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Toronto launches Toronto Youth Vaccine Engagement Strategy to reach vulnerable youth

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”.


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Federal Government launches Ask the Experts campaign to encourage Covid-19 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…)

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Brampton man launches campaign calling for no more weed shops in the city

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…)

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Toronto History Museums launches new virtual Indigenous Peoples Month Programming

Photo credit: Toronto History Museums, “A portrait in Red” by filmmaker Alex Lazarowich.

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.


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City of Toronto launches pilot project to test the collection of dog waste

The first phase of the pilot will last three months and includes ten street litter bins

Photo: City of Toronto

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…)

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Carpenters’ Union launches campaign to end tax fraud

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian The Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario (CDCO) calls for united action to end tax fraud in the construction industry. On April 6, the CDCO launched their campaign to stop tax fraud and put an end to illegal worksites: notaxfraud.com


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Europe launches the Covid passport
“Ready by summer, it will be free”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian 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…)

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Humber College launches Bachelor in Nursing

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – The Ontario government applauds Humber College for becoming one of the first publicly funded colleges in the province to offer a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing. (more…)

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