Tellwut CA Newsletter - 50 Exclusive Points - July 16 2021
Ontario weighing COVID-19 vaccination requirements for certain jobs
Ontario government officials are considering the pros and cons of requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for health-care workplaces, CBC News has learned. A draft provincial document obtained by CBC News reveals the government is wading through the legal and ethical issues involved in developing vaccination policies for certain employment sectors.
Toronto city council votes to change the name of Dundas Street
Toronto city council has voted in favour of renaming Dundas Street in a bid to promote inclusion of marginalized communities. After a lengthy debate on Wednesday, council voted 17-7 in favour of a motion put forward by city staff to change the name of the street, a major artery running east-west through the city. The current name carries connotations to Scottish minister Henry Dundas, a politician known for delaying the abolition of slavery within the British empire. According to a June 18 report by the city manager to council's executive committee, Dundas Street is home to more than 97,000 residents and 4,500 businesses. The total cost of the renaming effort is expected to be in the range of $5.1 million to $6.3 million over two years.
These are the most popular emojis on the planet
The vast majority of emoji users (90%) believe they make it easier for them to express themselves. Eighty-nine percent of respondents said emojis simplify communicating across language barriers. And 67% said they think people who use emojis are friendlier, funnier and cooler than those who don't.
Jerry O’Connell Replaces Sharon Osbourne On ‘The Talk,’
Comedian Sheryl Underwood, who has been with “The Talk” since 2011, announced Tuesday that Jerry O’Connell would be joining the daytime talk show as a full-time co-host, making him the first man to do so. “This is interesting,” one person tweeted. “I think a male voice would be a different dynamic to the convo. I wonder if other daytime talk shows would consider this move.”
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