Making Ontario a Top Place to Work

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Ontario  – Ontario is a taking action to better protect, support and attract workers in response to the shifting landscape of work. This includes ongoing work to improve and expand transportation, virtual care and broadband internet access, making it easier for more people to pursue flexible work options and remote work, and make Ontario the “work from anywhere” province. Transportation …

Creating Better Future for Workers

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Province to Introduce Legislation to Help Make Ontario the Best Place to Work, Live and Raise a Family TORONTO — The Ontario government is introducing legislation today that, if passed, would better protect, support, and attract workers to the province. These proposed new measures position Ontario as a first mover in charting the path forward as the way people work …

CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommends Booster Vaccination with Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

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Recommendation follows US FDA authorization for emergency use of a booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine CAMBRIDGE – Moderna, Inc., (Nasdaq: MRNA) a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines today announced that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted today to recommend the use of a booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 …

AY.4.2 up to 15% more transmissible than Delta

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London – A sub-variant of the Covid Delta strain – AY.4.2 – may be up to 15 per cent more transmissible than the original Delta, scientists estimate. “The emergence of yet another more transmissible strain would be suboptimal. Though, this is not a situation comparable to the emergence of Alpha and Delta that were far more transmissible — 50 per …

Nasa developing nuclear-powered spacecraft 

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Washington – Investing more in nuclear-powered spacecraft can help the US to stay ahead of the competition with nations like China, according to experts at NASA. “Strategic competitors including China are aggressively investing in a wide range of space technologies, including nuclear power and propulsion,” said Bhavya Lal, NASA’s senior advisor for budget and finance, at the congressional committee hearing, …

Can Idris Elba be the next James Bond?

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Los Angeles – Grammy winning-singer Adele has revealed she actually would like to see ‘Loki’ actor Jonathan Major replace Daniel Craig as James Bond, but because he’s American, her second choice is the star Idris Elba, who has previously been tipped to take on the iconic role as the fictional suave spy in the franchise.

Military to deploy nurses in ICU to support Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan – The Canadian Armed Forces says it will support Saskatchewan with six critical care nursing officers, to will be deployed to intensive care units. The military also says it will provide medical air transport for in-province and out-of-province critical care patient transfers, as capacity allows, and may also supply a pair of Multipurpose Medical Assistance Teams to backfill the …

Brampton to lift capacity restrictions 

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BRAMPTON – Following the Government of Ontario’s announcement today, the City of Brampton will prepare to safely lift restrictions inline with the Plan to Safely Reopen Ontario and Manage COVID-19 for the Long-Term. Thanks to the commitment of our community and Ontario’s health care partners, we are able to move forward. As of October 22, 2021, nearly 84 per cent of …