Category: News Updates

English News Updates

A “bridge” between Italy and Canada
to help those who want to emigrate

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Your dream is Canada, to study or work, but you know very well how complicated it is, especially today, to crown it? Well, two young Italians can help you. Their names are Chiara Landoni and Valentina Nuzzo and they have decided to make their immigrant experience in Canada available to anyone who needs help or even simple information to start planning their transfer. How? Through the Connect 2 Toronto website (https://connect2toronto.com) where you can find all the necessary information and, perhaps, contact the two creators who are able to provide a large group of experts in every sector: immigration, study, work, taxes, health care… (more…)

Bengali Covid-19 Updates News Updates

বয়স্কদের বিলম্বিত করোনা টিকা নেয়াকে সমর্থন করেনি গবেষণা

মোহাম্মদ আলী বোখারী, সিএনএমএনজি নিউজ

টরন্টো, মার্চ ২৩: কানাডার শীর্ষ স্থানীয় বিজ্ঞানীরা করোনা টিকার দুটি ডোজের মধ্যবর্তী সময়ের বিলম্ব, যা বয়োজৌষ্ঠদের ক্ষেত্রে ৪ মাস করা হয়েছে, সেটিকে সমর্থন করেনি। তাদের যুক্তি, সেজন্য কোনো সুনির্দিষ্ট গবেষণা নেই, এমনকী ওই জনগোষ্ঠির জন্য কোনো প্রাক্ শর্তাবলীও নেই। (more…)

Bengali News Updates Opinion

বাংলাদেশ শেখ হাসিনাকে হত্যার ষড়যন্ত্রে ১৪ জঙ্গিকে ‘ফায়ারিং স্কোয়াডে’ মৃত্যুদন্ড দিয়েছে

মোহাম্মদ আলী বোখারী, সিএনএমজি নিউজ

ঢাকা, মার্চ ২৩: ২১ বছর আগে বাংলাদেশের গোপালগঞ্জের কোটালীপাড়ায় জনসভাস্থলে বোমা পুঁতে  প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনাকে হত্যার ষড়যন্ত্র ও রাষ্ট্রদ্রোহের মামলায় ১৪ জঙ্গিকে মৃত্যুদন্ড দিয়েছে আদালত। (more…)

Italian News Updates

Un “ponte” fra Italia e Canada
per aiutare chi vuole emigrare

TORONTO – Il vostro sogno è il Canada, per studiare o lavorare, ma sapete benissimo quanto sia complicato, soprattutto oggi, coronarlo? Ebbene, due giovani italiane possono aiutarvi. Si chiamano Chiara Landoni e Valentina Nuzzo e hanno deciso di mettere la loro esperienza di immigrate in Canada a disposizione di chiunque abbia bisogno di aiuto oppure anche di semplici informazioni per iniziare a progettare il proprio trasferimento. Come? Attraverso il sito Connect 2 Toronto  (https://connect2toronto.com) dove è possibile trovare tutte le notizie necessarie e, magari, contattare le due ideatrici che sono in grado di mettere a disposizione una nutrita schiera di esperti in ogni settore: immigrazione, studio, lavoro, tasse, sanità… (more…)

News Updates Politics Spanish

Canadá, EEUU y México, unidos por un gigante ferroviario
Se fusionan Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. y Kansas City Southern

Foto cortesía de Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
El Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte ahora viajará por tren. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció la compra de Kansas City Southern (KCS, por sus siglas en inglés) por 29 mil millones de dólares, con el objetivo de crear una red ferroviaria de 20 mil millas que recorra Canadá, Estados Unidos y México. (more…)

English Health & Medicine News Updates

Happiness thrives, despite a global pandemic

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Spring is in the air; the weather is warming up and the longer daylight hours are some elements that invoke happiness. While feelings of joy and delight may be difficult to muster up during a global pandemic, some countries manage quite well on the jubilation spectrum.

In the annual World Happiness Report, (published by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network on March 19), Finland reclaims top spot among the 95 countries included in the 2021 report. In fact, five Nordic nations, Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, have consistently ranked within the top ten for the past several years. (Graph 1) (more…)

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Daily Update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 1.6 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On March 23, the Ministry of Health reported 50,659 doses administered, up from 31,335 doses the day prior. (more…)

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In Ontario 1,699 new infected and 3 more deaths

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – March 22, 2021: Canada yesterday stood at 936,273 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 3,221 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 22,695 total deaths, 22 more than on Sunday. (more…)

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LTC, post-traumatic stress for nurses

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – It is well known that working in a long-term care home is exhausting and psychologically stressful, especially during the Covid pandemic. It doesn’t take much imagination to realize what happened in these facilities since March last year. (more…)

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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 22, 2021, at 1:45pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 123 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 99 million people have recovered and more than 2.7 million fatalities were attributable to Covid-19

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Israel heads to the polls: Fourth election in two years

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian On March 23, Israelis will head to the polls in the fourth national election in two years. Israel’s longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minster since 2009, is running for re-election while trying to stay ahead of the courts.

