Canada

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

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Canada

Covid-19: 60 deaths in Ontario, 88 in Quebec

TORONTO – Another 60 deaths in one day: 10,726 the total number of victims from Covid-19 in Ontario. That recorded today is the highest number of daily numbers in nearly

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English

Nobel Peace Prize: A Feel-Good Moment

A Feel-Good Moment as We Enter the Third Year into This Pandemic. Last month, as Canada was hearing about omricon for the first time, I had a moment of pause

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Canada

Ontario: another 38 dead and over 4 thousand in hospitals. 4-year-old girl dies of Covid-19 in Quebec

TORONTO – Hospitalizations on the rise, but there are only two more patients in intensive care. Today, in Ontario, the number of patients in hospitals increased by 296 units: now

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Canada

Rudderless in Halton. What next?

TORONTO – I am sure they thought they were “doing the right thing”. Four Federal Members of Parliament took time out of their all-consuming fight against the Spread of Omicron

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Canada

Ontario, hospitalizations stabilize. Another 54 dead in Quebec

TORONTO – Another 23 died today in Ontario from Covid-19, while hospital admissions and transfers to intensive care seemed to give the first signs of stabilization: the Ministry of Health

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Education Matters

Holding trustees accountable to the public they serve

The moral and ethical debate pertaining to trustee accountability appears to be an ever-present issue. The job is not an easy one. They are publicly elected officials with a job

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Canada

The tax for no vax continues to divide

TORONTO – The Quebec government’s decision to impose a tax on no vax continues to cause controversy. For now, no other province seems oriented to follow the same path as

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Canada

School, tomorrow reopens among a thousand unknowns

TORONTO – No certainty but many unknowns. It is a real leap in the dark that the students of Ontario are preparing to do tomorrow when, for the first time

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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 13, 2022, at 4:30 pm EST.

On Thursday, health officials in Italy logged 184,615 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 8.1 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 69.8% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 316 Covid-related deaths for a total of 140,188 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Quebec

Thousands sign up for 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Quebec

TORONTO – It is nice to be an anti vaxxer, until they touch your wallet. It is a real boom in first doses of vaccine in Quebec two days after the announcement by Prime Minister Francois Legault on the provincial government’s intention to impose a financial penalty in the form of a “health tax” for Quebec adults who are unvaccinated and are not in possession of a valid medical exemption. 

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Canada Economy Education Matters English Featured Immigration

The pandemic’s impact on immigration and international students

Immigration is the key to economic growth in Canada. With the nation’s fertility rate on a steady decline, the Canadian government maintains that immigration is key to replenishing the population. It estimates that 75% of the country’s population growth is attributable to immigration.

Part of that growth is generated through international students. According to a Statistics Canada report (June 2021), about six in ten first-time study permit holders who worked throughout their duration of study or post graduation become permanent residents.

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Bengali Health & Medicine News Updates Science World News

মানবদেহে শূকরের হৃদপিন্ড প্রতিস্থাপনের অগ্রদূত পাকিস্তানি বংশোদ্ভূত সার্জন

সম্প্রতি যুক্তরাষ্ট্রে মানবদেহে শূকরের হৃদপিন্ড প্রতিস্থাপনের ক্ষেত্রে সর্বপ্রথম বিশ্বে যে বিজ্ঞানী অভূতপূর্ব সাফল্য দেখিয়েছেন, তিনি পাকিস্তানে জন্মগ্রহণকারী করাচীর ডও মেডিক্যাল কলেজের এমবিবিএস ডাক্তার মুহাম্মদ মনসুর মহিউদ্দিন। একই সঙ্গে তিনি ইউনিভার্সিটি অব মেরিল্যান্ডের স্কুল অব মেডিসিনের কার্ডিয়াক জেনোট্রান্সপ্ল্যান্টেশন কার্যক্রমেরও সহ-প্রতিষ্ঠাতা পরিচালক।  

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Pakistani-born surgeon leads pig heart transplant in human

The scientist behind the recent landmark success story in the world of first transplanting the pig heart into human in the United States is Dr. Muhammad Mansoor Mohiuddin, a Pakistani-born MBBS doctor of Dow Medical College of Karachi as well as co-founding director of the Cardiac Xenotransplantation Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. 

