Ford expected to give update on plan for Ontario schools06/03/2021 03:00"Unlike the original strain, we know some of the variants we are fighting right now are more unsafe for children".On Monday, Ford said his government was reviewing responses to a letter sent last Thursday that solicited advice from a range of expert groups, including public health officials and teachers unions...
Large Iranian navy ship sinks in Gulf after blaze06/03/2021 03:00Sailors were captured evacuating the vessel as the fire burned behind them, photos posted on Iranian social media showed. The ship sank 20 hours later near the port of Jask.Iranian officials offered no cause for the fire aboard the Kharg."Considering the spread of the fire, the mission to save the Kharg failed and it sank in waters off Jask", the navy said...
B.C. COVID-19 numbers decline, but top doc warns she’s ‘concerned’06/02/2021 04:22Health officials say 11 people died of COVID-19 in B.C. over the weekend, bringing the province's pandemic death toll to 1,703.Fifty nine cases of the virus in the Island Health region are considered active."NACI confirmed the safety and effectiveness of interchanging vaccines and reaffirmed the recommendation to prioritize second doses for those at highest risk of severe illness and death", Henry and Dix said...
Kamala Harris to lead Biden administration's efforts on voting rights06/02/2021 03:00Biden also spoke about the death of his own son, Beau, who served in the Iraq War."Democracy itself is in peril, here at home and around the world. What we do now - what we do now, how we honor the memory of the fallen will determine whether or not democracy will long endure", CNN quoted Biden as saying...
Trudeau condemns Belarus' arrest of journalist, hints at further sanctions05/27/2021 03:00President Alexander Lukashenko dismisses global outcry over incident in his first public statement since diverting a Ryanair flight to arrest dissident journalist Roman Protasevich.Tens of thousands took to the streets to demand the resignation of 66-year-old Mr Lukashenko, who has ruled over Belarus for over two decades...