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English News Brief Ontario

Ontario Extending Temporary Wage Increase for Personal Support Workers

TORONTO ― The Ontario government is investing $141 million to extend the temporary wage increase for personal support workers and direct support workers in publicly funded home and community care, long-term care, public hospitals, and social services sectors. This temporary wage increase will continue until August 23, 2021, and will help stabilize, attract and retain the workforce needed to provide a high level of care during the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)

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 June 11, 2021 at 7:00pm EST.

On Friday, health officials in the Philippines logged 6,686 new infections pushing the number of total confirmed positive cases to over 1.3 million. Of the cumulative total, 93.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 43 bringing the total fatalities to 13,032. (more…)

Business & Economy Canada English News Brief Podcasts & Videos The Environment World News

Fighting the pandemic and economic recovery, at the start of the G7 summit in Cornwall

Article by Francesco Veronesi — Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff

Global contrast to the pandemic, common strategy on the vaccine front, the investigation into the origins of Covid. This weekend’s G7 Summit in Cornwall, England will revolve around these three themes. (more…)

English Featured Health & Medicine World News

Delta variants are spreading at an alarming rate in the villages of Bangladesh

The previous simple calculation is changing in Bangladesh. The delta variant identified in India is now spreading in its villages. Experts say the speed at which the infection is spreading may be out of control at some point. This situation is almost the same in the 32 districts around the border area. The health department thought that corona in Bangladesh would not be so prevalent in villages than urban areas. Now they say the situation is dire. (more…)

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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 June 10, 2021 at 4:45pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in Russia logged 11,699 new infections in the last 24-hours, the highest single-day increase in three months. Of the cumulative 5.1 million confirmed positive cases, 92.3% are considered recovered. In the last day, Covid-related deaths increased by 383 pushing the Covid-related death toll to over 125,000. (more…)

Canada English Featured News Updates Politics

“Does Removing or Defacing Statues Heal a Nation with a Dark History?”

Last month, a former US senator and tv commentator, was dismissed by CNN when he said “We birthed a nation from nothing … we have native Americans but … there isn’t much Native American in American culture” to a group of young conservatives gathered in April to hear him speak about the religious values of European settlers in the US.
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Canada English Featured World News

Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities

President of the Republic leaves a message of gratitude and hope to the Portuguese Diaspora. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who is in the Autonomous Region of Madeira for the June 10th commemorations, regrets once again that the pandemic is postponing “fraternal coexistence with all compatriots and Portuguese descendants who live and work outside physical borders of Portugal, but they are part of our spiritual frontiers”. (more…)

Canada English News Updates Travel & Tourism World News

The United States has loosened travel restrictions to 60 countries, including Canada


In the face of declining Covid disease statistics around the world, the United States has decided to make it easier for its citizens to travel to nearly 60 countries.

The US Department of State decided to lower the so-called “travel warnings” for travel to many countries, including among others Canada, Poland, Germany, Italy, France, Mexico, Japan, South Korea and Singapore. (more…)

English Health & Medicine Ontario Podcasts & Videos Science

Moderna, 9 million doses on the way but caution is needed for the “Euro2020 variant”

Article by Francesco Veronesi — Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff

TORONTO – The third wave of the pandemic is now over. For several weeks, the overall epidemiological picture in Ontario has been improving significantly, with the collapse of new daily cases, the sharp decrease in hospitalizations and ICU admissions and, more generally, with a mass immunization campaign that is finally at full power. (more…)

Community English News Updates Ontario Reviews & Press Releases

Regent Park candlelight vigil remembers 215 Native Children and lost Muslim family

Toronto, June 10: More than 300 people attended a candlelight vigil at the Regent Park last night to remember the hundreds of children whose remains were found buried at a former residential school as well as four Muslims who were run down and killed in London by a truck Sunday evening in what police say was a hate-motivated attack. Thus, all speakers denounce Islamophobia and urge action to defeat anti-Muslim hate and all forms of discrimination among people. (more…)

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 June 9, 2021 at 8:20pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in Ontario logged 411 new infections in the last 24-hours, the lowest single-day increase in four months. The additional cases pushed the official national tally of positive cases to over 537,000. Of the cumulative total, 97.1% are considered recovered. In the last day, Covid-related deaths increased by 33, 11 of which were recorded as a data catch-up from April/May. Ontario’s Covid-related death toll is now 8,920.

