COVID-19

Toronto boy reaches goal of riding every regular TTC route before his 13th birthday

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Most people ride the TTC as a way to get from point A to point B. But not Ian Welsman. The Toronto teen prefers to ride the “Red Rocket” — for the thrill of a challenge. “I wanted to ride every single regular bus route in Toronto before my …

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COVID-19: Young people give shot in arm as Quebec sets new vaccination record

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec has set another pandemic record by administering 110,000 shots of the COVID-19 vaccine in a single day. Health Minister Christian Dubé took to social media Friday to announce the news, saying that the so-called “youth week” has been successful. At least 50 per cent of Quebecers who are between …

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Rebuilding, renovation work continues on Kingston’s Queen City Oil Company Building

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

It’s one of the last remaining symbols of Kingston’s industrial past. The “Queen City Oil Company Building” on North Street along the inner harbour is undergoing a major transformation, from industrial to residential. What do the Smith and Robinson Building and the Woolen Mill have in common? Both were …

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Honda Indy Toronto cancelled for second straight year because of COVID-19

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

TORONTO — The Honda Indy Toronto has been cancelled for the second year in a row because of COVID-19. The City of Toronto announced Friday it is cancelling major in-person events through to Labour Day, ending hopes for the July 9-11 race. The lone Canadian race on the IndyCar …

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Delaying 2nd Pfizer vaccine dose may protect better against COVID-19: study

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine generates antibody responses three-and-a-half times larger in older people when a second dose is delayed to 12 weeks after the first, a British study said. The study released on Friday is the first to directly compare immune responses of the Pfizer shot from the three-week dosing …

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COVID-19: Some Manitoba golf courses running out of memberships amid third wave

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Golf courses across the province are selling memberships at an extremely high rate, and in some cases selling out completely. Bridges golf course in Starbuck, Man., is no longer offering memberships for purchase due to high demand. Junior memberships at St. Boniface golf course in Winnipeg are sold out …

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All major Toronto-led events cancelled summer 2021 including CNE, Caribbean Carnival, Honda Indy

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The City of Toronto says it is cancelling all major in-person, outdoor events until Sept. 6 — for the second year in a row — to slow the spread of COVID-19. Some of the cancelled events include the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), Caribbean Carnival, Honda Indy, and Taste of …

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COVID-19: Experts say clarity, collaboration needed for ‘two-dose summer’ in Ontario

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 14, 2021 6:16 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Experts say Ontario will need to leverage clarity and collaboration to reach its goal of …

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Golf community livid about Ontario extending ban on sport

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Chris Barber can’t help but think Ontario Premier Doug Ford has something against golf. Barber, the executive professional/GM at The Landings Golf Course and Teaching Centre in Kingston, Ont., can’t understand why Ford has extended the ban on golf in Ontario until at least June 2. It was part …

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What goes into holding COVID-19 school pop-up clinics? Women’s College Hospital offers behind-the-scenes look

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

On a sunny Spring afternoon, a line has formed leading to General Mercer Junior Public School in Toronto. There is a big white tent and live music and laughter can be heard playing in the distance, and the atmosphere is festive. What looks like a school fair and feels …

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