Ontario Helping Underprivileged Youth Start Careers in Construction

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Investment will train young people for good jobs in the skilled trades SCARBOROUGH — The Ontario government is investing over $600,000 to help 390 young people from underrepresented backgrounds train for and secure apprenticeships in the construction sector. The funding will open doors to careers in the plumbing, steam fitting, electrical, elevator mechanic and refrigeration trades through programs delivered by …

Julia Robert speaks on environment conservation

eAwaz Entertainment

Los Angeles – An old video of actress Julia Roberts on environment conservation has started generating buzz again on social media. It was uploaded on the YouTube channel of the organisation Conservative International. She is heard saying: “Some call me nature, others call me mother nature. I have been here for over four and a half billion years – 22,500 …

Covid vaccines not detected in breast milk

eAwaz Lifestyle

New York – Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) analysed the breast milk of seven women after they received the mRNA vaccines — Pfizer and Moderna – and found no trace of the vaccines that are known to inhibit transmission of SARS-CoV2, a virus that causes Covid-19. The World Health Organisation recommends that breastfeeding people be vaccinated, and …

UK researchers to find Covid causes, treatments

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London – The BBC has reported UK researchers have received a 20 million pound fund from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate ‘long Covid, its causes, and potential treatments. They will launch 15 new studies of the condition to investigate everything from brain fog to ongoing breathlessness, using a new technique to detect hidden lung damage. One …

EMA Committee Gives Authorization for Use of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine in Adolescents

eAwaz Medicine

CAMBRIDGE – Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion recommending marketing authorization for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine (Spikevax) to include adolescents 12 years of age and older. Spikevax is the trade name authorized by …

Mac Neil wins Canada’s first gold in Tokyo Olympics

eAwaz Sports News

TOKYO – Margaret Mac Neil won Canada’s first gold medal of Tokyo’s Olympic Games. The reigning world champion in the women’s 100-metre butterfly was at the Tokyo Aquatic Centre and won in 55.59 seconds, which is the third-fastest time in the history of the event. Mac Neil is the seventh Canadian to win Olympic swimming gold. She joins teammate Penny …

Canada shows concern over violent crackdown on protests in Cuba

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, spoke with Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Minister Garneau expressed Canada’s deep concern over the violent crackdown on protests in Cuba, particularly the repressive measures against peaceful protesters, journalists and activists, and arbitrary detention. The people of Cuba deserve their full rights to freedom of speech and assembly, as …