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

A trip abroad after July 5 will be easier for vaccinated people


Some restrictions will soon be lifted for people who are fully vaccinated and who have proof of vaccination.

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…)

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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 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.

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Second dose eligibility expands across Ontario

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…)

Canada English News Updates World News

Air Rage

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…)

Canada English Featured Health & Medicine News Updates

Canada’s Department of Health proposes a ban on the production and sale of most vaping flavours

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…)

English Podcasts & Videos Politics

Waltz of the ministers: Lecce resists, Fullerton is reassigned

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…)

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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 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.

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Canada English Featured Immigration News Updates

Groups call on Canada to phase out its immigrant detention system

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…)

Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

TTC to renumber 5 Avenue and 6 Bay bus routes to prepare for future rapid transit lines

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…)

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Status 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 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.

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Business & Economy Canada English Featured GTA News Updates

Toronto moves up in fDi’s Americas Cities of the Future study

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…)

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Status 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 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.

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“Giving a Campus a Face-lift for a Post-COVID-19 World”

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…)

English Featured News Updates The Environment World News

Six Environmental Heroes receive Goldman Environmental Prize 2021

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…)

English Featured News Updates

Peel Regional Police considers “matter closed” in Brampton Council-Authorized Investigation


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.

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Daily 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 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.

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English Featured Ontario

Ontario area codes – a new one will be added this fall

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…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English News Brief Podcasts & Videos

In Ontario 384 new cases and 12 deaths

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…)


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