The government said only Canadians and permanent residents will be allowed to bypass the mandatory hotel quarantine when entering Canada, provided they upload their documentation to a dedicated ArriveCan app prior to arrival. (more…)
Starting July 5, Canada will lift restrictions on international travel for fully vaccinated passengers arriving in Canada. (more…)
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of June 21, 2021 at 4:00pm EST.
On Monday, health officials in Bangladesh logged 4,626 new infections, the highest daily increase in over nine weeks. Of the cumulative 856,304 total confirmed positive cases, 91.7% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 78 bringing the country’s death toll to 13,626.
TORONTO – The race for the second dose of vaccine in Ontario is starting again. As of today, after the significant openings last week, the standards were changed to be able to make the reservation: the goal is to be able to progressively increase the number of people completely immunized, also in light of the threat posed by the Delta variant. From 8 a.m., all Ontario residents who received the first dose of the vaccine on May 9 and before that date can actually book the appointment to get the second one. (more…)
Toronto, June 21: Bangladesh has expressed “deep disappointment” over the new United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) resolution on Myanmar as it failed to recommend actions on repatriation of the Rohingyas, as it observed World Refugee Day yesterday. (more…)
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 12.6 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 21, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 118,625 vaccine doses on Sunday, down from 184,251 doses the day prior.
I am old friends with a recently retired airline crew member of a flag carrier of an Asian country. He does not regret his decision to stay on the ground after 46 years of flying. For once, he does not have to deal with wakefulness at night, inability to sleep long hours during the day, eating breakfast at dinner time, and leaving for early morning flights because of various time zones. With the recent goings in air travel, I’m sure he is just thankful he accepted that prized gold watch given to retiring airline crew. (more…)
In order to make flavoured vaping products less attractive to youth, the government plans to ban most of their production and sales. Health Canada has presented a draft legislation that would restrict the use of all e-cigarettes with flavors other than tobacco, mint and menthol, but still leave an option for smokers who wish to switch to an alternative source of nicotine. (more…)
Article by Mariella Policheni — Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff
[Photo in Video Background: Merrilee Fullerton and Rod Phillips]
As his government fluctuates between highs and lows in popularity – lower than high in recent times – Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford has decided to reshuffle the government structure. (more…)
Migrants and non-governmental organizations ask Ottawa to allow family unification and offer full immigration status on 20th June, Father’s Day, which coincides with World Refugee Day. (more…)
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of June 20, 2021 at 6:00pm EST.
On Sunday, health officials in Russia logged 17,611 new infections. The official tally of has now surpassed 5.3 million confirmed positive cases. Of the cumulative total, 91.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 450 pushing the country’s death toll passed 129,000.
As his government swings between ups and downs in popularity – in recent times lower than high – Ontario Premier Doug Ford has decided to make a reshuffle of the government. (more…)
TORONTO – The Moderna vaccine will be available almost exclusively in Toronto and the Peel Region for at least a week. (more…)
The blame game is on. This week marks the last full week of school for thousands of elementary and secondary students across the province. Covid-related school closures have lasted longer in Ontario than any other province or territory across the nation. (more…)
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 12.5 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 20, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 184,251 vaccine doses on Saturday, down from 213,236 doses the day prior.
In a joint report, human rights organizations denounced abuses in Canadian detention centers and prisons, and noted discrimination against people with mental discapacities. Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International assure that the conditions faced by many migrants, who after fleeing their country and requesting protection in Canada, “are regularly handcuffed and kept with little or no contact with the outside world.” (more…)
Lately, more vehicle appear to be on the roads and there are more planes in the air. What do they have in common, they require fuel to function. The global economy relies on energy to thrive. Considering all sources of energy, oil reigns supreme.
As of this Sunday (June 20), the TTC is renumbering two bus routes in advance of future rapid transit lines entering service, informs the Toronto Transit Commission in a press release. The 5 Avenue Rd route will become 13 Avenue Rd and the 6 Bay route will become 19 Bay. These changes are being made in anticipation of Line 5 Eglinton (Eglinton Crosstown LRT) beginning service in 2022 and Line 6 Finch West (Finch West LRT) in 2023 (in the pic above, Keelesdale Station: photo credit LA). (more…)
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of June 19, 2021 at 5:15pm EST.
