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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
Students who intend to live in the residences of two of Toronto’s largest universities, when classes resume in September, will have to prove that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19. (more…)
TORONTO – Ontario sets a new vaccination record; more than 202,000, according to covid19tracker.ca, but at the same time, the problems that emerged on the second vaccination for the residents of the hotspots were not solved. In general, the mass vaccination campaign proceeds in stages dispatched according to the roadmap presented by the provincial government. (more…)
Article by The Hon. Joe Volpe — Video: CMNNG Staff
TORONTO – “Che vergogna!” How disgusting; how embarrassing; how disrespectful; how shameful – take your pick of the translation. That was the response of one writer on our editorial board when we looked at the TCDSB Assistive Technology Website, Connections and Conversations Team’s agenda for Tuesday’s meeting. (more…)
Canada and the world have a moral responsibility with the Venezuelan exodus, assured Michael Grant , Canadian Deputy Deputy Minister for the Americas. In a statement, Grant added that “the refugee crisis in Venezuela is the largest the Western Hemisphere has seen and, together with Syria, the second largest in the world.” (more…)
TORONTO – Chaos in Ontario over lack of spots for the second Covid-19 dose. Today, starting at 8 a.m., all residents of the hotspots identified by the provincial government – Toronto, Peel, Halton, Porcupine, Waterloo, York and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph – had the opportunity to access the portal to reserve the reservation of the covid vaccine recall injection. But the day was marked by delays, inconveniences, with the website overloaded with the number of requests that arrived. (more…)
Ontarians who received the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will be able to receive the second dose after eight weeks. Once again, the government changes its mind. And it does so just two days later. (more…)
June 18 will mark the somber one-year anniversary of the horrific crash in Brampton that killed Karolina Ciasullo and her three innocent children. To honour the family and put an end to such deadly crashes caused by impaired drivers, 22-year old Brampton activist Cody Vatcher, spearheaded a campaign (nomoreweedshops.com) to put a freeze on pot shops opening in Brampton. (more…)
Julia Prajza’s design proposal was the final choice for the “Rooster of Barcelos Project” (in the pic, courtesy of Little Portugal on Dundas BIA), a public art project presented by the City of Toronto, in conjunction with Little Portugal on Dundas BIA, StreetARToronto, the Office of Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão, the Consulate General of Portugal in Toronto and the Barcelos Migrant Association. (more…)
Toronto has a lot to offer, especially if you are someone looking to start your own business. In fact, Toronto is considered to be one of the best cities in the world for entrepreneurs.
Individuals are entrepreneurial, not cities, you say. However, some cities are more able to attract creative and innovative people to realize their budding new venture.
TORONTO ― The Ontario government is investing $141 million to extend the temporary wage increase for personal support workers and direct support workers in publicly funded home and community care, long-term care, public hospitals, and social services sectors. This temporary wage increase will continue until August 23, 2021, and will help stabilize, attract and retain the workforce needed to provide a high level of care during the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)
Ontario accelerates on vaccines. Following pressure from doctors and health experts, the increase in the supply of vaccines – and especially the spread of the Delta variant – from Monday those who reside in hotspots will be able to book their appointment to receive the second dose. (more…)
Article by Francesco Veronesi — Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff
TORONTO – The third wave of the pandemic is now over. For several weeks, the overall epidemiological picture in Ontario has been improving significantly, with the collapse of new daily cases, the sharp decrease in hospitalizations and ICU admissions and, more generally, with a mass immunization campaign that is finally at full power. (more…)
The backlog of structural interventions in Ontario schools since the Ford government took office has increased by a billion dollars to $16.8 billion. This information was revealed by the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce. (more…)
The four family members who were run over and killed in London on Sunday in what police say was “an attack on their Muslim faith” have been identified. (more…)
The Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (IIHR) joined indigenous and human rights organizations so that the government of Canada could investigate the cases of abuse and death of hundreds of indigenous children who disappeared from institutions run by the Catholic Church. (more…)
Article by Mariella Policheni — Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff
What should have been a quiet walk for a family on a very hot Sunday in early June ended in tragedy. The drama – which according to the London Police Service was the result of premeditated and hate-motivated action – took place at an intersection in northwest London. (more…)
The Mexican Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier virtually visited Canada this Monday, June 7, the fifth most important commercial partner of Mexico. He spoke with Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade of Canada, with Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, as well as with Canadian businessmen about issues related to the North American Free Trade Agreement. North, which is abbreviated CUSMA, TMEC and USMCA. (more…)
On Saturday, July 5 at 11:00 am The City of Toronto opened 8 Emergency Cooling Stations. The city made the decision following a warning issued by the ECCC Environment and Climate Change Canada about the approaching heatwaves. (more…)
Most of Canada’s 7 NHL teams are already looking ahead to next season. Only Winnipeg and Montreal remain in the playoffs. The other 5 teams are golfing and trying to be optimistic about their future. On July 21, the NHL will hold an expansion draft as the Seattle Kraken join the league. The Kraken will draft one player from each team, which means every team will have a hole to fill. Two days later, the NHL Draft will be begin on July 23 and will show the direction teams are taking to improve. (more…)
It had over 1,500 visitors in just one month of opening and for this reason, in addition to the quality of the works, the virtual photo exhibition “For all the ‘I love you’s’, we forgot to say” by Cindi Emond (in the pic) has been extended until December and can therefore still be visited on the link https://cindiemondcontact2021.com
Police are asking for help in identifying the suspect who allegedly opened fire inside a restaurant on Saturday and killed a 25-year-old man, injured his father, mother, younger brother and employee. (more…)
Teachers’ Unions yet again fall short of the mark. They refuse to co-operate with the Province on establishing a back-to-school, in-person, learning environment. (more…)
Today, Prime Minister Trudeau will rise in the House of Commons, today, May 27 and offer apologies to a class of Canadians for what their Canadian government of the day did to them, 80 years ago. Briefly, it declared them “enemy aliens”.
