Category: News Updates

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 January 25, 2022, at 4:30 pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in Ontario logged 4,790 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positiv4e cases passed 1.0 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 92.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 37 Covid-related deaths for a total of 11,004 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

In 337 Ontario schools absence rates of 30% or more

TORONTO – That in the midst of the Omicron wave absence rates in schools would be high was to be expected. The numbers, made public today, did nothing but confirm the high percentage of absences among both students and teachers. Of the 3,451 Ontario schools for which data are available, 337 reported a 30% absence rate last Friday, 111 recorded an absence rate of more than 50%. 

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Business & Economy Canada Economy English Featured News Updates Ontario

Province Appoints Members to U.S. Trade and Industry Competitiveness Council

TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government announced the ten members of the Premier’s Council on U.S. Trade and Industry Competitiveness. “The creation of this council comes at a critical time for the Ontario economy as certain players in the U.S. bang the drum of protectionism,” said Premier Doug Ford. 

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Canada Italian News Updates Ontario

Un calcio alla tradizione: sì alla bandiera del Pride

TORONTO – Rompendo con la tradizione, l’Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) ha invertito la sua posizione e ha deciso di far sventolare la bandiera arcobaleno a giugno per celebrare il mese del Pride. L’HCDSB è un altro consiglio scolastico cattolico in Ontario a decidere di farlo dopo aver precedentemente votato contro questa eventualità… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Toronto

Fra le vittime un ragazzo sotto i 19 anni di Toronto

TORONTO – Fra le ultime vittime del Covid-19 in Ontario c’è anche un ragazzo di età inferiore ai 19 anni. Sabato, la provincia ha infatti riferito di avere registrato un altro decesso di una persona con il virus di quell’età: finora, sono stati confermati dieci decessi in quella fascia di età nel corso della pandemia… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario

Ontario: altri 56 morti, ma i ricoveri scendono ancora

TORONTO – Scende il numero totale dei ricoveri per Covid-19 in Ontario, ma resta alto il numero di vittime: ieri ne sono state registrate 56, che portano il totale dei decessi in Ontario, da inizio pandemia, a 10.968. I ricoveri invece calano – dicevamo – a 3.797, contro i 4.026 di sabato, anche se va ricordato che non tutti gli ospedali nel fine settimana forniscono i dati. In lieve crescita i posti-letto occupati nelle terapie intensive, dai 600 di sabato ai 604 di ieri… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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 January 23, 2022, at 5:20 pm EST.

On Sunday, health officials in Poland logged 34,088 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 4.5 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 85.2% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 25 Covid-related deaths for a total of 103,844 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

Staffing shortage at Headwaters Health Care Centre

TORONTO – From the kitchen to the aisles the step is short. At least that’s how it seems. The shortage of staff is there and it is serious to the point that the Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC) in Orangeville has asked its staff to work overtime last Saturday, Sunday and tomorrow and to do them where there is most need. 

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Bengali News Updates Politics World News

বাংলাদেশে ‘আইএসআইএল ও দায়েস’ দমনের তাগিদ দিলেন ব্লিনকেন

যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের পররাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রী অ্যান্টনি ব্লিনকেন তার সাম্প্রতিক এশিয়া প্যাসিফিক অঞ্চলে ভারসাম্য পুনঃপ্রতিষ্ঠায় সম্পন্ন ষষ্ঠ সফরের উপর গত শুক্রবার কংগ্রেসের এক শুনানিতে বাংলাদেশে সম্ভাব্য ইসলামি সন্ত্রাসী গ্রুপ আইএসআইএল ও দায়েসের উত্থান নিয়ে মন্তব্য করেছেন। এ সময় তাকে প্রশ্ন করেন কংগ্রেসের স্মল বিজনেস কমিটির চেয়ার এবং ওয়াইয়ো অঙ্গরাজ্যের প্রথম কংগ্রেসোনাল ডিস্ট্রিক্টের রিপাবলিকান প্রতিনিধি স্টিভেন জোসেফ চাবট। 

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Blinken stresses countering ‘ISIL and Daesh’ in Bangladesh

The U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken has remarked about Islamic terrorist groups like ISIL and Daesh can potentially take root in Bangladesh in a U.S. Congressional hearing on his recent rebalance visit to the sixth Asia Pacific region held on Friday as questioned by the House Small Business Committee Chair and State of Ohio’s first congressional district representative from the Republican Party, Steven Joseph Chabot. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English News Updates Ontario Quebec Toronto

Covid-19: another 56 dead in Ontario, but hospitalizations are still dropping

TORONTO – The total number of hospitalizations for Covid-19 in Ontario falls, but the number of victims remains high: today 56 were registered (a boy under the age of 19 also died during the weekend in Toronto), bringing the total deaths in Ontario, since the beginning of the pandemic, to 10,968. On the other hand, hospitalizations drop – we said – to 3,797, compared to 4,026 on Saturday, even if it should be remembered that not all hospitals provide the data on weekends. There was a slight increase in the number of beds occupied in intensive care, from 600 on Saturday to 604 today. 

