Today’s coronavirus news: Disparities in Toronto’s COVID rates have improved in the fourth wave

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world on Sunday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories where available. 7:45 am Toronto has high vaccination coverage compared to major US and European cities. But vaccination rates in the city’s lower-income racialized neighborhoods, in places like Scarborough, Thorncliffe … Read more

What to do after testing positive for COVID-19 in Massachusetts – NBC Boston

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Massachusetts and most states now considered high risk for community transmission, it may be time to revisit quarantine guidelines. What should you do if you test positive for COVID-19? The latest virus quarantine guidelines, as posted on the Massachusetts Department of Public Health website, are primarily based on … Read more

Trucker protests: Ford insisted on why he was at the cabin as Ottawa was ‘under siege’

Canada Post February 11, 2022 Speaking to reporters on Friday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford explained why he was snowmobiling to his family cabin when the city of Ottawa was, in his own words, “under siege.” REPORT AN ERROR

Armchair Bank of Canada critics like Pierre Poilievre should stick to football

The Bank of Canada (BoC) has rarely been so criticized as it is today. The Bank of Canada sets the interest rates which determine the cost of borrowing. And it pumps money into a stalled economy to get it going again, or pulls money back to keep the economy from overheating. The bank is now … Read more

This is how Canada’s inflation rate could be reduced

Year-on-year, CPI inflation was 6.7% in March. In other words, average prices for consumer goods and services in March were 6.7% higher than in March 2021 – a rate well above the 2% target and the highest since the start of 1991. Under pressure from economists and financiers, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem seems … Read more

This is how Canada’s inflation rate could be reduced

Year-on-year, CPI inflation was 6.7% in March. In other words, average prices for consumer goods and services in March were 6.7% higher than in March 2021 – a rate well above the 2% target and the highest since the start of 1991. Under pressure from economists and financiers, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem seems … Read more

Why are the flags at half mast in Los Angeles? – NBC Los Angeles

Communities in Southern California and across the country remember the million American lives lost to COVID-19 by lowering flags at half mast. Outside public buildings like LA City Hall and other locations, residents can expect to see flags flying at half mast for several days in honor of those who have died. Here’s what you … Read more

The AP Interview: US ‘vulnerable’ to COVID without new vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House COVID-19 coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha has issued a dire warning that the United States will be increasingly vulnerable to the coronavirus. this fall and winter if Congress does not quickly approve new funding for more vaccines and treatments. In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Jha said Americans’ … Read more

COVID-19: After brief dip, BC hospital cases rise again

British Columbia reported another spike in the number of people with COVID-19 in hospitals and intensive care units across the province on Thursday. The update came a week after British Columbia reported its first drop in hospital COVID-19 cases in weeks. According to the BC Center for Disease Control, there were 596 patients with COVID-19 … Read more