New COVID-19 testing rules could cause ‘chaos’ at Canadian airports: industry groups – National |

Canada’s plan to require COVID-19 tests for all but U.S. arrivals on international flights risks causing “chaos” and long lines if all passengers are expected to get tested at airports, industry groups said. The move, announced Tuesday, comes as the travel season kicks into gear and could stretch airport resources as well as testing holiday-makers’ … Read more

5 things to know for Thursday, December 2, 2021

TORONTO — The U.S. imposes a new travel requirement for air passengers, scientists race to understand Omicron, and a U.K. rules in favour of the Duchess of Sussex in a privacy lawsuit. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. 1. Travel requirements: By early next week, Canadians and all other foreign visitors … Read more

COVID News: CDC orders contact tracing on travelers coming from southern African nations

NEW YORK (WABC) — The CDC is ordering airlines to collect contact tracing information on all passengers heading to the United States from South African nations. The directive follows President Biden’s order barring most foreign nationals from entering the country if they’ve recently been to southern Africa. The information includes a passenger’s full name and … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Biden launches winter COVID-19 booster, testing campaign; India confirms Omicron variant cases

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Thursday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 7:25 a.m. India on Thursday confirmed its first cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant in two people who traveled abroad, and a top medical expert urged people to get … Read more

COVID: Omicron Variant Found In San Francisco, Are New Travel Rules Looming?

SAN FRANCISCO INT’L AIRPORT (KPIX 5) – After a San Francisco resident became the nation’s first confirmed case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, questions are being raised about the possibility of additional travel rules. The Centers for Disease Control weighed in Tuesday, planning for changes, including stricter testing. READ MORE: Top San Jose Officials … Read more

December 2021: COVID-19 in Indiana

WRTV Coronavirus in Indiana Posted at 11:43 PM, Dec 01, 2021 and last updated 2021-12-01 23:43:49-05 Top Headlines From This Week Dec. 1 Copyright 2021 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Sign up for the Breaking News Newsletter and receive up to date information. appId … Read more

AFL legend Ron Barassi tests positive for COVID-19

Australian rules football legend Ron Barassi has tested positive for COVID-19, ruling him out of taking part in Melbourne’s long-awaited AFL premiership celebrations at the MCG. Key points: Barassi was set to take part in the Demons’ Victorian celebration of their premiership victory It is understood he contracted the virus last month Barassi won six premierships … Read more

Local union sues Denver Public Schools over hazard pay

DENVER — A local union has filed a lawsuit against Denver Public Schools claiming the district violated an employer contract surrounding hazard pay. The Association of Building, Grounds & Warehouse Workers filed the lawsuit today because the union alleges DPS denied ABGW workers from receiving hazard pay when they were required to work during the … Read more

With omicron in the US, do I need to change my holiday plans?

AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — Now that the omicron variant has been detected in the U.S., some people are wondering if they need to change their plans to travel or gather for the holidays.  “I’m driving down to Sante Fe for Christmas,” said Tracey Dunlap. But the Denver woman says she could change her mind if … Read more

Afghan refugees spending months in ‘ghost’ hotels without stable housing, school for kids

A large number of Afghan refugees remain stuck in Canadian hotels — in some cases for months on end — with some unable to even send their children to school. One ex-military interpreter, who asked not to be identified out of fear for the safety of his relatives still in Afghanistan, spoke to CTV National … Read more