Day: 22 February 2021

Covid-19 Updates English News Updates

Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

Globally, there have been over 111 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 87 million people have recovered and more than 2.4 million fatalities were attributable to the virus.

Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of February 22, 2021, at 3:40pm (EST).

English News Updates

A square in Italy
for Canadian Heroes

ORTONA – A square of Canadian Heroes in Italy: it is the one inaugurated last weekend in Ortona, the town in the province of Chieti (Abruzzo) which in December 1943 was the scene of a bloody battle, on the banks of the Moro river, between the Allied force and the Nazi troops: on that occasion 1,665 soldiers fell, of which 1,375 were Canadian, now buried in the Canadian Military Cemetery of Ortona, in English “Moro River Canadian War Cemetery”. (more…)

Italian News Updates

In Italia una piazza
per gli Eroi Canadesi

ORTONA – Una piazza degli Eroi Canadesi in Italia: è quella inaugurata nello scorso weekend a Ortona, il paese in provincia di Chieti (Abruzzo) che nel dicembre del 1943 fu teatro di una sanguinosa battaglia, sulle rive del fiume Moro, fra Alleati e truppe tedesche: in quell’occasione caddero 1.665 soldati dei quali ben 1.375 canadesi, oggi sepolti nel Cimitero Militare Canadese di Ortona,  in inglese “Moro River Canadian War Cemetery”. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English

Vaccination rates: Canada trails behind other countries, shamefully

TORONTO – Globally, vaccination campaigns are well underway against the Covid-19 virus. However, not all countries and jurisdictions fare equally when comparing the latest data in the mass inoculation program.

Governments around the world have adopted different strategies in the roll-out of vaccines. Canada was early in the game by procuring 84-million doses. They are expected to arrive by the end of September. However, the actual plan to vaccinate Canadians has left the country falling behind other leading nations. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates Spanish Travel

Bienvenidos a los ‘Hoteles Cuarentena’
Viajeros aéreos tendrán que alojarse en hoteles designados a su llegada a Canadá…
y pagar el costo

¡Bienvenido a casa! El regreso a Canadá vía aérea después de visitar el extranjero llevará a los viajeros a permanecer en uno de los hoteles designados por el gobierno local para aislarse durante su cuarentena. La decisión lo mismo ha sido aplaudida que causado fuertes críticas por viajeros y organizaciones como el Centro de Justicia para las Libertades Constitucionales. (more…)

Economy Italian

Uscito il bando
del premio Canada-Italia

ROMA – L’Ambasciata del Canada in Italia ha emesso il bando della nona edizione del Premio Canada-Italia per l’Innovazione 2021, finalizzato a promuovere progetti per costruire nuovi modi di vivere e lavorare insieme, al fine di adattarsi e mitigare gli impatti del Covid-19. L’opportunità è offerta ai progetti di ogni settore, da quello della ricerca a quello dell’informazione. (more…) ***This project is made possible in part thanks to the financial support of Canadian Heritage;