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Community Immigration Italian News Updates World News

Addio al giornalista Walter Ciccione, emigrato in Argentina nel 1950

L’AQUILA – “Siamo spiacenti di comunicare la scomparsa di Walter nel pomeriggio di lunedì 17 gennaio a seguito del coronavirus. Siamo profondamente grati per tutti i messaggi e il sostegno ricevuto in questi giorni. In mezzo al dolore è gratificante sapere che tante persone lo volevano e quanto! Speciali saluti dal cuore alla amata comunità italiana dell’Argentina, che ha tanto amato. Familia Ciccione”. 

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Bengali News Updates Sport World News

কোভিড ফান্ড তসরুফ ‘অস্বীকার’ করেছেন অলিম্পিয়ান অ্যালিসন বেভার

গত মঙ্গলবার শর্ট ট্র্যাক স্পিড স্ক্যাট চ্যাম্পিয়নশীপে দুইবারের সাবেক টিম ইউএসএ উইন্টার অলিম্পিয়ান ও প্যানসেলভেনিয়া অঙ্গরাজ্যের বার্কস কাউন্টির অধিবাসী অ্যালিসন বেভার যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের সল্ট লেক সিটি কোর্টে তার বিরুদ্ধে আনীত ফেডারেল চার্জসমূহ অস্বীকার করেছেন। 

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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 January 22, 2022, at 5:15 pm EST.

On Saturday, health officials in Russia logged 57,212 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 11.0 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 90.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 681 Covid-related deaths for a total of 325,433 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Covid-19 Updates English News Updates

Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide


Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of January 21, 2022, at 5:45 pm EST.

On Friday, health officials in Mexico logged 50,373 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 4.5 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 78.8% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 278 Covid-related deaths for a total of 302,390 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Bengali News Updates World News

জাতিসংঘের শান্তি মিশনে বাংলাদেশকে পরিহারের আহ্বান

মানবাধিকার বিষয়ক ১২টি সংগঠনের সম্মিলিত জোট জাতিসংঘের উপ-মহাসচিব জ্যঁ-পিয়ের লেকরো বরাবরে প্রেরিত এক পত্রে জাতিসংঘ শান্তি মিশন থেকে বাংলাদেশের আধাসামরিক র‌্যাপিড অ্যাকশন ব্যাটালিয়ন (র‌্যাব)-কে পরিহারের আহ্বান জানিয়েছে, যা জনসমক্ষে ২০ জানুয়ারি হিউম্যান রাইটস
ওয়াচের ওয়েবসাইটে তুলে ধরা হয়েছে। 

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English Featured News Updates World News

Ban demanded for Bangladesh from UN Peacekeeping

A coalition of 12 human rights organizations have appealed in a letter to the UN under Secretary General Jean-Pierre Lacroix about the United Nations Department of Peace Operations should ban Bangladesh’s paramilitary Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from its deployment, made public on January 20 through the Human Rights Watch (HRW) website. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates Editorials Italian News Updates Ontario Politics Toronto

Col piano riaperture il premier Doug Ford si gioca le elezioni

TORONTO – Difesa del sistema sanitario e tutela dell’economia. Lungo questo doppio binario si è sviluppata la pandemia di Covid-19 negli ultimi due anni. Tutte le classi politiche mondiali hanno dovuto fare i conti con questi due elementi, cercando di trovare quella formula magica capace di bilanciare il peso delle due tensioni… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Toronto

Si riapre al 50% dal 31 gennaio. Tutte le tappe

TORONTO – “Il peggio è alle nostre spalle”. Parola di Doug Ford. Con questo motto, ieri il premier dell’Ontario ha annunciato il piano di riapertura: prima tappa il 31 gennaio, quando ristoranti, palestre, cinema e altri ambienti interni potranno riaprire con una capacità del 50%, come parte di un piano più ampio per revocare gradualmente la maggior parte delle restrizioni Covid-19 entro la metà di marzo… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Italian News Updates Ontario Toronto

