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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

Covid-19, Ontario starts vaccinations for children between 6 months and 5 years old

TORONTO – Today the Province of Ontario opened reservations for anti-Covid vaccines to infants and preschool children: the appointments – for children aged between six months and less than five years – are therefore available through the portal on line of the province https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine and many parents breathed a sigh of relief, like those interviewed by the CBC. Like Sapphire Miller, mother of two children aged 15 months and four: “I am happy to offer my children extra protection,” she said.  (more…)

Canada Community English Featured News Updates World News

“Truth, justice and healing”: a first step towards reconciliation between Natives and Catholic Church

TORONTO – “Reconciliation is a long journey and today’s meeting with the Pope is only the first step along the path that leads to truth, justice and healing”. These are the first words of Cassidy Caron, president of the National Council of Metis, after the meeting with the Pope, which took place today in the Apostolic Library in Vatican City (in the pic above – credit © Vatican Media). (more…)

Business & Economy English Featured

Balance needed between online media and independent press


The world of communications is constantly evolving. Over 3.6 billion people worldwide use social media to stay connected, to share content and to stay informed.

Digital platforms play a major role as they are the pathways through which people access their news and information, (see graph 1). The symbiotic relationship between news publishers and digital platforms should be beneficial to both parties. But, this is not always the case. Especially, in a world where the pandemic seems to have accelerated the digital transformation in society.

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

Schools between record infections and Omicron variant: 345 new cases of COVID-19

TORONTO – There is little to be cheerful about. The number of Ontario schools with at least one active case of Covid-19 has reached its highest point so far this year, infections over the weekend have soared to 345 and the new Omicron variant has appeared for the first time in an educational institution in the province.  (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

School, between uphill infections and controversy

TORONTO – Compared to a month ago, there are more than twice as many active cases of Covid-19 associated with Ontario’s public schools. The Ministry of Education has in fact communicated that with the 178 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in a 24-hour period, the total number of active infections has reached 1,879. This is an 18% increase week after week and is more than double the number of active infections associated with schools in this period last month: 913. Overall, since the beginning of the school year, there are now 8,280 infections: at this point in the school year in 2020 there were 5,420.  (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates World News

Omicron, Canada at the crossroads between restrictions and vaccination mandate

TORONTO – There is growing concern about the Omicron variant in Canada and the rest of the world. The new strain, highly contagious compared to the original Covid-19, has forced many countries to reactivate restrictions that had been set aside in recent months and has fueled the debate on the need to get to the mandatory vaccination of the population.  (more…)

Canada English Featured Politics World News

The roadmap for the Government between times restricted and full agenda

TORONTO – Tight deadlines, a busy agenda and tension between the parties: these are the three boxes of a government puzzle that as the days go by takes on the appearance of a real puzzle. Justin Trudeau, after the Summit of the Three Amigos with US President Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday, is preparing to turn the page and face the House of Commons for the first time since the vote on September 20th. The first two tasks, starting from November 22, are represented by the election of the Speaker of the House and the Speech of the Throne.  (more…)

Canada Editorials English Featured News Updates Politics

Negotiation continues between Liberals and Ndp

TORONTO – An external support of the NDP to Justin Trudeau that guarantees the survival of the government for at least two to three years. It is on this possible outcome that the Liberals and Neo-Democrats are working exactly two weeks after the first session of the federal parliament since the last elections on 20 September. Yesterday the respective parliamentary groups met for the first time and behind closed doors the pros and cons of the potential agreement between the forces of the Canadian center-left were examined.  (more…)

Canada English Featured News Updates Ontario Politics Polls

Doug Ford’s Agenda between Covid, elections and economic recovery

TORONTO – Pandemic, health, economic recovery, return from the deficit, with the thought turned to the provincial vote next June. There is great expectation at Queen’s Park where this morning at 9 am the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell will illustrate the new agenda of the Ford government with the Speech from the Throne. The appointment, which coincides with the resumption of parliamentary work after the summer break, is seen as a key step of the Conservative executive for various reasons.  (more…)

Canadian Federal Election English Featured Politics Polls

King-Vaughan: A two-horse race between Liberals and Conservatives


At the north western edge of York Region is the electoral district of King-Vaughan. The constituency was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and includes parts of the Township of King and the City of Vaughan.

