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Biden alleviating foreign travel limitations, however not with Canada’s land border

Biden alleviating foreign travel limitations, however not with Canada’s land border

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President Joe Biden will ease air travel restrictions into the U.S. beginning in November, when his administration will require all foreign nationals flying into the country to be fully vaccinated.Beginning in November, the U.S. will require all foreign nationals flying into the country to be fully vaccinated. (Rick Bowmer/The Associated Press)The U.S. said Monday it…
COVID-19 has actually now eliminated as lots of Americans as 1918-19 influenza pandemic

COVID-19 has actually now eliminated as lots of Americans as 1918-19 influenza pandemic

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COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000.The latest: Ask CBC News | What COVID-19 precautions are being taken on voting day? Biden easing foreign travel restrictions, but not with Canada's land border. Pfizer-BioNTech says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe, protective in kids aged 5-11. Track how many…
Thousands get away as volcano appears on Spain’s La Palma island, houses damaged

Thousands get away as volcano appears on Spain’s La Palma island, houses damaged

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The Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced about 5,500 people to flee, officials said Monday. It also destroyed about 100 houses.
6 million Canadians deal with a special needs. Supporters state federal celebrations require to listen to them

6 million Canadians deal with a special needs. Supporters state federal celebrations require to...

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Rabia Khedr and her family have first-hand experience of the gaps in Canada's health-care system when it comes to people with disabilities. She hopes the federal parties are listening to the millions of people with a disability, like her, and what they have to say.Right to left: Rabia Khedr, her husband Hossam Khedr, son Yusef,…
Environment activist Avi Lewis intends to leave mark on NDP regardless of running in long-odds riding

Environment activist Avi Lewis intends to leave mark on NDP regardless of running in...

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NDP candidate Avi Lewis's campaign is focused on addressing the climate emergency and has the endorsement of Jane Fonda and David Suzuki. But Lewis's 'Green New Deal' messaging is absent from the federal campaign, and leader Jagmeet Singh has no plans to visit the riding.NDP West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country candidate Avi Lewis tries…
P.E.I. labour scarcity preceded pandemic however was worsened by it

P.E.I. labour scarcity preceded pandemic however was worsened by it

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The labour shortage on P.E.I. has been developing for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated it - whether it be because of women leaving the workforce, people migrating off the Island or a broader disconnect between the skills in demand versus those available in the workforce.Men have returned to the labour market in higher…
Family drama Belfast wins Oscar bellwether People’s Choice prize at Toronto International Film Festival

Family drama Belfast wins Oscar bellwether People’s Choice prize at Toronto International Film Festival

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British star Kenneth Branagh's "deeply personal" directorial effort, Belfast, has picked up awards season momentum after winning the People's Choice prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.Kenneth Branagh attends the Belfast premiere during the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on Sept. 12. (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)British star Kenneth Branagh's "deeply personal" directorial effort,…
Citizen astronauts aboard SpaceX capsule safely splash down off Florida

Citizen astronauts aboard SpaceX capsule safely splash down off Florida

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The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida's coast on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Earth orbit.The SpaceX Inspiration4 capsule carrying its four passengers parachutes into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday. The all-amateur crew was…
Why these vaccine-hesitant Indigenous females in N.W.T. chose to get the jab

Why these vaccine-hesitant Indigenous females in N.W.T. chose to get the jab

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Despite concerns about the safety of the vaccine and the legacy of medical experiments on Indigenous peoples, these women ultimately decided to get the jab.Despite concerns about the safety of a COVID-19 vaccine, how it was 'pushed upon small N.W.T. communities' and the legacy of medical experiments on Indigenous peoples, Jessica Deleary and Stephanie Beaverho…
Why you need to appreciate teetering Chinese property business Evergrande

Why you need to appreciate teetering Chinese property business Evergrande

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One of the biggest property developers in China is in danger of defaulting on its loans, a development that could have wide-reaching implications for the economy. Here's everything you need to know about the story as it unfolds.A sign atop the Evergrande Centre in Shanghai. The company has become one of the biggest property developers…

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Evergrande possible collapse positions enormous threat for China’s monetary stability and development– Katzenellenbogen

Evergrande possible collapse positions enormous threat for China’s monetary stability and development– Katzenellenbogen

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China’s second largest property developer, Evergrande, is on the brink of collapse. This poses great risks for China’s financial growth and stability. But as Jonathan Katzenellenbogen notes, even if the property developer is bailed out, this will test China’s ability to manage a crisis of these proportions. “Whether or not the government chooses to bail…
Passive investing is the future– Steven Nathan

Passive investing is the future– Steven Nathan

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10X founder Steven Nathan shares his expertise on developments taking place in the local and international markets, with policy makers decisions taking centre stage. The South African Reserve Bank, led by the highly rated Lesetja Kganyago, have kept interest rates unchanged at a time where central banks are pulling the plug on record low interest…
Flash Briefing: SA tourist lost R164bn in 2020; BUSA alerts versus standard grant; SA ratings initially main surplus considering that 2018

Flash Briefing: SA tourist lost R164bn in 2020; BUSA alerts versus standard grant; SA...

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South Africa can’t afford to implement a basic income grant, South Africa’s biggest business organisation said, wading into an argument that has divided the ANC. The country should instead consider an “unemployment insurance type product,” Business Unity South Africa said in a statement. Even then it should only be put in place if labour market…
Nedbank chair Vassi Naidoo dies

Nedbank chair Vassi Naidoo dies

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Deloitte Africa media statement: Deloitte Africa joins the South African business community in mourning the passing of its stalwart and former Southern Africa CEO Vassi Naidoo. As a  sign of respect to him, Deloitte Africa CEO Lwazi Bam announced that flags throughout Deloitte offices will be flown at half-mast from today until his funeral. Naidoo…
Aaron Rodgers informs Joe Burrow to move more after Packers’ win vs. Bengals: ‘You’re too damn gifted’

Aaron Rodgers informs Joe Burrow to move more after Packers’ win vs. Bengals: ‘You’re...

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Written By Madison Williams Share (Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/81/a1/aaron-rodgers-101221_8krgk9psg6gf1qa93gddyhl6z.jpg?t=2061861868&w=500&quality=80 Aaron Rodgers joined "The Pat McAfee Show" on Tuesday to discuss not only the Packers' 25-22 overtime win vs. the Bengals on Sunday, but also his opposing quarterback in the game, Joe Burrow. Rodgers was largely complimentary of the second-year Cincinnati quarterback, who completed 26 of 38…