Canada

Federal elections: Vuong remains, Dzerowicz wins at the photo finish

TORONTO – We are close to putting an end to these federal elections that have caused so much discussion and that have not changed the structure of the parties in

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Canada

Leader-bashing: the not-so-new political blood sport

TORONTO – After a ho-hum election that saw a mere 59% voter-turnout, the public is ready for more interesting sport. The official results from Elections Canada are not yet public

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Canada

The Conservatives lost twenty-one seats The reason? Maxime Bernier

TORONTO – The divisions between the Conservatives and Ppc penalized Erin O’Toole. Three days after the federal vote, with the final data of Elections Canada, it is possible to carry

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Canada

Alberta chaos, now Jason Kenney wobbles

EDMONTON – The Covid emergency in Alberta, where thousands of infections have occurred in recent days, is shaking the leadership of premier Jason Kenney who is being targeted by some

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Canada

Ontario, infections and hospitalizations return to rise

TORONTO – Cases in Ontario returned to increase within twenty-four hours but the daily average drops thanks to the good numbers of the last few days: today, provincial health officials

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Business & Economy

Power up the economy with growth in the job market

With the elections in the rear-view mirror, the focus for Canadians is on the path forward. Part of that includes a government working towards ending to the pandemic, improving affordability

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Canada

Ford: “Green Pass against lockdowns”

TORONTO – They are necessary but will be temporary. At the moment, in essence, according to the premier of Ontario, in the face of the entry into force of vaccination

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Canada

Coronavirus divides Canada in half

TORONTO – Canada literally split in half in this fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the one hand, Ontario and Quebec where infections seem to gradually slow down, day

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Canada

Toronto, chaos at the polling station: “Partisan scrutineers and strange phone calls”

TORONTO – Federal elections: two “big words” that would suggest a great, impeccable organization. Not so much, really, listening to the testimonies coming from the polling stations after Monday’s vote.

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Canada

Political uncertainty remains even after the federal elections

TORONTO – The federal elections have not resolved the climate of uncertainty that has characterized Canadian politics since 2019. The tear wanted by Justin Trudeau, with the leap in the

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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 September 20, 2021, at 4:30 pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in India logged 24,855 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 33.5 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 97.7% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 220, bringing the total number of fatalities to 445,385.

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Obligation vaccine for children, de Villa in pressing

TORONTO – The Covid-19 vaccine is expected to join the list of nine mandatory vaccines for Ontario students. This is what the Toronto Medical Officer of Health Eileen de Villa says in a report submitted to the Toronto Board of Health asked the provincial government to add this vaccine to those provided for by the Immunization of School Pupils Act.  (more…)

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A thousand cases in two days: restrictions in Saskatchewan

REGINA – First Alberta, now Saskatchewan: on Sunday, the province broke three negative records, registering the highest number of new daily cases, hospitalizations and admissions to intensive care. In fact, Saskatchewan reported 543 new cases of Covid-19 and 1 death on Sunday and 439 new cases on Saturday, thus adding 982 infections in total over the weekend. And also on Friday there were 472 cases, of which 383 (81%) detected in unvaccinated individuals, 25 (5%) partially vaccinated and 64 (14%) fully vaccinated, as evidenced by the graphic (in the pic above) published on the Saskatchewan government’s Twitter page (https://twitter.com/SKGov).  (more…)

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Ontario and Quebec, new Covid-19 cases down today

TORONTO – The number of new cases in Ontario continues to decrease: today 610, down from 715 on Sunday, although up from 600 a week ago. The seven-day moving average of new infections is now 711, down four units from last Monday and, with 23,864 tests processed in the past 24 hours (Sunday was 29,906), the provincial-level positivity rate is now 2.7%, down from 3.1% last Monday.  (more…)

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Mondiali di Hockey Inline: in finale la Repubblica Ceca batte il Canada, Italia quarta

