TTC sets a pandemic record for the number of passengers per week as workers begin to return to their base

TTC sets a pandemic record for the number of passengers per week as workers begin to return to their base

TTC set a new pandemic record in total passenger numbers last month as customers returned to the system in droves after several public health restrictions were lifted. new Report This will take place before the TTC board reveals today that there were a total of 1.69 million flights on TTC during the week ending April … Read more

Front page: New report sheds light on the potential future of the Covid-19 pandemic

Front page: New report sheds light on the potential future of the Covid-19 pandemic

A local lockdown will still be possible in 2027 if the world does not cooperate in tackling Covid, according to a new report from the International Science Council. photo/file New Zealanders may want to move on from the Covid-19 pandemic, but a new report released this week warns that a worst-case scenario could see the … Read more

Two nurses were injured as Doug Ford’s bus arrived at the Ontario Leaders’ Debate: Syndicate

Two nurses were injured as Doug Ford’s bus arrived at the Ontario Leaders’ Debate: Syndicate

Two nurses were injured protesting wage limits by the Ford government outside the provincial leaders debate in Toronto on Monday night, their union said, as progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford’s bus arrived at the scene and prepared to get off. Up to 200 registered practical nurses who are members of the Service Employees International Union … Read more

Shanghai faces ‘tremendous’ pressure to stay coronavirus-free as the end of the lockdown approaches

The United States, Europe and other regions have lifted restrictions in order to “live with the virus” and stimulate their economies even as infections spread. But China has chosen a radically different path, ruthlessly restricting movement and isolating people to end any outbreak, no matter the economic cost. Defeating the highly transmissible Omicron variant has … Read more

‘Enormous’ pressure on Shanghai to stay COVID-free as end to lockdown nears

Shanghai health authorities are facing “tremendous” pressure to keep China’s most populous city free of COVID-19 as residents count the days until June 1 and the end of the lockdown after nearly two months of isolation. the main points: Shanghai health authorities warn of the risks of COVID-19 rebound Some migrant workers are looking forward … Read more

Buyer’s regret rises as Canada’s housing market slows

TORONTO — A wave of buyer’s regret is starting to take shape in several raging real estate markets, after home prices have begun to fall and sales have slowed over the past two months. Realtors and lawyers in Toronto and Vancouver say they have observed buyers looking at their options to exit the buying process … Read more

Zelenskyy opened the Cannes Film Festival, linking war and cinema

Cannes, France (AP) – 75th Cannes Film Festival Tuesday began with eyes turned to Russia’s war in Ukraine And a live satellite speech from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who called on a new generation of filmmakers to take on tyrants while Charlie Chaplin made fun of Adolf Hitler. After the tributes and musical numbers, Zelenskyy … Read more

Ottawa’s interim police chief Steve Bell did not ask feds to invoke emergency law

Ottawa’s interim police chief said he did not ask the federal government to trigger emergency law during the “Freedom Caravan” in February. The Liberals said law enforcement requested additional powers that could only be granted by declaring a national emergency, which they did on February 14. Ottawa interim President Steve Bell spoke to a parliamentary … Read more

PM Jacinda Ardern shares a remote question time today as she recovers from Covid-19

Thomas interviews National Leader Christopher Luxon and Finance spokeswoman Nicola Willis before tomorrow’s budget. Video / Mark Mitchell Watch the live broadcast: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has defended the government’s record over the past five years in a pre-budget firefight with National Party leader Christopher Luxon. Ardern spoke remotely in Parliament today for the first … Read more

COVID news in Ontario: 11 deaths, rise in hospitalizations

Ontario confirmed 11 new deaths from COVID-19 and a weekly drop in hospitalizations and intensive care unit occupancy Tuesday. Regional officials say the deaths occurred in the past month and that one of them was a resident of a long-term care home. Since March 2020, the county has reported 13,083 deaths related to the virus. … Read more