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New increase in infections in Ontario, 748. Quebec exceeds 900

TORONTO – The trend of the last few weeks is also confirmed in this one: at the arrival of the weekend, the infections rise and today they were 748, a sharp increase compared to the 591 of just 24 hours earlier. The seven-day moving average continues to rise, reaching 692 (a week ago it was 597). With 33,932 tests processed in the last 24 hours, the positivity rate rises to 2.6% from 2% a week ago.  (more…)

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Ontario, more new Covid cases among vaccinated

TORONTO – Today’s news is not in the number of new Covid-19 cases recorded (627, down from 741 on Sunday but up from 552 a week ago), but in the vaccination status of the majority of the infected. Of today’s infections in Ontario, in fact, 286 concern fully vaccinated people, 282 unvaccinated people, 36 concern people with unknown vaccination status and 23 with a dose of the vaccine. Thus, for the first time, infections in vaccinated people outnumbered those in unvaccinated individuals.  (more…)

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The mini electoral budget: new major GTA highways and staycation tax credit pledged

TORONTO – The provincial government is preparing for the 2022 elections, seven months in advance. Today, Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy introduced the Fall Economic Statement, a document that usually has a lesser value and that lays the foundations for the Spring Maneuver. We are in the presence of a real mini budget, with a detailed spending and investment plan, a clear indication of the government’s willingness to arrive at the next electoral consultation with a well-defined economic and fiscal platform. In the document, first of all, an increase in the deficit of 5.1 billion dollars is expected: the budget red, for the fiscal year 2021-2022, should reach 21.5 billion.  (more…)

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WHO, a global failure that requires new leadership

TORONTO – This past week was an interesting week on the COVID 19 front from many perspectives but the most intriguing for me was the news that the current director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) is running again for a 5 year term. The current Director-General (in the pic, from www.who.int) in my opinion as head of the WHO has just been part of a Global Failure and yet he is seeking another 5-year appointment, which to-date is uncontested.  (more…)

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New defence, health, foreign affairs ministers in sizable cabinet shakeup

TORONTO – Many new faces, some confirmations, some surprises. The new federal executive evidently marks the will of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to turn the page and push on the accelerator in the government agenda, after the vote of last September 20 that once again handed over power to the liberal leader, albeit with a relative and not an absolute majority. Compared to the previous government team, there are only seven ministers who retain the post they had in the previous legislature. Throughout the new executive will be composed of 39 members, including two ministries without portfolio brand new, the one that will have to deal with Mental Health and that of Housing.  (more…)

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“This is how Denise could be today”: a new appeal from her mother Piera Maggio

MAZARA DEL VALLO (Trapani) – Tomorrow, Tuesday 26 October, Denise Pipitone would turn 21. She would, because no one knows what happened to that little girl who disappeared on 1 September 2004 from Mazara del Vallo, a town in the province of Trapani, in Sicily. Since then, investigations, trials, appeals, searches, all without the desired results: to find Denise or, at least, to know the truth about what happened that day in the small Sicilian village where everyone knows each other. (more…)

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Totoministri, everything is ready for the new Federal Government

TORONTO – New faces, confirmations, and surprises. The composition of the new federal government is now done, whose members will be s swear tomorrow morning before Governor General Mary Simon and will immediately get to work after this long break from the vote of last September 20. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, for this third Cabinet, has promised that there will be a substantial gender balance and that, as in the past, all the provinces of Canada will have representation in the government team.  (more…)

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Ontario investing $9.8 million in planning for a new hospital for Windsor-Essex

WINDSOR – A new hospital for Windsor-Essex: the Ontario government invests $ 9.8 million to support the planning of a state-of-the-art acute care facility in Windsor and Essex County and, once completed, the new hospital will add regional beds and services to ensure resident families have access to high-quality care when and where they need it.  (more…)

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Trudeau to unveil new cabinet October 26, clash and controversy over delays

TORONTO – The controversy over the long and troubled process of forming the new government is not over. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the swearing-in of the new members of the executive will take place on October 26, while the first session of the House of Commons with the deputies elected in the September 20 elections has been scheduled for November 22. The roadmap set by the Liberal leader did not please the opposition, who denounced the delays and stigmatized the timing desired by Trudeau.  (more…)

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Ontario: 417 new Covid-cases but the positivity rate drops

TORONTO – Covid-19 in Ontario: 417 new cases today, a slight increase compared to the previous day (306) but also below the seven-day average. In addition, 35,421 tests were processed in the previous 24 hours (and another 18,914 are being processed), while yesterday there were far fewer: 23,219. The positivity to the test, therefore, drops to 1.5%. Yesterday (and last week) it was 1.7%.  (more…)

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Ontario sotto i 400 casi dopo due mesi, emergenza in New Brunswick

TORONTO – Scende ancora la curva dei contagi in Ontario. 458 nuovi casi sono stati registrati lunedì e 390 ieri. Due i decessi negli ultimi due giorni, secondo i dati rilasciati soltanto ieri a causa della festività del Giorno del Ringraziamento. Dunque, per la prima volta in quasi due mesi il conteggio giornaliero scende sotto i 400 in Ontario. Soltanto lunedì scorso, la provincia aveva riportato 511 nuove infezioni… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Ontario under 400 cases after two months. Red alert in New Brunswick

