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Trojan horse politics around student trustees

Critics argue HCDSB board policy is “discriminatory” against non-Catholic students.

The debate whether to allow non-Catholic students to run as student trustees continues at the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB). It is an important issue because student trustees serve as a voice for the greater student population.

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Denise, her mother on Facebook: “If you only knew how many beautiful people you have around…”

MAZARA DEL VALLO (Trapani) – She has launched many appeals in the last seventeen years, since that September 1st when her little Denise, only 4 years old, disappeared from Mazara del Vallo, in Sicily (Italy). Now the mother, Piera Maggio, addresses her directly and does so on social media, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with a message that moves the whole of Italy. (more…)

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Toronto, a sanctuary city for immigrants from around the world, will provide vaccination to its residents without Ontario Health Insurance Plan

On April 30, the city of Toronto announced that it was partnering with the FCJ Refugee Center and Access Alliance to bypass the official provincial OHIP card-number based road to receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.

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Until now, it has not been possible for people without an Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) card or those with expired cards i.e., so called “undocumented workers” to register for the vaccination. (more…)

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Status update of Covid-19 cases around the world

 

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EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of April 3, 2021 at 5:45pm EST.

Health officials in India have recorded a record high of 89,019 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, the highest since September 2020. On Friday, India reported an additional 713 deaths attributable to the virus, numbers not seen since October 2020.

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Status update of Covid-19 cases around the world

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of April 1, 2021 at 2:00pm EST.

Health officials in Poland have recorded a record high of 35,251 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours. On Wednesday, the Ministry of Health registered 652 fatalities attributable to the virus and an additional 621 new deaths today, numbers not seen since November 2020. (more…)

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Status update of Covid-19 cases around the world

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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 28, 2021, at 4:00pm (EST).

In Mexico, the fatalities attributable to Covid-19 exceed 200,000. Globally, Mexico has the third greatest number of Covid-19 related deaths, behind the US and Brazil. (more…)

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Status update of Covid-19 cases around the world

 

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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 27, 2021, at 3:00pm (EST).

Globally, there have been over 126 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 102 million people have recovered and more than 2.7 million fatalities were attributable to Covid-19.

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Public attitudes towards Covid-19 vaccines around the world

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Given the importance of achieving high vaccine coverage to mitigate the impacts of Covid-19, the effectiveness to do so will depend on the number of people willing to get vaccinated. So far, the numbers do not seem overwhelming.

People’s attitudes towards vaccines vary based on a number of factors including their concerns, their values and their lifestyles. GWI (GlobalWebIndex), a company providing market research and insight to agencies around the world, collected research data from various countries to gauge public perception towards the Covid-19 vaccine. (more…)


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