With COVID-19 vaccination progressing apace in the region, Peel Public Health launched on Thursday (June 24) the “Real Peel, Real Voices” campaign that shares authentic and relatable stories from diverse Peel residents and local community leaders as vaccination ambassadors. (more…)
John Tory announced this Wednesday (June 23) the launch of Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy, a partnership between the City of Toronto and the Toronto Youth Cabinet (TYC). In a press release, the Mayor of Toronto said that since Ontario extended eligibility to residents over 12 years of age, “we’ve seen an impressive response to youth vaccination”.
At a time when more than 70% of people 12 years of age and older in Canada have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and provinces and territories are speeding up the eligibility process for second doses, the federal government is now seeking to sensitize the most hesitant population to the importance of vaccination. (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…)
The official launch of Indigenous Peoples Month at Toronto History Museums, a group of 10 museums owned and operated by the City of Toronto, took place this Tuesday (June 1).
The month-long online celebration will include tours, a culinary program, a shop experience that includes products from Indigenous artists and authors, and film and dance performances by emerging and established artists.
The federal government announced on Monday (May 17) the launch of a new national campaign to encourage vaccine uptake, which will appear on various media and other online platforms. (more…)
The first phase of the pilot will last three months and includes ten street litter bins
This week, the City of Toronto is beginning a pilot project to test the collection of dog waste in street litter bins. The first phase of the pilot will last three months and includes ten bins adjacent to parks and in areas with a high concentration of dogs. (more…)
BRUSSELS – The ‘Covid passport’ is coming in Europe: a digital document “to help freedom of movement in the EU” as said by the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, at a press conference in Brussels today. (more…)