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Arts & Culture Canada Culture History Immigration Italian

Quella radio senza ’voce’ in terra straniera

Prosegue sul Corriere Canadese la pubblicazione degli articoli dedicati all’immigrazione italiana in Canada, che prendono spunto dalla storia degli oggetti che gli emigrati hanno portato con sé nel viaggio dal Belpaese alla nuova terra. L’iniziativa rientra nel progetto “Narrarsi altrove, viaggio tra i cimeli e i luoghi dell’anima” della poetessa Anna Ciardullo Villapiana e docente Stella Paola con la collaborazione di Gabriel Niccoli, professore emerito dell’Università di Waterloo… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Quebec

Tassa per i no vax: canadesi favorevoli, le Province frenano

TORONTO – Una tassa aggiuntiva per i non vaccinati che non sono in possesso di una valida esenzione medica. La proposta, lanciata martedì in Quebec dal premier Francois Legault, è la prima di questo genere non solo in Canada, ma in tutto il Nord America. In Europa, invece, misure di questo tipo sono già state adottate in molti Paesi per cercare di frenare il contagio di Omicron spingendo sempre più persone a vaccinarsi… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario: 46 morti e 505 in terapia intensiva

TORONTO – 46 morti e 505 persone ricoverate in terapia intensiva per il Covid-19: numeri che fanno paura, quelli di ieri in Ontario dove adesso i pazienti positivi negli ospedali sono 3.448, oltre 200 in più rispetto a 24 ore prima. È vero che, come già riferito ieri dai funzionari sanitari provinciali, il 54% dei ricoveri riguarda persone finite in ospedale principalmente per il Covid-19 mentre il restante 46% è stato ricoverato per altri motivi ed è poi risultato positivo al virus, ma nelle terapie intensive l’83% dei pazienti è lì per il virus e solo il 17% è risultato positivo dopo essere finito in ICU per altre patologie… 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 12, 2022, at 4:00 pm EST.

On Wednesday, health officials in Russia logged 17,946 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 10.7 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 91.2% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 745 Covid-related deaths for a total of 318,432 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

Back in the classroom but everything is as before

TORONTO – Ontario students will receive two rapid antigen tests when they return to class next Monday, but other than that, the government’s plan rests primarily on previously announced measures to keep schools safe during the Omicron wave. The pillars of his plan to return to school on January 17 are updated screenings, new deliveries of quality masks, ventilation improvements, vaccinations, new hires. The vast majority of the measures included in the plan had previously been announced.  In short, nothing new. 

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Canada English Featured News Updates

Now Magazine apologizes to Corriere Canadese

TORONTO – A first step to re-establishing and remedying slanderous and defamatory accusations. This is what NOW Magazine did in publishing its official apology to the Corriere Canadese and its publisher Joe Volpe for an article by Enzo DiMatteo published in the magazine in March 2021. An article in which the newspaper and the former minister were accused of homophobia, of continuous and incessant anti-gay attacks and of having conducted out a campaign of intimidation towards the LGBTQ2 community. All without foundation and with serious commercial damages. 

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Canada French News Updates World News

Les défenseurs afghans des droits de la personne arrivent au Canada

OTTAWA – Depuis 2 décennies, les Canadiens et les Canadiennes travaillent côte à côte avec les ressortissants afghans pour améliorer la sécurité, la démocratie et les droits de la personne en Afghanistan. Aujourd’hui, le Canada accueille les personnes qui sont confrontées à des risques à la suite de ce travail d’une importance vitale. 

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Culture Italian News Updates World News

Rubava manoscritti ma nessuno sa perché

NEW YORK – Atterrato all’aeroporto John F. Kennedy, Filippo Bernardini, ventinovenne di origine umbre, ha trovato ad attenderlo gli agenti dell’FBI: arrestato con l’accusa di furto aggravato di identità e frode telematica. Si è chiuso così uno stranissimo giallo caso che per cinque anni ha scombussolato il mondo dell’editoria… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Arts & Culture Culture Italian World News

Gianni Celati: la scrittura come atto gratuito

BRIGHTON – Nella notte del 2 gennaio, ci ha lasciato a 84 anni un grande intellettuale italiano: Gianni Celati. Nato a Sondrio nel 1937 da genitori di Ferrara, Antonio Gnoli ricorda lo scrittore in un’intervista di Repubblica con un aneddoto che vuole esprimere “il tumulto” caratteristico della sua vita “fatta di sbagli, ma altresì di cose bellissime, di passioni travolgenti”, e racconta di un Gianni adolescente che, innamorato di una ragazza tedesca, grazie a una colletta raccolta dagli amici la segue ad Amburgo, dove rimarrà nove mesi con l’aiuto del fratello Gabriele… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Quebec

Quebec, arriva la tassa per i non vaccinati

MONTREAL – Arriva la “tassa sanitaria” per i non vaccinati. In sostanza: se non ti vaccini, finisci per andare a gravare sul sistema sanitario, quindi è giusto che tu paghi. Ad annunciarla è stato, ieri, il premier del Quebec, François Legault, alla luce del continuo aumento dei ricoveri (e dei decessi, solo ieri 62 in Quebec) negli ospedali della provincia… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Toronto

A scuola lunedì ma i docenti insorgono

TORONTO – È partito il conto alla rovescia per gli studenti dell’Ontario, che già dalla settimana prossima torneranno in classe. Dal 3 gennaio il rientro era stato posticipato dal governo al 5 gennaio per poi essere ancora rimandato al 17 gennaio a causa della rapida diffusione della variante del Covid Omicron. Ma questa volta, secondo fonti del governo, i ragazzi delle scuole elementari e di quelle superiori torneranno nelle aule scolastiche… 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 11, 2022, at 4:25 pm EST.

