Canada Issues Travel Ban To Slow Spread Of Omicron Variant
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Canada Issues Travel Ban To Slow Spread Of Omicron Variant

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government of Canada introduces new measures to address COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern   Public health authorities in South Africa have confirmed that a new COVID-19 variant of concern (B.1.1.529) has been detected in that country. Over the past 24 hours, this variant – named Omicron by the World Health Organization — has also been Read More…

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Saudi Arabia’s Expertise Combatting MERS, Made The Kingdom Well Prepared For Fighting COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains one of the best equipped nations for preventing a COVID-19 outbreak. By: Maha Altamimi The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was one of the first countries that started precautionary and preventive measures to mitigate a COVID-19  outbreak, which ultimately turned into a global pandemic. The Kingdom’s leadership relied on its Read More…

UK Confirms Two Case Of Omicron COVID-19 Variant
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UK Confirms Two Case Of Omicron COVID-19 Variant

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed new temporary and precautionary measures following the emergence of the Omicron variant in the UK. The Omicron variant contains a large number of spike protein mutations as well as mutations in other parts of the viral genome. Urgent work is ongoing internationally to fully understand how these mutations may Read More…

Ontario Supporting Women in Post-COVID Economy
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Ontario Supporting Women in Post-COVID Economy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Funding will enhance employment and entrepreneurial training for low-income women The Ontario government is providing an additional $500,000 in the Investing in Women’s Futures Program, bringing the total funding to $2.7 million this year. Offered at 23 women’s centres across the province, the program provides free employment readiness and violence prevention programming to socially and Read More…

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Ages 5 to 11 Years Old

Reading Time: 2 minutes FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use In Children 5 Through 11 Years of Age Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include children 5 through 11 years of age. Safety: The vaccine’s safety was studied in approximately 3,100 Read More…

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COVID-19 Has Forever Changed The Future Of Banking

Reading Time: < 1 minute After Covid-19, and the drastic change in payments methods. is there is still room for cash in the future? By: Almunthir Alghamdi Banking is one of the oldest merchants dating back to ancient civilization. It started as an exchange for goods and valuable materials such as gold, silver, and at times food. Then evolved into Read More…

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COVID-19 Continues To Negatively Impact The Agriculture Sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes (NC) Faced with a rapidly evolving labour force, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated existing trends and opened opportunities for Canada’s agriculture industry to gain and train the next generation of farm leaders. “The current crisis has caused a shakeup like none other in the labour force,” explains Ryan Riese, national director of agriculture at RBC. Read More…

Remote Working Is The New Normal But Wasn’t Always
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Remote Working Is The New Normal But Wasn’t Always

Reading Time: 2 minutes Companies are seeing increased productivity and savings from employees working remotely By: Jawad Araf, Contributor Editors: Maha Altamimi & Rawan Alshehri The aftermath of the spread of Covid-19 throughout the world was clearly visible on many levels, especially the severe effects of the pandemic on the world economy, which caused many companies, organizations and small businesses to Read More…

Former Winnipeg Jet Suspended For Using A Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Card
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Former Winnipeg Jet Suspended For Using A Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Card

Reading Time: < 1 minute Evander Kane, the former Winnipeg Jet Suspended 21 days for falsifying his COVID-19 vaccine status Former Winnipeg Jet, Evander Kane has been suspended by the National Hockey League (NHL) for violating the league’s COVID-19 safety protocols. The NHL has some of the strictest COVID-19 policies in professional sports and requires all players to be fully Read More…

Canada/US Border To Reopen In November To The Fully Vaccinated
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Canada/US Border To Reopen In November To The Fully Vaccinated

Reading Time: 1 minute The Canada/US border has been closed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic On October 12, 2021, the United States announced that in November, they will begin allowing fully vaccinated travellers from Canada to enter the United States at land and ferry points of entry for discretionary (non-essential reasons), such as tourism. The Canada Border Services Agency Read More…

Godspeed Texas, Abbott Is Still Your Governor
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Godspeed Texas, Abbott Is Still Your Governor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Vaccine Mandates Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order stating that no entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination by any individual, including an employee or consumer, who objects to such vaccination for any reason of personal conscience, based on a religious belief, or for medical Read More…

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The Deadly Cost of COVID-19 Misinformation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Social media is a catalyst to COVID-19 misinformation By: Maha Altamimi According to a study published in October 2020, in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, about 6,000 victims were admitted to hospitals as a consequence of rumor, stigma, and conspiracy theories related to COVID-19.  Among all categories, researchers say rumors were the Read More…