Bambini a scuola ma mancano gli insegnanti

TORONTO – Gli studenti sono tornati nelle aule mercoledì ma un nutrito numero di insegnanti è rimasto a casa. È emergenza nei provveditorati scolastici della GTA che si stanno affrettando ad assumere supplenti per rimpiazzare i docenti assenti a causa, dicono, “dell’alto numero di contagi o contatti con persone infette di Covid-19”… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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 January 20, 2022, at 6:15 pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in Poland logged 32,835 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 4.4 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 86.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 315 Covid-related deaths for a total of 103,378 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Canada English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

Ontario: children at school but teachers are absent

TORONTO – The students returned to the classrooms on Wednesday but a large number of teachers remained at home. It is an emergency in the school boards of the GTA that are rushing to hire substitutes to replace absent teachers due to, they say, “the high number of infections or contacts with people infected with Covid-19”. 

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Bengali News Updates The Environment World News

বিশ্বের অতি দূষিত শহরের মাঝে বাংলাদেশের অবস্থান

সুইজারল্যান্ডের আইকিউএয়ার-এর তথ্যের ভিত্তিতে প্রণীত ২০২০ সালের বিশ্ব বায়ুদূষণ প্রতিবেদনে দক্ষিণ ও পূর্ব-এশিয়ার অঞ্চলগুলো সর্বাধিক দূষিত বলে প্রদর্শিত। তাতে বিশ্বের ৫০টি শহরের মাঝে বাংলাদেশ, চীন, ভারত ও পাকিস্তানেরই ৪৯টি শহর অন্তর্ভুক্ত, ঢাকা শহর সেখানে দ্বিতীয়; যদিও বৈশ্বিকভাবে জলবায়ুর তাপমাত্রা বৃদ্ধিতে বনে অগ্নিকান্ড ও ধূলিঝড় ও চাষাবাদ রীতি বহুলাংশে সংশ্লিষ্ট। 

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English Featured News Updates The Environment World News

Bangladesh among most polluted countries in the world

Relying on Swiss IQAir’s information platform, the 2020 World Air Quality Report shows, South and East Asian locations emerge as the most polluted globally. Among them Bangladesh, China, India, and Pakistan share 49 of the 50 of the most polluted cities worldwide, Dhaka as second worst ranking, while wildfires and dust storms linked to increasing global temperatures as part of climate change as well as agricultural practices. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

Ontario’s reopening plan: restaurants, gyms, cinemas at 50% capacity on January 31

TORONTO – “The worst is behind us”. Word of Doug Ford. With this ‘motto’, Ontario’s premier today announced the reopening plan: first step on January 31, when restaurants, gyms, cinemas and other indoor environments will be able to reopen with 50% capacity, as part of a broader plan to gradually lift most of the Covid-19 restrictions by mid-March.  (more…)

Arts & Culture Culture History Italian News Updates

Ivan Morozov, un grande collezionista

PARIGI – Nel verde del Bois de Boulogne di Parigi, in una struttura museale all’avanguardia progettata dall’Arch.Frank O. Gehry, lo stesso del museo eccezionale Guggenheim di Bilbao in Spagna, sta avendo luogo la esposizione delle opere raccolte dal collezionista russo Ivan Morozov (1871-1921): apparteneva a potente e facoltosa famiglia di imprenditori tessili di Mosca e lo distingueva una accentuata predilezione per la pittura. Iniziò a raccogliere i dipinti dei contemporanei russi già affermati quali Chagall, Malevitch, Larionov, Lebedev… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Italian News Updates Ontario Politics Polls

Verso il voto, Ford in netto vantaggio su Ndp e liberali

TORONTO – Conservatori in vantaggio, liberali in difficoltà, neodemocratici nettamente staccati. È questa l’istantanea degli attuali rapporti di forza politici in Ontario – a poco più di quattro mesi dall’appuntamento alle urne – scattata da un sondaggio effettuato da Abacus che mette in luce come i partiti di opposizione a Queen’s Park si trovino in una fase di evidente criticità rispetto al Progressive Conservative… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario: 60 morti, tasso di positività al 22%

TORONTO – Altri 60 decessi in un giorno. Sale a 10.726 il numero totale delle vittime da Covid-19 in Ontario. Quello registrato ieri è il numero più alto numero di morti giornalieri in quasi un anno: l’ultima volta che i decessi giornalieri avevano raggiunto questo livello era stato il 4 febbraio 2021, quando erano stati segnalati 88 morti… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Italian News Updates Ontario Toronto