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Daily update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 1.5 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On March 22, the Ministry of Health reported 31,335 doses administered, down from 40,823 doses the day prior. (more…)

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In Ontario 1,791 new infected and 18 more deaths

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – March 21, 2021: Canada yesterday stood at 933,052 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 2,536 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 22,673 total deaths, 34 more than on Saturday. (more…)

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Covid-19 alert, more schools closed in Peel

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian In schools, it is a Covid-19 alarm. After returning to the classrooms – albeit staggered – of all Ontario students, the curve of infections began to rise rapidly to reach 10,882. (more…)

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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 21, 2021, at 2:00pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 123 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 99 million people have recovered and more than 2.7 million fatalities were attributable to Covid-19.

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Daily update of Ontario’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 1.5 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On March 21, the Ministry of Health reported 40,823 doses administered, down from 60,283 doses the day prior.
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English News Updates

Financial gains for Ontario’s growing “Sunshine List”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Each year, the Ontario government releases the names and salaries of public sector employees who cross the $100,000 threshold in earnings, otherwise known as the “Sunshine List”. The annual list, released March 19, includes a number of public sector servants (nurses, teachers, police officers, firefighters, etc.) who earn a six-figure salary.

This year’s Sunshine list is bigger than ever. Despite record unemployment levels and full-scale lockdowns prompted by measures to reduce the spread of Covid-19, the past year has been a fruitful one 206,606 public sector employees.
In 2020, the number of names on the list increased by 23% from 166,977 in 2019. (more…)

English News Updates

Ontario’s “Sunshine List”: Public sector salary disclosure

On March 19, Ontario released the annual list of public sector employees who earned more than $100,000 in 2020, otherwise known as the “Sunshine List”.

In a statement following the release of names on the list, the official opposition highlights the fact that seventeen people are among the top income earners, with an annual salary over $700,000. Among the top earners are six executives from Ontario Power Generation.

More to come on this year’s “Sunshine List” later this afternoon.

Covid-19 Updates English News Updates

Covid-19 infections are rapidly rising in Ontario schools

Covid-19 infections are rapidly rising in Ontario schools: with the last 132, they have reached 10,882. Peel Region is on alert: there are 10 schools closed due to a virus outbreak. The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board shuttered three elementary schools as of Friday: San Lorenzo Ruiz, St. Cornelius and St. John the Baptist elementary. St. Sofia School in Mississauga is among the schools that have been closed for longer. It’s reporting 10 students and five staff members who are ill with Covid-19: one other staff member also needed to go to the hospital due to COVID-19 complications.

An in-depth analysis of the situation will follow in the afternoon.

English News Updates

Italian musicians
and Canadian engineers
together for WWD in Vancouver

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian VANCOUVER – For the first time, an Italian orchestra will be the protagonist of the World Water Day, celebrated on 22 March and organized in Canada: it’s the Bazzini Consort, a Brescia musical reality wanted and founded by young musicians, which pursues exclusively artistic, cultural and educational purposes and carries out dissemination activities for schools. (more…)

Italian News Updates

Musicisti italiani e ingegneri canadesi
insieme per il WWD a Vancouver

L’orchestra del Bazzini Consort al Convegno Spi Cgil Nazionale nel ricordo delle vittime del Covid-19 al Teatro Grande di Brescia, nel settembre del 2020 (foto Christian Penocchio)

VANCOUVER – Per la prima volta, un’orchestra italiana sarà protagonista della Giornata Mondiale dell’Acqua che si celebra il 22 marzo e che viene organizzata in Canada: si tratta del Bazzini Consort, una realtà musicale bresciana voluta e fondata da giovani musicisti, che persegue esclusivamente finalità di carattere artistico, culturale ed educativo e svolge attività divulgativa per le scuole. (more…)

Bengali Canada English News Updates

Natural disasters have tripled in half a century

Natural disasters have tripled in half a century

Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNMNG News

Toronto, March 21: A report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Thursday states that the world has been facing one disaster after another in recent years. The world has to deal with various disasters including corona pandemics, floods, droughts, fires, and locust attacks. People are now facing three times more natural disasters than the seventies and eighties from the last century. The agricultural sector is the most affected by these disasters. (more…)

