Thursday, November 26

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Cineplex to reopen 25 theaters in Ontario | The Canadian News

For movie lovers, Cineplex announced that 25 theaters will be reopened in Ontario and that the rest will be reopened gradually. Rodrigo Díaz M. As Toronto prepares to enter reopening Phase 3 tomorrow, Cineplex has announced that it will reopen 25 theaters across the province, including eight in Toronto. While movie theaters are one of the businesses allowed to open in Stage 3, Cineplex originally said the indoor meeting limit of 50 people prevented them from doing so. Cineplex cinemas throughout the province will be able to accommodate up to 50 people per auditorium starting tomorrow, Friday, July 31. "The company is taking a phased approach to reopening and anticipates that most of its theaters will reopen in the coming weeks, including its other 43 movie theaters across Ontario," a c...
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Ontario government revealed its plan for back to school | The Canadian News

September is approaching and the provincial government had promised weeks ago that it would devise a plan to make returning to school safe. Rodrigo Díaz M. The provincial government announced today that Ontario primary and secondary students will return to traditional classrooms full time in September. But the province's new back-to-school plan indicates that high school students at two dozen meetings, including meetings in Peel, Halton, Hamilton and Toronto, will only attend class half the time in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, with a maximum of 15 students per class. These students will receive “independent work linked to the curriculum” on the days when they are not present in class. Meanwhile, elementary students will be in school full time, and although their classes wi...
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Ontario reports 89 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths | The Canadian News

Ontario medical authorities have updated the public today on the status of COVID-19 cases in the province. Rodrigo Díaz M. Ontario reported 89 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the provincial total to 39,075. It is the second day in a row that Ontario reports fewer than 100 cases, as 76 new cases were recorded yesterday. The number of deaths in the province has increased to 2,772, as three new deaths were reported. Meanwhile, 34,906 patients have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, which is 89% of cases. Today's provincial report indicates that the majority of new cases come from Windsor-Essex and Ottawa, which reported 15 new cases each. The Peel region reported 12 more cases and Toronto 10. All other Ontario public health units reported zero or fewer than 1...
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Toronto declares the use of face masks in common areas of buildings | The Canadian News

Toronto will advance to the third phase of the provincial reopening plan this week, so municipal authorities are taking steps to minimize the risks of contagion. Rodrigo Díaz M. Toronto Mayor John Tory has announced that people will have to wear masks in public areas of apartment buildings when the city moves into the third phase of the province's reopening plan on Friday. The Toronto City Council voted in favor of a temporary regulation, recommended by the Health Medical Officer and City Attorney yesterday, which will require building owners or operators to have a mandatory mask-use policy for common spaces. closed like lobbies, elevators and laundries. People who are unable to wear a mask or face mask for medical reasons and children under the age of two are exempt. This regulation t...
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Many University of Toronto Professors Against Face-to-Face Classes | The Canadian News

Six University of Toronto faculty and staff unions have launched a petition to protest the school's reopening plan because they say it does not guarantee a safe return to work this fall. Rodrigo Díaz M. A petition, signed by more than 2,800 people, asks the University of Toronto to follow the example of other Canadian universities and to pause most face-to-face teaching in favor of online learning. "Until the safety of students and workers can be guaranteed, in-person learning, teaching, library science and other academic work must be paused," the petition says. According to the president of the University of Toronto, Meric Gertler, more than 90% of the undergraduate courses will be taught online. “At the same time, many of these same courses will offer a significant element in person,...
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SickKids works with Ontario government to reopen schools | The Canadian News

The Ontario government announced several weeks ago that it is planning to return to school for September. SickKids updated some of its recommendations to be taken into account by the province. Rodrigo Díaz M. SickKids Hospital has updated its recommendations for a safe, full-time return to school, including guidelines recognizing that making masks mandatory could be a “complicated” task. While Toronto hospital doctors and other health officials across Ontario agree that masks can be helpful in stopping the spread of COVID-19 among high school students, they do not recommend them for younger children. Dr. Jeffrey Pernica, infectious disease medical director at McMaster University in Hamilton, said that masks are not the only line of defense against COVID-19 and explained that masks can...
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Waterloo company donates 750,000 face shields to schools across Canada | The Canadian News