ROCCARASO (L’Aquila) – Svanisce il sogno di medaglia per gli azzurri ai Mondiali di Hockey Inline di Roccaraso dove trionfa la Repubblica Ceca in finale con il Canada. Al Palachiaccio Bolino sono gli spagnoli a conquistare la medaglia di bronzo, con il punteggio di 6 a 2. L’Italia finisce quarta e si qualifica ai World Roller Games del prossimo anno.  (more…)

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Há um novo feriado no Canadá: Dia Nacional da Verdade e Reconciliação

(Revista Amar / Telma Pinguelo) O Canadá decidiu dar mais um passo em frente no caminho do reconhecimento da história e direitos das Primeiras Naçōes. Depois das descobertas ao longo deste ano de inúmeros restos mortais de crianças sepultadas nas escolas residenciais, o governo quer mostrar que está comprometido com a missão de reconciliação com os seus povos pioneiros e com a garantia de que a história trágica e o legado contínuo das escolas residenciais nunca sejam esquecidos… Read More in Revista Amar >>> 

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নিউ ইয়র্কে পৌঁছেছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী

(Shomporko সম্পর্ক)  জাতিসংঘের ৭৬তম সাধারণ অধিবেশনে যোগ দিতে যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের নিউ ইয়র্কে পৌঁছেছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা। ফিনল্যান্ডের হেলসিঙ্কিতে যাত্রাবিরতি শেষে স্থানীয় সময় রোববার (১৯ সেপ্টেম্বর) বিকেলে সাড়ে ৫টার দিকে নিউ ইয়র্কের জন এফ কেনেডি বিমানবন্দরে পৌঁছেন তিনি … Read More in Shomporko >>> 

Canada Canadian Federal Election Italian News Updates Politics Polls

Fotofinish verso un probabile governo di minoranza

TORONTO – Dopo una breve campagna di 5 settimane, è arrivato il momento di votare. Oggi, i canadesi di tutta la nazione si recheranno alle urne per esprimere il proprio voto. Alcuni si stanno probabilmente chiedendo ancora se fosse stato necessario davvero tenere un’elezione nel mezzo di una pandemia. In ogni caso, votare offre ai canadesi l’opportunità e il privilegio di avere voce in capitolo nel futuro governo canadese… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Canadian Federal Election Italian News Updates Politics Polls

Conto alla rovescia finito, la parola passa agli elettori

TORONTO – Al termine di una campagna elettorale ricca di accuse, veleni e polemiche, il conto alla rovescia è finito. Oggi i canadesi andranno alle urne per scegliere i loro 338 rappresentanti nella 44ª legislatura e, indirettamente, per indicare il nuovo primo ministro. Ieri i leader dei partiti principali hanno tenuto gli ultimi comizi elettorali, lanciando l’ultimo appello verso gli elettori ancora indecisi che, in definitiva, potrebbero spostare gli equilibri finali e quindi l’esito delle votazioni. Justin Trudeau in mattinata è intervenuto a Montreal e Vaughan, mentre nell’arco della giornata è stato impegnato in una lunga serie di eventi virtuali… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Editorials Education Matters Italian Ontario Opinion

TCDSB, chi difende i diritti dei cattolici?

TORONTO – La Confederazione canadese, come forma di governo, ha una caratteristica unica nella sua Costituzione o, volendo, il suo “statuto societario”. Ai sensi dell’articolo 93, attribuisce alle provincie la competenza esclusiva per l’istruzione pubblica. All’interno di quella sezione, fornisce ulteriori “diritti confessionali” esclusivi a determinati cittadini come protezione contro la tirannia della maggioranza in una società democratica… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Coronavirus: caos scuola, provveditorati nella bufera

TORONTO – È una crescita costante quella dei casi di Covid-19 nelle scuole dell’Ontario dove con gli ultimi 121 contagi di venerdì scorso il totale, dopo circa due settimane di frequenza, è di 619. Ultimo focolaio in ordine di tempo è quello scoppiato alla Elmlea Junior School di Etobicoke – quartiere di Rexdale e Islington – dove sono stati segnalati almeno due casi… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates

