Day: December 24, 2020

Shipment of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Canada one day after approval

The first shipment carrying doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Canada. The shipment contains a portion of the 168,000 doses expected to arrive before the end of the year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted, along with a photo of a FedEx plane being unloaded. The plane touched down Thursday at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport — just […]

12 more die of COVID-19 in B.C. as 2nd mink farm confirms cases

There are 582 new cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia, according to a release issued by Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, minister of health.  Another 12 people have died. In total, 808 people have died of COVID-19 in the province to date. There are now 8,865 active cases in B.C. There are 9,732 people in isolation and under […]

Photos of the day: Dec 24

News Marshelle Haseley 17 Minutes Ago Four year old Hailey Bertrand test drives remote controlled operated car at a flea market at the Divali Nagar Site, Endeavour. – AYANNA KINSALE Newsday photographers captured some of these images reflecting the past 24 hours in Trinidad and Tobago. Other photos were submitted by readers like you. If […]

Drive-thru Christmas lights festivals forced to go dark early as Ontario lockdown looms

Drive-thru Christmas light festivals will be going dark in Ontario weeks earlier than organizers planned under Premier Doug Ford’s stricter COVID-19 measures, which go into effect on Saturday. And some organizers said any hope they might change the Ford government’s mind over the holidays was quickly dimming. Andrew Gidaro, who co-produces Holiday Nights of Lights in Vaughan, Ont., said […]

Find new ways to share joy

News Sean Douglas 4 Minutes Ago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and his wife Sharon are surrounded by their family (from left) son-in-law Kareem Cuffy, daughter Tonya Rowley-Cuffy, grandsons Lucas and Liam, daughter Dr Sonel Rowley-Stewart and son-in-law Stephan Stewart. – Marlon Rouse THE Prime Minister urged people to find new ways to share Christmas […]

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