That designation caused many to lose their jobs, depriving their families of sustainable income, making their homes prone to the designs of rapacious municipal officials eager to expropriate for non-payment of property taxes. It subjected all of them to placement under police surveillance, exposed them all to vexatious and malicious ridicule and lead more than 700 individuals being interned in concentration camps without due process.
Their “crime”? They we were of Italian ethnicity. Overnight, the designation “converted” them from being valuable members of the Canadian federation to being labeled Fascists, Nazis, Imperialist…
WATCH THE LIVE DISCUSSION IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, CLICK HERE AND PRESS PLAY: https://www.cpac.ca/en/direct/cpac1/
Canadians are being invited to learn and share their views on the five design concepts for the National Monument to Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan that have now been revealed by the federal government. (more…)
Toronto, May 26: For the first time, Bangladesh is going to provide a $200 million loan to debt-ridden Sri Lanka from the foreign exchange reserve in a swap deal. Although, the Daily Star in Bangladesh reported that, this debt amount would be $500 million. (more…)
As you can see on the flightradar24.com map, the sky over Belarus is almost empty. Only single Russian and Belarusian passenger planes as well as Turkish and Chinese cargo planes pass through. Why is the matter of forcing an Irish airline Ryanair flight via Belarus to land on its territory important to Canada? Ireland is a neutral country. (more…)
TORONTO – More than 65 percent of Toronto adults have received at least one dose of the Covid vaccine. Yesterday, the city’s own health authorities announced this important step forward, stressing that the breakthrough was possible thanks to the collaboration between the various levels of government committed to combating the pandemic. (more…)
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…)
TORONTO – A survey on gender and sexual orientation will be conducted among grade 9 school children at all Catholic schools in Toronto. This is what was proposed during the last meeting of the board. The Archdiocese did not like the proposal and ruled against it. Criticisms were also drawn from Teresa Pierre of the ” Parents as First Educators ” association. “While collecting student data can provide useful information, caution is needed on how this collection is carried out. Catholic schools must refrain from asking children about their sexual identity and orientation. This is a practice that could confuse children; it raises privacy issues and concerns about parental involvement ”.
In the next edition of Corriere Canadese, we will publish a complete report on the matter.
The stage is set for Meadowvale Theatre to receive a much-needed makeover. Starting May 21, the theatre will close temporarily for renovations. The renovations will help transform the theatre into a more modern, inspiring, and accessible space. The theatre is planned to reopen in summer 2022, after renovations have been completed. (more…)
Toronto, May 18: The federal government has bestowed responsibility for steering the national logistical rollout of COVID-19 vaccines to Brigadier General Krista Brodie, who The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has named the new vice-president of vaccine logistics and operations, replacing Major General Dany Fortin. (more…)
Toronto, May 18: The federal government intends to train additional 2,000 people to do energy audits as it tries to get a new green home renovation program off the ground while promises to provide homeowners up to $5K in grants to make upgrades that curb energy use. (more…)
TORONTO – It was a long, painful and troubled birth. But eventually, after 70 years, the Canadian government will make an official apology for the internment of hundreds of Italian Canadians during World War II. The official date is May 27, 2021: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as promised in 2019, will recite the mea culpa, attempting to heal a wound that has remained open in the community for decades. (more…)
Struggling with the staff shortages in the health care system, responsible people wonder where to get medical personnel to cope with the needs related not only to the pandemic, but also to regular disease situations.
Good news. From today, May 16, incl. doctors and medical staff got additional motivation to (more…)
OTTAWA – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that on May 27, 2021, he will deliver a formal apology in the House of Commons for the internment of Italian Canadians during the Second World War.
TORONTO – By the end of June, the vaccination campaign in Ontario will also be extended to young people, from 12 to 17 years of age. Ontario’s Minister of Health, Christine Elliott, however, was keen to clarify that the vaccine against Covid-19 will not be mandatory for this age range. (more…)
Today brought a very optimistic news about what is on everyone’s heart.
Improving public transportation in Toronto and improving its connection with satellite cities. (more…)
Two people who recently landed at Toronto Pearson International Airport will now have to pay fines of thousands of dollars for submitting false Covid-19 test results prior to departure. (more…)
TORONTO – Watchword, prudence. US President Joe Biden’s grand opening on the temporary provisioning of patents for Covid-19 vaccines has so far not been followed up in the international community. (more…)
How soon will we start flying within Canada and abroad?
Observing the situation in the world in regions where rapid public vaccination is progressing (more…)
In Canada, most people over the age of 18 will not be able to get their first vaccine before May 24, 2021, and they may get the second one before the end of September.
Right now, at 50 years of age or less, it is virtually impossible to get the vaccine anywhere in Toronto (more…)
TORONTO – Humanity is facing the biggest threat of the last century. Covid-19, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, has so far infected more than 155 million people worldwide, killing more than 3.2 million. (more…)
Now, kids between the ages of 12 and 15 can get vaccinated in Canada. Thus, the country becomes the first to authorize the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in the range of those ages, while the European Union and the United States, for now, are still reviewing its use in minors. (more…)