Bengali Canada News Updates

অর্ধ শতাব্দীতে প্রাকৃতিক দুর্যোগ বেড়েছে তিন গুণ

মোহাম্মদ আলী বোখারী, সিএনএমএনজি নিউজ

টরন্টো, মার্চ ২১: গত বৃহস্পতিবার জাতিসংঘের খাদ্য ও কৃষি সংস্থার (এফএও) প্রকাশিত এক প্রতিবেদনে জানা গেছে, সাম্প্রতিক বছরগুলোতে একের পর এক দুর্যোগের মুখে পড়ছে বিশ্ব। করোনা মহামারি, বন্যা, খরা, দাবানল, পঙ্গপালের হানাসহ নানা ধরনের দুর্যোগ মোকাবিলা করতে হচ্ছে বিশ্ববাসীকে। গত শতকের সত্তর ও আশির দশকের তুলনায় এখন তিন গুণ প্রাকৃতিক দুর্যোগের মুখোমুখি হচ্ছে মানুষ। এসব দুর্যোগে সবচেয়ে বেশি ক্ষতিগ্রস্থ হচ্ছে কৃষি খাত। (more…)

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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 20, 2021, at 1:30pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 122 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 99 million people have recovered and more than 2.7 million fatalities were attributable to Covid-19.

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Daily Update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 1.4 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On March 20, the Ministry of Health reported 60,283 doses administered, down from 61,146 doses the day prior.
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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 19, 2021, at 5:15pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 122 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 98 million people have recovered and more than 2.6 million fatalities were attributable to Covid-19.

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Daily Update of Ontario’s Vaccination Campaign

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 1.4 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On March 19, the Ministry of Health reported 61,146 doses administered, up from 58,119 doses the day prior. (more…)

English News Updates

Dying With Dignity:
Bill C-7 received Royal Assent

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian OTTAWA – After months of parliamentary debate, Canadians without a reasonably foreseeable death are now eligible to apply for medical assistance in dying (MAID). (more…)

English News Updates Opinion

Pope to “Counter-Culture Catholics”: are you in or out?

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Even if you are the Pope, you can go from hero to goat faster than a superstar who misses scoring a goal on an empty net. Fair-weather friends abound. (more…)

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In Ontario 1,553 new infected and 15 more deaths

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – March 18, 2021: Canada yesterday stood at 921,606 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 3,430 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – yesterday reached 22,580 total deaths, 35 more than on Wednesday. (more…)

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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 18, 2021, at 2:00pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 121 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 98 million people have recovered and more than 2.6 million fatalities were attributable to the virus.

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Daily update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 1.3 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On March 18, the Ministry of Health reported 58,119 doses administered, down from 58,202 doses the day prior. (more…)

English News Updates

Europe launches the Covid passport
“Ready by summer, it will be free”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian BRUSSELS – The ‘Covid passport’ is coming in Europe: a digital document “to help freedom of movement in the EU” as said by the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, at a press conference in Brussels today. (more…)

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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 17, 2021, at 1:00pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 120 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 97 million people have recovered and more than 2.6 million fatalities were attributable to the virus.

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Daily Update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 1.3 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On March 17, the Ministry of Health reported 58,202 doses administered, up from 51,579 doses the day prior. (more…)

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Status of Covid-19 Inoculations in Ontario

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Amid concerns over rising variant-of-concern (VOC) cases and Ontario possibly in a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the focus shifts to scaling up the vaccination campaign.

So far, Ontario has administered more than 1.2 million doses into the arms of citizens. However, that tally is predicated on the fact that at least two doses are required per person to achieve maximum protection against the virus. (more…)

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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape


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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 16, 2021, at 1:30pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 120 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 97 million people have recovered and more than 2.6 million fatalities were attributable to the virus.

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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape


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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 15, 2021, at 3:30pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 120 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 97 million people have recovered and more than 2.6 million fatalities were attributable to the virus.

Covid-19 Updates English News Updates

Vaccination capacity exists, but where are the vaccines?

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Online booking portal went live at 8am for residents aged 80+ to book their vaccine appointment. At a press briefing on March 14, Premier Ford reiterated that only people born in 1941 or earlier will be permitted to reserve their appointment.
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Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of March 14, 2021, at 1:15pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 119 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 96 million people have recovered and more than 2.6 million fatalities were attributable to the virus.

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Trouble with the rate of Covid-19 vaccinations

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Spring is just days away. The weather is improving, Covid-19 restrictions are slowly easing and more people are moving about. But the focus remains the race between vaccinations and variants of concern.

Since the start of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign, Canada has received more than 3.9 million doses of vaccines, according to the Covid-19 Vaccination Tracker Canada. Of the supply available, Canada has administered more than 2.9 million doses. (more…)


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