Tag Archives: Health

Kenney, Hinshaw, Yiu providing COVID-19 update Monday afternoon

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

The premier, chief medical officer of health and the president of Alberta Health Services will be speaking publicly early Monday afternoon, providing an update on measures to protect public health during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The news conference will be streamed live here at 1 p.m. …

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Algonquin College to grant honorary degree to Ottawa’s top doc

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

Dr. Vera Etches, Ottawa’s medical officer of health and the local public health unit’s face of the COVID-19 pandemic, will receive an honorary degree from Algonquin College at its convocation ceremony next month. The college cited her role in protecting and promoting public health advice during the pandemic among …

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Quebec adds more than 550 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

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

Quebec is reporting 551 new cases and eight more deaths, including two in the past 24 hours, attributable to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis on Monday. The vaccination campaign saw another 73,467 doses administered, for more than 4.3 million to date. The province has opened appointments to all adults. The …

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COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 17

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

Here are the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Monday: Ontario expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 18 and up, starting Tuesday The Ontario government says it will expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to everyone 18 and older — almost a week ahead of schedule — starting …

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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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COVID-19: Quebec premier hints at pandemic reopening plan

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

As the warm summer months loom, Quebec’s premier is expected to lay out the details of a long-awaited plan to lift pandemic-induced restrictions Tuesday. François Legault hinted on social media that it was a “big Sunday” preparing for that announcement in response to a reporter’s tweet about a news …

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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 vaccine eligibility to expand across Ontario to those aged 30 and older

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

TORONTO — Ontario is due to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility again this week, opening up appointments to people as young as 30 across the province. The government has yet to say which day the minimum age will drop. The province is also switching gears in how it distributes vaccines. …

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Provinces continue towards COVID-19 vaccine targets amid military head’s resignation

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

Canadian provinces continued to take steps towards hitting their COVID-19 vaccination targets on Sunday even as questions linger after the departure of the senior military officer in charge of the national immunization drive. Ontario administered its seven millionth vaccine dose over the weekend, which saw several hot spots trying …

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COVID-19 vaccines providing much needed mental health boost after troublesome year

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

They’re becoming increasingly common online — people’s COVID-19 vaccine happy dances, for lack of a better term. LOVE the enthusiasm!! #StickItToCOVID #yqr https://t.co/AKiMDnwg7G — Evraz Place Live (@evrazplacelive) May 14, 2021 Be it fist-pumping through the sunroof while in line at the Regina drive-thru vaccination clinic, or dancing to …

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