TORONTO – The contagion curve is still falling in Ontario. 458 new cases were registered on Monday and 390 today. Two deaths in the past two days, according to data released only today due to the Thanksgiving holiday. So, for the first time in nearly two months, the daily tally falls below 400 in Ontario.  (more…)

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Ontario, 30% of new Covid-cases are in schools. Contagions in polling stations

TORONTO – Ontario today recorded another 158 cases of Covid-19 in public schools: 20 more than on the same day last week. 135 of the cases were detected in students and 22 in staff members, while the attribution of another case was not disclosed. There are now 1,627 known active cases of Covid-19 associated with the public school system, accounting for approximately 30% of all known active cases in Ontario.  (more…)

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“La Cucina ai Tempi di Dante” con il Comitato Italiano per il Patrimonio e la Cultura di New York

NEW YORK – L’eredità di Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) è stata commemorata il 14 settembre, data della sua morte nel 1321, con due grandi eventi a New York, continuando le celebrazioni del “Dante 700”. Il sole ha brillato intensamente sulla statua di Dante al Lincoln Center di New York City per la ridedicazione della scultura in bronzo, la più grande nelle dimensioni realizzata da Ettore Ximenes, raffigurante il grande poeta e filosofo, autore della Divina Commedia. La scultura è alta più di 25 piedi, una figura imponente che si addice a Dante e al suo monumentale contributo all’umanità. (more…)

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Ontario and Quebec, new Covid-19 cases down today

TORONTO – The number of new cases in Ontario continues to decrease: today 610, down from 715 on Sunday, although up from 600 a week ago. The seven-day moving average of new infections is now 711, down four units from last Monday and, with 23,864 tests processed in the past 24 hours (Sunday was 29,906), the provincial-level positivity rate is now 2.7%, down from 3.1% last Monday.  (more…)

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Due nuovi consoli onorari italiani nella circoscrizione di New York

NEW YORK – Due nuovi consoli onorari italiani nella circoscrizione consolare di New York: si tratta di Barbara Battaglino Zichichi, Console Onorario d’Italia ad Hartford, e di Vincenzo Scollo, Console Onorario d’Italia a Rochester (nelle foto, tratte dalla pagina Facebook “Consulate General of Italy in New York”. Ad annunciarlo, congratulandosi con loro, è l’onorevole . Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia eletta in Nord e Centro America.  (more…)

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Afghanistan, the new Islamic government: among the ministers a ‘wanted’ from the FBI. Italy: “We will return to Kabul”

KABUL – Italy and Afghanistan: faraway, so close. After the “Taliban” opening in recent days, with the invitation of the spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid to reopen the tricolor embassy in Kabul, today the Italian Foreign Minister, Luigi Di Maio, declared that Italy wants to guarantee a government presence in the Islamic Emirate. “With the countries of the area and with our partners we are reflecting on the creation of a joint presence in Afghanistan with mainly consular functions and which serves as an immediate point of contact”, said Di Maio in the briefing on Afghanistan in the Parliament. (more…)

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Afghanistan, the Pope: “I pray that many countries will protect those seeking a new life”

 

VATICAN CITY – “Help the Afghans”. The call comes from St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican. It was launched by Pope Francis, after the Sunday Angelus. “In these troubled times that see Afghans seeking refuge – said the Pontiff – , I pray for the most vulnerable among them. I pray that many countries will welcome and protect those seeking a new life. I pray also for the internally displaced persons and that they may receive assistance and the necessary protection. May young Afghans receive education, an essential good for human development. And may all Afghans, whether at home, in transit, or in host countries, live with dignity, in peace and fraternity with their neighbours”.  (more…)

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Dufferin-Caledon: Italians at the centre of a new vision


The electoral district of Dufferin-Caledon is located in southwestern Ontario, north of Brampton. It includes the County of Dufferin and part of the Regional Municipality of Peel, mainly the Town of Caledon.

The constituency’s population is principally of European origin, primarily British. However, it is home to the largest concentration of Italians in the region. According to the 2016 Census, 17% of the population self-identify as Italian. That translates into 22,020 residents.

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“Dante 700 Sospira”, Campania e New York unite in nome di Dante: la giuria del concorso al lavoro

NAPOLI/NEW YORK– Sono stati ufficializzati i nomi della Giuria di “Dante 700 – Sospira” il concorso internazionale di arti visive promosso nell’ambito della ventiseiesima edizione del Premio “Penisola Sorrentina” per celebrare i settecento anni dalla morte del Sommo Poeta e che che unisce la Campania a New York in nome di Dante. La commissione, che si è già insediata (martedì inizieranno i lavori tra America e Italia), è composta da docenti dell’Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli, artisti e rappresentanti dell’Italian American Commitee on Education di New York. Vediamo chi sono.  (more…)

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Ontario, the Covid “swing” returns to descend: 348 new cases today

