What to look for in a cloth face mask and how to get one

TORONTO — Face masks seem to be emerging as an important accessory to any outfit as Canadians start to settle into ‘the new normal.’ Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, is now recommending that Canadians wear non-medical face masks if they are unable to maintain a distance of two metres from those around […]

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Public should wear face masks, government says

This is where we see much more detail about  the timetable for the measures already outlined – though  this is caveated.  “We cannot predict with absolute certainty what the impact of lifting restrictions will be,” the document says, as it depends on the infection rate.  Step One: Apply from Wednesday 13 May in England Encouraged […]

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Rod Stewart, son face charges over New Year’s Eve fracas in Florida

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Europa League – Group Stage – Group B – Celtic v Rosenborg – Celtic Park, Glasgow, Britain – September 20, 2018 Rod Stewart reacts in the stands during the match Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith (Reuters) – The British rock singer Rod Stewart and his eldest son, Sean, are facing […]

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How Bernie Sanders’s Endorsement Of An Ally Blew Up In His Face

When Bernie Sanders endorsed Cenk Uygur’s congressional bid in Southern California on Thursday, it was not altogether surprising. Uygur, a founder of the left-wing Young Turks network and outspoken critic of campaign finance corruption, is one of Sanders’s loudest and most prominent supporters in the media. But the backlash, particularly among the Vermont senator’s allies […]

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China due to introduce face scans for mobile users

Image copyright AFP Image caption China has for years been trying to enforce rules to ensure that everyone using the internet does so under their “real-name” identities People in China are now required to have their faces scanned when registering new mobile phone services, as the authorities seek to verify the identities of the country’s […]

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Big four auditors face investor calls for tougher climate scrutiny

European investors managing assets worth more than 1 trillion pounds ($1.28 trillion) are pressing top auditors to take urgent action on climate-related risks, warning that failure to do so could do more damage than the financial crisis, Trend reports citing Reuters. The case for tighter auditing has been bolstered by public statements from regulators and […]

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