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6 I January 14, 2022   § Vol: 23  No: 02                                                                                 

        Special vaccine clinics for education, child care staff in the GTHA

                                                                                                          public health units (PHUs)  learning on January 17.
        CI News Service                                                                                   to   explore  additional  However a couple of days
                                                                                                          opportunities to provide  later, Premier Doug Ford
                                                                                                          access to booster doses for  said later that he is
        TORONTO                  THE INTERNATIONAL                                                        education and child care  concerned about the impact
                                 CENTRE CLINIC IN                                                         staff across all regions of the  of  Omicron  on  staff
          Education and child care                                                                        province. Local PHUs will  absences.
        workers will be prioritized  MISSISSAUGA IS 1 OF 10                                               continue  to    provide   Pediatrician groups have
        for booster shots at 10 ADMINISTERING BOOSTER                                                     information on how vaccines  been  calling  on  the
        vaccine clinics in the Greater  DOSES 7 DAYS A WEEK                                               can be accessed in their  provincial government to
        Toronto and Hamilton Area                                                                         communities.            open schools no later than
        (GTHA),   the  province BY APPOINTMENT                                                             The Ministry of Education  the scheduled date. In an
        announced on the weekend.                                                                         and the Ministry of Health  open letter to Premier Doug
          The additional clinics,  dedicated time slots.                                                  also stated that they are  Ford  and  Education
        located in Toronto – Yonge  The clinics will administer  education and child care staff  additional protection against  working together to make  Minister Stephen Lecce, the
        Street – Midtown, Eaton  booster doses and will  between 4 to 10 p.m.,   the Omicron variant, and we  more rapid-antigen tests  Canadian Paediatric Society,
        Centre, Richmond Hill,   operate seven days a week by  Monday to Friday, and on  continue to urge everyone to  available to support the  the Pediatrics Section of the
        Mississauga       (The   appointment, said Education  weekends throughout the  get their booster dose as  ongoing operations of child-  Ontario Medical Association
        International   Centre),  Minister Stephen Lecce.  day.                  soon as possible,” added  care centres and schools  and  the  Pediatricians
        Vaughan,      Pickering,  One of the ten vaccination  Eligible staff can book an  Solicitor General Sylvia  when they return to in-  Alliance of Ontario said
        Hamilton, Oakville and   clinics will be situated inside  appointment at one of these  Jones, who joined Lecce at  person learning.  “certain  decisions  and
        Brampton    will  serve  the Toronto Zoo and operate  ten locations.     the announcement.         The province previously  measures pose a far greater
        education and child care staff  seven days a week, offering  “A third dose of the  The province says it is  announced that schools  risk to children and youth
        in  the  GTHA    during  dedicated time slots for  COVID-19 vaccine offers  continuing to work with all  would resume in-person  than the virus itself”.

        Marriage of couple living apart Brampton wants input from

        in Canada and India dissolved                                            residents on first-ever parking plan