On Saturday, health officials in Ontario logged 355 new infections. Of the cumulative 541,880 confirmed positive cases, 97.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 13 pushing the province’s death toll passed 9,000.
With the official opening by the Ontario government, the new Bloomington GO Station that will further extend the Richmond Hill line, bringing more transit options and better connectivity to York Region. (more…)
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 12.3 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 19, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 213,236 vaccine doses on Friday, up from 210,638 doses the day prior.
The year 2021 is the 80th anniversary of the existence of the Association of Polish Engineers in Canada (SIPwK), one of the oldest organizations within the Canadian Polish Congress (KPK). (more…)
Toronto has moved into second place overall in a study of the most promising investment locations in the Americas by fDi Intelligence – a specialist publication from the Financial Times. This ranking reflects Toronto’s rising stature as an international centre of investment, commerce, trade, development, and innovation. (more…)
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of June 18, 2021 at 7:50pm EST.
On Friday, health officials in Germany logged 497 new infections, figures not seen in since August 2020. Of the cumulative 3.7 million confirmed positive cases, 96.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 57 bringing the total fatalities to 90,877.
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 12.1 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 18, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 210,638 vaccine doses on Thursday, up from 210,611 doses the day prior.
Toronto, June 18: A verbal racist attack against two Muslim women took place in Kingston of Ontario, reports Global News yesterday afternoon. (more…)
Article by Alessio Aletta — Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff
Cartoonist Andrea Paggiaro, better known as ‘Tuono Pettinato’ (the bizarre name of art is taken from a story by Borges), born in Pisa in 1976, died on Monday; next July he would have turned only 45 years old. (more…)
There is a lot of construction going on at the University of Toronto St. George downtown campus. There are fences around King’s College Circle; wooden boards protecting historic trees. The earth is upturned; I could have sworn I saw a plough. They are sowing the seeds for something better to come. A condo, perhaps? If the kids are all at home, then why are they rushing to give this campus a makeover? (more…)
Toronto, June 18: The Goldman Environmental Foundation has announced six recipients of the 2021 Goldman Environmental Prize among grassroots environmental activists from Malawi, Vietnam, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Japan, the United States and Peru. It has been announced in a virtual ceremony with featuring Jane Fonda as host, musical guests Lenny Kravitz, Baaba Maal, and the Ndlovu Youth Choir, with Sigourney Weaver and a special appearance from Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate. (more…)
On June 17, the city of Brampton issued a press release updating the status of the Council-authorized investigation. The matter pertained to a substantive complaint letter, addressed to Brampton Council, received on April 22, 2021, involving a number of allegations including workplace misconduct, discrimination, improper hiring practices, destruction of information, harassment and procurement breaches.
TORONTO — With a majority of Ontario adults having received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and over three million doses of the Moderna vaccine arriving in June, the province is continuing to accelerate its vaccine rollout by expanding eligibility for second doses ahead of schedule. (more…)
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of June 17, 2021 at 6:15pm EST.
On Thursday, health officials in the UK logged more than 11,000 new infections, figures not seen in since February. The total number of confirmed positive cases now surpass 4.6 million. Of the cumulative total, 93.4% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 19 bringing the total fatalities to 127,945.
The Ontario government is encouraging families to take the opportunity to go out in nature to any of over 100 provincial parks this weekend. On the occasion of Father’s Day, which falls this Sunday, fishing will be possible free of charge and without the need of having a license. (more…)
The controversy is becoming more and more heated. Last year, the Ontario premier Doug Ford pledged to make air conditioning mandatory in every nursing home, including residents’ rooms, but his government awarded construction contracts for new facilities that don’t include air conditioning systems throughout the building. (more…)
The province of Ontario will receive a new area code this fall.
The growing demand for telephone numbers made it necessary to introduce a new area code. To meet this demand, a new area code will be introduced in southern Ontario this fall.
The area code 742 will be released on October 16 and will be phased in gradually in areas currently served by area codes 905, 289, and 265. (more…)
With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 11.9 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 17, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 210,611 vaccine doses on Wednesday, up from 202,984 doses the day prior.
Article by Giorgio Mitolo – Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff
Canada reached 1,404,798 positive cases yesterday, with an increase of 987 infections more than in the previous 24 hours. The victims – on a national scale – reached a total of 25,991 deaths yesterday, 27 more than on Tuesday. (more…)