On Tuesday, health officials in the Philippines logged 28,007 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 3.0 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 92.3% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 219 Covid-related deaths for a total of 52,511 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

Ontario: back-to-school on Monday but teachers discontent

TORONTO – The countdown has started for the students of Ontario, who will return to class as early as next week. From January 3 the return had been postponed by the government to January 5 and then again postponed January 17 due to the rapid spread of the variant of Covid Omicron. But this time, according to government sources, elementary and high school children will return to classrooms. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Quebec

Quebec, a tax on people who are unvaccinated from COVID-19

MONTREAL – Here comes the “health tax” for the unvaccinated. Basically: if you don’t get vaccinated, you end up burdening the health system, so it’s right that you pay. This was announced today by the premier of Quebec, François Legault, in light of the continuous increase in hospitalizations (and deaths, only today: 62 in Quebec) in the hospitals of the province. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates

Obbligo vaccinale: tema scottante, silenzio dalla classe politica

TORONTO – Ufficialmente non se ne parla. E questo perché il tema – di strettissima attualità – è scottante e complicato e di difficile soluzione: un mix di caratteristiche esplosive per la classe politica, che in questi giorni ha quindi preferito il silenzio, se non in qualche sparuto caso. Eppure, nonostante gli imbarazzati silenzi di chi ci governa e chi, all’opposizione, dovrebbe pungolare l’esecutivo sulle sue lacune e sulle sue mancanze, di obbligo vaccinale se ne parla eccome… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario

I genitori boicottano la didattica a distanza

TORONTO – Alberta e British Columbia – al contrario dell’Ontario e di altre province – non si fermano davanti al numero dei casi di Covid in costante aumento e proseguono spedite con il loro piano di riapertura delle scuole. Da ieri tutti gli studenti sono tornati nelle loro classi. “Gli esperti in tutto il Canada e in tutto il mondo continuano a sottolineare l’importanza dell’apprendimento in presenza per preservare la salute generale dei nostri bambini e dei nostri giovani – ha affermato la ministra dell’Istruzione dell’Alberta Adriana LaGrange in una conferenza stampa – le famiglie mi hanno detto personalmente che le lezioni in presenza sono la cosa migliore per i bambini”… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario, quasi 2.500 in ospedale per il Covid

TORONTO – Il numero di persone negli ospedali dell’Ontario con Covid-19 continua ad aumentare, con 438 pazienti ora in terapia intensiva. Secondo il ministero della Salute, altre 26 persone sono entrate in terapia intensiva a causa del nuovo coronavirus nelle ultime 24 ore. Di questi pazienti, 234 respirano con l’assistenza di un ventilatore. Ci sono adesso 2.467 pazienti Covid-19 in ospedale, in leggero aumento rispetto a domenica. Ma non tutti gli ospedali riportano i dati nei fine settimana, come hanno sottolineato gli stessi funzionari sanitari provinciali, e nemmeno i dati aggiornati sulle vaccinazioni sono disponibili… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Italian News Updates Sport Toronto

Tfc, un segnale alla comunità italiana

TORONTO – L’arrivo a Toronto di Lorenzo Insigne rappresenta un colpo di mercato che non ha precedenti nella storia dell’Mls. In passato la lega nordamericana ha visto arrivare grandi nomi, da Ibrahimovic a Beckham, da Pirlo a Villa, passando per Higuain e Kakà: stelle di primo piano nel panorama calcistico mondiale, arrivate però nella fase calante della loro roboante carriera, campioni venuti nell’Mls per monetizzare l’ultimo – Ibra è un’eccezione – importane contratto prima di appendere le scarpe al chiodo e dire addio al calcio. 

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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 January 10, 2022, at 4:45 pm EST.

