Today’s coronavirus news: People with at-risk conditions eligible to book for COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario today; Vaccine confidence in Canada holds steady despite, poll finds
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization has classified the coronavirus mutation that has appeared in India as a “variant of concern.”
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5 things to know for Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Canada has now administered at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 47.5 per cent of the country's eligible population.
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80% of Canadians support COVID-19 vaccine passports for travel: poll
A new Leger poll suggests Canadian confidence in COVID-19 vaccines is holding firm despite swirling confusion and concern about the safety of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
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‘We have done as much as we can’: How the pandemic is affecting Black entrepreneurs in Nova Scotia
"We have done as much as we can as a family and as a business to really keep our business alive and keep pushing forward."
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Landmark study shows gene therapy a successful treatment for some with 'bubble boy syndrome'
A new landmark study examining treatment for a severe genetic immunodeficiency disease, known colloquially as 'bubble boy syndrome,' has found that gene therapy may provide a solution.
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Feds to offer $740M relief package for airports amid COVID-19 restrictions 
The federal government is launching a basket of programs to bolster airports with hundreds of millions of dollars in funding first announced back in November.
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Ontarians with at-risk conditions eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
Another group of people who cannot work from home including grocery store, restaurant and transportation workers will also be eligible to book a shot.
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Developer seeks 'social acceptability' for Chinatown project
The Chinatown Working Group has refused to meeting with a developer hoping to redevelop the most historic block of Chinatown
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Montreal weather: A repeat of yesterday, but cooler
A quick look at the day's forecast along with a reader's #ThisMtl picture and a daily quotation.
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Montreal buys low, taxes high, land owners say — as developers get offers
The city is willing to pay $213 per square metre to build social housing on nearby lots in Pointe-aux-Trembles.
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Hanes: Vaccine proof is coming later this week, but what will it be needed for?
Are we ready to make divulging our health status a routine thing in our lives?
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Nawaz: When the seeds won't grow, just go with what you know
It's not as simple as sticking them in some dirt and waiting.
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Pattie Lovett-Reid: When it comes to hobbies and side hustles, the CRA is watching
How and where you make money is shifting, and CRA has been paying close attention to what are referred to as 'platform economies,' CTV News' Chief Financial Commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid writes in her column on CTVNews.ca.
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Other woman’s Facebook post is a picture of my spouse. What’s going on? Ask Ellie
Also, Ellie’s readers stand up for a letter writer burdened by a thoughtless sister.
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Large, $2M Riverdale family home is a walk to the Danforth: Home of the week
Renovated three-storey, semi-detached residence includes a separate apartment, 5+1 bedrooms, four bathrooms and three parking spots
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How funny is Seth Rogen’s new book? “I was kicked out of my own apartment for laughing too much”
In “Yearbook” Rogen regales with tales from his Vancouver teen years, Hollywood — he’s self-effacing and barkingly funny, says our reviewer
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The other lobbyists: It’s not just big players who pitch city hall — it’s those with big ideas
Baby lounges and pedal-powered pubs are just two unique concepts among the thousands lobbying city hall in 2021.
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A utility pole was put up in the middle of the sidewalk. What were they thinking?
The city says it was not put up to get in the way of pedestrians, but it sure does look like it.
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For the love of gardening: 4 books to make you want to get your hands dirty
Drawing on the advice of Vita Sackville-West that ‘the short phrase ought to be evocative enough,’ these reads offer a writerly approach to the garden.
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Bruce Arthur: A few simple steps the Ford government could take to win friends and speed COVID-19’s decline (and make golfers happy)
A few times, Ontario has budged. Will it budge again on hotspot vaccination and promoting outdoor activities?
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Here’s what we know about travel’s relationship with COVID-19 in Canada
Ontario Premier Doug Ford has been campaigning against travel into Canada. Meanwhile, critics worry that emphasis on securing the borders could lead to further xenophobic sentiment among Canadians.
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They’ve been called hot spots. It’s actually ‘code’ for social inequity
New analysis from the Gattuso Centre highlights at a granular level who actually lives in the neighbourhoods hardest hit by COVID-19, how much money they make, and what they do for a living.
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‘People are dying’: Internationally trained doctors forced to sit on the sidelines as Ontario battles pandemic’s third wave
Medical teams flown in from Newfoundland while internationally trained doctors eager and ready to work remain an untapped resource in Ontario.
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Eight years after ‘David and Goliath’ fight against systemic racism, Peel officer closes the book on his career — but not before a long overdue promotion
After a 32-year career, B.J. Sandhu retired in March with the honourary title of inspector, the job that sparked a landmark human rights complaint against Peel Regional Police.
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Federal government unlocks $740 million in airport relief
The federal government is launching a basket of programs to bolster airports with hundreds of millions of dollars in funding first announced back in November.
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School shooting in Kazan kills 7 students: Russian governor
A school shooting erupted Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, killing seven students and leaving 16 other people hospitalized with wounds, a Russian governor reported.
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11 killed in a school shooting in Kazan: Russian media
A school shooting erupted Tuesday in the Russian city of Kazan, leaving 11 people dead and four wounded, Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency reported, citing emergency services.
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‘Don’t worry about it’: Dubious online pharmacies push unlicensed COVID-19 treatments
Drug suppliers that claimed to be based in India offered to sell hydroxychloroquine and other medications at steep discounts and without a prescription.
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