Ontario COVID

Ontario reports more than 2,100 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

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

Ontario is reporting 2,170 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The provincial total now stands at 511,486. Monday’s case count is slightly lower than Sunday’s which saw 2,199 new infections. On Saturday, 2,584 were recorded and 2,362 on Friday. It is also the eighth day in a row cases are …

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Ontario expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 18 and up, starting Tuesday

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

The Ontario government says it will expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to everyone 18 and older — almost a week ahead of schedule — starting Tuesday, May 18 at 8 a.m. The acceleration for age eligibility was due to a large supply of vaccines scheduled to arrive in Canada this …

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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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Ontario reports more than 2,300 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

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

Ontario is reporting 2,362 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The provincial total now stands at 504,533. Friday’s case count is lower than Thursday’s which saw 2,759 new infections. On Wednesday, 2,320 were recorded and 2,073 on Tuesday. It is also the fifth day in a row cases are below …

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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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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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COVID-19: Doug Ford extends Ontario’s stay-at-home order until June 2

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

Premier Doug Ford has officially extended Ontario’s stay-at-home order another two weeks to June 2 as the province tries to control the spread of COVID-19. Ford made the announcement on Thursday. The order was set to expire on May 20 ahead of the Victoria Day long weekend. “That is …

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Ontario reports 2,759 new COVID-19 cases, as total count surpasses 500,000

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

As the Ontario government reported 2,759 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, it also marked a pivotal new milestone in its 15-month pandemic fight: cumulatively more than half a million residents, 502,171, have tested positive for the virus. When COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020, Ontario’s first …

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Ontario residents 40 and older can book COVID-19 vaccines

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 13, 2021 6:07 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Ontarians aged 40 and older can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments across the province …

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