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<b>COVID-19:</b> Few enforcement incidents reported in first days of Ontario vaccine certificates

COVID-19: Few enforcement incidents reported in first days of Ontario vaccine certificates

Most incidents reported to police so far have involved people who refused to show proof of vaccination
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

ONTARIO: Public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

Province's deficit came in $22.1 billion lower than expected, largely due to tax revenues from pandemic support programs
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario legislature to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test to enter

COVID-19: Ontario legislature to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test to enter

Policy was announced Thursday
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Union calls for province to institute distancing, capacity limits at universities

ONTARIO: Union calls for province to institute distancing, capacity limits at universities

The union representing workers on Ontario university campuses is called for the government to put limits on classroom capacities and distancing requirements in place.
<b>OPINION:</b> Worker shortage? Or poor work conditions? Here’s what’s really vexing Canadian restaurants

OPINION: Worker shortage? Or poor work conditions? Here’s what’s really vexing Canadian restaurants

A recent survey by Restaurants Canada found that 80 per cent of food service operators were finding it difficult to hire kitchen staff
<b>CANADA:</b> Environment groups say all parties now firmly behind strong action on climate change

CANADA: Environment groups say all parties now firmly behind strong action on climate change

'95 per cent of Canadians voted for climate action (this election),' executive director of Environmental Defence says
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada paused vaccine deliveries as supply far exceeds demand

COVID-19: Canada paused vaccine deliveries as supply far exceeds demand

Country currently sitting on stockpile of 18.7 million doses, doesn't need any more to fully vaccinate eligible people over the age of 12
<b>WORLD:</b> UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality

WORLD: UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality

According to the agency, 90 per cent of the world’s people already live in areas with at least one particularly harmful type of pollutant
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Ford urges patience with proof-of-vaccination system as Ontario policy takes effect

BEYOND LOCAL: Ford urges patience with proof-of-vaccination system as Ontario policy takes effect

Proof of vaccination and government identification will be needed to access some high risk settings, including restaurants, gyms and event venues.
<b>OPINION:</b> The pandemic highlights the importance of walkable and wheelable neighbourhoods

OPINION: The pandemic highlights the importance of walkable and wheelable neighbourhoods

People living with disabilities have been inordinately impacted by the pandemic