Fall travel guide: Four cheap European destinations to visit during the off-season

Fall travel guide: Four cheap European destinations to visit during the off-season

It’s common knowledge that traveling outside school holidays will get you more for your money. This year especially, hotel deals are everywhere – in London, some West End properties are collaborating with theaters on exclusive viewings for guests. Tour operators are offering fourth-quarter discounts – such as Abercrombie & Kent’s US$500 rebate on bookings to … Read more

Masks not mandatory in Ontario schools this fall

Masks not mandatory in Ontario schools this fall

Masks will not be mandatory in Ontario schools this fall, but will be provided to staff and students who wish to continue wearing them if they are concerned about COVID-19, the education ministry says. In a memo sent to directors of education late Friday afternoon, Deputy Minister Nancy Naylor said when classes resume in September, … Read more

What is a bivalent vaccine? A look at the next stage in the fight against COVID-19

What is a bivalent vaccine?  A look at the next stage in the fight against COVID-19

A jar full of empty COVID-19 vaccine vials at a pharmacy in Toronto, on April 6.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Predictions of a fall COVID-19 wave make another booster vaccine campaign likely but questions abound over how the virus will continue to evolve and what protections a new shot could offer. Several vaccine manufacturers are racing … Read more

Pfizer says tweaked COVID-19 vaccines boost Omicron protection

Pfizer says tweaked COVID-19 vaccines boost Omicron protection

A syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic at the Keystone First Wellness Center in Chester, Pa., Dec. 15, 2021.Matt Rourke/The Associated Press Pfizer announced Saturday that tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the Omicron variant is safe and works – just days before regulators debate whether to offer … Read more

BC Liberals vote to begin consultations on name change at Penticton convention

BC Liberals vote to begin consultations on name change at Penticton convention

Opposition BC Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon says the party’s name ‘must be one that reflects a diverse and inclusive big-tent coalition.’CHAD HIPOLITO/The Canadian Press British Columbia’s Liberal party says its delegates have voted to begin a process to potentially change the party name. This comes as about 800 members gathered at a convention in … Read more

‘Made In Abyss’ Game Gets New Trailer, Doesn’t Look Great

‘Made In Abyss’ Game Gets New Trailer, Doesn’t Look Great

‘Binary Star Falling into Darkness’ will be released this Fall. Spike Chunsoft It’s been a while since we heard anything about the Made in Abyss game Binary Star Falling into Darknessbut we now have a new trailer and it doesn’t look great. Developed by Spike Chunsoft, the game is using Unreal Engine and will be … Read more