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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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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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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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COVID-19: Students push for safe, outdoor graduation ceremonies in Ontario

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

Graduation has been the topic of conversation between 17-year-old Anoosha Keshav and her friends for months. After their last two years of high school were interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississauga, Ont., teen and her peers crave a little normalcy to mark the end of this stage in …

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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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500 ventilators from Ontario arrive in India to help battle COVID-19 surge

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

India has received 500 made-in-Canada ventilators from Ontario as the country continues to battle a devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a tweet on Friday, Arindam Bagchi, a spokesperson for India’s ministry of external affairs, said it had received 500 ventilators from Ontario. “Grateful to the Provincial …

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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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