Toronto Public Health warns patrons of downtown cafe of potential exposure to Omicron variant of COVID-19

The GTA’s latest suspected and confirmed Omicron cases include an employee of a cafe in downtown Toronto, prompting public health authorities to warn customers of potential exposure to the COVID-19 strain. The warning applies to anyone who visited Piccolo Caffe E Vino at 111 John St., last weekend between 9pm on November 26 and 2am … Read more

Second City Toronto gets a new (temporary location), a new commitment to diversity, a new lease of life

A lot can happen when Toronto’s premiere sketch theater company and comedy training center is forced to rethink its personal offerings over 20 COVID-19-tired months. And Second City’s long list of changes — some good, some challenging, some yet to be determined — resemble that classic audience participation game that is a staple of any … Read more

Ontario reports 761 schools with COVID cases, 7 LTC ​​homes now in outbreak

Ontario reports a further 959 COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths, according to the latest report released Thursday morning. The province has not updated the number of vaccine doses administered and the total number of vaccines given at the time of publication. Vaccination data as of November 30 is the most recent information from the … Read more

Second City Toronto gets a new (temporary location), a new commitment to diversity, a new lease of life

A lot can happen when Toronto’s premiere sketch theater company and comedy training center is forced to rethink its personal offerings over 20 COVID-19-tired months. And Second City’s long list of changes — some good, some challenging, some yet to be determined — resemble that classic audience participation game that is a staple of any … Read more

A fight over a box led to a man being pushed in front of a train at Bloor-Yonge station: Toronto Police

Toronto police have released an image of a suspect wanted for allegedly pushing a man onto the track of an incoming train at the Bloor-Yonge subway station last Friday. On Nov. 26, a 36-year-old man carrying a large box on the platform “made contact” with another man, Toronto police said. The incident sparked an argument … Read more

Electric, visceral and deeply emotional: this ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ aims to deliver the ‘wow factor’

“Jesus Christ Superstar” has had many lives: first a 1970 studio album, it became a hit show, and then a film by Canadian director Norman Jewison. Many live productions followed over the next 50 years – full theatrical performances, concert versions, a live TV broadcast, including a celebrated tour production playing this holiday season at … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Biden launches winter COVID-19 booster, test campaign; India confirms cases of Omicron variants

Thursday the latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world. This file is updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories when available. 7:25 am India on Thursday confirmed the first cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant in two people traveling abroad, and a top medical expert urged people to get vaccinated. India’s … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: United Nations raises humanitarian aid request from $29 billion to $41 billion amid ongoing pandemic

Thursday the latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world. This file is updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories when available. 6:02 am: Public Health Sudbury and districts reported 30 new cases of COVID-19 in the catchment area on Wednesday. According to the health unit’s website, 22 of the new cases … Read more

coronavirus covid 19 updates toronto canada december 2

Thursday the latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world. This file is updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories when available. 6:02 am: Public Health Sudbury and districts reported 30 new cases of COVID-19 in the catchment area on Wednesday. According to the health unit’s website, 22 of the new cases … Read more

‘Unacceptable’: Alberta Education Minister criticizes association after allegations a teacher abused 200 children

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Secretary of Education says “nothing is off the table,” in the wake of revelations the province’s teachers’ association has failed to report to police one of its members who admitted he was “mentally and physically attacking his students.” had mistreated”. A proposed $40 million class-action lawsuit was filed this week, alleging that … Read more