WTI oil jumps 3.8% and sells above $ 81 a barrel

International crude prices rebounded on Tuesday, driven by a weak dollar and forecasts from the US Energy Information Agency. (EIA), which raised its expectations of the quotes for 2022. In New York the barrel of “light sweet” (WTI) for delivery in February rose 3.82%, closing at $ 81.22. For its part, in London, the barrel […]

COVID-19: Peterborough area records 4,000th case, active cases below 1,100 with 30 in hospital – Peterborough | The Canadian News

The Peterborough Public Health jurisdiction has surpassed 4,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic on Tuesday, with fewer than 1,100 active cases reported. the health unit covid tracker The update issued at 4:05 p.m. reported 1,065 active cases, up from 1,159 active cases on Monday. Since its update Monday morning, the […]

Truckers Warn US Border Vaccination Mandate Could Worsen Supply Chain Problems | The Canadian News

New rules that go into effect Saturday that will require COVID-19 vaccines for truck drivers crossing the Canada-U.S. Border could exacerbate supply chain problems in a sector already facing a shortage of workforce, say representatives of the country’s trucking industry. Truck drivers entering Canada from the U.S. will be required to show proof of vaccination […]

Ontario long-term care workers feel burned out amid widespread staffing shortages due to Omicron | The Canadian News

With the Omicron variant causing the COVID-19 case count to hit record highs, Ontario long-term care homes are experiencing staffing shortages in an already overtaxed workplace. Health care advocates warn of the toll this latest variant is taking on an industry that was already facing staffing shortages before the pandemic. “I hear a lot of […]

The co-responsible

I recently heard someone say that those who were infected with Covid-19 were irresponsible. The comment made me a bit harsh, especially because I know people who have been infected without even leaving their home. However, what that reflected is part of a social feeling that grows along with the number of infections. This is […]

Quebec public health director resigns

Policy Insider for Jan 11: COVID Cases Continue to Peak in Canada; the realities of the long COVID; and Ontario to reopen schools Welcome to a preview of the Maclean’s Political information bulletin. Sign up to have it delivered directly to your inbox in the morning. Flooded in COVID: Omicron has overwhelmed Canada, CTV reports, […]