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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…)

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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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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 23, 2021 at 4:00pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in the UK logged 16,135 new infections, the highest single day increase in nearly four months. The sharp rise in cases prompted a delay in the country’s final stage of reopening until July 19. Of the cumulative total, 92.3% are considered recovered. Since yesterday, Covid-related deaths increased by 27 bringing the country’s death toll to 128,027. (more…)

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Feeling stressed? Places to visit, cities to avoid

How is your level of stress lately? If you are looking to break away from the worry and anxiety of life’s troubles, perhaps a move to one of the least stressful cities in the world is in order.

If so, then head for Reykjavik, Iceland, considered the most stress-free city in the world, according to the 2021 Least and Most Stressful Cities Index released by VAAY, a Berlin-based company specializing in (cannabidiol) health products for inner balance and mindfulness. The Nordic city is among the best for clean air, gender equality, a great place to enjoy good health and live stress-free. (See Graph 1 above) (more…)

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No Ontário, 216 novos infetados e 6 mortes

Article by Giorgio Mitolo — Translation and Video: Luis Aparicio

O Canadá atingiu ontem um total de 1 410 093 infetados (desde o início da pandemia), um aumento de mais 775 infeções em relação às últimas 24 horas. O número de vítimas – em todo o país – chegou ontem a um total de 26 157 mortes, mais 75 do que na segunda-feira. O número de pessoas recuperadas do coronavírus no Canadá era ontem de 1 373 485. (more…)

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In Italia 835 nuovi casi e 31 ulteriori decessi

Article by Giorgio Mitolo — Video: Rosanna Colavecchia

ROMA – Brusco rialzo dei dati relativi ai neo positivi, in Italia, ossia di quelle persone che hanno appena contratto il Covid-19 ed in gran parte nella sua variante indiana o Delta. Sono stati infatti 835 i positivi al test del coronavirus nelle ultime 24 ore, mentre lunedì erano stati 495. Sono invece 31 le vittime registrate in un giorno. (more…)

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“Project Brisa”: Toronto Police seize $61M worth of drugs, 20 people charged

Twenty arrests and the seizure of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana worth $61 million, in what Toronto police call the largest drug seizure in its history. This is the result of an investigation dubbed “Project Brisa” that lasted for six months focusing on an international drug-smuggling ring: over a thousand kilograms of drugs were transported to Canada from Mexico and California in the hidden compartments of trucks with modified trailers. (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 22, 2021 at 5:15pm EST.

On Tuesday, coronavirus cases in India surpassed 30 million after health officials logged nearly 30,000 new infections. Of the cumulative total, 96.5% are considered recovered. Since yesterday, Covid-related deaths increased by 393 bringing the country’s death toll to 389,661.

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English Health & Medicine Ontario

Hesitancy and confusion towards mixing Moderna and Pfizer

TORONTO – Hesitancy is growing toward mixing Moderna and Pfizer vaccine in Ontario. As was widely expected, the unavailability of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine due to a late supply and the decision by Ontario health authorities to replace it with Moderna prompted thousands of people to cancel or postpone the appointment date for the second dose. (more…)

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London vai sediar os Jogos de Verão do Ontário de 2024

O governo provincial anunciou esta terça-feira (22 de junho) que a cidade de London vai sediar os Jogos de Verão do Ontário de 2024 e receber um auxílio financeiro, enquanto cidade anfitriã, de até 1 milhão de dólares. Os jogos de 2020, que originalmente estavam programados para acontecer em London e adiados para 2021 devido à pandemia da COVID-19, não vão avançar. Numa altura em que o Ontário procura reabrir de forma segura e gradual, o governo provincial justifica a decisão tomada para proteger a saúde e o bem-estar de todos os habitantes do Ontário, incluindo todos os participantes, voluntários e funcionários envolvidos na realização dos Jogos do Ontário. (more…)

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London to Host 2024 Ontario Summer Games