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English Health & Medicine Science

We must be prudent against the ‘’Euro 2020 variant’’

TORONTO – The third wave of the pandemic is over. For some weeks now, the overall epidemiological picture in Ontario has been improving markedly, with the collapse of new daily cases, the sharp decrease in hospitalizations and intensive care admissions and, more generally, a mass immunization campaign that is finally travelling at full capacity. (more…)

Canada English Nature News Updates

Experience the “Ring of Fire”: Canada’s first solar eclipse of the year


If you are an early riser, you may be lucky enough to catch the first solar eclipse of 2021. Around sunrise on June 10, northern and eastern areas of North America, including Greenland, Europe and Asia will get the opportunity to experience the dramatic event. That is of course, providing mother nature cooperates and offers up a clear sky.

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English Featured News Updates Politics World News

Peruvians in Canada await the result of the elections

The definition of the 2021 General Elections in Peru will be defined vote by vote. According to the last information from the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE), Pedro Castillo, from the Peru Libre party, remains at the top with 50.255% over the 49.745% that represents Keiko Fujimori, from Fuerza Popular, as of June 8th, 2021. (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…)

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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 June 8, 2021 at 5:30pm EST.

Health officials in India logged 91,227 new infections in the last 24-hours. The additional cases pushed the official national tally of positive cases over 29 million. Of the cumulative total, 94.5% are considered recovered. In the last day, Covid-related deaths increased by 2,213 for a total of 353,557 fatalities.

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Ontario

In Ontario 469 new infected and 18 more deaths

A nurse checks a patient who came in for testing at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) clinic at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia, May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

TORONTO – June 8, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,395,015 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 869 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 25,786 total deaths, 25 more than on Monday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,347,274. Ontario today reached 537,076 overall positives, an increase of 469 new cases compared to Monday. (more…)

Canada English Featured News Updates Travel & Tourism

Time of cheap airline tickets

Now is the time for you to buy cheap airline tickets to anywhere in Canada. The airlines have a feeling that the restrictions will soon be relaxed, and Canadians will be able to enjoy their freedom of travelling again. Right now, you can buy airline tickets to anywhere in Canada at very attractive prices. Such offers, however, will certainly not last too long. (more…)

English News Brief Ontario Podcasts & Videos

Massacre in London: “Killed for being Muslim”

Article by Mariella Policheni — Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff

What should have been a quiet walk for a family on a very hot Sunday in early June ended in tragedy. The drama – which according to the London Police Service was the result of premeditated and hate-motivated action – took place at an intersection in northwest London. (more…)

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 June 7, 2021 at 6:15pm EST.

Health officials in India logged 87,345 new infections in the last 24-hours. This marks the lowest single-day increase since early April. The additional cases pushed official national tally of positive cases close to 29 million. Of the cumulative total, 94.3% are considered recovered. In the last day, Covid-related deaths increased by 2,115 for a total of 351,344 fatalities.

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Business & Economy English Featured News Updates

Together works better for Mexico and Canada

The Mexican Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier virtually visited Canada this Monday, June 7, the fifth most important commercial partner of Mexico. He spoke with Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade of Canada, with Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, as well as with Canadian businessmen about issues related to the North American Free Trade Agreement. North, which is abbreviated CUSMA, TMEC and USMCA. (more…)

English Health & Medicine News Updates

Ontario to enter Step 1 of reopening Friday

TORONTO – Turning point on the reopening front. The Ontario government announced today that starting Friday the province will enter Step 1 of the roadmap for the reopening of the economy. Doug Ford and Christine Elliott had previously planned to loosen the restrictions from Monday, June 14, but in recent days the premier and health minister had hinted that flattening the epidemiological curve could accelerate the start of Step 1. (more…)


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