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Public Health (COVID-19)

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News and Opinion

Coverage of public health (COVID-19) since November 25, 2021.

Montreal to Ottawa rideshare driver may have been exposed to COVID-19: Ottawa Public Health

"...OTTAWA -- Ottawa Public Health warns a private rideshare driver may have been exposed to COVID-19 while transporting a passenger from Montreal to Ottawa this week..."

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Canadians to get biggest drop in gasoline prices since 2009 over COVID variant fears

"...Canadians should experience the largest drop in gasoline prices since 2009 on Sunday as fears about a virulent new COVID-19 variant are expected to provide a break of 11 cents per litre at the pumps. Dan McTeague, president of Canadians for Affordable Energy, says the national average price could drop to about $1. 32 per litre but begin to rise again midweek..."

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This week in the House: Timber harvesting and Yukon skipping COP26

"...The government’s plan to reduce emissions is called Our Clean Future and includes a long-term plan to build up renewable energy infrastructure..."

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Falk Says Return to Parliament Was Long Overdue

"...For the Conservatives, Falk says there are a few main points they would like to see some action on during this sitting. He notes one of the priorities will be getting Canada's economy back up and running smoothly. Another priority is addressing the issue of inflation..."

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London goes country with free events, concerts ahead of 2021 CCMA Awards

"...The award show from the Canadian Country Music Association will be one of the first major entertainment events to be hosted in the city since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. London last hosted the awards in 2016. The gala gets underway at Budweiser Gardens at 8 p..."

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COVID-19 variant: Ottawa bans non-Canadian travellers from southern Africa

"...As concerns over a new COVID-19 variant known as Omicron rattles markets Friday, Ottawa is banning the entry of foreign nationals who’ve spent any time in southern Africa – where the variant was first identified – over the past two weeks..."

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Forestry, energy drive export growth

"...Year-to-date exports are up 37. 1% over the previous year and up 19. 6% over 2019..."

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Next Open Dialogue Live to explore sustainable food production systems and food insecurity

"...Zero Hunger, one of 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), aims to end hunger and achieve food security and improved nutrition by the year 2030 while promoting sustainable agriculture..."

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‘The crisis is here,’ warns B.C. port CEO of supply chain issues Globalnews.ca

"...A full house turned out to the Fairmont Waterfront hotel in Vancouver on Thursday to hear from the head of B. C. 's largest port authority, as the province continued to grapple with supply chain woes brought on by unprecedented floods and landslides..."

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Whistler Blackcomb opens for the winter season

"...Whistler Blackcomb opened for the winter season on Thursday amid questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic and recent flooding in British Columbia may affect attendance..."

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COVID-19: Peterborough restaurant Peterburgers served Section 22 order to comply or close

"...Peterborough Public Health says it served a Section 22 order Thursday to the operator of Peterburgers, requiring them to either comply with Ontario's COVID-19 safety requirements or close the restaurant..."

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Canada's program to cut greenhouse-gas emissions is failing, audit shows

"...The government claimed the program would ultimately cut between 5. 1 and 8. 8 million tonnes of greenhouse-gas emissions, but the audit says the first 5..."

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Jobs in public health (COVID-19)

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Supervisor, Climate Action Programs - Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC)

"...Develops technical and summary reports related to progress in meeting regional climate goals, objectives and targets..."

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Environmental Conservation Specialist - Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC)

"...Prepares and coordinates the preparation of ecological management and restoration plans and oversees implementation of these plans in accordance with CRD strategic goals and objectives..."

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Labourer 1/Truck Driver - Solid Waste & Recycling - City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

"...With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team..."

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Senior Land Development Engineer - Tsawwassen First Nation (Tsawwassen, BC)

"...Ability to clearly present written and verbal information, manage complex problems to resolution, and develop effective working relationships with Executive Council, employees, other departments, agencies, the private sector, and the public..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention public health (COVID-19).