Alberta, duemila casi in un giorno. I medici: “Ci vuole l’esercito”

EDMONTON – Numeri che fanno paura. L’Alberta, che fino a pochi giorni fa era “stay open for good”, venerdì ha registrato 2.020 nuovi casi di Covid-19 (su un totale di 17.000 test effettuati). Un’enormità, se si considera che l’Alberta ha poco più di 4,3 milioni di abitanti. Per fare un paragone: ieri l’Italia, che di abitanti ne ha oltre 60 milioni, ha registrato 3.838 nuovi casi (su un totale di 263.571 tamponi analizzati). Lo stesso tasso di positività dell’Alberta non lascia spazio a dubbi: 11,7 per cento… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Quebec

L’Ontario regge: cala la media dei contagi

TORONTO – Il trend ormai sembra quello: nuovi casi giornalieri fra i 700 e gli 800, la stragrande maggioranza dei quali in persone non vaccinate. Ieri l’Ontario ha registrato 715 nuovi casi (e 6 decessi), con la media mobile di sette giorni dei nuovi casi che è ora pari a 709, in calo rispetto a sabato (719) quando i contagi erano stati 821. Dei casi di ieri, rilevati su 29.906 test effettuati per un tasso di positività del 2,3%, 440 riguardano persone non vaccinate e 44 persone parzialmente vaccinate… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

School chaos, school boards in the storm

TORONTO – It is a constant growth that of Covid-19 cases in ontario schools where with the last 121 infections last Friday, the total, after about two weeks of attendance, is 619. The latest outbreak is the one that broke out at Elmlea Junior School in Etobicoke – Rexdale and Islington district – where at least two cases have been reported.  (more…)

Canada Editorials Education Matters English Featured Ontario Opinion

TCDSB, who defends the rights of Catholics?

TORONTO – The Canadian Confederation, as a form of government, has a unique feature in its Constitution, or “corporate by-laws”. Under section 93, it ascribes to the provinces the sole jurisdiction for education. Within that section, it provides further exclusive “denominational rights” to certain citizens as a protection against the tyranny of the majority in a democratic society.  (more…)

Canada Canadian Federal Election English Featured News Updates Politics Polls

Elections 2021: the countdown is over

TORONTO – At the end of an election campaign full of accusations, poisons and controversy, the countdown is over. Tomorrow Canadians will go to the polls to choose their 338 representatives in the 44th legislature and, indirectly, to indicate the new prime minister. Today the leaders of the main parties held the last electoral rallies, launching the last appeal to the still undecided voters who, ultimately, could shift the final balance and therefore the outcome of the votes. Justin Trudeau spoke in Montreal in the morning, while throughout the day he was engaged in a long series of virtual events.  (more…)

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Alberta, two thousand cases in one day. The doctors: “Immediate military aid”

EDMONTON – Scary numbers. Alberta, which until a few days ago was “stay open for good”, registered 2,020 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday (out of a total of 17,000 tests carried out). A huge amount, considering that Alberta has just over 4.3 million inhabitants. To make a comparison: today Italy, which has over 60 million inhabitants, recorded 3,838 new cases (out of a total of 263,571 swabs analyzed).  (more…)

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A photo finish for what will likely appear to be another minority government


After a short 5-week campaign, voting day has arrived. Tomorrow, Canadians across the Nation will head to the polls to cast their vote. Some may still be asking whether holding an election in the middle of a pandemic was necessary. Either way, casting a vote gives Canadians the opportunity and privilege to have a say in Canada’s future government.

