Ontario Coronavirus

Medical experts in Ontario calling for creative strategies in next phase of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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

In Ontario, medical teams have worked around the clock to vaccinate people in hot spots regions. For the last two weeks, Ontario designated 50 per cent of its incoming vaccine supply to hard-hit areas as a targeted effort to reduce transmission. Throughout the weekend, clinics have run across the …

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Doug Ford says Ontario summer camps will be allowed to open this year

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 16, 2021 1:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario Premier Doug Ford says summer camps will be allowed to reopen in the province …

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Ontario reports nearly 2,200 new COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths

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

Ontario reported 2,199 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 509,316. “Locally, there are 633 new cases in Toronto, 547 in Peel, 172 in York Region, 143 in Durham and 129 in Hamilton,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said. For comparison, last Sunday …

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Families want visitor rules relaxed in highly vaccinated Ontario long-term care homes

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

TORONTO — Esther Hladkowicz longs to have a proper visit with her father. Waving to him through a window at his Ottawa long-term care home is the closest she’s got to him since September and she says the routine has become increasingly painful now that he is fully vaccinated …

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Ontario reports nearly 2,600 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

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

Ontario reported 2,584 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 507,117. “Locally, there are 689 new cases in Toronto, 584 in Peel, 252 in York Region, 157 in Durham and 115 in Hamilton,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said. For comparison, last Saturday …

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Reopening Ontario outdoor recreational sites should focus on equity, access: advocates

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

TORONTO — Ontario golfers have been pushing the province to reopen courses ordered closed while the province is under stay-at-home orders, but some observers say access to outdoor recreational facilities serving a wider population should be be just as high on the agenda. Doctors and recreational facility administrators say …

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COVID-19: Experts say Ontario’s full vaccination target may be hard to reach

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

TORONTO — Medical experts say Ontario will have to significantly scale up its vaccination effort to achieve its goal of fully inoculating all willing adults against COVID-19 by the end of the summer. They say the province will need far more health-care workers at vaccine clinics, 24-hour sites and …

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COVID-19: Ontario hasn’t provided verbal approval of CFL’s return to play plans, MacLeod says

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

TORONTO — Lisa MacLeod, Ontario’s Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, says the province hasn’t verbally approved the CFL‘s return-to-play protocols and there’s no timeline for it to do so. “No, we have not added our name yet to signing off on that,” MacLeod told reporters Thursday …

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COVID-19: Pfizer vaccine available to Ontarians aged 12 to 17 beginning May 31

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

Ontarians aged 12 and 17 years old will be eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine beginning May 31, the province announced Thursday. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement at the same time he extended the stay-at-home order to June 2. Solicitor General Sylvia Jones and Ontario’s Medical Officer …

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Audit flags issues with tracking Ontario pandemic pay program, other COVID-19 expenses

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 12, 2021 1:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — An audit out Wednesday has found the Ontario government failed to track properly …

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