        NEW DELHI                other in all situations with  marriage. It appears that the  BRAMPTON
                                 their emotional, mental and  husband treated his partner
          While   dissolving  a  physical presence. On this  as ‘overseas wife,’ only to use  Brampton  is  inviting
        marriage, the Delhi High  journey of life, they create  her  as  a  temporary  residents  and  business
        Court has observed that an  personal, social and spiritual  companion, and to have  owners as well as the taxi
        essential aspect of marriage  bonds,  everlasting  someone to serve him when  and trucking industry to be
        is being present in each  memories, future plans,  he came to India on short  a part of its first-ever
        other’s life, physically and  through which they co-exist  visits after yearly gaps, the  parking plan.
        emotionall.              in the society, the court said.  court noted on the divorce  “In recent years, Brampton
          “It is not to say that every  An essential aspect of  petition of a 34-year-old  has  seen  greater
        marriage, where the couple  marriage is being present in  woman,  an  MNC  intensification  along
        stays apart from each other  each other’s life, physically  professional.  transportation corridors and
        for work or other obligations  and emotionally. However, a  The  woman’s  present  a significant increase in
        consensually, is a broken  marriage where there is  appeal was against an earlier  transit  ridership,”  said
        one,” the bench of Justices  neither sharing of emotions,  Family Court order which  Mayor Patrick Brown. “As
        Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet  nor of dreams, joys, sorrows,  dismissed her application for  we move forward, it’s
        Singh noted in the order.  memories (happy or sad), is  divorce from the husband on  important that we engage
          The objective of the   merely a legal bond, the  the grounds of cruelty.  with  stakeholders  to
        institution of marriage is to  court order read.  The couple got married in  understand how our roads
        bring two souls together,  In the present case, the  2010 at Arya Samaj Vivah  are currently being used and
        who   embark   on   the  couple — the husband living  Mandir in Baghpat, Uttar  how we can best plan for the  ONLINE SURVEYS ARE AVAILABLE UNTIL JANUARY 28
        adventurous journey called  in Canada and the woman in  Pradesh according to Hindu  future. I encourage everyone
        life. They share experiences,  India have never lived  rites and ceremonies. The  to  participate  in  the  part of this process.”  The first phase of the plan
        smiles,         sorrows,  together for any significant  marriage was consummated  engagement  session  or  Residents and stakeholders  will review links between
        achievements and struggles.  length of time during the  but no child was born out of  complete our survey to  including businesses, not-  parking issues and the
        They uplift and support each  entire 11 years of their  their wedlock.   provide feedback and be  for-profit groups, and the  broader economic, social
                                                                                                          taxi and trucking industries  and environmental goals of
                                                                                                          were invited to participate in  the City to develop a vision
                                                                                                          an  online  engagement  and policy framework.
                                                                                                          session on Thursday to learn  In  its  second  phase,
                                                                                                          more about the study and  recommendations for a
                                                                                                          provide feedback.       business  and  financial
                                                                                                          Online surveys will also be  model for parking within
                                                                                                          available until January 28.  the city will be presented for
                                                                                                          Parking requirements have  review.
                                                                                                          an impact on affordable  This plan will align with
                                                                                                          housing, development costs  other current strategies
                                                                                                          and land use planning, city  including Brampton Plan
                                                                                                          officials said in a media  and Housing Brampton.
                                                                                                          release. This plan will help  “Brampton’s Parking Plan
                                                                                                          to better align with the  will provide us with the
                                                                                                          needs of residents and  information necessary to
                                                                                                          businesses  to  develop  identify       parking
                                                                                                          complete, healthy, walkable  opportunities and plan in a
                                                                                                          communities that ensure the  smarter, more efficient way,”
                                                                                                          needs and safety of all road  said  Brampton’s  Chief
                                                                                                          users are considered and  Administrative  Officer
                                                                                                          appropriately           David Barrick. “By working
                                                                                                          accommodated.           with our municipal partners
                                                                                                          Through  the   planning  and  members   of  the
                                                                                                          process, Brampton will  community, we will be able
                                                                                                          review current challenges  to develop a comprehensive
                                                                                                          and  opportunities,  and  plan  reflective    of
                                                                                                          benchmark best practices in  Brampton’s current and
                                                                                                          other jurisdictions.    future needs.”

                                                                                                          LEGAULT                 noted.
                                                                                                                                    "And yes, we will continue
                                                                                                          CONTINUED FROM P.4      to look at spreading the use
                                                                                                                                  of the vaccine passport, but
                                                                                                          our health-care network and  I think we have to go
                                                                                                          it's not up to all Quebecers  further."
                                                                                                          to pay for this," he added.  If  the  health-care
                                                                                                           "It's a question of equity  contribution    is
                                                                                                          because right now, these  implemented,  it  would
                                                                                                          people, they put a very  arguably be one of the
                                                                                                          important burden on our  strictest COVID-19 health
                                                                                                          health-care network. And I  measures  in  Canada,
                                                                                                          think it's normal that the  happening in a province that
                                                                                                          majority of the population is  is already under a curfew for
                                                                                                          asking that there be a  the second time during the
                                                                                                          consequence," the premier  health crisis.
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