The provincial government announced this Tuesday (June 22) that the City of London will be hosting the 2024 Ontario Summer Games and will be provided with a hosting grant of up to $1 million. The 2020 games, which was originally scheduled to take place in London and postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will not proceed. At a time when Ontario seeks to reopen safely and gradually, the provincial government justifies its decision to protect the health and well-being of all Ontario residents, including all participants, volunteers and staff involved in hosting the Ontario Games. (more…)

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Homophobia, the Vatican against the Zan-bill: “Catholics’ freedom of thought at risk”

For the first time, the Vatican officially asks the Italian government to amend a bill, appealing to the Concordat, the “pact” that regulates relations between the Italian state and the Catholic Church. The bill in question is the one born on the initiative of the deputy Pd Alessandro Zan and which has been in the spotlight for months in Italy because, according to several political parties, it could jeopardize freedom of expression by providing severe penalties for opinions that can be classified as offenses based “on sex, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity “. (more…)

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Omofobia, il Vaticano contro il disegno di legge Zan: “A rischio la libertà di pensiero dei cattolici”

Per la prima volta, il Vaticano chiede ufficialmente al governo italiano di modificare un disegno di legge, appellandosi al Concordato, il “patto” che regola i rapporti tra lo Stato italiano e la Chiesa cattolica. Il ddl in questione è quello nato su iniziativa del deputato Pd Alessandro Zan e che è sotto i riflettori da mesi in Italia in quanto, secondo più parti politiche, metterebbe a rischio la libertà di espressione prevedendo pene severe per opinioni inquadrabili come offese fondate “sul sesso, sul genere, sull’orientamento sessuale o sull’identità di genere”. (more…)

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“They do not speak for anyone but themselves”

Article by The Hon. Joe Volpe — Video: CNMNG Staff

TORONTO – A month after the Prime Minister stood in the House to Apologize for the internment of Italian Canadians during World War II, somebody – the proverbial “they”– hiding under the cover of five private corporations in Canada, commissioned and published in the Globe and Mail, on June 18, a “Thank You Canada” advertisement. (more…)

Health & Medicine Podcasts & Videos Romanian

În Ontario, 270 de noi infectați și 3 decese

Article by Giorgio Mitolo — Translation and Video: Cristiana Petrescu

TORONTO – Canada a atins ieri un numar de infectii de 1.409.318, cu 735 mai multe decât în ​​ultimele 24 de ore. Victimele – la scară națională – au atins un total de 26.082 de morți ieri, cu 14 mai mulți decât duminică. (more…)

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In Italia 495 nuovi contagiati e 21 ulteriori decessi: positività allo 0,6%

Article by Giorgio Mitolo – Video: Rosanna Colavecchia

ROMA – In Italia si conferma in questi giorni un progressivo e sostanziale calo sia dei neo positivi che dei decessi avvenuti a causa del Covid-19. Sono stati infatti 495 i nuovi contagiati registrati ieri e 21 le vittime. Sono stati 81.752 i tamponi molecolari e antigenici effettuati – su tutto il territorio nazionale – nelle ultime 24 ore. (more…)

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Eine Auslandsreise nach dem 5. Juli wird für Geimpfte einfacher


Für Personen, die vollständig geimpft sind und einen Impfnachweis haben, werden in Kürze einige Beschränkungen aufgehoben.

Die Regierung sagte, dass nur Kanadier und Personen mit ständigem Wohnsitz bei der Einreise nach Kanada die obligatorische Hotelquarantäne umgehen dürfen, sofern sie ihre Unterlagen vor der Ankunft in eine spezielle ArriveCan-App hochladen. (more…)

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Zagraniczna podróż po 5-tym lipca będzie łatwiejsza dla osób zaszczepionych


Niektóre restrykcje zostaną wkrótce zniesione dla osób, które w pełni się zaszczepiły i posiadają dowód szczepienia.

Rząd poinformował, że tylko Kanadyjczycy i osoby ze stałym pobytem będą miały możliwość ominąć obowiązkową hotelową kwarantannę przy wjeździe do Kanady, pod warunkiem, że załadują swoją dokumentację na specjalną aplikację ArriveCan. (more…)

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A trip abroad after July 5 will be easier for vaccinated people


Some restrictions will soon be lifted for people who are fully vaccinated and who have proof of vaccination.