Scuola, ieri il rientro in presenza

TORONTO – Sono tornati in classe ieri gli studenti del Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) e del Toronto District School Board (TDSB). Dopo aver seguito le lezioni online per due settimane, lunedì doveva essere il giorno del grande rientro ma una massiccia tempesta invernale li ha costretti a rimanere a casa altri due giorni. La riapertura delle scuole è avvenuta – ha dichiarato il TDSB – in seguito ai “progressi significativi” che la città ha fatto nello sgombero delle strade principali e delle strade secondarie… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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 January 19, 2022, at 7:45 pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in Portugal logged 52,549 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 2.0 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 81.2% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 12 Covid-related deaths for a total of 19,412 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Canada English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

School, today the return in presence

TORONTO – Students from the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) returned to class today. After taking online classes for two weeks, Monday was supposed to be the day of the big comeback but a massive winter storm forced them to stay home for another two days. The reopening of schools took place – said the TDSB – following the “significant progress” that the city has made in clearing the main roads and secondary roads. 

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Alberta Canada Italian News Updates Politics

Anche Jason Kenney può fare la cosa giusta

EDMONTON – Il premier Jason Kenney è stato raramente bersaglio di commenti o editoriali positivi del Corriere Canadese – e per meritate ragioni. In questo senso, riteniamo opportuno riconoscere che anche lui a volte può vedere l’ovvio e complimentarsi con lui per aver fatto la cosa giusta quando ha rimosso [l’ex] ministro della Giustizia e procuratore generale Kaycee Madu dal suo incarico… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario: altri 38 decessi e oltre 4mila in ospedale. Quebec, bimba di 4 anni muore di Covid-19

TORONTO – Ricoveri in aumento, ma sono soltanto due in più i pazienti nelle terapie intensive. Ieri, in Ontario, il numero di pazienti presenti negli ospedali è salito di 296 unità: adesso sono 4.183, dei quali 580 in terapia intensiva, anche se per questi ultimi l’aumento è davvero lieve (lunedì le persone presenti in ospedale erano 3.887, delle quali 578 in terapia intensiva). Va poi considerato, comunque, che del totale dei pazienti ricoverati, il 53,5% è finito in ospedale per il Covid-19 mentre il 46,5% è risultato positivo dopo essere stato ricoverato per un altro motivo. In terapia intensiva, invece, l’82,1% dei pazienti è stato ricoverato per Covid-19 mentre il 17,9% è risultato positivo dopo il ricovero avvenuto per altre patologie… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Italian News Updates Ontario Toronto

Caos a Toronto dopo la bufera di neve

TORONTO – Ci vorrà una settimana per tornare alla normalità. È questa la previsione fatta dalle autorità cittadine a ventiquattrore dalla tempesta di neve che si è abbattuta su Toronto e sulla Gta, una bufera che ha investito buona parte del Sud Ontario provocando disagi e problemi dappertutto. Alcune zone hanno registrato quasi 60 centimetri di neve, mentre ieri se ne sono accumulati altri 2 in determinate aree di Toronto e dintorni. Stando al bollettino diramato ieri, dai 300 ai 400 autobus sono rimasti bloccati per strada e anche ieri si è lavorato duramente per poterli liberale dalla neve… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Education Matters English Featured News Updates Ontario

Oakville trustee treats Hamilton courts with “extreme disrespect”

If it appears that time drags on with little to no change, that may be an accurate observation. At least when it comes to legal matters before the courts. Specifically, the matter in which a Halton Catholic District School Board trustee is concerned.

On January 18, nearly one year to the date of arrest (January 21, 2021), Oakville trustee, Nancy Guzzo was scheduled to appear (for the ninth time) with her Counsel in the Hamilton courts before a judge to dispose of criminal fraud charges – twelve in total. Unfortunately, neither she nor her counsel appeared to take the issue seriously. (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 January 18, 2022, at 7:00 pm EST.

On Tuesday, health officials in Italy logged 228,179 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 9.0 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 70.0% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 434 Covid-related deaths for a total of 141,825 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Filipino News Updates Opinion World News

Nobel Peace Prize: Isang Panandaling Saglit na Nagbigay ng Kaginhawaan

Isang Panandaling Saglit na Nagbigay ng Kaginhawahan Habang ang Pangatlong Taon nitong Pandemya ay Palapit Na Nung nakaraang buwan, habang ang Canada ay unang nakakarinig ng Omricon, isang variant na nadiskubre ng mga siyentipiko sa South Africa, isang panandaling saglit na nagbigay ng kaginhawahan ang aking naranasan sa gitna nitong pandemya. 

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