‘It’s destroying us’: Popular Toronto restaurant closes outdoor patio following violations

‘It’s destroying us’: Popular Toronto restaurant closes outdoor patio following violations

A popular outdoor terrace at a Toronto restaurant in Little Italy is closed after the owner of Café Diplomatico said he received “eight different violations”. “You have to have two sides open, completely open, or if you have a retractable roof like ours, the roof has to be open and one side has to be … Read more

Note to educators confuses and worries Nova Scotia teachers – Halifax

Note to educators confuses and worries Nova Scotia teachers – Halifax

A memorandum to regional executive directors, school administrators and teachers was sent on Saturday evening, stating that teachers must make work and homework available to families who keep their children at home. The practice itself is not unusual. Even before COVID-19, teachers worked with families of children who had extended absences to ensure they had … Read more

UK PM reportedly threw party during lockdown: ITV News

UK PM reportedly threw party during lockdown: ITV News

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted a birthday party during the first COVID-19 lockdown in June 2020, when indoor social gatherings were banned, ITV News reported on Monday. The revelation mounts pressure on Johnson at a series of rallies at his 10 Downing Street residence that appear to have breached pandemic lockdown rules … Read more

COVID-19: MLHU reports 5 deaths over the weekend, hospitalizations tick lower

COVID-19: MLHU reports 5 deaths over the weekend, hospitalizations tick lower

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Cases and testing – Outbreaks – Vaccinations – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported five deaths and 592 COVID-19 cases from Saturday to Monday. The deaths involved men in their 70s or 80s who were either fully vaccinated or … Read more

COVID-19 travel test for vaccinees to be scrapped in UK

COVID-19 travel test for vaccinees to be scrapped in UK

LONDON — The UK government announced on Monday it was scrapping coronavirus testing requirements for vaccinated people arriving in England, news hailed by the travel industry as a big step back towards normality. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that “to show that this country is open for business, open for travellers, you will see changes … Read more

LAUSD to require surgical-grade masks for students starting Monday – CBS Los Angeles

LAUSD to require surgical-grade masks for students starting Monday – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Starting Monday, all students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required to wear surgical-grade masks. Over the weekend, the district announced that cloth masks would no longer be allowed on campuses. All students will be required to wear surgical-grade masks, inside and outside on campus. READ MORE: One … Read more

Majority of Canadians support more COVID-19 restrictions for unvaccinated: poll – National

Majority of Canadians support more COVID-19 restrictions for unvaccinated: poll – National

With less than 20% of the eligible population still unvaccinated against COVID-19 and concerns about the wave of Omicron variants growing in the country, a majority of Canadians support mandating more restrictions on those who have not yet been vaccinated, according to a new ballot. An Ipsos poll released on Monday and conducted exclusively for … Read more

Omicron cases appear to peak in US, but numbers are growing

Omicron cases appear to peak in US, but numbers are growing

CHICAGO: New coronavirus cases have begun to fall in the United States, signaling that the Omicron-fueled spike that has infected tens of millions of Americans, filled hospitals and shattered records has finally begun to recede. More states have passed a peak in new cases in recent days, as glimmers of progress have spread from a … Read more

South Australia records two more COVID deaths, but PM says active cases are falling

South Australia records two more COVID deaths, but PM says active cases are falling

South Australia has recorded two COVID-related deaths, one of which will be referred to the state coroner, the Prime Minister has said. The two fatal cases are a woman in her 40s and a man who resided in a nursing home for the elderly. “A woman in her 40s – I understand this will be … Read more

Coronavirus: rich countries’ access to the ethical concerns of foreign nurses

Coronavirus: rich countries’ access to the ethical concerns of foreign nurses

GENEVA – The wave of COVID-19 infections fueled by Omicron has led wealthy countries, including Canada, to step up their recruitment of nurses from poorer parts of the world, exacerbating severe shortages in the labor force- overworked, says the International Council of Nurses. Illness, burnout and staff departures amid soaring Omicron cases have driven absenteeism … Read more