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GO-VAXX Mobile Vaccine Clinics Achieve Major Milestone

Reading Time: 2 minutes 10K+ doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered through partnership with Metrolinx and Public Health Units TORONTO — They’re green, they roll, and they get the job done. Ontario’s GO-VAXX mobile vaccine clinics have proven to be a highly effective component of the province’s last mile strategy to get COVID-19 vaccines to Ontarians. Since they first hit the road Read More…

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Japan’s Elects Fumio Kishida To Be Their 100th Prime Minister

Reading Time: < 1 minute Fumio Kishida Replaces Yoshihide Suga after only 1 year as Japan’s Prime Minister By: Almunthir Alghamdi Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s Prime Minister’s sudden resignation from his role was partly due to his struggles to meet the public expectations for containing the COVID-19 pandemic. Another reason was the Prime Minister’s decision to hold the Olympics in Tokyo Read More…

17 Lucky Individuals Have Won Manitoba's 2nd Vax To Win Lottery
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17 Lucky Individuals Have Won Manitoba’s 2nd Vax To Win Lottery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adult and Youth Winners to Receive $950,000 in Cash and Scholarships for Getting Both Doses By choosing to become fully immunized, 17 Manitobans have protected themselves against COVID-19 and also won cash and scholarship prizes totalling $950,000 in the second round of the Vax to Win lottery, Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton and Advanced Education, Read More…

Rugby Stars Urge Young People To Get Vaccinated
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Rugby Stars Urge Young People To Get Vaccinated

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kicking COVID into touch: Rugby stars support vaccine roll out Some of the country’s top rugby players have today (Tuesday 28 September) encouraged young people to get their COVID-19 vaccine as they discuss their personal experiences of the pandemic. Ahead of Round 3 of the Premiership Rugby this weekend, a new film has been released Read More…

Families Clamour For Information About In-School Cases
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Families Clamour For Information About In-School Cases

Reading Time: 4 minutes Nova Scotia parents expect better transparency from their elected officials By: Nova Scotia Parents for Public Education The group Nova Scotia Parents for Public Education (NSPFPE) feels the Nova Scotia Government should be treating announcements of in-school Covid cases the same as other exposure notifications. To help keep people informed the group has been tracking Read More…

Pfizer Develops COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Under Age 12
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Pfizer Develops COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Under Age 12

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Pfizer kids vaccine is now being reviewed by the US FDA for approval. By : Almunthir Alghamdi Since March 2020 the world has experienced what it is like to live in a pandemic, we’ve been hearing about the old ones who lived through plagues and dangerous flues, but for the first time, we have Read More…

Toronto Hits COVID-19 Milestone
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The Unvaccinated, Continue To Affect The Fully Vaccinated

Reading Time: < 1 minute The global crisis is a battle of the unvaccinated By: Maha Altamimi The race for a COVID-19 vaccine became the number one priority for every major world leader at the start of the pandemic. And for the first time centuries, the world was united against a common foe, the Coronavirus. However, with the development of various COVID-19 vaccines, fully inoculated people are still Read More…

West Virginia Giving Out Guns As An Incentive To Get Vaccinated
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West Virginia Giving Out Guns As An Incentive To Get Vaccinated

Reading Time: < 1 minute West Virginia’s giving away free guns in the vaccine lottery hoping to see its rates increase. America continues to reach grim milestones in the fight against COVID-19 with over 660,000 people dying from the virus. Even though the US has seen a major uptick in vaccination, there still is a significant amount of the popular Read More…

WestJet Announces Mandatory Employee COVID-19 Vaccination
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WestJet Announces Mandatory Employee COVID-19 Vaccination

Reading Time: 2 minutes Westjet joins the ranks of airline carriers making vaccination mandatory for employees. Since September 1, 2020, WestJet was one of the first air carriers to implement a zero-tolerance policy in support of the requirement for all guests, over the age of two, to wear masks, face coverings and respect COVID-19 health orders. Non-compliant guests will Read More…

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Les Canadiens Croient que le premier Ministre Trudeau a Remporté le débat en Français Hier Soir

Reading Time: 2 minutes Les Canadiens sont extrêmement satisfaits des réponses du premier ministre Trudeau lors du premier débat français des chefs. Hier soir, le premier débat des chefs a vu les chefs de leurs partis respectés passer à l’attaque, dans l’espoir de marquer un coup de grâce contre le premier ministre Trudeau. Comme tout bon boxeur, le Premier Read More…