TORONTO – The Covid “swing” does not stop: after more than 500 infections every 24 hours in the last few days, Ontario recorded “only” 348 new cases of coronavirus today, with a significant decrease compared to 526 on Monday and 511 on Sunday . It is Ontario’s first day of sub-500 cases since August 11, when 324 new cases were detected. But there are ten deaths (zero on Monday), even if six were revealed through an ongoing review of deaths during the pandemic.  (more…)

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Ontario, 526 new cases today: only 350 are not vaccinated

TORONTO – There are now more than 500 new cases of Covid-19 in Ontario every day: today, Ontario health officials reported 526, after 511 on Sunday, 578 on Saturday, 510 on Friday and 513 in Thursday. Prior to Thursday, the province had not reported more than 500 cases in 24 hours since June 13, when 530 new cases had been registered. The seven-day average of Ontario is now 469, compared to 283 daily infections last week.  (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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Today in Ontario 185 new infected and 7 new deaths

TORONTO – July 22, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,424,902 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 399 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,524 total deaths, 12 more than Wednesday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,393,947. Ontario today reached 548,794 overall positives, an increase of 185 new cases compared to Wednesday. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 135 new infected and 4 new deaths

TORONTO – July 21, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,424,503 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 470 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,512 total deaths, 6 more than Tuesday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,393,366. Ontario today reached 548,609 overall positives, an increase of 135 new cases compared to Tuesday. (more…)

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Dante700 Sospira: dalla Campania a New York

SORRENTO-NEW YORK – “E par che dalla sua labbia si mova,/uno spirto soave e pien d’amore/che va dicendo all’anima: Sospira”. Sono i versi tratti dal celebre sonetto “Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare”, contenuto nel XXVI Capitolo della “Vita Nuova” a dare il titolo ad un originale concorso destinato a fotografi ed artisti per celebrare il 700esimo anniversario della morte del Sommo Poeta. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 127 new infected and 2 new deaths

TORONTO – July 20, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,424,033 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 430 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,506 total deaths, 6 more than Monday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,392,951. Ontario today reached 548,474 overall positives, an increase of 127 new cases compared to Monday. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 130 new infected and no new deaths

TORONTO – July 19, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,423,603 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 462 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,500 total deaths, one more than Sunday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,392,521. Ontario today reached 548,347 overall positives, an increase of 130 new cases compared to Sunday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile remained stable to 9,294, with no more deaths than the previous day. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 177 new infected and 6 new deaths

TORONTO – July 18, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,423,141 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 223 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,499 total deaths, 7 more than Saturday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,391,948. Ontario today reached 548,217 overall positives, an increase of 177 new cases compared to Saturday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile increased to 9,294, with 6 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 537,545 or 166 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 144,798 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 1,466 of the South African variant, 4,955 of the Brazilian variant and 3,318 of the Indian variant. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 143 new infected and 10 new deaths

TORONTO – July 15, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,422,135 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 409 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,470 total deaths, 13 more than Wednesday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,390,841. Ontario today reached 547,705 overall positives, an increase of 143 new cases compared to Wednesday. (more…)

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Ontario enhances support for new career opportunities

Thanks to improvements in key health indicators, Ontario will move into Step 3 of the province’s reopening plan on Friday. That means the easing of Covid-19 restrictions for several public health and workplace measures including capacity limits for indoor/outdoor settings. It also opens opportunity for more Ontarians to return to work.

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Today in Ontario 153 new infected and 7 new deaths

TORONTO – July 14, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,421,726 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 372 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,457 total deaths, 10 more than Tuesday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,390,378. Ontario today reached 547,562 overall positives, an increase of 153 new cases compared to Tuesday. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 146 new infected and 7 new deaths

TORONTO – July 13, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,421,354 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 459 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,447 total deaths, 9 more than Monday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,389,884. Ontario today reached 547,409 overall positives, an increase of 146 new cases compared to Monday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile increased to 9,258, with 7 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 536,603 or 201 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 144,745 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 1,448 of the South African variant, 4,859 of the Brazilian variant and 2,752 of the Indian variant. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 114 new infected and no new deaths

TORONTO – July 12, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,420,895 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 384 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,438 total deaths, 3 more than Sunday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,389,249. Ontario today reached 547,263 overall positives, an increase of 114 new cases compared to Sunday, the lowest number of new positives since last September 1. The total number of victims in In Ontario 114 new infected and no new deaths has meanwhile remained to 9,251, with no more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 536,402 or 96 more than the previous 24 hours. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 166 new infected and 6 new deaths


TORONTO – July 11, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,420,511 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 233 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,435 total deaths, 7 more than Saturday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,388,761. Ontario today reached 547,149 overall positives, an increase of 166 new cases compared to Saturday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile remained to 9,251, with 6 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 536,306 or 278 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 144,700 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 1,440 of the South African variant, 4,818 of the Brazilian variant and 2,707 of the Indian variant. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 210 new infected and 4 new deaths

TORONTO – July 8, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,419,114 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 608 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,404 total deaths, 19 more than Wednesday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,387,153. Ontario today reached 546,411 overall positives, an increase of 210 new cases compared to Wednesday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile remained to 9,228, with 4 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 535,577 or 231 more than the previous 24 hours. (more…)


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