Tracking COVID-19: Sept. 26
Ontario’s daily case count surged to 435, raising the total to 49,340. The death toll remained at 2,837. There are 100 people in hospital in the province, with 28 in intensive care, 15 on a ventilator. There are 3,996 active cases in the province. There are 131 new cases in Toronto with…
Perfect weather driving massive crowds to apple orchards, forcing managers to tighten COVID rules
Apple picking season has successfully kicked off, but massive crowds and lack of masks pose problems.
Governments ‘not doing enough’ to control Canada’s worst invasive plant, experts say
Experts say Ottawa is not doing enough to control the spread of Canada’s worst invasive species, despite economic incentives
In The News: Thursday, Sept. 24
Expect a mix of sun and clouds with a high of 20°C and a 40% chance of showers later in the afternoon, Environment Canada says. The low tonight is 8°C. Canada has entered second wave of COVID-19: PM According to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the second wave of COVID-19 has…
Home for the High Holidays: Synagogues adapt services for pandemic times
The Jewish High Holiday season is here. But like most things in the times of coronavirus, holiday traditions and celebrations will look very different this year.
Ontario to begin largest flu immunization campaign in ‘Canadian history’
The province will spend $70 million in the country’s largest flu immunization campaign, ordering 5.1 million flu vaccines.
In The News: Tuesday, Sept. 22
Today is expected to be mainly sunny with a high of 20°C, Environment Canada says. The overnight low will be 8°C. Ottawa sees 60 cases of COVID; Outaouais sets daily record The number of people in Ottawa with known active cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 500 for the first time…
Emmy winner Annie Murphy launched acting life at Elmwood
Annie Murphy, member of Schitt’s Creek’s cast, won Best Supporting Actress in the comedy category at the 2020 Emmy Awards.