Vaccinated air travelers must now be prepared for testing and isolation on arrival, says health minister

People travel at Pearson International Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto, December 3, 2021.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Air travelers returning to Canada from outside the United States should be ready to go into isolation pending a negative COVID-19 test result on arrival, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos warned, even though it remains unclear when the … Read more

Asian Stocks Mixed, Treasuries Pare Drop; Oil is rising: markets are wrapping up

“The market environment is changing,” Steven Wieting, chief investment strategist at Citigroup Private Bank, told Bloomberg Television. “Monetary policy, fiscal policy are all losing momentum. It does not mean a down market. But it won’t be the same as the recovery, the sharp recovery we had for almost all assets last year.” .

Liberals offer deal to end parliamentary deadlock over documents linked to firing Winnipeg lab scientists

The National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg on June 17, 2021.Shannon VanRaes/The Globe and Mail The Liberal government has offered a deal that would end a parliamentary deadlock over its eight-month refusal to release classified documents linked to the dismissal of two scientists from Canada’s high-security laboratory for infectious diseases. Head of Government Mark Holland told … Read more

3rd Military Medical Team Sent to Michigan Amid COVID Wave

LANSING, Mich. A third 22-strong US military medical team is deployed to Michigan, where hospitals are grappling with record high COVID-19 patients amid the state’s fourth wave of infections. The nurses, doctors and respiratory therapists will assist Covenant Healthcare in Saginaw from Dec. 12, the state health department said Thursday. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called it … Read more

Warning for pilots not to fly after Tui plane dive labeled ‘serious incident’

t The rapid descent of a Tui Airways plane could be linked to the pilots being grounded for long periods during the coronavirus pandemic, researchers said. Sixty-seven passengers and six crew were on board the flight when it was involved in a “serious incident” as it approached Aberdeen Airport on September 11. The Air Accidents … Read more

Trump tested COVID-positive pre-debate, ex-assistant says in book

Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 three days before his first presidential debate in September 2020 with Joe Biden, according to a new book by the former Trump chief of staff. In “The Chief’s Chief,” obtained by The Guardian before its release on December 7, Mark Meadows writes that the then-president tested negative shortly after … Read more

Trump was COVID-positive before the debate, ex-assistant says in book

Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 three days before his first September 2020 presidential debate with Joe Biden and days earlier than that diagnosis was announced earlier, according to a new book by the former Trump chief of staff. In “The Chief’s Chief,” obtained by The Guardian before its release on December 7, Mark Meadows … Read more

Three Bearish Factors for Oil Markets in 2022

Just as the world was beginning to embrace some normality in terms of the global economy and social mobility, a new variant from South Africa, technically B.1.1.529 and called Omricon, has emerged as policymakers, politicians and investors braced for yet another wave of Coronavirus-related restrictions. The UK already has put a ban on people traveling … Read more

NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner Reveals Anti-Vaxer Death Threats Against Family As Police Investigate

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner fought back tears when he revealed that his young child was the subject of a death threat from anti-vaxxers. Most important points: The NT government’s widespread vaccination mandate has sparked protests in Darwin The public galleries in the NT parliament were closed this week due to security concerns Police … Read more