Coronavirus: call for total lockdown in Bangkok to avoid an Italian scenario

Thailand, so far relatively spared, is experiencing a sharp increase in the number of coronavirus cases, especially in Bangkok. Schools, bars and shopping centers have closed, but some are calling for martial law and complete containment of the capital’s estimated 10 million residents. This kingdom identified Sunday 188 additional people contaminated with COVID-19, the largest daily […]

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COVID-19: police response and large fines in Ontario

The police can now intervene in Ontario by distributing heavy fines to enforce certain measures decreed in the wake of the recent declaration of health emergency in this province, in order to counter the spread of COVID-19. “Although voluntary compliance is always preferred, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, there are consequences for […]

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20 MARCH – The latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic

Events are jostling in Quebec and internationally due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Here you will find all the news related to this crisis that is hitting governments, the economy and the population.                            LAST BALANCE SHEET | 9:55 p.m. PLANETARY  Confirmed cases: 272,351                                          Dead: 11,310                                          Recovered: 87,965                                                  CANADA  1087 cases in Canada                                                                                139 in Quebec         12 dead […]

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COVID-19: the Pentagon’s secret plans and Canada

For the first time in modern US history, the Pentagon has just received secret orders to prepare to assume “government continuity” if the coronavirus crisis creates situations that prevent civilian authorities from exercising their responsibilities and ensuring internal security. According to Newsweek , the Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, signed on 1 st February of secret directives ordering the US […]

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500,000 workers cry for help

The number of EI claimants has broken all records in the past week It is unheard of in Canadian history. Half a million workers have applied for EI in the past week, almost 20 times more than usual. This figure reveals the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and shows how overwhelmed the federal government is with […]

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Teachers’ strike: what do the students think?

The students of the Franco-Cité Catholic secondary school of West Nipissing live a school year marked by the strikes of their teachers. The latter are members of the Association of Franco-Ontarian Teachers (AEFO), which campaigns in particular against the increase in class size and the introduction of compulsory online courses. These are two points of […]

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Gathered in Pain to Honor Océane

There was a flight of balloons on the song Vole by Céline Dion. Relatives, friends and strangers mourned the death of the young victim before hugging before this sad farewell.   In all, more than 300 people gathered on the street of Berlin for this tribute, around the cross erected in honor of the teenager, accompanied by a […]

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Coronaviruses and pets

Did you know that there are several types of coronavirus? According to the WHO, there is no evidence that our pets can be infected with the one that hatched in China, 2019-CoV, which everyone is talking about. However, there are other types of coronaviruses that can affect our little friends.  For a few days, the word “coronavirus” […]

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