On Monday, health officials in Italy logged 101,762 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 7.5 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 71.8% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 227 Covid-related deaths for a total of 139,265 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates

Mandatory vaccine: divisive issue, silence by the political class

TORONTO – Officially nobody is talking about of it. And this is because the issue – very topical – is hot and complicated and difficult to solve: a mix of explosive characteristics for the political class, which in these days has therefore preferred to stay behind the scenes, if not in some small case. Yet, despite the embarrassed silences of those who govern us and those who, in opposition, should sting the executive on its shortcomings and shortcomings, vaccination obligation is talked about. Experts, virologists, trade representatives of the health and hospital sector discuss it. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

Ontario, parents boycott distance learning

TORONTO – Alberta and British Columbia – unlike Ontario and other provinces – do not stop in front of the constantly increasing number of Covid cases and continue quickly with their school reopening plan. Since today all the students have returned to their classes. “Experts across Canada and around the world continue to emphasize the importance of face-to-face learning to preserve the overall health of our children and youth,” Alberta Education Minister Adriana LaGrange said at a press conference. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario, nearly 2,500 in hospital for Covid. 120 deaths in Quebec over the past four days

TORONTO – The number of people in Ontario hospitals with COVID-19 continues to rise, with 438 patients now in intensive care. According to the Ministry of Health, another 26 people have entered intensive care due to the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Of these patients, 234 breathe with the assistance of a ventilator. There are now 2,467 Covid-19 patients in hospital, a slight increase from Sunday.  (more…)

Canada Italian News Updates Toronto

Ricoverato il noto costituzionalista Rocco Galati

TORONTO – Affetto da diverse condizioni mediche preesistenti, l’avvocato costituzionalista di Toronto ed ex “bencher” (componente della dirigenza dell’Albo degli Avvocati) Rocco Galati è stato ricoverato in ospedale per una serie di esami e cure. Galati è stato e continua ad essere sotto gli occhi del pubblico per le questioni di costituzionalità e processi importanti da diversi decenni. 

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Covid-19 Updates Filipino News Updates Travel & Tourism World News

Masamang tama sa Turisimo nang Pandemia

MANILA – Ang Pilipinas na umaasa sa Turisimo upang iagat ang ekonomia nang bayan ay mabigat na tinamaan nang pandemia. Trabaho na may kinalaman sa turisimo ay tinamaan nang malaking nang 28% porsento. Samantala ang trabahong por ora ay tinamaan pababa nang 38%. Nasa Pilipinas ako noong Marzo 2020 nang pumutok ang pandemia. Kita good kita ko agad ang pag ka walang turista sa paligig nang Maynila. Ang paniwalang na ang pandemia ay nag simula sa Asia, halos lahat umiiwas sa kontinent no ito. 

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Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Travel & Tourism World News

Tourism Hard Hit by Pandemic

MANILA – The Philippines which relies on tourism to boost its economy is hit hard by the pandemic. Tourism-related employment in this Far East country shrank by 28 percent, while average hourly wage declined by 38%. I was in the Philippines last March 2020 when the pandemic broke out. And I noticed the absence of tourists in Metro Manila. The perception seemed to be that with the source of Covid 19 being in Asia, no one wanted to be in that continent. 

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Canada Italian News Updates Sport Toronto

Lorenzo Insigne al Tfc: Toronto è Azzurra

TORONTO – A partire da luglio Insigne vestirà la maglia del Tfc. Come anticipato due settimane fa, il fantasista azzurro ha firmato con la franchigia torontina un contratto per i prossimi quattro anni con opzione per il quinto. Non sono state ancora ufficializzate le cifre dell’operazione, ma stando a quanto è emerso nei giorni scorsi il numero 10 della Nazionale italiana dovrebbe guadagnare circa 11,5 milioni di euro all’anno più un bonus legato a presenze, gol e assist di circa 4,5 milioni… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

Canada Editorials Italian Ontario Politics

Coi soldi compro l’amore: Beatles 1964, Ford 2022

TORONTO – Il titolo originale dei Beatles conteneva una negazione. Ford sta cercando di correggerlo. Le prossime elezioni provinciali sono il 2 giugno 2022. Da qui alla fine di maggio, qualsiasi annuncio del governo provinciale o dichiarazione dei leader dell’opposizione e dei loro partiti (liberali e NDP) avrà questa data come obiettivo. Escludendo qualsiasi scandalo eclatante, il governo in carica – i conservatori progressisti di Doug Ford – sembra già, e si comporta come, il futuro vincitore. Non dovrebbe farcela… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

 
Canada Covid-19 Updates Italian News Updates Ontario

Dal governo $10mila per le piccole aziende

TORONTO – In questo ulteriore ciclo di lockdown e restrizioni modificate, il governo dell’Ontario introduce una nuova sovvenzione di $ 10.000 per le piccole imprese colpite da Omicron. La notizia non dà molto sollievo alle piccole imprese interessate da questo ultimo round di chiusure, per la quarta volta negli ultimi due anni. Secondo la Canadian Federation of Independent Business, il debito medio delle piccole imprese dell’Ontario causato dal Covid-19 è di ben $ 190.000… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 


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