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Looking for vaccination rates at your teen’s high school? Unless you live in this health unit you’re out of luck
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 05:00:00 EDT

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph health unit gets top marks for transparency by posting school-by-school vaccination rates.
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Tokyo 2020 in photos: Andre De Grasse is the first Canadian to win Olympic gold in the 200 metres since 1928
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 11:19:00 EDT

A series of shots capturing the best in action at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 4.
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TTC disinfects its buses frequently to fight COVID-19. But the agency’s own data shows the cleaning might be making things worse
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 05:00:00 EDT

Experts say transit agency should rethink regular disinfection program if it risks causing bus crowding which could be more dangerous.
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They are cute pink robots who bring you local food. But their drivers may well be a 17-hour flight away
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 05:00:00 EDT

Geoffrey’s remote operators are part of a burgeoning practice that impacts Toronto’s gig workers — and those abroad.
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Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reporting 139 cases of COVID-19; Ford government announces funding for added ventilation to classrooms; Ontario to open drive test centres to clear backlog
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 05:36:00 EDT

Meanwhile, pharmacists are scrambling to use up thousands of doses of the Moderna vaccine that are days away from expiring, with some proposing using the “liquid gold” for third shots.
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Watch: Andre De Grasse on 200-metre Olympic gold: ‘I trained for this, 6 days a week, twice a day’
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 11:39:00 EDT

The Canadian sprinter collected his second medal of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, collecting a gold in the 200-metre race with a time of 19.62, a personal and national best.
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Tokyo Olympics Day 12: De Grasse wins gold in 200 metres; Warner leads decathlon after first day
Tue, 3 Aug 2021 18:59:00 EDT

Ongoing coverage of Team Canada in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Dave Feschuk: Evan Dunfee wants ‘brutal as possible’ heat to walk off with a medal at the final 50 km Olympic racewalk
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 11:40:53 EDT

Canadian disappointed that after the Tokyo Olympics, the 50 km race walk will be replaced by the 20 km event in Paris in 2024
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Andre De Grasse won gold in the Olympic men's 200 metre final in Tokyo. Here’s what people are saying about his win
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 09:51:00 EDT

The 26-year-old from Markham ran a time of 19.62 seconds in the 200-metre final on Wednesday at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, setting a new national record.
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What will the new Ontario Place be like when it opens? Past projects by the companies in charge offer clues
Wed, 4 Aug 2021 07:00:00 EDT

Plans include an indoor complex of pools, waterslides and botanical spaces – plus an all-season adventure park with obstacle courses, ziplines, climbing walls and escape rooms
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Masks on, schools told for September as long-awaited provincial guidance unveiled
Tue, 3 Aug 2021 14:06:00 EDT

School isn’t quite back to normal, but there are fewer pandemic restrictions than last year.
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What COVID-19 reveals about working women, migrant workers and the homeless: Read the exclusive Star series by Stephanie Nolen
Tue, 3 Aug 2021 12:17:27 EDT

Award-winning journalist Stephanie Nolen follows working women, migrant workers, asylum seekers and people with no place to “just stay home” as the virus surged. Through their pandemic year, Nolen charts what COVID showed us, and what we’ve chosen to do about it.
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