Canadian companies have been characterized by being very supportive during this pandemic, The Canadian Shield was not far behind and donated hundreds of thousands of face shields to schools across the country. Rodrigo Díaz M. A Waterloo region company donated 750,000,000 of its reusable face shields to provincial and territorial governments across Canada for distribution to school teachers in anticipation of the planned school reopening for September. The company, The Canadian Shield, sets the value of the donation at $ 7.5 million. When the pandemic started in March, The Canadian Shield parent company InkSmith went from creating educational technology to creating reusable face shields and is now producing 20,000 shields per day. "We wouldn't be where we are today if it weren't for the...
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Ontario reports 76 new COVID-19 cases and one death | The Canadian News

Ontario medical authorities today updated the public on the status of COVID-19 cases in the province. Rodrigo Díaz M. Ontario reported 76 new cases of the new coronavirus today, bringing the provincial total to 38,986. Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said today's report marks the smallest increase in cases in a 24-hour period since March 22. The death toll in the province has increased to 2,769, as only one new death was reported. Meanwhile, 34,741 patients have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, which is 89% of cases. Today's report indicates that most of the new cases came from Windsor-Essex with 22 new cases, Ottawa with 13 new cases, the Niagara region with 13 more cases, and Chatham-Kent with 10 new cases. All other Ontario public health units repo...
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New Study Suggests Dogs Can Sniff COVID-19 | The News Center

With only a week of training, a pack of dogs in Germany has learned to detect COVID-19 in human samples. Rodrigo Díaz M. Researchers from a German veterinary university trained eight dogs from the country's armed forces to sniff the saliva of more than a thousand healthy and infected people. They used a specially designed machine with six "scent holes." The machine uses an algorithm to randomize the samples: five containing negatives and one containing a positive. Dogs were able to accurately identify the virus with a 94% success rate. Although only preliminary, the researchers suggest that the findings could help form a reliable method of detecting the virus. "We believe this works because the metabolic processes in the body of a sick patient completely change," said Maren von Koec...
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Toronto and Peel officially move to the third phase of the reopening plan | The Canadian News

After several days, Toronto and Peel finally join the rest of the GTA in their advancement to the third phase of the provincial reopening plan. Rodrigo Díaz M. Earlier today, the province announced that both Toronto and Peel will move to the third stage of the reopening plan beginning Friday, July 31 at 12:01 AM. The Ontario government says the decision, made in consultation with the medical director of health and local medical health officials, is based on less transmission of COVID-19 locally, current hospital capacity, health capacity public to carry out rapid management of cases and contacts, and a significant increase in the number of daily tests carried out by the province. Other parts of the province entered the third stage on July 17 and 24, 2020. "Although more restaurants an...
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CRA extends tax filing deadline until September 30

In view of the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the CRA has decided to extend the term for tax returns and payments again. Rodrigo Díaz M. Anyone who owes taxes to the federal government will have until the end of September to pay them. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has announced that the tax filing and payment deadline will be extended until September 30 for individuals, corporations and trusts. Penalties and interest on taxes owed on a 2019 return will accrue if payments are not made before the new term ends. Liberals extended the tax payment deadline from the end of April in an attempt to keep more money in the economy, after the COVID-19 pandemic left it on the ground. Federal estimates put the short-term price of the delay at $ 55 trillion, which the government will...
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Major study for the COVID-19 vaccine started this week

The recent vaccine developed by the United States will be tested by tens of thousands of Americans starting this week. Rodrigo Díaz M. The largest test to date of an experimental vaccine against COVID-19 was launched earlier this week, with the participation of some 30,000 US citizens. The vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., will begin its testing of the final phase of the vaccine, which will begin with volunteers in several cities in the United States. It will be months before the results are released, and there is no guarantee that the vaccine will work against the virus that has killed some 650,000 people worldwide, including nearly 150,000 in the United States. Several other vaccines made by China and the British University of Oxford started sm...