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Canada Filipino News Updates

Ang Umaakyat na Presyo ng mga Pagkain nitong Pandemya

TORONTO – Isang kaibigan ko ang pumuna ng presyo ng Big Mac, na pag kumakain ka nito parati, di mo mapupuna ang presyo pero kung ikaw ay yung taong tulad ko na paminsan minsan lang kumain ng Big Mac, malamang magulat ka sa babayaran mo. Nitong nakaraang mahigit na isang taon, hindi ako kumain ng Big Mac hanggang ilang araw na nakalipas nang bumili ako ng dalawang Big Mac meals at nagulat ako sa binayaran ko – mahigit $23! Sabi ng kaibigan ko, mas makakatipid ka kung may coupon ka, konti sa kalahati ang babayaran mo. Ang sa akin naman ay gaano kadalas nagbibigay ng coupon para sa Big Mac.  (more…)

Canada English Featured News Updates

The Rising Food Prices during this Pandemic

TORONTO – A friend once commented on the price of a Big Mac, that if you eat it regularly, like once a week, you don’t notice the price increase because it’s in the cents. But, if you order it, say, once every six months, or in my case, in a gap of almost two years because of the pandemic, you feel the crunch, as I did when I ordered two Big Mac meals three weeks ago. I paid $23 and some cents! My friend then added, it’s good if you have the coupon because you pay just a little over half of the regular price. The question that begs answering is, how often does Big Mac come up with coupons. (more…)

Bengali Canada Canadian Federal Election News Updates Politics

কানাডার নির্বাচনে সর্বাধিক ৮ বাংলাদেশি লড়ছেন

২০ সেপ্টেম্বর অনুষ্ঠেয় কানাডার ৪৪তম সাধারণ নির্বাচনে প্রথমবারের মতো সর্বাধিক ৮ জন বাংলাদেশি বংশোদ্ভূত প্রার্থী মূলধারার তথা লিবারেল, কনজারভেটিভ, এনডিপি ও গ্রীন পার্টি থেকে মনোনয়ন পেয়ে প্রতিদ্বন্দ্বিতা করছেন।  (more…)

Community Italian News Updates World News

Nissoli: “Basta con il Travel Ban, vogliamo tornare a vivere”

ROMA – “Il Travel Ban continua ancora a creare disagi agli italiani che si devono spostare tra l’Italia e gli USA. Una questione rimasta irrisolta nonostante gli appelli che i diretti interessati hanno rivolto alle Istituzioni”: a parlere è l’onorevole Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia eletta in Nord e Centro America, che torna a lanciare un appello al Governo italiano.  (more…)

Italian News Updates World News

Due nuovi consoli onorari italiani nella circoscrizione di New York

NEW YORK – Due nuovi consoli onorari italiani nella circoscrizione consolare di New York: si tratta di Barbara Battaglino Zichichi, Console Onorario d’Italia ad Hartford, e di Vincenzo Scollo, Console Onorario d’Italia a Rochester (nelle foto, tratte dalla pagina Facebook “Consulate General of Italy in New York”. Ad annunciarlo, congratulandosi con loro, è l’onorevole . Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia eletta in Nord e Centro America.  (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 September 18, 2021, at 4:15 pm EST.

On Saturday, health officials in the UK logged 30,144 new infections. Of the cumulative 7.4 million confirmed positive cases, 80.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 164, bringing the total number of fatalities to 444,869.

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লিবারেল পরিত্যাগ করেছে স্পাদাইনা-ফোর্ট ইয়র্কের প্রার্থী

কেন্দ্রীয় লিবারেল তাদের টরন্টোর স্পাদাইনা-ফোর্ট ইয়র্ক রাইডিংয়ে মনোনীত প্রার্থী কেভিন ভং-কে পরিত্যাগের ঘোষণা দিয়েছে, এমনকী সে সোমবার নির্বাচিত হলেও তাকে লিবারেল ককাসে স্থান দেবে না বলে আজ সকালে জানিয়েছে। কারণ, টরন্টো স্টার তাদের এক অনুসন্ধানী প্রতিবেদনে কেভিনের বিরুদ্ধে ২০১৯ সালে এক নারীকে যৌন হয়রানির মামলাটি জনসমক্ষে তুলে ধরে, যা পরে অবশ্য সেই নারী ‘আগ্রহ হারিয়ে ফেলায়’ সরকার পক্ষ থেকে তা বাদ দেয়া হয়, যদিও সেই নারী এখনও তার ঘটনার সত্যতার বিষয়ে অবিচল রয়েছেন।  (more…)

