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Neil Young is threatening to pull music from Spotify over Joe Rogans vaccine misinformation. Heres what people are saying An unexpected feud broke out on Monday between Taylor Swift and Damon Albarn, after the British artist (falsely) accused Swift of not writing her own music. Not to be outdone, legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young decided to launch a war against
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Customers are reporting bare shelves and product shortages at grocery stores but retailers say there is no food shortage, yet Ontario’s supply chain issues appear to be getting even worse as shoppers report seeing more and more frequent product shortages at grocery stores. Over the weekend, shoppers in the Greater Toronto Area posted dozens of photos on social media showin
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Amid back-to-school turmoil, Yorks controversial hybrid classrooms embraced by some families Even with schools shut during a two-week lockdown — and then an unexpected two snow days — York Region parent Michelle Newman wasn’t ready to send her two boys back to class right away. With the widespread transmission of the Omicron var
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Shaw St. fire victim still in hospital as community rallies around displaced residents, tries to help his mother get to Canada He came back to Canada in search of a better life. Born to Chilean asylum seekers, Byron Rivera Droguett, 23, lived in Canada for the first two years of his life. When his family’s refugee claim was denied, they were forced to return to Chile in 200
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Todays coronavirus news: Groups representing Canada's paramedics call for improved mental health services The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Tuesday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available.5:43 a.m.: As the Omicron variant continues to strain Canadian hospitals, a vaccine hesitancy expe
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When is this going to end? Canadians anxiety nears 2020 levels as pandemic drags on Canadians’ self-reported anxiety and depression are nearing levels not seen since May 2020, signalling the Omicron wave has taken a significant toll on the mental health and wellbeing of many as we enter the third year of the pandemic.The data comes
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Work-from-home phenomenon hits Niagara dry cleaners hard Among the many unexpected impacts of the pandemic, business suits and power dresses have been left to collect dust in closets while hoodies, sweatpants and other assorted casual wear became the garb of choice.That’s been the case for countless Niaga
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Were doing the work of public health: Parents set up school contact-tracing groups on social media Omicron is everywhere, and school is back. Government tracking systems can’t keep up. Some families couldn’t stand to send their children into classrooms if they couldn’t see the virus lurking there anymore. So they banded together, form
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How many kids aged 5 to 11 have been vaccinated in your Toronto neighbourhood? With the first full week of in-person learning since the Christmas break now underway, COVID-19 vaccination rates of kids aged five to 11 remain stubbornly low in areas home to Toronto’s most vulnerable and racialized communities. Neighbourhoods in
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Long-term-care residents struggle with loneliness, physical and mental decline amid staffing crisis With each long-term-care lockdown, John Jarema watched his mother decline.Before COVID’s first wave kept Daniela alone in her room, she used a walker to join fellow residents in the common area of her west Toronto nursing home, the not-for-profit Co
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