10K+ doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered through partnership with Metrolinx and Public Health Units

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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 in mid-August, the GO-VAXX clinics have now administered more than 10,000 first and second doses through smaller, community-based and …

‘Halloween Kills’ headed for biggest pandemic-era earnings figure

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Los Angeles – ‘Halloween Kills’, a David Gordon Green film is headed for the biggest pandemic-era earnings figure recorded by a horror flick or a movie opening simultaneously on the big screen and a streaming service. According to ‘The Hollywood Reporter’, it beat competition from Daniel Craig’s ‘No Time to Die’, and Ridley Scott’s ‘The Last Duel’, as it earned …

Elon Musk on ‘extending life to Mars’ 

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San Francisco –  Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has renewed his promise to “extend life to Mars,” after seeing huge growth in his personal fortune. Popular crypto YouTuber Matt Wallace’s tweeted: “Elon Musk (with a net worth equal to 861 billion #Dogecoin) is now richer than Bill Gates and Warren Buffett COMBINED!” To which Musk said: “Hopefully enough to …

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Are Chinese Covid jabs effective?

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Beijing – Some studies have shown that the effectiveness of some of the Chinese CoronaVac and Sinopharm Covid vaccines may be waning in immunity levels. CoronaVac and Sinopharm account for almost 50 per cent of the 7.3 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses delivered globally. But Gagandeep Kang, a virologist at the Christian Medical College in India’s Vellore, who advises SAGE, has said: …

Effectiveness of one coronavirus vaccine against others

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New York – The US researchers have found for the first time that Covid-19 vaccines and prior Covid infections can provide broad immunity against other similar coronaviruses. Lead author Pablo Penaloza-MacMaster, Assistant Professor of Microbiology-Immunology at North-western University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, said: “Until our study, what hasn’t been clear is if you get exposed to one coronavirus, could you …

Assistance Sought For Shooting in Mississauga

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Region of Peel – Investigators from the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau seek the public’s assistance locating any witnesses or video surveillance concerning a shooting incident in the City of Mississauga On Friday, October 15, 2021, at 9:52 pm, police responded to Highway 403 and Mavis Road in Mississauga for reports of shots being fired at a vehicle. No injuries …

T20 World Cup: Oman thrash Papua New Guinea in opener

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MUSCAT: Zeeshan Maqsood returned bowling figures of 4-20 to set up a 10-wicket win for hosts Oman in the Twenty20 World Cup opener against debutants Papua New Guinea yesterday. Maqsood sent back Norman Vanua, Sese Bau and Kiplin Doriga in the space of five deliveries and later took one more as Papua New Guinea collapsed from 102-3. Picture courtesy: AFP

Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, participates in Rīga Conference 2021

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Ottawa – Minister of National Defence, Harjit S. Sajjan, provided pre-recorded remarks during the Rīga Conference 2021. The Minister’s remarks focused on grey-zone battlespace, illustrating the importance of being prepared to address complex threats such as the use of harmful cyber activities, disinformation, propaganda campaigns, and intelligence operations by our adversaries. In his statement, Minister Sajjan highlighted the sophisticated nature …

Shop And Vax 2.0 COVID-19 vaccination clinics

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Toronto – Mayor John Tory, Councillor Mike Colle (Eglinton-Lawrence) and Councillor Joe Cressy (Spadina-Fort York) joined Team Toronto health partners and residents to mark Shop And Vax 2.0 at the Lawrence-Allen Centre in North York – one of 24 campaign vaccination clinics that were held this weekend. In his remarks, Mayor Tory thanked the health partners who have worked at …

ArtworxTO pop-up hub 

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Toronto – Mayor John Tory is encouraging residents to visit the ArtworxTO Pop-up Hub at Collision Gallery, located at 18 Wellington St. W. The Hub’s inaugural exhibition is Locating Self Care in Urban Centres, curated by Emma Steen. Locating Self Care in Urban Centres continues the conversation started by Black and Indigenous curators and writers on care as a method of resistance …