The government said only Canadians and permanent residents will be allowed to bypass the mandatory hotel quarantine when entering Canada, provided they upload their documentation to a dedicated ArriveCan app prior to arrival. (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 21, 2021 at 4:00pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in Bangladesh logged 4,626 new infections, the highest daily increase in over nine weeks. Of the cumulative 856,304 total confirmed positive cases, 91.7% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 78 bringing the country’s death toll to 13,626.

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Second dose eligibility expands across Ontario

TORONTO – The race for the second dose of vaccine in Ontario is starting again. As of today, after the significant openings last week, the standards were changed to be able to make the reservation: the goal is to be able to progressively increase the number of people completely immunized, also in light of the threat posed by the Delta variant. From 8 a.m., all Ontario residents who received the first dose of the vaccine on May 9 and before that date can actually book the appointment to get the second one. (more…)

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রোহিঙ্গা সংকটে জাতিসংঘের সিদ্ধান্তে বাংলাদেশ ‘হতাশ’, কানাডা কী ভাবছে?

টরন্টো, জুন ২১: গতকাল বিশ্ব শরণার্থী দিবসে জাতিসংঘের সাধারণ অধিবেশনে রোহিঙ্গা প্রত্যাবাসনকে ঘিরে মায়ানমার বিষয়ে গৃহীত সিদ্ধান্তে বাংলাদেশ ‘অতিমাত্রায় হতাশ’ হয়েছে, কেননা তা ততোটা ফলপ্রসূ প্রস্তাবনা তুলে ধরতে পারেনি। (more…)

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Matinding Galit sa Himpapawid

Meron akong matagal nang kaibigan na naging empleyado ng isang kompanyang panghimpapawid. Retirado na siya. Pagkatapos ng 46 anos na pagsisilbi, hindi na niya kailangan bumagon nang maaga para lumipad, kumain ng agahan sa gabi, matulog hindi sa gabi kundi sa araw dahil sa iba’t ibang oras sa mga pinupuntahan niya. At nakakasiguro ako na nagpapasalamat siya na tinganggap niya ang gintong relo na ibinigay sa kaniya ng kompanya ngayong may kaguluhan na nangyayari sa himpapawid. (more…)

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Air Rage

I am old friends with a recently retired airline crew member of a flag carrier of an Asian country. He does not regret his decision to stay on the ground after 46 years of flying. For once, he does not have to deal with wakefulness at night, inability to sleep long hours during the day, eating breakfast at dinner time, and leaving for early morning flights because of various time zones. With the recent goings in air travel, I’m sure he is just thankful he accepted that prized gold watch given to retiring airline crew. (more…)

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Kanadas Gesundheitsministerium schlägt ein Verbot der Produktion und des Verkaufs der meisten Dampfaromen vor

Um aromatisierte Dampfprodukte für Jugendliche weniger attraktiv zu machen, plant die Regierung, den Großteil ihrer Produktion und ihres Verkaufs zu verbieten. Health Canada hat einen Gesetzesentwurf vorgelegt, der die Verwendung aller E-Zigaretten mit anderen Geschmacksrichtungen als Tabak, Minze und Menthol einschränken würde, aber dennoch eine Option für Raucher lässt, die auf eine alternative Nikotinquelle umsteigen möchten. (more…)

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Ministerstwo Zdrowia Kanady proponuje zakaz produkcji i sprzedaży większości smakowych e-papierosów

Mając na uwadze zmniejszenie atrakcyjności produktów waporyzujących wśród młodocianych Kanadyjczyków, rząd planuje wprowadzenie zakazu produkcji i sprzedaży dla większości z nich. Health Canada – Ministerstwo Zdrowia przedstawiło projekt przepisów, które ograniczą używanie e-papierosów o smakach innych niż tytoń, mięta i mentol, ale jednocześnie wciąż pozostawią opcję dla palaczy, którzy chcą przejść na alternatywne źródło nikotyny. (more…)


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