covid 19 / Philippines

Exec urges to honor negative antigen test for int’l arrivals

By Kris Crismundo  Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion (File photo) MANILA – Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion has recommended to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) to allow negative antigen test results as a travel requirement for those arriving in the country. “I thought the idea of antigen test … Continue reading

Protecting the health-care system from Omicron peak
Alberta / covid 19

Protecting the health-care system from Omicron peak

News ReleaseProtecting the health-care system from Omicron peak Alberta is taking immediate actions to protect Albertans and health-care system capacity as hospitalizations from COVID-19 rise. COVID-19 hospitalizations have surpassed any other time in the pandemic. Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services (AHS) are building bed capacity, implementing community responses and maximizing the workforce as part … Continue reading

FC Edmonton Selects Kairo Coore and Quentin Paumier in 2022 CPL-U SPORTS Deaft
Sports

FC Edmonton Selects Kairo Coore and Quentin Paumier in 2022 CPL-U SPORTS Deaft

Edmonton, AB  – FC Edmonton selected forward Kairo Coore from Cape Breton University (second overall) and Parisian midfielder Quentin Paumier from the University of Montréal in Thursday’s 2022 CPL-U SPORTS Draft.A dynamic striker, Coore is a second-year student from Whitby, Ontario. The 20-year-old is a product of Erin Mills Soccer Club in Mississauga and prior to … Continue reading

Philippines

Pope Francis donates P5-M to ‘Odette’ victims

By Ferdinand Patinio  (File photo) MANILA – Pope Francis has donated around 100,000 euros (around PHP5 million) as initial financial assistance for the victims of Typhoon Odette. Church-run Radio Veritas reported on Wednesday that the Holy Father, through the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and in collaboration with the Apostolic Nunciature in the Philippines, allocated … Continue reading

Immunocompromised Albertans eligible for fourth dose
Alberta / covid 19

Immunocompromised Albertans eligible for fourth dose

News Release Immunocompromised Albertans eligible for fourth dose More than 80,000 Albertans will soon be able to receive fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccine to bolster immunity. In line with recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) and the Alberta Advisory Committee on Immunization (AACI), individuals aged 18 and older who have specific immunocompromising … Continue reading

New Business Licence Bylaw In Effect in Edmonton
Edmonton

New Business Licence Bylaw In Effect in Edmonton

Public Service Announcement The new Business Licence Bylaw (Bylaw 20002) and associated fee schedule approved by City Council at the August 16, 2021 meeting (item 7.5) is now in effect. The old bylaw has been repealed but licences issued or renewed under the old bylaw will remain valid until they expire. The new bylaw provides clearer and more consistent … Continue reading

Alberta

Lumalagong sektor ng teknolohiya sa Alberta

Pabatid Balita  Lumalagong sektor ng teknolohiya sa Alberta Ang isang bagong landas sa immigration ay makakaakit sa mga tech-savvy na bagong dating mula sa buong mundo upang tumulong na pag-iba-ibahin ang ekonomiya ng Alberta at suportahan ang umuusbong na industriya ng teknolohiya.Susuportahan ng Accelerated Tech Pathway ang Recovery Plan ng Alberta at palalakasin ang workforce … Continue reading

Sports

Australia set to deport unvaccinated Djokovic

Novak Djokovic (TASS) SYDNEY (TASS/PNA) – The Federal Court of Australia rejected on Sunday the appeal of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, who challenged the decision of the Australian authorities to revoke his visa and deport him from the country, Federal Court Chief Justice James Allsop said at the court hearing. In accordance with the court’s decision, … Continue reading

Philippines

‘Idle’ PAF helicopters now on limited ops for relief efforts

By Priam Nepomuceno  RELIEF OPS. An undated photo shows relief goods being unloaded from a UH-1H helicopter for Typhoon Odette-affected families in an undisclosed area. The Philippine Air Force has put on limited operations its decommissioned UH-1H “Huey” combat utility helicopters to help in the ongoing relief efforts for typhoon victims. (Photo courtesy of PAF) MANILA – … Continue reading

Alberta

Vaccine mandate for truckers: Minister Sawhney

News Release Vaccine mandate for truckers: Minister Sawhney Minister of Transportation Rajan Sawhney issued the following statement on the federal vaccine mandate for truckers: “Alberta’s transportation network is a vital part of our economy and it is what connects our communities. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the movement of goods, services and people supported and … Continue reading