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Liberal dropped its candidate in Spadina-Fort York riding

TORONTO – The federal Liberals have dropped their nominated candidate, Kevin Vuong in the downtown Toronto riding of Spadina-Fort York, and he will not be a member of their party’s caucus if he is elected Monday, after the Toronto Star revealed that he was charged with sexual assault of a woman in 2019, who actually told the Crown prosecutor in the case that she “didn’t have the energy” to proceed with a trial process but maintained her allegations are true. (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 September 17, 2021, at 5:45 pm EST.

On Friday, health officials in India logged 35,367 new infections. Of the cumulative 33.4 million confirmed positive cases, 97.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 285, bringing the total number of fatalities to 444,563.

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Italian News Updates Sport World News

Mondiali Hockey Inline 2021, alla Francia l’oro femminile. Tante belle storie di fair play

ROCCARASO (L’Aquila) – È la Francia la vincitrice del Torneo Femminile nei Mondiali di Hockey Inline di Roccaraso 2021. La formazione transalpina si è imposta sulla Spagna con il punteggio di 1 a 0. Di Joly Vuillemin Chloé il gol della vittoria. Alla Spagna va così la medaglia d’argento. Nel match per il bronzo l’hanno spuntata gli Stati Uniti sulla Colombia con il punteggio di 6 a 3. L’Italia di coach Ceschini ha concluso il suo Mondiale al 6° posto, battuta 3 a 0 dall’Argentina, che finisce 5. Al settimo posto il Messico che prevale sulla Lettonia, ottava. Adesso sono in corso le gare del Senior Maschile.  (more…)

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Daniela Mainenti (YMCA Italia): “Pronti a portare le studentesse afghane nei nostri campus”

PALERMO – “L’idea è quella dei corridoi universitari ovvero  permessi studio per studenti e studentesse  afgane costrette, con l’insediamento del governo talebano, a interrompere e abbandonare gli studi a causa della segregazione di genere”. Daniela Mainenti (nella foto), docente di diritto processuale penale comparato e responsabile nazionale per le attività universitarie e post laurea della Fondazione Ymca Italia, non ha dubbi sul fatto che si possa contribuire a ridare un futuro alle donne afgane, vessate e oppresse da un regime che annulla tutte le loro libertà e ne calpesta i diritti. (more…)

Canada Culture News Updates Ontario Portuguese

Reabertura do CCPM… Segura e animada!

(Revista Amar) O Centro Cultural Português de Mississauga (CCPM) reabriu no passado dia 14 de agosto. Esta casa habituada a ter um calendário preenchido, esteve como todas as outras entidades associativas encerrada durante 18 meses, devido à pandemia. O CCPM contou com a presença de 200 pessoas, capacidade limitada segundo as normas de segurança impostas pelo governo… Read More in Revista Amar >>> 

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প্রবাসী কর্মীদের সুখবর দিলো সৌদি

(Shomporko সম্পর্ক) দেশে আটকা পড়া প্রবাসীদের সুখবর দিলো সৌদি আরব সরকার। মহামারি করোনায় যারা আটকে পড়েছেন তাদের জন্য এই সুখবর। প্রবাসী কর্মীদের বসবাসের অনুমতি (ইকামা), ভিজিট ভিসা এবং এক্সিট ও রি-এন্ট্রি ভিসার মেয়াদ আগামী ৩০ নভেম্বর পর্যন্ত বৃদ্ধির ঘোষণা দিয়েছে দেশটি। এছাড়া নিষেধাজ্ঞার কবলে থাকা দেশগুলোর নাগরিকদের ভিজিট ভিসার মেয়াদও একইভাবে বৃদ্ধি হবে … Read More in Shomporko >>> 

