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Local MPP aims to hold Hamilton Mountain for a fourth term

An area commonly referred to as “the Mountain” by locals, the provincial district of Hamilton Mountain gets its name from its location to the Niagara Escarpment. The riding is situated about 5 km inland from the south-western end of Lake Ontario. It encompasses part of the City of Hamilton and an area south-easterly from the start of the Escarpment. (more…)

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Covid, boom of children in emergency rooms. From tomorrow fourth dose for the over 60s

TORONTO – This latest wave of Covid-19 seems to be affecting more children. Visits to hospital emergency rooms by children with severe symptoms are uphill since the pandemic began two years ago. In the last two weeks, 89 children have been hospitalized across the province of Ontario. And the pressure on the Ford government to restore the obligation to wear masks, following this recent spike in infections related to children, is growing. “We’re seeing guys who have a high fever. Children for whom it is painful to breathe, others who need oxygen supplementation,” said Dr. Brett Belchetz who serves in a Toronto emergency room. 


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Fears fourth wave: “Perhaps the worst”

CALGARY – “We are in big trouble”. “We are in trouble up to our necks”: with this short sentence Dr. Joe Vipond, a doctor in an emergency room in Calgary and co-founder of Masks4Canada, photographed the current situation. With the number of cases on the rise in Ontario, Alberta and B.C., the doctor fears that – unless governments act to stop it – this fourth wave of Covid-19 may be worse than the first. (more…)

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Ontario, more than 600 cases for the fourth day in a row

TORONTO – For the fourth consecutive day, Ontario recorded more than 600 new cases of Covid-19 today: to be precise, 639 (zero deaths). It is true that the number is lower than on Sunday (722 cases), but it still marks a significant increase compared to the 526 infections reported last Monday. And it is also true that the tests carried out were less: 20,000, compared to 23,075 on Sunday. The seven-day average is now 580, up nearly 24% over the week and a whopping 104% over two weeks ago. But transmission growth has slowed: in early August, cases doubled every eight days. However, according to Ontario’s scientific table, every 100 people who contract the virus will transmit it on average to 119 other people, and cases will double every 22 days.  (more…)

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Ontario, new record of infections: over 500. “The Delta variant leads the fourth wave “

TORONTO – They had just said it yesterday and so it is: Ontario has arrived in the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, as today’s data confirm. 513 new cases in one day. A number that exceeds, for the first time since mid-June, the 500 daily infections, and which marks a daily increase compared to Wednesday, when 324 reports were recorded (321 on Tuesday, 325 on Monday and 423 on Sunday). In any case, more than double the 213 cases reported a week ago. Only on June 13, a higher number was registered than today: 530 cases. The seven-day average is now 375, up sharply from 332 a day ago and 198 a week ago. (more…)

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Ontario above the 300 new cases: “The fourth wave of the pandemic has already begun”

TORONTO – The fourth wave of the pandemic? It has already begun. And it mainly affects the unvaccinated, even if – in some cases – those who have already received the vaccine get sick as well. This is what emerges from the latest data relating to infections: the daily count of Covid-19 cases in Ontario continues to fluctuate between 300 and 400 new infections per day and infectious disease experts warn that an increase in cases is expected in the next weeks. (more…)

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Delta variant, fear fourth wave

TORONTO – The pressure of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is becoming more and more insistent. The two associations do not stop in front of the wall opposed by Prime Minister Doug Ford and ask that all health workers in the province be completely vaccinated against Covid-19. (more…)

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Israel heads to the polls: Fourth election in two years

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian On March 23, Israelis will head to the polls in the fourth national election in two years. Israel’s longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minster since 2009, is running for re-election while trying to stay ahead of the courts.

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