Day: January 7, 2021

‘A light at the end of the tunnel’: COVID-19 vaccine begins arriving in Manitoba First Nations communities

The arrival of the first shipment of the Moderna vaccine in Pimicikamak Cree Nation Thursday evening is “a light at the end of the tunnel,” Chief David Monias said. About 10 elders in the northern community became some of the first people in Manitoba First Nations to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “I’m quite ecstatic about it,” […]

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday

The latest: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise post-holidays, Ontario is extending online learning for some elementary students until Jan. 25. Meanwhile, Alberta has decided that schools will resume in-person learning on Jan. 11 as planned. Ontario’s change in schooling plans came as the province reported 3,519 new cases of COVID-19 and 89 more deaths on Thursday, both daily highs for the […]

Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25 to Keep Students and Staff Safe in Southern Ontario

TORONTO — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate throughout the province, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is extending certain measures to keep students, education staff, and residents of Northern Ontario safe. This includes extending online teacher-led learning until January 25, […]

Should churches be able to keep their doors open? Why the lawyer defending them says yes

The Calgary-based Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms is representing a number of Ontario pastors and church elders who have been charged for holding church services in contravention of the Reopening Ontario Act.  Just yesterday, police issued a summons to Pastor Henry Hildebrandt at the Church of God in Aylmer, Ont., for a service held on Dec. 27, 2020. The court date […]

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