Canada Canadian Federal Election Italian News Updates Politics

Woodbridge, una comunità con una forte presenza italiana

TORONTO – Il distretto elettorale di Vaughan-Woodbridge si trova lungo il confine sud-occidentale della regione di York. È stato creato dalla ridistribuzione dei confini elettorali del 2012 e comprende il quartiere di Woodbridge e parte della città di Vaughan. La circoscrizione ospita la più alta concentrazione di italocanadesi in Canada. Con una popolazione residente di 105.228 residenti (censimento 2016), più della metà – 55.960 abitanti – si identifica come italiana. Ciò rappresenta il 53% della popolazione della zona… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Canadian Federal Election Italian News Updates Politics

Elezioni, la carica degli italocanadesi in cerca di un seggio

TORONTO – Parte la carica degli italocanadesi candidati in questa tornata elettorale. In tutto sono 69 i politici di origine italiana in cerca di un seggio, concentrati come sempre in Ontario e in Quebec ma presenti anche nelle altre province canadesi. Anche in queste elezioni i rappresentanti della nostra comunità si sono candidati in tutti i principali partiti federali… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Canadian Federal Election Editorials Italian Opinion Politics

Un’elezione per organizzare la prossima

TORONTO – Ognuno si è fatto la propria idea. I seggi anticipati sono chiusi. Hanno votato più cittadini del previsto: 5.780.000 secondo l’ultima stima di Elections Canada (una media di poco più di 17.100 votanti per circoscrizione) rispetto alle passate elezioni. In effetti, ciò rappresenta un aumento del 18,48% rispetto all’affluenza alle urne anticipate nelle ultime elezioni… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Ora l’Alberta corre ai ripari: restrizioni durissime

EDMONTON – Il governo dell’Alberta corre ai ripari. Di fronte al continuo aumento di ricoveri nelle terapie intensive, ormai al collasso, il premier Jason Kenney ha dovuto abbandonare lo slogan “stay open for good” (aperti per sempre) e fare dietrofront: restrizioni durissime a partire da subito… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Scuola, in Ontario i contagi schizzano a quasi 600

TORONTO – È allarme. Con l’inizio dell’anno scolastico schizzano i contagi di Covid che con gli ultimi 109 di ieri hanno superato abbondantemente i 500. Sono 98 i casi tra gli studenti che frequentano le scuole dell’Ontario, 8 quelli tra gli insegnanti e 3 i membri dello staff non docente infettati dalla variante Delta del virus, che portano le infezioni a quota 585… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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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 September 16, 2021, at 5:15 pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in Russia logged 19,594 new infections. Of the cumulative 7.2 million confirmed positive cases, 89.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 794, bringing the total number of fatalities to 195,835.

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A non-election election, to set up the next one

TORONTO – Everyone’s mind is made up. The advance polls are closed. More citizens have voted than expected – 5,780,000 according to the latest Elections Canada estimate (an average of just over 17,100 per constituency) than in past elections. In fact, that represents an 18.48% increase over the turn out at the advance polls in the last election.  (more…)

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Schools in Ontario, infections skyrocket to almost 600

TORONTO – It is alarming. With the beginning of the school year, Covid infections are skyrocketed, which with the last 109 today have abundantly exceeded 500. There are 98 cases among students attending schools in Ontario, 8 among teachers and 3 non-teaching staff members infected with the Delta variant of the virus, which bring infections to 585.  (more…)

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Elections, Italian Canadians looking for a seat

TORONTO – The office of the Italian Canadian candidates in this electoral round is starting. In all, there are 69 candidates of Italian origin looking for a seat, concentrated as always in Ontario and Quebec but also present in the other Canadian provinces. Also in these elections the representatives of our community represented themselves in all the main federal parties.  (more…)

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Vaughan-Woodbridge: A hard working community with a strong Italian presence


The electoral district of Vaughan-Woodbridge is located along the south western edge of York Region. It was created by the 2012 electoral boundaries redistribution and encompasses the neighbourhood of Woodbridge and part of the City of Vaughan.

The constituency is home to the highest concentration of Italian Canadians in Canada. With an area population of 105,228 residents (2016 Census), more than half – 55,960 people – identify as Italian. (more…)


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