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House of Commons, the first session two months after the vote

TORONTO – More than two months before the vote, the first session of the House of Commons will take place tomorrow. The parliamentary agenda for this week of work is already well defined. The first institutional step, which will be carried out tomorrow, is the election of the new Speaker of the Chamber. According to the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure, all MPs are formally candidates for the presidency of the House of Commons unless they indicate a will to the contrary. The big favorite on the eve is the Italian Canadian Anthony Rota, already Speaker in the past legislature who enjoys a bipartisan consensus that bypasses the traditional party divisions.  (more…)

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Brawl at Victoria Park Collegiate Institute: 15-year-old dead, two injured

TORONTO – A high school student died after being stabbed during a brawl that broke out at his school: two other students from the Victoria Park Collegiate Institute, located near Parkwoods Village Drive and Victoria Park Avenue in North York, were injured. The perpetrator of the attack, 19, was arrested on charges of second-degree murder: Ahmed Rafin.  (more…)

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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 under 150 ICU patients after two months

TORONTO – 587 new cases of Covid-19, today, in Ontario: the signs mark an increase compared to the 476 infections recorded on Wednesday (out of 39,460 tests) and to 429 on Tuesday (out of 25,441 tests). With about 37,000 tests processed in the last 24 hours, the province’s positivity rate is around 1.7 percent, like yesterday.  (more…)

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A thousand cases in two days: restrictions in Saskatchewan

REGINA – First Alberta, now Saskatchewan: on Sunday, the province broke three negative records, registering the highest number of new daily cases, hospitalizations and admissions to intensive care. In fact, Saskatchewan reported 543 new cases of Covid-19 and 1 death on Sunday and 439 new cases on Saturday, thus adding 982 infections in total over the weekend. And also on Friday there were 472 cases, of which 383 (81%) detected in unvaccinated individuals, 25 (5%) partially vaccinated and 64 (14%) fully vaccinated, as evidenced by the graphic (in the pic above) published on the Saskatchewan government’s Twitter page (https://twitter.com/SKGov).  (more…)

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Alberta, two thousand cases in one day. The doctors: “Immediate military aid”

EDMONTON – Scary numbers. Alberta, which until a few days ago was “stay open for good”, registered 2,020 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday (out of a total of 17,000 tests carried out). A huge amount, considering that Alberta has just over 4.3 million inhabitants. To make a comparison: today Italy, which has over 60 million inhabitants, recorded 3,838 new cases (out of a total of 263,571 swabs analyzed).  (more…)

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It’s countdown for the two debates, Ontario will be decisive

TORONTO – It’s countdown to the two televised debates between the leaders of federal parties. A double appointment, that of tomorrow evening in French and on Friday in English, considered as the real key moment of the electoral campaign in view of the appointment at the polls on September 20th. The prime minister candidates approach the two debates with different moods and objectives, based on what happened in the three weeks of the electoral campaign and, above all, taking into account the polls that over the last month have recorded a profound change in the balance of power between the parties in the race. (more…)

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Ottawa and Ontario: the two overlapping electoral campaigns

TORONTO – Parliaments closed, politics has certainly not gone on vacation. These days we are witnessing two election campaigns under trace, which overlap and share the same dynamic. At the federal level, the leaders of the main parties are struggling with tours that touch all parts of Canada. Officially, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has rejected the idea of early elections, yet the dynamics that have been created lead to a very specific direction: that of returning to the polls, perhaps in August or, at the latest, in the autumn. (more…)

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Two teenagers were arrested for burning a rainbow flag in Mississauga

Police reported the arrest of two teenagers suspected of burning a rainbow flag after a video of the incident circulated on social media earlier this month. Investigators from the 12th Division Criminal Investigative Bureau, Region of Peel, completed an investigation that began after a video of a rainbow flag being burned on the ground by students at a school circulated on social media. (more…)

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Israel heads to the polls: Fourth election in two years

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian On March 23, Israelis will head to the polls in the fourth national election in two years. Israel’s longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minster since 2009, is running for re-election while trying to stay ahead of the courts.

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Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccination will start in April, premier Ford said

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Vaccinate at least 9 million people in Ontario by July. This is the new ambitious plan of the provincial government. The Ford government presented details of the so-called Phase Two of the vaccination campaign in the province, which according to plans by premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Christine Elliott is due to start in April. (more…)

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