TORONTO – È una parte importante della comunità di origine italiana di Toronto quella che si è attivata per accogliere nel migliore dei modi la Nazionale U-18 nel periodo di preparazione della Coppa del Mondo di categoria, in programma a Bradenton e Sarasota, vicino a Tampa, Florida, dal 9 al 18 settembre…
TORONTO – Far crescere la squadra, far maturare alcuni campioncini in erba, migliorare l’alchimia del gruppo. Il tutto con una priorità bene in vista: la Coppa del mondo di categoria negli Stati Uniti. Sono questi gli obiettivi della Nazionale italiana Under 18 di Baseball, reduce da un soddisfacente quarto posto agli Europei di categoria e pronta a fare il grande salto sul palcoscenico mondiale. Gli azzurrini – nei quali milita anche la giovane stella italocanadese Alessandro Volpe – già il 28 agosto partiranno per il Canada, dove è in programma un periodo di preparazione al Mondiale in calendario dal 19 al 18 settembre sui diamanti di Bradenton e Sarasota, in Florida…
TORONTO – York South-Weston tenants will rally Saturday May 28 at 2pm to protest unfair rent increases at 33 King Street and 22 John Street in Weston, Toronto.
TORONTO – The number of people finally hospitalized with Covid-19 in Ontario will drop below one hundred: it is the first time since the end of December, although provincial health officials recall that not all hospitals observe their data over the weekend . However, there are now 842 Covid patients, of which 281 are in intensive care. (more…)
OTTAWA – Touch and run. Less than 24 hours after defending the need to maintain the state of emergency that gives the government ‘extraordinary’ or ‘special’ powers, Trudeau revoked the measure leaving everyone speechless. A reversal, his, unexpected and stunning. Only two days earlier the prime minister had justified the need to maintain the measures in force even after the eviction of Ottawa and the border crossings, because he had said, there is a possibility that the protesters will return. It goes without saying that after the first moment of amazement the controversy broke out. With this about-face, in essence, Trudeau, became an easy target, lent his side to his political opponents.
TORONTO – The number of patients in Ontario hospitals for Covid-19 drops below 2,000: it is the first time since the beginning of January. But there are still many deaths: another 44 today, bringing the total from the beginning of the pandemic to 11,988. However, the drop in hospitalized patients is substantial: at the moment, there are 1,897, therefore 162 fewer than yesterday.
TORONTO – I vaccini anti Covid-19 funzionano e stanno contribuendo a tenere sotto controllo il contagio in questa fase della pandemia. La conferma arriva da uno studio – il primissimo del suo genere in Ontario – nel quale vengono catalogati tutti i casi di Covid-19 in provincia registrati dal 14 dicembre 2020 al 14 novembre 2021. In questo arco di tempo, stando al rapporto di Public Health Ontario, su 11 milioni circa di persone totalmente vaccinate si sono registrati 17.596 contagi: il vaccino non ha solo rappresentato una prima barriera contro il contagio, ma è stato efficace sul fronte ospedalizzazioni e ricoveri in terapia intensiva…
TORONTO – Covid-19 vaccines are working and are helping to keep the contagion under control at this stage of the pandemic. The confirmation comes from a study – the very first of its kind in Ontario – in which all the cases of Covid-19 in the province recorded from December 14, 2020 to November 14, 2021 are cataloged. (more…)
TORONTO – Covid-19, twelve deaths in the last twenty-four hours: among the deads, even a very young person, under the age of 20, in the Windsor-Essex area (this is the only detail provided by the Ministry of Health of the Ontario). “We extend our deepest condolences to their family,” said Ministry spokeswoman Alexandra Hilkene. “Out of respect for the family and their privacy at this difficult time, we will not share further details of the case at this time.” The analysis of today’s data relating to the pandemic in Ontario opens with this tragic news. (more…)
TORONTO – Un’intervista con il curatore Roberto Damiani, architetto e docente alla John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design della University of Toronto, in occasione della pubblicazione del catalogo digitale che documenta i primi cinque anni della serie di mostre di architettura “Italy Under Construction” sponsorizzata dall’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Toronto…
TORONTO – More tests and fewer cases: what emerges from today’s data on the progress of the pandemic in Ontario is a good sign. 269 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded, the lowest number since last August 5 (213). Today is also the fourth consecutive day of decline: Friday 492, Saturday 373, Sunday 370 and Monday 326 out of 18,397 tests processed against 21,800 today: the positivity rate is 1.5%. The noticeable daily drop in infections also lowered the seven-day moving average to 364 from 407 a week ago. (more…)
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…)
CHICAGO – Today, over a week after the murder of the Rohingya leader Mohibullah, a diverse group of US and international civil society organizations have signed on to a statement linked here demanding a credible and complete investigation by the Bangladesh Government, along with honest monitoring of the investigation by the international community. (more…)
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…)
TORONTO – Contagions slightly down, but still above 700. Ontario seems to “hold up” and the impression that emerges from reading the latest data is that if everyone were vaccinated, the number of new cases would probably be much lower. Let’s see why. (more…)
How soon will we be able to travel across the southern border? When and under what conditions will an intergovernmental agreement be reached? (more…)
TORONTO – Covid-19 in Canada has claimed more lives among older people, while contagion has affected all demographics in the country. The further confirmation comes from the latest data recorded by health-infobase.canada.ca, where the development of the epidemiological curve in Canada and the various provinces is monitored through the control of the main indicators such as the number of people infected, hospitalizations, intensive care admissions and deaths. (more…)
Foreign language teaching programs in Catholic schools are under siege again. (more…)
TORONTO – Foreign language teaching programs in Catholic schools are under attack again. Not that it is a big surprise, as they attempt to eliminate International Languages (“IL”) cyclically returns to Ontario’s various school boards: it’s like tax season or allergy in the spring. (more…)
Ontario residents should now think carefully about whether they choose to use a dishwasher or do laundry during the day, which they may have become used to while waiting out at home Covid-19 pandemic. (more…)
Toronto, March 30: Yesterday, Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization, in short, NACI has suspended the vaccination of AstraZeneca because of concerns over safety and advised the provinces, which most of the provinces agreed to follow. The reason for this is the issue of blood clots in the bodies of women in European countries. Although, 300,000 doses of the vaccine have already been administered in Canada and no blood clots have been reported anywhere, not even in the case of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines with mRNA properties. (more…)
Canada exceeds 800 thousand cases of Covid-19, but in the Atlantic, the situation is under control
Photo: Susan Kirkland, Head of the Department of Epidemiology at Dalhousie University, Halifax
The world continues to enact new closures, policies and lockdowns to contain the outbreak of Covid-19, while the bubble with which the Canadian Atlantic is protected seems to have an effect. Even as the rest of Canada has crossed another daunting threshold with more than 800,000 cases, the Atlantic region continues its pace of life. (more…)