Vaccination efforts shift to back-to-school plan

As some York Region students plan for a return-to-school as early as the next month, area vaccination efforts are shifting to a younger demo as the clock ticks down to the start of a new academic year. York Region Public Health continues to encourage anyone who is eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon…

Duterte won’t scrap military pact with US despite prior threats, Philippines defense minister says during Pentagon chief’s visit

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte agreed to retain a long-standing deal to keep US forces in the country after repeatedly vowing to end it, his defense minister said after meeting with his American counterpart, Lloyd Austin. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced the move on Friday, saying Duterte wouldn’t jettison the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with Washington,…

SiriusXM’s new VIP plan covers two cars and lots of concerts

With streaming music services like Apple Music and Spotify increasing their subscriber numbers each year, it’s no wonder that SiriusXM is looking to differentiate itself as much as possible. Traditionally, it has done so with exclusive content like its two dedicated Howard Stern channels, but today it’s taking a slightly different approach with the announcement…