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…)
Just a minutes after midnight on Friday, some restaurants have opened their patios to Ontario residents eager for a normal life. (more…)
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…)
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 10.8 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 11, numbers rel1eased by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 199,951 vaccine doses on Thursday, up from 182,350 doses the day prior.
The days of Toronto’s historic bus terminal and intercity bus hub are over.
The Toronto Coach Terminal was the bus terminal for intercity connections to Toronto, located at 610 Bay Street downtown. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
Ontario accelerates on vaccines. Following pressure from doctors and health experts, the increase in the supply of vaccines – and especially the spread of the Delta variant – from Monday those who reside in hotspots will be able to book their appointment to receive the second dose. (more…)
TORONTO – The Global fight against the pandemic, a common strategy on the vaccine front, the investigation of the origins of Covid.
This weekend’s G7 summit in Cornwall, England, will revolve around these three issues. (more…)
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.
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 10.6 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 10, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 182,350 vaccine doses on Wednesday, up from 177,506 doses the day prior.
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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.
The backlog of structural interventions in Ontario schools since the Ford government took office has increased by a billion dollars to $16.8 billion. This information was revealed by the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce. (more…)
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…)
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.
The Toronto City Council on Tuesday (June 8th) approved a sidewalk snow clearing plan that will expand the City of Toronto’s existing program to all Toronto neighbourhoods. (more…)
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…)
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…)
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 10.2 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 9, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 177,506 vaccine doses on Tuesday, up from 158,209doses the day prior.
Perhaps in July, Canada will re-open its border to travelers from and to the US. After criticism of the closed border with Canada intensified in the United States, Canadian officials began to consider its multi-stage reopening. The opening of the border would begin with the admission of fully vaccinated travelers, most likely in July. (more…)
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Time is a gentleman, as they say. The mudslinging machine – regrettably hyperactive in social media and political circles – that targeted the Corriere Canadese in recent months has begun to lose sympathy on the street. (more…)
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.
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…)
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 10.2 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 8, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 158,209 vaccine doses on Monday, up from 116,829 doses the day prior.
The Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (IIHR) joined indigenous and human rights organizations so that the government of Canada could investigate the cases of abuse and death of hundreds of indigenous children who disappeared from institutions run by the Catholic Church. (more…)
There is a sense of excitement in the air. The province will move into Step 1 of the economic reopening plan this Friday, three days ahead of the original timeline. It has been a long-waited step forward, especially in regions hardest hit by Covid-19, especially the Region of Peel.
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…)
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…)
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.
What was supposed to be a quiet walk on a hot Sunday in early June ended in tragedy. The drama – which according to the London Police Service was premeditated and motivated by hatred – took place at an intersection in northwest London. (more…)
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…)
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…)
Toronto, May 7: The statue of Egerton Ryerson, considered one of the architects of the residential school system in Canada, that stood outside the university that bears his name was toppled and vandalized last Sunday evening following a demonstration and eventually thrown into harbor water in downtown Toronto. (more…)
Tomorrow, June 8, the world unites to celebrate World Oceans Day (WOD). The purpose of the day is to draw public awareness to the impact of human actions on the ocean. The aim is to develop a worldwide movement of citizens to mobilize and unite efforts for the sustainable management of the world’s oceans.