According to the 2016 Census, King-Vaughan is home to 131,995 residents. It is a riding with one of the highest concentrations of Italian-Canadians. Roughly 40,955 constituents are of Italian origin, that represents 31% of the area’s population.

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Canada Canadian Federal Election English Featured News Updates Politics Polls

Clash in the provinces, still statistical parity between O’Toole and Trudeau

TORONTO – Five days before the vote, conservatives and liberals are in substantial statistical parity. The latest polls confirm that the distance between the two parties is below the 2 percent threshold, which represents the margin of error and therefore certifies how the balance of power, expressed in the voting intentions of the Canadian electorate, has crystallized into a generalized parity. To try to understand what are the dynamics that are characterizing this new balance between the political forces in the race, it is necessary to analyze the situation on a regional basis.  (more…)

Canada Canadian Federal Election English Featured News Updates Politics Polls

Uncertainty reigns, neck and neck race between Trudeau and O’Toole

TORONTO – The last week of the election campaign opens along the lines of the common thread that is characterizing the path that leads us to the polls: that of uncertainty. The latest polls, carried out after the two televised debates of 8 and 9 September between the leaders of the parties, have confirmed that the Liberals and Conservatives are engaged in a tight head-to-head, with the neo-Democrats in difficulty and with an impressive growth to the right of Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party.  (more…)

Canadian Federal Election English Featured Politics

Essex: A toss up between the Conservatives and NDP

The electoral district of Essex (formerly Essex-Windsor), located in southwestern Ontario, borders onto Lake Erie. The constituency includes the towns of Amherstburg, Essex, Kingsville, LaSalle and parts of the Town of Lakeshore.

Chris Lewis, the current MP, is seeking re-election for the Conservatives. He has represented the riding since 2019, when he was elected with 41.4% of the vote. He beat out the then Incumbent, Tracey Ramsey, who took 34.6% of the vote.

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Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

TTC says completion of work between St. George and St. Andrew allows to eliminate up to 100 future weekend closures

The Toronto Transit Commission said in a news release (June 4) that work accomplished during the three 10-day shutdowns will allow the TTC to eliminate between 75-100 planned weekend closures over the next few years as well as eliminate the need to bypass Museum and Queen’s Park stations for up to two years. (more…)

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Ford: “Shorter interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses”. And schools still closed

COVID-19 vaccine: Ontario is speeding up eligibility for second doses and “the majority of those who want them will be fully immunized by the end of summer”. And the schools will remain closed, Ontario’s premier Doug Ford said at a press conference on Friday morning.

“We’re all getting one step closer to returning to normal,” Ford said. (more…)

Business & Economy English Health & Medicine

Second dose rebus between no mask rally and desire for normality

TORONTO – As mass vaccination progresses according to the roadmap, the desire to return to a normal life after a year and a half of pandemic, lived between lockdown and restrictions, grows. And this desire for normality, at least for now, comes up against the necessary caution with which the provincial government has decided to reopen Ontario’s economy. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English Politics

Ford between a rock and a hard place: it’s a clash over measures and new restrictions

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Controversy rages in Ontario over government measures to stem the surge in cases. (more…)

English Featured News Updates Politics

Premier Ford between budget, Covid-19 and health care in crisis

TORONTO – The 2021 Federal Budget came like a godsend for Doug Ford. And not so much for the individual measures contained in Minister Chrystia Freeland’s Budget Law – which in fact have a national character and which do not promise carte blanche at the expense of the Provinces against the pandemic – but for the possibility of alleviating the media pressure to which the premier has been subjected for almost a week now. (more…)

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…)


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