Fully-funded COVID-19 safety training available for farms and ag business

Duration: 11:29

"...As part of Ontario’s reopening plan, farms and agriculture businesses with one employee or more are required to have COVID-19 safety protocols in place..."

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What Happens When an Unhoused Victorian Tests Positive for COVID

Duration: 27:38

"...Advocates in Victoria are fighting for solutions to shelter Victoria's unhoused population who test positive for COVID-19..."

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How COVID-19 reshaped US cities | Kevin J. Krizek

Duration: 09:41

"...Source: TED Talks Daily..."

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Coronapod: Uncertainty and the COVID 'lab-leak' theory

Duration: 16:25

"...Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been allegations that SARS-CoV-2 could have originated in a Chinese lab..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about public health (COVID-19).

CO2 Sensing Project in Dillon Gym

"...Researchers install CO2 sensors in Dillon Gym to examine air circulation quality, which can be helpful in determining the transmission rates of airborne pollutants and illnesses like COVID-19..."

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Confronting Climate, COVID and Conflict in a Fragile Context | Sustainable Development Summit 2021

"...With fragile nations more vulnerable to climate change and socio-economic fallout, what actions can government and business take to overcome these risks? ..."

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Overtourism: what can we do? with Dr Martha Honey and Kelsey Frenkiel

"...Her previous books include Cruise Tourism in the Caribbean: Selling Sunshine (Routledge Press, 2019), Ecotourism and Sustainable Development: Who Owns Paradise? (Island Press, 1998 and 2008) and Ecotourism and Certification: Setting Standards in Practice (Island Press, 2002)..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about public health (COVID-19) relevant to the latest news.

Human Settlements: Urban Challenges and Future Development

"...Maladaptation to climate change is considered in the context to urban environmental pollution, human health and well-being, and quality of life..."

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Vertical Farming: Under Climate Change Effect

"...Energy and water consumption, yield, and scalability criteria are examined for the vertical farming under climate effects..."

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Changing Dynamics with COVID-19: Future Outlook

"...In sensitive areas, especially in mountainous regions, tropical forests, deserts, and glaciers, human habitation and human and economic activity should be limited..."

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The Influence of Covid-19 on Perceived Health Effects of Wetland Parks in China

"...The results provide empirical evidence for managing ecosystem services as delivered by these urban wetlands, in the context of COVID-19 or potential future pandemics, for promoting public health..."

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Blockchain as a Service: A Holistic Approach to Traceability in the Circular Economy

"...The circular economy has been proposed as a key element in the transformation of production models in the context of European post?covid-19 recovery plans with particular reference to the Next Generation EU instrument..."

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Fundamentals of Blockchain and New Generations of Distributed Ledger Technologies. Circular Economy Case Uses in Spain

"..., Hashgraph, Direct Acyclic Graphs, Holochain or Neural Distributed Ledgers?which represent scalable, efficient, innovative solutions aligned with sustainability goals and facilitating the efficient, sustainable management of circular economy projects..."

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What Society May Claim: Public Health

"...Public health is a collective good that focuses on disease prevention, is consequentialist in its outlook, and frequently involves use of state power..."

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Culture and mental health resilience in times of COVID-19

"...The COVID-19 pandemic offers a natural experiment of cultural consumption under increased uncertainty..."

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Optimal Inventory Share Policy Search for e-Grocery Food Supply Network

"...We are motivated to do this study to decrease food waste in such a food network since management of perishable food products is important owing to their perishable feature..."

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Modeling the relationship between carbon emissions and environmental sustainability during COVID-19: a new evidence from asymme

"...The positive and negative asymmetries of COVID-19 determinants are also captured by using econometric techniques..."

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Sustainable, Smart and Safe Mobility at the Core of Sustainable Tourism in Six European Islands

"...Transport and tourism are rising economic sectors based on their mutual growth on reliable technological tools, affordable energy sources in relatively peaceful decades..."

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