kipling Transit Hub reinforces and modernizes the local infrastructure that will serve the East Mississauga and West Toronto areas.

The renovated terminal, a $73 million project, which has been under construction since April 2018, provides customers with full access to the new and improved station that integrates MiWay bus service, access to the TTC subway and bus, and GO rail and future GO bus service. (more…)

GTA Language Portuguese Travel & Tourism

Kipling Transit Hub: projeto de 73 milhões de dólares está concluído

A conclusão do novo centro de transportes públicos da Kipling (Kipling Transit Hub) vem reforçar e modernizar a infraestrutura local que vai servir as áreas Este de Mississauga e Oeste de Toronto.

O renovado terminal, um projeto de 73 milhões de dólares, que estava em construção desde abril de 2018, oferece aos passageiros acesso total à nova e modernizada estação que integra o serviço de autocarro MiWay, acesso ao metro e autocarros da TTC, serviço de comboio da GO e o futuro serviço de autocarros da GO. (more…)

GTA Italian News Brief Podcasts & Videos

Lanciata dai genitori una raccolta fondi per il Sick Kids in memoria di Jax e Anaya

TORONTO – La famiglia di Jax e Anaya, i due bambini investiti  e uccisi a Vaughan, ha dato il via a una raccolta fondi in loro onore. Le parole che accompagnano l’iniziativa lanciata attraverso la SickKids Foundation, descrivono i bambini – un maschietto di 4 anni e una bambina di dieci – come “affettuosi, spiriti liberi e senza paura.”


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