Kitchener thrift store thrives in spite 
of pandemic
The pandemic has affected many businesses and second-hand stores are not exempt. However, one innovative thrift store owner has found a way to beat the odds. Bobbie Kennedy, the founder of The Clothing Exchange has found a chance to grow thanks to social media, even with the challenges brought... Read more
Toronto Zoo keeps animal welfare top priority during pandemic closure
By Jace Lo Guidice The Toronto Zoo is working to care for its animals and to stay connected to the community despite the prolonged state of the province-wide lockdown. Although the zoo is closed to the public because of the pandemic, the operation relies on the generosity and interest... Read more
Toronto public schools reopen, increasing stress for teachers, students
By Sara Poraria The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is reopening its schools after an eight-week closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The government of Ontario issued a “stay-at-home order” Jan. 14 after the spike in cases. The TDSB remained closed after the holiday break until Feb. 15. There... Read more
COVID-19 highlights need for race-based health data in Canada
By Tatiana Furtado Advocates and healthcare workers across Ontario are making a strong case for the collection and publication of more race-based health data after COVID-19 helped uncover inequities in the healthcare system. “The current pandemic has opened up eyes to a lot of things we still need to... Read more
Tom and Jerry in live-action animated hybrid film
Tom and Jerry have been entertaining audiences on the small screen since 1940. After a 27-year hiatus, the slapstick cat and mouse duo are back in a theatrical installment that takes place in New York City, at a high-end hotel. It is the first Tom and Jerry movie that... Read more
New one-shot Covid vaccine appears safe and effective, company says

Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot Covid-19 had a successful trial, according to the FDA. Experts will meet on Friday to decide whether or not to approve the shot.

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Pfizer missed EU vaccine supply goal by 30 per cent, officials say

Pfizer delivered about one third fewer doses to the EU than was promised by this point, according to EU officials. This will put extra strain on the EU, which has already faced delays from AstraZeneca and Moderna.

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Walmart investors push advertising and healthcare services amid pandemic boom

Walmart investors want to push for more advertising and healthcare services after receiving a huge boost in revenue amidst the pandemic.

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Deputy Prime Minister says this week is “critical” in COVID-19 fight as infection count passes 10,000
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said in today’s daily briefing (April 2) that this week is “critical” in the fight against COVID-19. Freeland encouraged Canadians to stay home, announcing this morning’s toll: 10,113 confirmed cases in Canada. The deputy prime minister reaffirmed her plea, asking Canadians to continue social... Read more
Covid-19: What it’s like for Skedline alum stuck in Italy
Italy has been struggling with the worst outbreak of COVID-19 outside of Asia, and earlier this week they put their entire northern region under a quarantine to help combat the virus. Skedline alumni Haeley Dirisio graduated in 2019 and arrived... Read more