TORONTO – Covid-19 infections could slowly start to rise again in Canada: this is what emerges from new data from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC): there are signs of continued fluctuations in some indicators of COVID-19 activity after a long period of gradual decline, the agency’s online epidemiological update reported on Tuesday. This could be an early sign of increased activity, an activity that is still low to moderate in the provinces and territories, the update specifies. But Dr. Allison McGeer, an infectious disease specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, points out that cases of Covid-19 are also on the rise in the United States and in other parts of the world, as other experts have already noted a few days ago.
TORONTO – Everything increases: grocery, gasoline, mortgage payments and loans. But there are two things, only two, whose price has remained unchanged (or even has gone down) in recent months: bananas and marijuana. (more…)
TORONTO – York South-Weston tenants will rally Saturday May 28 at 2pm to protest unfair rent increases at 33 King Street and 22 John Street in Weston, Toronto.
TORONTO – Time is running out for the TCDSB and Catholic elementary teachers in Toronto to reach a deal in the labour dispute. The union representing Toronto Elementary Catholic Teachers (TECT) has given formal notice to strike at one or more schools as of January 31, 2022.
TORONTO – The trend of infections in Ontario is stable. Today, provincial health officials reported 454 new cases of Covid-19 and 9 deaths which bring the total, since the beginning of the pandemic, to 9,912. The count of infections is therefore in line with those of the past few days: 441 Tuesday and 480 Monday. 636, however, the cases on Sunday. Ontario’s seven-day moving average is now 502, still high from last week (379). With 33,364 tests processed in the last 24 hours, the positive rate in the province now stands at around 1.8%. (more…)