Today’s coronavirus news: Rich countries getting new vaccine before poorer ones, despite previous promises; NYC to let unvaccinated athletes play

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Thursday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available† 7:45 am Hamilton public health has removed rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in highrise buildings that were put in place in the wake of three major outbreaks. … Read more

Black children placed in special language support program in Ottawa schools without parents’ knowledge

The children of more than 30 Black families in Ottawa were placed in a language proficiency support program without their parents’ consent, advocates say. The families only learned two months into the academic year that the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO), a French public school board in Ottawa, had placed their … Read more

Davies: Make virtual visits a permanent part of health care. But do it right

Breadcrumb Trail Links opinion columnists The Ontario Medical Association and the Ministry of Health have proposed a new Physician Services Agreement and physicians are now voting on the proposal. There are important flaws, however. Virtual care may not benefit some of Ontario’s most vulnerable populations. Photo by rbv †Getty Images/iStockphoto Article content Over the past … Read more

Cockpit voice recorder from downed China Eastern Airlines being examined: officials – National

Chinese investigators began examining the cockpit voice recorder from a China Eastern Airlines 600115.SS jet that plunged into mountainside with 132 people on board as recovery crews searched muddy fields on Thursday for a second black box. The recording material from the first black box, found on Wednesday, appeared to have survived the impact of … Read more