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Covid-19 Updates English Ontario

Chaos in Ontario over lack of spots for second Covid-19 vaccine dose

TORONTO – Chaos in Ontario over lack of spots for the second Covid-19 dose. Today, starting at 8 a.m., all residents of the hotspots identified by the provincial government – Toronto, Peel, Halton, Porcupine, Waterloo, York and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph – had the opportunity to access the portal to reserve the reservation of the covid vaccine recall injection. But the day was marked by delays, inconveniences, with the website overloaded with the number of requests that arrived. (more…)

Featured News Updates

Canada and Ontario invest over $12 million to fund infrastructure projects in Vaughan

This weekend marked a fresh start for the people of Ontario. Restaurant patio’s opened for in-person dining and non-essential retailers welcomed shoppers back for the first time in months, albeit under strict guidelines.

While the province is taking a measured approach at reopening to ensure a healthy and safe transition to the next stage, an injection of more than $12 million from both levels of government for infrastructure projects in Vaughan will help rebuild businesses, promote job creation and encourage growth and investment in the city.

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Vaccine over 80, the second dose arrives

article by Mariella Policheni

TORONTO – Reservations were opened yesterday for the early administration of the second dose of Covid vaccines for Ontario residents aged 80 and over.

Anticipating the times is possible as large quantities of vaccine doses are arriving in Canada: the country will receive 2.9 million doses this week thanks in large part to an increase in scheduled deliveries from Pfizer and BioNTech. (more…)

English News Updates World News

Sky over Belarus empty, airlines avoid this territory. Sanctions only for Belarus? And what’s next?

As you can see on the flightradar24.com map, the sky over Belarus is almost empty. Only single Russian and Belarusian passenger planes as well as Turkish and Chinese cargo planes pass through. Why is the matter of forcing an Irish airline Ryanair flight via Belarus to land on its territory important to Canada? Ireland is a neutral country. (more…)

English Health & Medicine

Pressing on vaccines, over 37 million doses by June

TORONTO – Progress in the immunization campaign against Covid-19. While vaccination continues non-stop in Ontario and other provinces, at the federal level the Ministry of Health has confirmed the exponential growth in vaccine supplies for this May and June. According to Health Canada data, more than 37 million doses are expected to arrive in Canada between May and June, a quantity that will allow individual provinces and territories to comply with the roadmap established in recent months. (more…)

Canada Chinese English Opinion Politics

Public Outcry Over Foreign Influence Should Pave the Way for Much Needed Electoral Reform

Canadian political parties of all stripes have long oscillated between the urge to tap into Canada’s immigrant communities, and an opposing instinct to turn inward and rebuff such influences. In a recent CBC report, April 13, 2021, Liberal MP David McGuinty, head of the National Security Intelligence Committee (NSICOP), said that state actors are looking to join political parties to ‘exert influence’. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English Politics

Ford between a rock and a hard place: it’s a clash over measures and new restrictions

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Controversy rages in Ontario over government measures to stem the surge in cases. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English

Italy, Germany, and France suspend AstraZeneca shot over blood clot concerns

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Global concern is growing around the AstraZeneca vaccine. Yesterday, following the reporting of some cases of thrombosis in newly vaccinated patients, the administration of the vaccine was suspended in Italy, Germany and France. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English Health & Medicine

Covid-19 in Canada, 88.4% of victims is over 70 years old

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the rapid spread of Covid-19 a pandemic. A year later, with over 2.6 million deaths and 117 million cases worldwide, it is time to present a first, partial balance sheet, for a phenomenon that is still ongoing and represents a continuous threat, with the third wave also on the horizon in Canada and with the real risk represented by the variants of the virus. In Canada, according to data from Health Canada, a whole of 897,292 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded. The deaths ascertained by the health authorities attributed to the coronavirus in our country reached 22,286, most of them in Quebec – over 10,400 – and Ontario, over 7 thousand. (more…)

Community English Health & Medicine

The Covid-19 vaccine to be administered at over 350 locations in Toronto

Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNMNG News, Toronto

In a bid to accelerate Covid-19 vaccination among Toronto City’s 2.93 million residents, Mayor John Tory said today that pharmacies will be put in charge of an integrated immunization program. In his words, “This is a team effort and I believe the rollout plans we are discussing in detail today shows you just how big the team is for starters and the fact that it will, as you would expect, deploy its efforts right across the entire city.” (more…)


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