High Risk People in Hamilton Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters as Daily Cases Continue to Rise – Hamilton | The Canadian News

Hamilton Public Health has confirmed that primary care providers in the city have been reaching out to vulnerable patients to establish third injections of the COVID-19 vaccine amid concerns about the increasing number of cases in Ontario. In mid-August, the Ford government approved the administration of booster vaccines for transplant recipients, patients with hematologic cancers, […]

COVID-19 vaccination level must exceed 85 percent to avoid fall lock, says Doug Ford’s science team

Ontario needs to increase COVID-19 vaccination levels “substantially above” 85 percent and reduce person-to-person contacts to avoid a fall lock and potential overcrowding of hospital intensive care units, says the scientific board that advises Prime Minister Doug Ford. “Among the unvaccinated, we expect to see a rapid increase in the number of seriously ill people […]

Queen’s University Student Group Initiates Petition Against Vaccine Mandate – Kingston | The Canadian News

The September 1 deadline has arrived for Queen’s University students to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine. Hereafter, anyone wishing to access the school campus must have proof of vaccination after the school issued a vaccination mandate in August. In response, a group of Queen’s students started an online petition against the mandate. “I don’t think […]

TTC celebrates 100 years of service in Toronto – Toronto | The Canadian News

The Toronto Transit Commission marked a significant milestone Wednesday when officials commemorated the service. 100th anniversary. It was on September 1, 1921 that the publicly owned Toronto Transportation Commission began operating. The corporation was created by merging a combination of public and private companies: the Toronto Railway Company, the Toronto Civic Railway, and parts of […]

COVID-19: Saskatchewan Students Go Back to School for the Second Time During Pandemic – Saskatoon | The Canadian News

Another new school year has started in Saskatchewan amid COVID-19. Children and teachers return to classrooms for the second time amid a global pandemic with some experience in restrictions and regulations. Even with COVID-19 cases on the rise in Saskatchewan, the first day still brought its regular excitement according to Saskatoon Public Schools Communications Manager […]

China further strengthens its grip on the internet

COLCANOPA Stars who disappear overnight from social networks, businesses blocked in their expansion, “rectified” algorithms, ever stricter censorship… Not a week goes by without Chinese power strengthening its hold on the Internet. Both companies and content are targeted. In mid-March, Xi Jinping, secretary general of the Communist Party (CCP), warned: “To equip itself with competitive […]